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
  • November 1, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • November 15, 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
WSET Level 1 Wine **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    November 11, 2019
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    December 8, 2019
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date
    December 21, 2019
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register
Essential Blind Tasting Skills
  • November 22, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • December 13, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 1 Wine **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    January 6, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    February 2, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date
    February 29, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 1 Wine **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    February 24, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    March 22, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date
    April 11, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$275.00 (USD) Register
WSET Level 1 Wine **ONLINE** Course
  • Start Date:
    May 4, 2020
    8:00 am
  • Finish Date:
    May 31, 2020
    5:00 pm
  • Exam Date
    June 13, 2020
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$275.00 (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
Wines of the Northern Rhone - France
  • November 1, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Blind Comparative tasting of Riesling from around the World
  • November 5, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Wines from the Iconic Region of St. Emilion – Bordeaux, France
  • November 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$125.00 (USD) Register
Recent Releases from Barolo & Barbaresco with Michael Franz
  • November 16, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Wines of Brunello di Montalcino – Tuscany, Italy
  • November 16, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$125.00 (USD) Register
Blind Comparative Tasting of Chenin Blanc
  • November 19, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$95.00 (USD) Register
Stars of the Côte Chalonnaise – Burgundy, France
  • November 23, 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
N/A Sold Out

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
Spanish Wine Scholar Certification Program
  • Class #3
    October 24, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #4
    October 31, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #5
    November 7, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Class #6
    November 14, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Exam:
    December 5, 2019
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
N/A Sold Out
Certified Sherry Wine Specialist
  • December 9, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$55.00 (USD) Register