Wine Classes

Educate Your Palate! We make wine approachable. Our wine classes span a variety of levels and topics. Class is casual, coverage of material is thorough, and our teachers are top-tier industry professionals. Sign up in advance below, or drop in at the last minute as long as seats remain available.





All Wine Classes include a cheese and bread board.

Don’t see the class or time you want? Drop us a line with your ideas. We also offer custom wine classes for private parties and corporate events. Click on a month below for the list of currently scheduled classes, or view all wine classes.


Classes are also offered at our Chelsea Market location!


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An In-Depth Guide to Germany & Austria
Riesling, Gruner, Spatburgunder, Blaufrankisch? Come explore these historic cool climate regions of Europe on a tour of Germany and Austria. Kabinett, Eiswein, Smaraagd, Gutswein, Gross Gewachs, we'll discuss all these terms while we taste delicious wines from the Mosel all the way to Styria. By the end you will be able to discuss the whites and reds (yes there are reds too!) that make this region so rich and equally delicious!
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Old World vs New World: Reds
Is the wine dry, fruity, earthy or all of the above? What role does an ancient volcano play, in regard to the vineyard? How does latitude and location effect the production of sugars in a grapevine? Learn to identify growing locations- regions, countries and continents by using sensory clues including sight, taste and aromatics as we survey and define Old World vs New World red wines.
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5-Class Pack: October
Dive into tons of great wine education this October! This 5-class pack is a great way to take a wide range of wine classes, from Wine 101 up through 200-level classes, to food-and-wine pairings, to regionally focused classes — any five you like for just $250. Check out the classes at both the Union Square & Chelsea Market locations.

Add just this item to your cart. After check-out, you will receive an order confirmation email. To request seats and register for classes, simply email with the classes you would like to take! You can always request additional class registrations within the month as you desire; all registrations are subject to class availability and will be confirmed by email reply.
Please note, the 5 class pack can not be used for Master Classes or Raid the Cellar Classes.
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