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Explore Wine at The CIA

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Learn to taste and pair wine like a connoisseur with classes led by the wine experts at the new CIA Wine Studies Annex in downtown Napa.

  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA
  • Explore Wine at The CIA

Access for Two to One Class

$80 $40 50% off

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What we love

  • A basic understanding of wine can take a meal from ordinary to extra special. Elevate your dining experiences with a wine class from the CIA, held at their new Wine Studies Annex in downtown Napa.
  • During “Secret Wines of the Napa Valley," you'll discover the rare wines that most people don't know exist.
  • Explore the best of local cheeses (and the wines that complement them) during “California's Best Cheeses and the Wines That Love Them," or learn to make the most of your tasting room visits with “Before You Taste, Become Winewise."
  • With a series of comparative tastings, “Napa Valley vs. The World" shows how local wines stack up against New Zealand sauvignon blanc, Italian Sangiovese, French Bordeaux and more.

What to know

  • Redeem by: Sunday, December 29, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • Offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • To view class schedule please click here
  • Members must attend class on selected date
  • Members must attend the same class
  • Must be 21 or over to consume alcohol; valid government ID required
  • Subject to availability; please book well in advance of desired date
  • 24-hour cancellation policy is required or voucher will be forfeited
  • Purchaser names will be provided to the vendor for ticketing purposes

About The Culinary Institute of America

Located in St. Helena, The Culinary Institute of America offers degree programs alongside wine enthusiast courses. At their new Wine Studies Annex in downtown Napa (next to the Oxbow Market), world-renowned instructors lead classes on everything from tasting tips to pairing basics, introducing students to wines from around the world. In “Before You Taste, Become Wine-Wise," tourists learn insider tips for making the most of tasting room visits. Locals benefit, too, with sessions like “California's Best Cheeses and the Wines that Love Them."

Whether you're a wine novice or a seasoned expert, you can learn something here. Explore the global counterparts of Napa Valley wines in “Napa Valley vs. The World" or discover rare vintages during “Secret Wines of Napa Valley." Armed with a solid foundation, you'll be able to choose the right wine for any occasion—a valuable skill with the holidays fast approaching.

— Natalie Brewster, Gilt City Editor

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