Larkspur sommelier teaches wine classes in Vail |

Larkspur sommelier teaches wine classes in Vail

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado
Special to the DailyKevin Furtado, sommelier at Larkspur Restaurant in Vail, will teach a 12-week series of wine classes that will cover topics like "Overlooked and under-appreciate white" wines and "Food and wine pairings: What are the rules?" Classes begin Thursday and take place each Thursday through Aug. 28.

VAIL, Colorado ” Join award-winning Vail Valley sommelier Kevin Furtado as he opens up the Larkspur cellar for his weekly (L) University. Sip and learn about both common and esoteric varietals in a casual and unpretentious setting. Learn why particular wines are better suited for some meals than others. Special guests include wine makers and distributors. Each participant will receive a tasting notes log and a (L) Club Card, good for 50 percent off a select bottle of wine with dinner at Larkspur.

Classes take place each Thursday from June 5 through Aug. 28, with no class on July 3. Each class is from 6 to 7 p.m. at Larkspur Restaurant, 458 Vail Valley Drive, Vail. Cost is $40 per person, per class, including tax. Get 20 percent off if you book the entire 12 week program by June 30. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Call 970-479-8063 or e-mail to reserve a space. For more information about Larkspur, visit

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