Courses

Join professional whiskey distiller Rick Molitor from New Basin Distilling Company to learn everything you need to know about bourbon. Rick will discuss the process of making bourbon and lead you through the exploration of taste notes and the best strategies for enjoying bourbon. Tasting kit included in price. Must be 21 years of age or older and show ID to pick up the kit.


Sunday, March 7, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join trained wine sommelier Laura Craska-Cooper for an evening of wine appreciation. This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would like to enjoy wine and just don't know where to begin. Learn about the basic components of wine and the fundamentals of wine tasting. The instructor will provide a list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along with her if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, February 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Baja California's beautiful Valle de Guadalupe wine region is a widely undiscovered secret, home to many wineries and top winemakers. Take a tasting tour of Baja and learn about how the Mediterranean-like microclimates make the area favorable to growing popular regional wines. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, March 18, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
The Wines of France class will provide an overview of the major wine-producing regions in France before diving into wines from three different regions. Learn to navigate the wine labeling hierarchy of the three regions and understand the factors that make each region unique from the other. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase before the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


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Taste your way around New Zealand and discover the world-class wines of this beautiful country. This course will provide a bird's eye overview of the major wine-producing regions before diving into three wines from different wine regions. By the end of class, students will be able to identify their favorite wines from New Zealand and understand the factors that make each region unique from the other. The instructor will provide a general list of three wines to purchase before the class so students can taste along if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, February 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM