The World of Spirits


Learn and have fun with the ever-evolving topic of white and brown spirits.  We will delve into the history of each major category, from vodka, tequila, rum and gin to scotch, cognac, bourbon and other whiskies. Gain an appreciation for the global offerings we have benefited from exploring the contributions of Russia, Poland, Mexico, England, the Caribbean, Scotland, France, Kentucky, Ireland and Canada.

Instructor: Greg Altieri

Monday, September 9, 16, 23, 30 and October 7.



Greg Altieri
GREG ALTIERI currently works for a wine and spirits wholesaler, having split his 21 years between sales duties and directing the training and education department. Prior to his current role, he spent 20 years in the hospitality business, managing restaurants and a fine wine shop. A lover of wine, Altieri takes a grounded, yet passionate approach to teaching the subject, which he employed working as an adjunct professor at University of New Haven for five years.