$25 for a Wine-Tasting Class at Vino-Versity ($65 Value)

Upper East Side, Manhattan

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In a Nutshell

Taste wines from around the world while a wine expert leads a lecture and discussion

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per table. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Alcohol is not discounted more than 50%. Not valid for take-home glasses. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. New clients only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sommeliers are known for their ability to identify a wine's subtle flavors, a feat they accomplish by defragmenting the molecules with the bonus taste buds in their livers. Trust their gut with this Groupon.

$25 for a Wine-Tasting Class ($65 Value)

The schedule includes a beginner class for red and white wines, an exploration of champagne and sparkling wines, and instruction on pairing wines and cheeses. When not busy tasting white, red, rosé, and sparkling wines, groups follow along with a wine expert during a lecture and discussion.


Described by co-founder and general manager Shari Schneider as “a Mac computer store” that “crashed into a wood & brick winery,” Vino-Versity slingshots the ancient traditions of wine into the 21st century. Well-versed staffers help “wine rookies” navigate the complex world of vino appreciation, providing tips on tasting, information on myriad varietals, and compasses that always point toward the nearest bottle of shiraz. Their classes illuminate connections between wines and cheeses, and social tasting events give attendees the opportunity to try out their newfound knowledge during conversations with fellow oenophiles.

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All Locations

  • Upper East Side (222.8 miles)

    1657 1st Ave.

    Manhattan, New York 10028

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