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Napa Valley Wine Academy
2501 Oak Street
Napa, CA 94559
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Cost: $299

Forget flowers…say “I love you” with wine. Our Wine 101 course in downtown Napa is the perfect pairing for your next wine tasting trip. Very few introductory courses offer this depth of instruction. You’ll learn how to taste wine like the experts, appreciating its nuanced flavors and aromas.

A lot of people drink wine. Very few experience it. Our all-new Wine 101 Live™ will awaken your senses and deepen your appreciation for wine — the perfect starting point for your next Napa vacation. Upon arrival, we’ll engage your sense of smell. You’ll hear soothing music, taste local sparkling wine and immerse yourself into the Napa Valley wine environment. Then you’ll join your world-class wine instructor for a classroom experience that’s fun and interactive.

Your instructor:

  • Monika Vescovi, dipWSET, Certified Wine Instructor and Sommelier , IMW Stage 2 candidate

What’s included:

  • 4 hours of classroom instruction
  • 8-sample wine tasting (plus sparkling welcome glass)
  • Le Nez du Vin 6-aroma kit
  • Wine compass
  • Music and Wine Experience: perception of taste in changing music
  • Food and wine pairing exercises
  • Hands-on service demonstration using sommelier methods
  • Certification of completion


  • Access to Wine 101 online curriculum for additional 8-hour instruction (optional)
  • Additional Certification after passing 30-question, multiple choice exam

Wine 101 Live™ is an ideal gift — perfect for couples or groups. Grab your friends and book today!


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