Glasses of red, white and rose wine next to plant
Ticket Price: $89
Monday, Jul 1 6:30 PM

Raise a glass to freedom as we ring in July 4th with an exploration of light bites and festive wines that celebrate the spirit of Independence. Our expert sommelier, Dana Beninati, will guide you through the tasting process, sharing insights into each wine's origin, grape varieties, and flavor profiles as only a seasoned chef can. You will experience the perfect pairings for your July 4th BBQ, family picnic, and firework-filled celebration. This class promises an unforgettable tasting experience that captures the essence of summer in every sip.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor, Dana Beninati.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome wine
  • 6 Tasting pours of American wines
  • Small food pairings

What you will learn:

  • The main wines for summer
  • History of American wine regions.
  • About major varietals, production styles, and wine classifications in the United States.
  • Basic principles of wine & food pairing

Level: Beginner – Beyond Basics Intermediate Imbibing
Style: Guided Tasting & Food Pairing
Food Served: Tasting Plate of summer bites
Good for: Wine Enthusiasts, Wine Curious, Food Pairing Education, Fun with Friends

What people are saying about this instructor:

“Dana is a great instructor. Her choices of cheese pairings with the wines were excellent and her overall style was inviting. Her knowledge and passion of the was exuberant. Very enjoyable class.”