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Learn a whole lot and spend a little less with one of our amazing packages:
Wines from the Astor Cellar Series
Andy Fisher, President of Astor Wines, reaches into the cellar for extraordinary wines from a multitude of countries. From wine tasting basics to trends in biodynamic winemaking to our proudest Italian finds, Andy’s approachable air shows you how to appreciate and understand good wine.
It’s time to start your epic journey into the world of wines and spirits. Why not get your feet wet in with a few of these classic classes.
Why leave town when you can take yourself on a palate trip? All of these classes focus on a strong sense of place and regional influences. Pick any of these three classes and you’re next getaway is only a glass away.
Advanced Topics in Wine
You know what you like to drink and what you don’t, but you’d like to dig deeper into the secret world of sommeliers. Taste and learn alongside winemakers industry professionals as they delve into the intricacies behind regions, styles and grape varieties, along the way showing you how choose the perfect wine for your next tasting.
Next Level: Spirits & Cocktails
Want to craft cocktails worthy of any trendy speakeasy in your own home? Ponder the unique flavor profiles of Islay Scotch whisky vs. Kentucky bourbon? Join us for a set of classes that will take your ability to taste spirits and craft cocktails to the next level.
Next Level: Wine
You’ve mastered the basics, now take the next step in exploring the wide world of wine. Discuss the effects of terroir, hone your tasting skills, and learn the principles of pairings with three of our mid-level offerings.
Old World Gems
Not sure where to start with your wine tastings? Get familiar with the classic regions and expressions of the Old World. Pick classes to learn about France, Italy, Spain, and more!