Drinking Outside the Box


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Instructor leads students through wine knowledge and etiquette with her own curated wine list and cheese samples

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  • $29 for a wine class with cheese pairing for one (a $68 value)
  • $49 for a wine class with cheese pairing for two (a $136 value)

Instructors walks students through grape varieties, wine etiquette, and wine vocabulary while they sip on six vinos (three reds, three whites) curated by Sarah and paired with cheese selections such as blue cheese, goat cheese, and cheddar or gouda.

Drinking Outside the Box

Actress and self-proclaimed wine enthusiast Amanda Ladd owns and teaches at Drinking Outside the Box, a program designed to cultivate students' passion for wine through knowledge and understanding. By learning restaurant wine etiquette, attendees become comfortable with discussing and ordering bottles, leading them to make sound decisions at future dinners. Throughout the lesson, instructors offer sips from a curated flight of wines, with cheese samples to complement the styles' specific flavors. Students leave classes with an enhanced wine vocabulary that grants them the ability to speak fluently with both sommeliers and gossipy grapevines. Amanda's expertise also extends beyond the vineyard and into the paddy; her sushi-and-sake tasting sessions introduce students to the nuances and lore of Japan's distinctive rice wine.

Customer Reviews

74 Ratings

Ms. Ladd made this a most enjoyable and informative evening. She was lively, funny, and above all extremely knowledgeable
Angela M. · July 4, 2013
Instructor was fantastic! Would recommend to all of my friends that enjoy wine.
Anthony L. · June 14, 2013
Had a lot of fun and learned a little about wine. Would definitely do it again!
Catherine N. · May 22, 2013
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