Our Classes

Vino Venue offers educational wine and cooking classes. Uncork your inner chef in our state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes featuring professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Or learn about wine in an environment that is creative and inviting, from our fundamentals classes to our certification programs, learning about wine has never been more fun! Select from one of the following experiences below to find out how to reserve your classes today.

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Vino Venue offers educational wine and cooking classes. Uncork your inner chef in our state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes featuring professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Or learn about wine in an environment that is creative and inviting, from our fundamentals classes to our certification programs, learning about wine has never been more fun! Select from one of the following experiences below to find out how to reserve your classes today. Click on the calendar tab above to view available dates.

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Wine Classes

Designed for anyone who desires to learn about wine in an environment that is fun, creative and inviting, our fundamentals classes, wine pairing classes and certification programs are ideal whether you are looking to experience something new, further your lifelong passion for wine or discover a new career path. Click on the calendar tab above to view available dates.

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Cooking Classes

Uncork your inner chef in AWS’ state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes & series like Southern Comfort, Global Cooking & Wine Pairings, Fusion Flavors and Entertaining with Ease. Every class features professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Click on the CALENDAR to view upcoming dates and availability.

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Wine Tastings

Our casual bar tastings featuring carefully selected wines accompanied by light bites is the perfect occasion to catch up with friends and discover new favorites to add to your personal collection. Or drop by anytime and conduct your own self-guided tasting with our cutting edge ENO machines where you can select from 32 different wines, complete with detailed tasting notes, to customize your own personalized flight.

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Wine Events

For the ultimate food and wine lover, our Winemaker dinners and Discover walk-around festivals and mini-festivals offer guests a unique opportunity to explore an endless selection of wine and cuisine, one bite and sip at a time, in a fun, high-energy environment.

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Classes, Events & Gifts

Argentine Paired Experience with Bodegas Familia Zuccardi

Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring some of the most highly rated iconic wines from Familia Zuccardi paired to perfection with South American tastes inspired by the winery’s chef and re-created by our own Chef Patric. Savor five (5) terroir-driven wines paired to perfection with Chef’s complementary regionally-inspired tastes. 

$29.00

Bruliam Wines Paired Experience with Kerith Overstreet

Join Kerith Overstreet, co-founder of Bruliam Wines for an exclusive paired experience featuring five (5) world class wines accompanied by Chef’s complementary creations. 

$29.00

Classic Cut Series: American Steak Night

Why fight the crowds when you can master the art of America's most loved cuisine and whip up your favorite American Steak House classics at home! Spice up your date night with a succulent steak, truffled up cheesy macaroni and other classic American dishes. Your Chef and hostess extraordinaire will teach you how to create an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors and essential techniques. Learn the secret to perfectly seared steak and homemade sauces. Steak night will never be the same!

$89.99

Classic Cut Series: Chocolate & Steak Obsession!

Chocoholics, rejoice! This fun and decadently delicious class in our brand new Entertaining with Ease series focuses exclusively on your favorite ingredient. Hostess with the mostess, Chef Paula will teach you how to effortlessly make chocolate the star of the show in an amazing three course chocolate lover’s menu. We’ll explore the different kinds of chocolate and share secrets for using them effectively in savory and sweet dishes. Discover the power of chocolate and see for yourself that entertaining and cooking with chocolate is easier than you think and even more delicious than you can imagine.

$79.00

Classic Cut Series: Texas Steak House

Saddle up partner because you’re in a for wild ride in the kitchen! Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner, after all, everything’s bigger and better in Texas! Your chef and hostess extraordinaire will teach you how to lasso up an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and southwest takes on classic sides. Steak night will never be the same!

$89.99

Classic Cut Series: Ultimate Steak Night

Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner. Hostess extraordinaire, Chef Paula, will teach you how to create an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and hot takes on classic sides. Learn the secret to perfectly seared steak, homemade vinaigrettes, compound butters that you’ll want to slather on everything, plus a decadent twist on chocolate cake. Steak night will never be the same!

$89.99

Cristom Vineyards Paired Experience

Join Randy Ford, Cristom Vineyards’ V.P. of International Sales for an unforgettable paired experience featuring what has been recognized by Wine & Spirits magazine as one of the “most popular wines in America’s top restaurants”. Savor five (5) highly rated wines paired to perfection with Chef Patric’s complementary creations. 

$29.00

Discover Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine & Food Festival

Do you prefer the glitz and glamour of iconic Napa Valley or the laid back, off the beaten path charm of Sonoma? Why choose between America’s premier wine attractions when you can experience the best of both?! Discover the best of California Wine Country one bite or sip at a time with admission to Vino Venue's Wine and Culinary Experience. Throughout this walk-around tasting, wines from Napa Valley, California will be accompanied by samplings of fresh and flavorful cuisine, including live Chef stations!

$69.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Greek Meze Bar

Opa! Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and the fabulous flavors of the Mediterranean. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for Meze- a collection of tasty treats from Greece. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates packed with authentic Mediterranean flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic Meze perfect for everyday entertaining.

$79.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres

Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of holiday fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for easy, make-ahead holiday hors d’oeuvres that will keep you out of the kitchen so you can join the party and enjoy your friends. You’ll learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into a dazzling assortment of small plates packed with big flavors and discover just how easy it is to whip up crowd pleasing recipes for holiday entertaining.

$79.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: Spanish Tapas Bar

Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates bursting with authentic Spanish flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic tasty tapas perfect for everyday entertaining.

$79.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: St. Patrick's Day Feast

You don’t need the luck of the Irish to whip up an unforgettable St. Patrick’s day feast! Our chef and hostess extraordinaire will show you how to create Irish classics from scratch using traditional ingredients and techniques. Once you discover how simple it is to create a St. Patrick’s inspired feast, you’ll want to eat, drink and be merry all year long!

$79.99

Entertaining with Ease Series: Ultimate Taco Bar

Mexican food is hot! And we’re not just talking about heat from spices. Authentic Mexican cuisine was one of the world’s first fusion cuisines, blending the alluring flavors of Spain with its own indigenous culture. We’ll show you how to create south-of-the border classics from scratch, including how to make the ultimate fresh guacamole and melt-in-your-mouth cilantro-flecked corn masa tortillas. Once you discover how simple it is to create a Mexican-inspired fiesta, you’ll want to bring the sabor of Mexico home to your own cocina!

$79.00

Everyday Essentials Series: Brunch in Burgundy

Join hostess extraordinaire and Chef for an unforgettable brunch inspired by the flavors of the countrysides of France. You’ll learn the secrets for creating an impressive brunch menu of scrumptiously classic dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Discover some tips and tricks for easy, stress-free entertaining while learning how to make some of the iconic French foods like Burgundian gougeres, quiche and crêpes. Weekend brunch entertaining will never be the same!

$69.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Best of Bali

A fusion of intensely aromatic flavors, exotic spices and rich ingredients, Indonesian cuisine is one of the most vibrant and colorful cuisines in the world. Discover the best of Bali in this fascinating class featuring age-old traditional dishes that exemplify its unique culinary heritage. Spice up your night with the flavors of Indonesia and take home some exciting Balinese recipes and newly acquired skills and techniques to help you re-create a uniquely authentic culinary experience for family and friends.

$79.99

Fusion Flavors Series: Midnight in Morocco

Take a journey with Chef to the magical kingdom of Morocco, known for its exotic culture and cuisine. Moroccan cuisine is rich, both in terms of history and the richness of flavors, aromas, colors and breadth of exotic ingredients. The cuisine of Morocco reflects its Berber, Mediterranean, African, and European influences, with a generous use of powerful spices like cumin, cinnamon and ginger. Learn how to use these powerful spices effectively while making signature dishes that you can easily recreate at home. 

$79.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Spice it Up, Indian Style!

India’s cuisine is known for its fusion of colorful, aromatic and uniquely delicious spices and flavors. In this class, Chef Nalini will guide you on a culinary journey of the senses where you will learn about the 5 essential spices that make up Garam Masala, their health benefits and how to use them dexterously in everyday cooking. Engage your senses and experience the art of holistic living while learning how to effortlessly create wholesome, traditional Indian dishes at home.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Alsatian Sensations

Discover the French way of cooking in this regional class featuring the German influenced region of Eastern France. It’s no secret that France is one of the world’s most prestigious culinary destinations. Take a journey with our Chef to the kitchens of regional France, studying the ingredients and dishes that sets Alsatian cuisine apart from the rest of Europe. Chef will show you how to create classic Alsatian dishes and pair them with traditional wine from the region.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Modern Mediterranean

Come discover why the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle is all the rage. Not only is this delicious fusion of flavors from the hottest regions of Greece, France, Catalonia, Southern Italy and Israel sinfully delicious, but Mediterranean cuisine is also known for being extremely healthful. Join Chef as she shows you how the simple pleasures of the Mediterranean are the secret to a long, happy and healthy life. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Summer in Santorini

Opa! Sail through the Mediterranean sea exploring the beautiful, bold flavors of the Greek Isles. Learn traditional Greek techniques incorporating fresh herbs, local produce and the famous trinity of Mediterranean cuisine: olive oil, wheat and wine. Discover the tantalizing flavors and wines of Greece and learn how to effortlessly re-create the essence of the Mediterranean life at home. 

$79.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Taste of Portugal

One of the best kept secrets in the culinary world, Portuguese cuisine is characterized by its use of fresh seafood, world class olive oils, cheeses, cured hams and its tantalizing desserts, not to mention its world famous dessert wines, Port and Madeira. The flavors of Portuguese cuisine are as diverse as the culture, wines and traditions of the Iberian peninsula, but one thing is constant: the love of good, fresh food and wonderful regional wines. Experience the magic of Portugal for yourself with an unforgettable culinary feast for the senses!

$79.99

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Under the Tuscan Sun

Experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce and quality local ingredients. Your Chef will teach you about the delightful aspects of Italian regional cooking, culture and wine. Learn how to transform rustic ingredients into an authentic Italian feast. Come experience the magic and rhythm of life under the Tuscan sun.

$79.00

Pinot & Pilates with Club Pilates Dunwoody

Join Vino Venue and Club Pilates Dunwoody for an afternoon of pilates, pinot noir and lite bites! This breath-taking experience will energize your core and excite your senses. The session will begin with a 45 minute mat Pilates class led by one of Club Pilates' expert instructors. With our body’s energized, we will head up to the bar for a tasting of 6-8 pinot noir wines from around the world for the ultimate sensory experience.

 

$29.00

Southern Comfort Series: For the Love of Bacon

Bacon makes everything better! This class will push that popular saying to the limits with a four course Southern-style menu honoring the humble pork belly. Take a journey with Chef Melissa through the wonderful world of bacon and discover jut how versatile and utterly delicious meat candy can be. 

$79.99

Southern Comfort Series: Succulent Seafood

From the bayous of Louisiana to the coasts of the Lowcountry, no one does soulful seafood quite like Chef Melissa! In this class, you'll learn to prepare several essentially Southern dishes served with a side of history, cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. These tried and true Southern favorites are a necessary addition to your culinary repertoire!

$79.99

Terroir Showdown: Burgundy vs Bordeaux
The showdown you've been waiting for is here. Year after year, Burgundy and Bordeaux set the standard for quality wines around the world. Join us for an in-depth, comparative tasting and study of terroir of two of the most notable wine regions globally. of , from Burgundy to Bordeaux. You will taste eight (8) typical, quality wines, each showing specific terroir characteristics based on their superior growing area along with Chef's choice of appetizers.
$59.00

Trinchero Family Estates Paired Experience with Carlo Trinchero

Join Carlo Trinchero, winemaker for Taken Wines of the famed Trinchero family of brands for an exclusive Napa and Sonoma Valley paired experience. Every brand in Trinchero family estates portfolio tells the story of extraordinary places—near and far—of artisans dedicated to their craft, of a culture that celebrates great wine. From irreverent pace setters to classic luxury bottlings, every sip reveals a common thread: unparalleled quality. Savor five (5) terroir-driven wines paired to perfection with Chef’s complementary regionally-inspired tastes. 

$39.00

Two Hands Wines Paired Experience with Pierre-Henri Morel

Join Pierre-Henri Morel of Two Hands wines for a one-of-a-kind Australian paired experience. Savor six (6) internationally acclaimed wines from Two Hands’ Picture series and Garden collection paired to perfection with Chef’s complementary regionally-inspired tastes. 

$29.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Award in Spirits Level I, ONLINE STUDY

Learning about spirits and liqueurs has never been more flexible. Enjoy the ability to work around your existing schedule through enrollment in our 5 week WSET Level 1 Online study program. This course follows a 5-week study program including live webinars and instructor support with set start and finish dates along with a 45 minute multiple choice examination which must be completed in person at Atlanta Wine School.

 

$250.00

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Award in Spirits Level II, ONLINE STUDY

Learning about spirits and liqueurs has never been more flexible. Enjoy the ability to work around your existing schedule through enrollment in our 5 week WSET Level 2 Online study program. This course follows a 5-week study program including live webinars and instructor support with set start and finish dates along with a 50 multiple choice examination which must be completed in person at Atlanta Wine School.

 

$550.00