Wine Classes

The Aromas Of Wine For Consumers

Every wine presents a unique set of aromas and flavors that, in their own unique combinations, create the essential flavors that we have come to expect in our wine. In this class you will learn to recognize and identify these aromas and flavors, and you will learn how to associate them with the specific varietals and regions to which they relate.

Dates offered: 

Tuesday, March 6 - 6-9pm

Tuesday, May 8 - 6-9pm

Price: $50 per person.

Take in conjunction with Wine Basics I and receive $10 off the total price of both! 

Use discount code AROMAS COMBO



Wine Basics For Consumers

This course is for those who love wine and want to learn more about it, but are afraid to jump into our certificate classes. Taught by Chef Laurent Brazier, this 3-part series includes basic information about international grape varietals and reading labels, introduction to the major wine growing regions of the world, and each region’s unique classification system, as well as a beginners approach to tasting wine.   Six different wines will be tasted in each class.

  • Class 1: Introduction to wine & wine tasting, how to serve wine, France as a wine region
  • Class 2: Spain, Italy and Germany as wine regions
  • Class 3: California and the west coast, Southern hemisphere

  • Dates offered for this series:

    Tuesdays, March 13, 20 & 27, 6-9pm

    Tuesdays, May 15, 22 & 29, 6-9pm

    Price: $180 for three classes.

    Take in conjunction with Aromas of Wine and receive $10 off the total price of both! 

    Use code AROMAS COMBO




    Beyond Basics


    Loved Wine Basics and want a little more without jumping into our certificate programs? Let Chef Laurent Brazier take you beyond the basics! In these 6 separate classes you will explore specific themes with a more in-depth focus than what you learned in Wine Basics. Take one or take them all!

    Classes offered in this series:


    "Tour of France" Wine Classes

    For those of you who are eager to learn more about French wine but don't have the experience to jump into the French Wine Scholar class, we are offering a more casual look at the major French wine regions. Each class will cover a bit of history, tradition, soil, climate, prevailing laws and wine styles, and we will taste 6 wines in each class. The classes may be taken individually or as a series. 10% discount for the entire series. Instructor: Nancy Milby, DWS, CS, CSW, FWS

    -Bordeaux & Southwest France - Thursday, February 15, 6-9pm Price $60

    -Loire Valley - Thursday, March 1, 6-9pm  Price $45

    -Champagne & Alsace - Thursday, March 15, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -Burgundy - Thursday, April 5, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -Rhone Valley (North & South) - Thursday, April 19, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -South of France (Languedoc/Roussillon & Provence) - Thursday, May 10, 6-9pm Price $45

    "Tour of France"- Entire Series (Includes all 6 classes)  Price $297