The best beverages all come from squeezed fruit—orange juice from oranges, cider from apples, and wine from the contents of still-life grapes. Paint your palette with this Groupon.
$39 for a Wine 101 Class ($88 Value)
During a 2.5-hour introductory wine class, students taste their way through six wines—one sparkling, two whites, two reds, and one dessert wine—while learning wine basics from industry professionals. Students continue their libation education at home with the take-home e-book A Fun and Informative Introduction to the Wonderful World of Wine. There is a $1 fee for wine tasting.
Indulge Wine School
Indulge Wine School's staff of educators, such as Kris in Jacksonville, a wine expert and blogger, expands wine knowledge with ease, having turned the revelry-steeped tassels of nearly 3,000 graduates. Classes of 12–20 take place in venues throughout the United States, as students swirl and sip their study materials and nibble complimentary appetizers. Every class ends with a Q&A session, during which potation professors shine a light on oenophilic mysteries including tannin content and regional differences. Afterward, students continue to ferment knowledge at home with a complimentary electronic copy of Indulge's book A Fun and Informative Introduction to the Wonderful World of Wine, a food-and-wine-pairing chart, and a top-10 list of wine-buying tips.