Though the "noble experiment" of Prohibition failed, other noble experiments, such as teaching horses how to shoot guns and giving suffrage to any horse that could shoot a gun, were huge successes. Celebrate the failure of the 18th Amendment with today's Groupon.
- $49 for a take home wine-making class for two (a $99.95 value)
Novice and seasoned wine makers alike learn the fine art of winemaking during step-by-step classes that allow students to craft wines that range from chardonnays to cabernets. After the class's tasting, the instructor will guide students through the total process of wine creation. Students complete the remaining steps at home with with a wine-making kit. This deal does not include the kit, but Groupon customers can buy it at a discounted price ($79.95 instead of the usual $95.99). The instructor supplies guidance throughout the entire wine-making process, offering online instruction as well. Read more about the class, its schedule, and its locations.
Bev Art Brewer & Winemaker Supply
Bev Art Brewer & Winemaker Supply helps brewmasters and vintners around Chicago take their concoctions from plan to reality with wine- and-beer-making gear. Industrious hobbyists can grab their own malt extracts and carboys here, and beginners can get started with wine and beer kits. The shop also stocks brains with the skills to needed to bottle new masterpieces, hosting classes taught by brewers, winemakers, cheese-crafters, and mead-makers. The experts also contribute to some of the shop's own potions; their Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery produces barrels of honey wine made by bees who spend years squashing grapes with their tiny feet.