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Wine and Beverage Classes

Discover how to complement the flavors of your favorite foods while learning about the art and science behind producing these palate-pleasing beverages! Our classes are offered through the Wine and Beverage Institute during fall and spring semesters. 

Fall 2021 Schedule

All classes are face-to-face and held on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the McCutchen House. 
August 31

Wines of Spain. “Spanish red wines are striking and unique. They offer exceptional value and a bold entry into the red wines of Europe.” These are the words of Wine Folly’s Madeline Puckett, and we could not agree more! Our chef has created delicious appetizers to complement the tasting. $39 / person.
Register for Wines of Spain here.

Sept. 21

German Beer
Did you know that Oktoberfest is actually in September? We cannot pass up an opportunity to celebrate the season! Our chef has created delicious appetizers to complement the tasting. $39 / person.
Register for German Beer here.

October 19

Wines of Germany / Austria
We are not talking about the German wine your grandparents drank! Germany’s contemporary wine scene is rich with both red and white, indigenous and “foreign” wine grapes. We will taste the top varietals! Our chef has created delicious appetizers to complement the tasting. $39 / person.
Register for Wines of Germany / Austria here.

Nov 16

Bourbon
Join the whiskey ambassador for an interesting comparison of some of America’s favorite bourbons! Our chef has created delicious appetizers to complement the tasting. $39 / person.
Register for Bourbon here.

Dec 14

Holiday Bubbles
Bubbles make every day feel like a celebration. Although we could offer this class anytime of the year and make it special, why not take time during the holiday season to show you how versatile bubbles can be? Our chef has created delicious appetizers to complement the tasting. $49 / person.
Register for Holiday Bubbles here.

Learn more about the Wine and Beverage Institute.


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