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The Capital Wine School offers courses and tastings for every level of wine enthusiast or wine professional.  We offer classes for all major varietals and wine producing regions throughout the world.  Please check the sidebar for upcoming classes and courses at Capital Wine School, and see the listings below for all of our wine tasting offerings over the next several months.

Upcoming Wine Tasting Classes & Courses

Wines of the Rhône Valley with Steven Spurrier, International Wine Expert & Journalist

2 hours, $125


During his career, Steven Spurrier has excelled as a wine critic, journalist, buyer, entrepreneur, guide, vintner, visionary, mentor, restaurateur, author, educator, judge, communicator, and consultant. After attending the Rugby School and then university at the London School of Economics, Spurrier joined Christopher’s in St James’s in 1964. At that time, Christopher's was the poshest of London carriage-trade merchants. Soon after that, he did the Grand Tour of Europe’s vineyards. Spurrier worked a vintage in Burgundy and spent another six months in Bordeaux, the Rhône, Alsace, Champagne, Germany and Spain. It was in the 1970s that he first came to fame as a wine merchant in Paris, with his store Les Caves de la Madeleine. Later Spurrier would start the first consumer wine school of its kind, L’Académie du Vin. He currently is the President of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET), and he was just named 2017 Decanter Man of the Year.

Join Steven Spurrier as he leads a class and tasting on the wines of the Rhône Valley, France. We will taste 10 wines: Condrieu Guigal, Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Beaucastel, Crozes-Hermitage Blanc, Gigondas Ste Cosme, Chateauneuf Clos des Papes, Bandol Domaine Tempier, Cornas Clape Renaissance, Cote Rotie La Vialliere Champet, St Joseph Estate Chave, and Hermitage Delas.

This class will be held at:

***The Woman’s Club of Bethesda, Inc. 5500 Sonoma Road Bethesda, MD 20817

Price: $125.00

Date: Jan 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 0

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Feb 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Essential Blind Tasting Skills

2 hours, $95


Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills.

Price: $95.00

Date: Feb 9, 2018

Available Spaces: 18

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Mar 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 27

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Mar 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Essential Blind Tasting Skills

2 hours, $95


Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills.

Price: $95.00

Date: Apr 13, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Apr 20, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: May 11, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: May 25, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Jun 15, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Essential Blind Tasting Skills

2 hours, $95


Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills.

Price: $95.00

Date: Jun 22, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Jul 6, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Jul 27, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Aug 24, 2018

Available Spaces: 24

Essential Blind Tasting Skills

2 hours, $95


Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills.

Price: $95.00

Date: Aug 24, 2018

Available Spaces: 24

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Sep 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Sep 21, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Oct 5, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Oct 19, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Essential Blind Tasting Skills

2 hours, $95


Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills.

Price: $95.00

Date: Oct 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Nov 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

Introduction to Wine Basics

2 hours, $75


This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine.

Price: $75.00

Date: Dec 14, 2018

Available Spaces: 32

 
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