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Two-Hour Artful Sips Painting Class with Wine for One, Two, or Four at Cork Soakers (Up to 61% Off)

Downtown

90% of 48 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Rotating local artists teach up to 25 patrons at once how to craft a masterpiece while they sip a complimentary glass of wine

The Fine Print

Expires Feb 6th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. May buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Art explores the great mysteries of the world, such as the secret of Mona Lisa's smile and why the Renaissance was swarming with winged babies. Delve into the unknown with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $25 for an Artful Sips painting class for one (a $55 value)
  • $45 for an Artful Sips painting class for two (a $110 value)
  • $85 for an Artful Sips painting class for four (a $220 value)

Every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Artful Sips classes allow patrons to explore their creative sides as they tickle palates with a complimentary glass of wine from Cork Soakers’ cellar. Each week a different local artist will lead up to 25 students through the creation of a preselected masterpiece, providing step-by-step instruction and all the necessary supplies.

Cork Soakers

"Don't worry if you don't know much about wine," Manager Mike Kurth told the Houston Press just after the restaurant's grand opening in 2010. "I'll find you something you like." Drawing from a palette of more than 170 wines, Cork Soakers' bottle-handlers exude a casual confidence in dispatching potions to pair with a menu of artisanal meats and cheeses. As they consider the flavor notes of herbed Da Vinci gouda, chévre goat cheese, and smoked duck breast, the wait staff never cross over from savviness into snobbery: as Kurth notes, "Anyone who says they know everything about wine is lying. You can always learn more."

While continuing to build their knowledge base, the Cork Soakers team marinates in an atmosphere of full-on wine culture: cork-covered tabletops and menus, wine-barrel light fixtures, and a giant grapevine slowly entrapping the kitchen staff. At the center of the rustic space, a big table carved from a single mighty tree trunk holds a scrumptious brunch spread every Sunday. In fine weather, diners can take their beverages and bites out to the expansive patio.

Cork Soakers

"Don't worry if you don't know much about wine," Manager Mike Kurth told the Houston Press just after the restaurant's grand opening in 2010. "I'll find you something you like." Drawing from a palette of more than 170 wines, Cork Soakers' bottle-handlers exude a casual confidence in dispatching potions to pair with a menu of artisanal meats and cheeses. As they consider the flavor notes of herbed Da Vinci gouda, chévre goat cheese, and smoked duck breast, the wait staff never cross over from savviness into snobbery: as Kurth notes, "Anyone who says they know everything about wine is lying. You can always learn more."

While continuing to build their knowledge base, the Cork Soakers team marinates in an atmosphere of full-on wine culture: cork-covered tabletops and menus, wine-barrel light fixtures, and a giant grapevine slowly entrapping the kitchen staff. At the center of the rustic space, a big table carved from a single mighty tree trunk holds a scrumptious brunch spread every Sunday. In fine weather, diners can take their beverages and bites out to the expansive patio.


Reviews

I was in love the minute I walked in the bar. So perfectly set up and decorated. It looks and feels exactly like a wine cellar.

Kylie S., Yelp, 1/31/12

Tips

  • “Beautiful location, friendly staff!! I had a great time!!”

  • “It was fun. ”

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    Downtown

    2024 Rusk St.

    Houston, Texas 77003

    713-222-2675

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