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 calendar 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.

Beginner Classes

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These classes are designed to introduce and expose you to the different types and styles of wine. The emphasis is on learning grapes, regions, and countries. These classes are suitable for anyone and require no previous experience with wine.

Event Date Price
Introduction to Wine Basics
  • August 23, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 6, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 20, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 4, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 18, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 1, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 29, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 6, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 20, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$75.00 (USD) Register
Essential Blind Tasting Skills
  • August 29, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 27, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 18, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 22, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 13, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level I Wine **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    September 9, 2019
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    October 6, 2019
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date
    October 19, 2019
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register
Vine to Glass
  • September 9, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$75.00 (USD) Register

Intermediate Classes

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These classes are designed to help you begin to understand the differences in wine resulting vineyard location, grape growing, and winemaking. While suitable for anyone, these classes will appeal to those looking to learn more about wine.

Event Date Price
Comparative Blind Tasting of Pinot Noir from Around the World
  • August 24, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Understanding the Wines of Bordeaux – France
  • September 6, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
Mastering Maturation with Jay Youmans MW
  • September 10, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
Comparative Tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon Blends from Around the World
  • September 14, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Natural Wines
  • September 21, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
Spain’s Surging Stars: New Generation, Rising Regions with Michael Franz
  • September 28, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
World Series of Wine: Twelve-Nation Blind Taste-Off with Michael Franz
  • October 19, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
Recent Releases from Barolo & Barbaresco with Michael Franz
  • November 16, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register
Showdown Series: Champagne vs. World’s Best Sparklers with Michael Franz
  • December 7, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$85.00 (USD) Register

Advanced Classes

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These classes are more challenging and are designed for experienced tasters, wine buyers, and those who are preparing for exams such as the WSET Diploma, Master Sommelier, or Master of Wine exam.

Event Date Price
Comparative Blind Tasting of Pinot Noir from Around the World
  • August 24, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Certified Sherry Wine Specialist
  • September 9, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 9, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$55.00 (USD) Register