Winefest Des Moines has announced the lineup for its 2014 Wine Flights Series. Classes will be held the third Thursday of each month leading up to Winefest Week in June. Each session will be taught by a local expert, and will feature food pairings and educational handouts in addition to wine. The locations for the 2014 Wine Flights Series are:

  • Jan. 16 and Feb 20: Gateway Market at South Union Bread Cafe - "Hidden gems of the wine world" and "wine cocktails".
  • March 20: Splash Seafood Bar & Grill - "Pinot noir and chardonnay world tour".
  • April 17: Ingersoll Wine & Spirits - "Wine pairing with Asian classics".
  • May 15: Sbrocco Wine Bar - "Dinner party wine pairing".

Classes begin at 6 p.m. Cost to attend each class is $40 per person. Tickets are available online. For more details on the 2014 Wine Flight Series, visit the event website.