Knowledge is power, which is why locomotives run on burning encyclopedias. Chug toward new understandings with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $149 for a make-your-own private label wine class for two (a $300 value)
- $299 for a make-your-own private label wine class for four (a $600 value)
Expert demystify the processes involved in creating your own wine. After choosing one of four styles of wine, students kick off the oenophilic journey, de-stemming and crushing the grapes during the first class, pressing the juice in the second, and learning about racking in the third. The whole course culminates with students bottling a case (12 bottles) of their own private label wine. Click here to see a list of available class dates.
At Grape Beginnings, passionate wine aficionado Frank D’Aponte splits his time between producing his own high-quality vintages and instructing others on how to do the same. Frank has a decade of winemaking experience under his belt; as a third-generation winemaker, grape juice runs through his veins. Frank has deepened his knowledge with extensive travel throughout the Napa and Sonoma valleys, studying under master winemakers such as James Allen of Sequoia Grove Vineyards. Novice vintners delve into every aspect of the process, including pressing fresh grapes from California, Chile, Italy, and Argentina, racking in oak barrels, and bottling with custom-made labels.