Riedel Wine Glass Experience with Maximilian Riedel | The Maybourne

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LearnAboutWine is thrilled to announce an absolute ‘must-do’ wine glass experience with renowned glassware expert Maximilian Riedel, Tuesday, August 8th, at 6:30 PM in Beverly Hills at the Maybourne.
“If you like wine, and you want to have command of wine information - you must experience this program to understand what a wine glass can do to wine.” - Ian Blackburn, Wine Expert   
Maximilian Riedel, the 11th generation CEO and president of Riedel Crystal, is globally recognized for his expertise in crafting wine glasses that enhance the tasting experience. Riedel's family has been at the forefront of glassware innovation for over 260 years, revolutionizing the way wine is enjoyed and appreciated. 
During this exclusive event, participants will have the opportunity to delve into the art and science of wine appreciation with Maximilian Riedel himself. Guests will embark on a sensory journey, exploring the impact of glassware on the taste, aroma, and overall enjoyment of various wines. Through a series of interactive demonstrations and tastings, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of how Riedel's meticulously designed wine glasses elevate the nuances and complexities of different varieties.
The Riedel Wine Glass Experience will provide a rare glimpse into the mind of a visionary craftsman, as Maximilian Riedel shares his family's rich history, insights into the world of wine, and the remarkable craftsmanship that goes into creating their exquisite glassware. Participants will leave with a newfound appreciation for the delicate interplay between glass shape, aroma, and taste, and take home a set of Riedel wine glasses (included in the low ticket price) to continue their exploration at home.
"We are honored to host Maximilian Riedel again here in Los Angeles; we want to offer our enthusiasts a chance to immerse themselves in the transformative power of excellent glassware," said Ian Blackburn, founder of LearnAboutWine. "This event is a true celebration of the artistry and science behind enjoying wine, and we guarantee it will be an enlightening and memorable experience for all attendees." 
Whether you are a seasoned oenophile or just beginning your wine journey, the Riedel Wine Glass Experience is a must-attend event. Tickets are limited and expected to sell out quickly. To secure your place at this remarkable evening, click HERE to reserve your spot today!



ABOUT IAN TODD BLACKBURN  Wine Educator, Professional Sommelier / Host and Master of Wine Student  - I discovered the wine industry while working with Chef’s Thomas Keller and Joachim Splichal in the top dining rooms of Los Angeles. My passion redirected my career from restaurants/hotels to vineyards and wine-education.  Now with over 25-years of experience hosting events; leading trips around the wine world; I published a wine book; produced my own wine called Beekeeper Cellars and sat for the difficult Master of Wine Exam! Today, I am considered one of the region's best wine educators and work for my 20,000 followers (follow me), visiting vineyards and wine regions and producing over 100 wine classes and events a year for my businesses and my team.      



1995 Learnaboutwine.com was created

2003-2005 TASTE on Two Rodeo – weekly tastings on Rodeo Drive 

2005 LASupportsLA donated $250K to Hurricane Katrina Charities 

2007 My wine class was featured on ABC’s The Bachelor 

2010 Sold 5000 Groupons in one day to survive the great recession 

2016 Appeared in the Movie “Sour Grapes” – Yes, Rudi was originally a student

2019 Surpassed 1 million dollars in Charity donations through our various events 

2020 Pivoted to our own retail store called Merchantofwine.com & we still deliver! 

2022 Appeared in the Movie “A Perfect Vintage”