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.

Fundamentals

Designed for anyone who desires to learn about wine in an environment that is fun, creative and inviting. Our recreational courses are ideal whether you are looking to further your lifelong passion for wine or discover a new career path. Click on the CALENDAR to view upcoming dates and availability.

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Certifications

Designed for wine professionals and enthusiasts who wish to study to advance their career or knowledge, we offer programs such as Certified Specialist of Wine, WSET and Italian Wine Professional, as well as, online courses. Our students have the advantage of personalized instruction by credentialed educators, classroom exercises, practice exams and organized tastings. Click on the CALENDAR to view upcoming dates and availability.

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Wine & Food Pairings

Taste wine like it was meant to be enjoyed, paired to perfection with regional recipes. Our wine pairing classes featuring wine and cuisine from around the world, provide a unique context for the education and enjoyment of wine appropriate for every level of interest and expertise. Click on the CALENDAR to view upcoming dates and availability.

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Classes, Events & Gifts

Discover Spain Wine & Food Festival

Discover the best of Spain one bite or sip at a time with admission to Vino Venue's Wine and Culinary Experience. Throughout this two hour walk-around festival, a multitude of different wines from Spain will be accompanied by unlimited samplings of fresh and flavorful cuisine, including live Chef stations!

$0.00

VIRTUAL Wine Country: Oregon's Stunning Willamette Valley

Since you can’t travel to wine country, we’re bringing the best of wine country to your living room! Join us as we explore the greatest wine producing areas of the world with your personal tour guide and wine expert, Ryan Mullins. Discover small production wineries and unique varietals while you uncover hidden gems and delve behind the scenes at some of Adam’s favorite off-the-beaten-path wine producers. 


VIRTUAL Wine Country: Roaming the Northern Rhône

Since you can’t travel to wine country, we’re bringing the best of wine country to your living room! Join us as we explore the greatest wine producing areas of the world with your personal tour guide and wine expert, Adam Pucillo. Discover small production wineries and unique varietals while you uncover hidden gems and delve behind the scenes at some of Adam’s favorite off-the-beaten-path wine producers. 


VIRTUAL Wine Country: Spain

Since you can’t travel to wine country, we’re bringing the best of wine country to your living room! Join us as we explore the greatest wine producing areas of the world with your personal tour guide and wine expert, Adam Pucillo. Discover small production wineries and unique varietals while you uncover hidden gems and delve behind the scenes at some of Adam’s favorite off-the-beaten-path wine producers. 


VIRTUAL Wine Country: Under the Tuscan Sun

Since you can’t travel to wine country, we’re bringing the best of wine country to your living room! Join us as we explore the greatest wine producing areas of the world with your personal tour guide and wine expert, Adam Pucillo. Discover small production wineries and unique varietals while you uncover hidden gems and delve behind the scenes at some of Adam’s favorite off-the-beaten-path wine producers. 


Volunteer Assistant Orientation

Each year we host hundreds of classes and private events, from wine appreciation and wine certification programs, to international food and wine pairing classes and hands-on cooking classes. The dedicated group of loyal volunteers that supports our VV staff helps us keep things running efficiently and smoothly. The success of this vibrant program has also been critical to the growth of Atlanta Wine School allowing us to continue to provide our customers with the level of variety and excellence that they’ve come to expect from us.

 


TASTING: Clos Pegase & Swanson Vineyards

Experience the best of Napa Valley through the wines of Clos Pegase and Swanson presented by winemaker Robin Akhurst and paired to perfection with traditional recipes in an unforgettable multi course wine dinner. The seven wines presented range in retail from $20 to $115. 

$20.00

VIRTUAL TASTING: Horatio Fuentes of Viña Ventisquero

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing Chilean wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting with Horacio Fuentes, Atlanta resident & American importer for Ventisquero Family wines. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Kenny Kahn of Blue Rock Vineyards

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting and cooking demo with Kenny Kahn, Owner and Winemaker of Blue Rock Vineyards. All wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Kerith Overstreet of Bruliam Wines

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting with Kerith Overstreet, Co-Founder and Winemaker of Bruliam Wines. All wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Leonardo Beconcini of Beconcini Agricola

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing Tuscan wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting with Pietro Beconcini, fourth generation winemaker of Beconcini Wines. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Massimo Furlan of Le Monde

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Terri Kight & Hugh Chapelle of Quivira

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tastings with winemakers, winery representatives and other friends of Vino Venue. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Warren Ellis of Neil Ellis Wines

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tastings with winemakers, winery representatives and other friends of Vino Venue. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Wine & Cheese with CalyRoad Creamery

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting and cooking demo with Kenny Kahn, Owner and Winemaker of Blue Rock Vineyards. All wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Yasmina Asseily of Château Biac

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing Bordeaux wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting with Yasmina Asseily, sales and export of Château Biac Wines. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


VIRTUAL TASTING: Yasmina Asseily of Château Biac

Since you can’t visit wine country, we’re bringing Bordeaux wine country to your living room! Join us for a live, interactive tasting with Yasmina Asseily, sales and export of Château Biac Wines. Wines presented will be available for sale at Vino Venue so you can taste along for the ultimate sensory experience. Zoom invitation will be shared upon purchase of two or more bottles of wine*.


Mother's Day Take & Bake Brunch!

This walk-around tasting will be held at Vino Venue, home of Atlanta Wine School, located at:

4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

View a map of our location.


Fundamentals of Wine ONLINE

Our fundamentals online class is designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the world of wine. Certified Sommelier Kelly Wheeler will help you gain more in-depth knowledge such as understanding the major varietals and their typical characteristics, key wine regions around the world, winemaking processes, and basic food pairings.

 

$49.99

New World vs Old World ONLINE: Cabernet Sauvignon

The online comparative series you've been waiting for is here! "Old World" and "New World” - two terms that spark debate among wine lovers around the world, yet so often misunderstood and thrown about broadly without fully understanding the difference between the two styles. 

 

$49.99

New World vs Old World ONLINE: Chardonnay

The online comparative series you've been waiting for is here! "Old World" and "New World” - two terms that spark debate among wine lovers around the world, yet so often misunderstood and thrown about broadly without fully understanding the difference between the two styles. 

 

$49.99

New World vs Old World ONLINE: Pinot Noir

The online comparative series you've been waiting for is here! "Old World" and "New World” - two terms that spark debate among wine lovers around the world, yet so often misunderstood and thrown about broadly without fully understanding the difference between the two styles. 

 

$49.99

ONLINE CLASS: Bubbles & All That Sparkles

Who doesn’t love a class that’s all about bubbles? Sparkling wines are undoubtedly fun, sophisticated and capable of turning any moment into a grand celebration. This educational class will feature our favorite bubbles from around the world conveniently packaged in 375 ml bottles!

$49.99

Terroir Showdown ONLINE: 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.
$49.99

Terroir Showdown ONLINE: Napa vs Sonoma

The showdown you've been waiting for is here. Year after year, Napa Valley and Sonoma set the standard for quality wines from the United States. Collectively known as California wine country, side by side and separated by a mountain range, these renowned wine regions are far from interchageable. Do you prefer the glitz and glamor of iconic Napa Valley or the laid back, off the beaten path charm of Sonoma? 

$49.99
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Fundamentals of Wine: Food Pairing 101

To experience a perfect pairing of wine and food is to experience magic. In this interactive class you’ll learn the strategies used by sommeliers to maximize the chances of making good or even great pairings by looking at basic pairing theories and experiencing how different styles of wine interact with primary flavor components.

$50.00

Liquid Gold: Sweet & Fortified Wines

Sweets for the sweet! In this educational class, you’ll explore the decadent world of sweet and fortified wines, otherwise known as dessert wines, and the foods to pair with them.

$50.00

Coop & Vine: A Wine & Food Festival

Our Discover festival series meets Little Red Rooster Restaurant Pop-Up in this walk-around, high energy tasting event. This Spring festival will feature unlimited tastings of Chef’s Little Red Rooster classic chicken creations along with complementary wines and craft beers.

$59.00

Italia! An educational wine & cheese experience with Chef & Sommelier Roberto Crocenzi

Meet our dear friend Chef, Sommelier & certified Cheese Master, Roberto, from Tuscany! This fall you don’t have to travel far to experience the Tuscan way of life, cuisine and wine. Join us for a one-of-a-kind immersion into the wines and cheeses of the global cuisine and wine-mecca that is Italy, and understand the historical and cultural influences which have shaped the culture as we know today.

 

$59.00

Rosé All Day Flight Fest!

Spring into summer at the latest addition to our popular Discover festival series. Also known as rosato in Italy, rosado in Spain, and #summerwater on social media, by any other name, a rosé is still one of the most fashionable summer swirls to top a stem. Enjoy unlimited tastings of palate-pleasing, stylish sips with Chef’s complementary culinary creations. There’s never been a more delicious time to get your #rosévibes on!

$59.00