Aw, Shucks: A Hands-On Oyster Primer
Ticket Price: $99
Wednesday, Feb 14 6:30 PM
What’s more seductive than oysters and wine? This illuminating pairing workshop comes just in time for Valentine’s Day. From flavor profiles to harvesting methods, this class covers all you need to know about East and West Coast oysters. You’ll taste bright and sumptuous wines that compliment these briny beauties before getting down to business and shucking your own oysters.

What you can expect:
  • 6 different varieties of oysters for tasting.
  • At least six oysters for hands-on shucking.
  • 4 tasting pours of wines to pair with your oysters.
  • 2 hours of education—including a Q&A session—with two Astor Center instructors.

What you will learn:
  • What to consider when pairing with oysters.
  • How terroir and harvesting methods affect oysters.
  • The difference between East Coast and West Coast oysters.
  • How to shuck your own oysters.
  • Classic and daring wine choices for oyster pairings.

Level: Beginner - Beyond Basics
Good for: Wine Curious, Wine Enthusiast, Food Pairing Education, Date Night
Style: Hands-On
Food Served: Oysters
What people are saying about this class:
“Loved the class! The instructor was awesome and I left having learned exactly what I had hoped to learn.”