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Host a Private Class

 

Host a 2 hour private wine or beer class* in our beautiful classroom. We offer multiple package levels and different themes to choose from.

* Due to state regulations, we cannot host private classes (paid or donated) in Colorado or paid private classes in Tennessee. If you are the recipient of a donated certificate for a private wine class in Tennessee, please contact your local store or bookourroom@totalwine.com to reserve your date.

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A room to explore.
A room to explore.

Private Wine Classes

Request A Private Wine Class

Step 1: Choose Your Package Level

(All payments will be made at the store the day of the event and for educational experiences only.)

Standard ($20 per person)

The wines included in the Standard package are stunning, complex and from a variety of prestegious wine regions.

Buy-Up ($30 per person)

This elevated experience includes the creme de la creme of our selection. Each wine is selected based on its superior quality.

Step 2: Select a Theme

Wine 101: In Vino Veritas

Identify key components of wine and explore how to pair with the right food to make your next dinner party a success!

California Uncorked: Napa Valley & Beyond

Try a variety of red and white wines that have brought acclaim to Napa Valley, Sonoma, Amador, and the Central Coast.

Beautiful Blends: The Most Carefully Crafted Wines

Join us to explore the art of the blend, from easy-drinking domestic reds to the great white wines of Bordeaux and the Rhône.

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Private Beer Classes

Request A Private Beer Class

Step 1: The Package

(All payments will be made at the store the day of the event and for educational experiences only.)

Standard ($15 per person)

Enjoy a class with premium, hand-selected beers and discover great new beers in the style of your choice.

Step 2: Select a Theme*

*Beer themes vary by location. Check your local store for available themes.

Beerrelevance: A Tasty Excursion in Beer the History of Beer

A taste of ‘Old World’ brewing history with a side-by-side comparison of ‘New World’ beers. Savor classically-brewed beers from Germany, Belgium and England alongside North American beers brewed with inspiration from these Old-World brewing styles. The past meets the present in this fun and flavorful history of beer tour!

Strong Beers: Not Your Father's Lagers & Ales

We’re pulling out some flavorful, strong beers for this class. This beer journey goes way beyond what your father probably had in the fridge. Taste a range of different color beers covering a wide, palate-smacking flavor spectrum.

Belgian Beer: Belgium's Classic Ale Styles

Taste a variety of classic Belgian beer styles. Authentic Trappist and Abbey ales of Belgium will be featured along with beers from other countries whose brewers are offering accurate renditions of these timeless brews of Belgium.

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Private Class Guidelines

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Groups

Attendance

You must have a minimum of 14 people in attendance. (All attendees must be 21 or older)

Capacity

Varies by store. Attendees must not exceed the listed capacity.

Cleanup After Yourself

Room cleanup after the class is the responsibility of the group organizer.

Promotional Materials

Posting promotional materials in-store is not permitted. (i.e. business cards, flyers, coin cans, etc.)

Charging/Selling for Personal Profit

Total Wine & More does not allow the use of the classroom for personal or business profit; this includes any charge for guests to attend the meeting or sales where money is exchanged for products or services.

Timing

Schedule in Advance

Private classes must be scheduled at least 4 weeks in advance.

Black Out Dates

Blackout periods apply (2 days prior to a major holiday, the weekend of a major holiday, and during the last 6 weeks of the year).

Room Access

Access and use of classroom is limited to the reserved time only.

Special State Requirements

Due to state regulations, we cannot host private classes (paid or donated) in Colorado or paid private classes in Tennessee. If you are the recipient of a donated certificate for a private wine class in Tennessee, please contact your local store or bookourroom@totalwine.com to reserve your date.

Technology

Included in the Classroom:

  • Windows PC, which is hooked to a projector or TV, and audio.
  • Internet access (to safe web browsing sites) to access user-supplied content. Customers may alternatively provide a USB key with content.
  • Speaker and microphone
  • Tables and chairs

Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi access is available in all locations. If system is down or slow, Total Wine & More is not responsible.

Food & Drink

Outside Food & Drink

Total Wine & More will provide water for all private classes. We can also provide a selection of cheese, bread and crackers upon request. * Outside food/catering and coffee may be brought into the classroom (were allowed by law). Additional water and soft drinks can be purchased for a discount on-site.

*Restrictions apply. Please ask store for details.

Pour Size

Amounts vary by state law.

Bring Your Own Supplies

Supplies such as table cloths, plates, forks, etc. are not provided.

No Self-Pouring

Wines will be poured by a Total Wine & More team member only.

No Additional Alcohol Permitted

Products purchased outside of your private class cannot be opened in the classroom.

Spirits

Spirits will not be offered or poured.

Request a Private Class Today!

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Looking to host a business meeting instead? See more about our meetings

Have questions? Contact bookourroom@totalwine.com

Tastings and/or samplings are only offered in stores where permitted and in accordance with all state and/or local laws