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Grape Beginnings Hands on Winery

151 Industrial Way East Building B, Eatontown

Private Label Winemaking Course for Two or Four at Grape Beginnings (Half Off)

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Over the course of four classes, students go from crushing and pressing grapes to bottling a case of their own private label wine

Customer Reviews

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1 ratings1 reviews
October 28, 2013
Had my first wine making session on Sunday and had a great experience! The staff was very friendly and informative! Can't wait to go back for the rest of the sessions. I would highly recommend grape beginnings to anyone interested in wine!
5 ratings2 reviews
September 18, 2014
Very informative
Judytop reviewer
36 ratings24 reviews
July 16, 2014
Two very knowledgable men manage this business. We were introduced to the different wines they had made and experienced different glasses which really do change the taste of the wine. Afterwards we were able to bottle and purchase 6 or 12 bottles.
1 ratings1 reviews
February 7, 2014
This experience was great and a lot of fun! I hope they offer more groupons.
1 ratings1 reviews
November 6, 2013
Very friendly and great time.
Janettop reviewer
9 ratings5 reviews
October 25, 2013
Very informative presentation paired with good wine.
5 ratings4 reviews
July 10, 2013
Mike was awesome! He was very knowledgable and down to earth. My boyfriend and I had an amazing time and we are already planning to set up another winery experience. Thanks for a great date night!
Tammytop reviewer
13 ratings5 reviews
June 16, 2013
We had a great time! We can't wait to go back!
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About This Deal

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)<p>

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. <p>

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 26, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Online reservation required by 10/16/13; limited dates available. 24-hr cancellation notice required or fee of up to 1/2 Groupon value may apply. Must be 21 or older. Must attend all classes, as they all build upon each other. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Grape Beginnings

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.