Wine Classes begin Thursday, October 11th!

Our fall session of "Wine 101 - Around the World" begins next week on Thursday, October 11th. It is a 6 week course, and will end the week before Thanksgiving. Class begins at 6:30 pm each Thursday, and runs until approximately 8:30-9:00pm. 

Class size is limited to 15 people, and seats will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. We would love to have you join us!

Please call 315.682.0784 or email the store if you are interested in signing up.


Class Details:

  • 6 week session
  • Runs Thursday 10/11 -11/15
  • Begins at 6:30 pm each night, ends between 8:30-9:00 pm
  • All classes are free of charge

Overview of Topics:

We cover regional areas of the world and serve flights of wine that best represent those areas. There is always great discussion as we study each region and evaluate the wines together. Course handouts are provided each week.

  • Week 1: Bordeaux & Burgundy, history, basic grapes, the 5 senses, understanding balance
  • Week 2: Loire, Languedoc, Rhone & Champagne, growing cycles, rules & regulations
  • Week 3: Spain, Italy, Portugal, wine making processes, corks & closures, equipment
  • Week 4: Germany, Austria, Alsace, cellaring vs. aging, molds & mildews
  • Week 5: Southern Hemisphere, emerging wine markets, food & wine pairings, restaurants
  • Week 6: The USA! CA, WA, OR & NY, ratings, resources, marketing & myths