Wine Classes

The Aromas Of Wine 

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.
Instructor: Sasha DeJaynes, FWS, AdvWSET

Dates offered: 

Tuesday, October 2 - 6-9pm

Tuesday, November 6 - 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



Introduction to Wine & Wine Tasting

Love wine, but want to know more about what you are tasting?  This is the class for you!  In this three-part series, learn about the major grape varietals and winegrowing regions around the world, how to read labels, and why the wine in your glass tastes the way it does.  Great for wine enthusiast looking to better understand what they love about wine, or those interested in prepping for certificate courses.  6 wines tasted in each class.
Instructor: Sasha DeJaynes, FWS, AdvWSET

  • Class 1: Introduction & wines of France
  • Class 2: Other Old World wines
  • Class 3: New World wines and beyond

  • Dates offered for this series:

    Tuesdays, October 9, 16 & 23, 6-9pm

    Tuesdays, November 13, 20 & 27, 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


    Germany & Austria:
    Gateway to Eastern Europe
    Explore the iconic and unique wines of these two amazing countries.  From the decadent diversity of Germany’s most noble grape – Riesling – to the lesser known and undervalued autochthonous varietals of Austria - Gruner Veltliner and Blaufrankisch, among others.  Leave with a greater appreciation of these wines, and a broadened vocabulary of German nomenclature.

    Instructor: Sasha DeJaynes, FWS, AdvWSET

    Stay tuned for future dates!


    "Tour of Italy" Wine Classes

    From the comfort of LCA, travel the boot from top to toe, discovering the wines of every region as you go.  Get familiar with the distinct nuances, history and culture of each area, and - of course - taste the wines! $60 per class. 10% discount if you sign up for the series.
    Instructor:Sasha DeJaynes, FWS, AdvWSET

    Northern Italy
    Thursday, September 6, 6-9pm - Price $60
    Piedmonte, Lombardia, Trentino Alto-Adige, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

    Central Italy
    Thursday, October 4, 6-9pm - Price $60
    Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo

    Southern Italy
    Thursday, November 1, 6-9pm - Price $60
    Puglia, Campagnia, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily, Sardinia

    "Tour of Italy"- Full Series (Includes all 3 classes Price $162


    "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, September 13, 6-9pm Price $60

    -Loire Valley - Thursday, September 27, 6-9pm Price $45

    -Champagne & Alsace - Thursday, October 11, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -Burgundy - Thursday, October 25, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -Rhone Valley (North & South) - Thursday, November 8, 6-9pm  Price $60

    -South of France (Languedoc/Roussillon & Provence) - Thursday, November 29, 6-9pm Price $45

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