Savor a Wine Tasting at Raleigh Wine Shop
Whether you want to spruce up your wino know-how or need to pick the perfect bottle for your next dinner, Raleigh Wine Shop has you covered.
Raleigh Wine Shop, a wine haven on Glenwood Ave. featuring fine vino from all over the globe, offers intimate wine classes held dinner table-style on weekends. During each class, you'll taste different wines while enjoying small bites from the shop's carefully curated selection of provisions. You'll also learn how to properly read a wine label, better understand the lingo and take home some print material to increase your enjoyment of wine with a little bit of extra knowledge. This is the perfect opportunity to dust off your wine know-how and pick the perfect bottle for your next holiday party!
In addition to their regular First Course: Intro to Wine class, you can also sign up for their brand new offerings, Second Course: The Pinot Class, Second Course: Wine & Cheese Pairing Class and Second Course: Introduction to Sparkling Wine—a must for your New Year's plans!
Second Course: The Pinot Class
Here's your chance to get well acquainted with the world of Pinot Noir grape and its offspring. You will taste five wines (red and white), all stemming from Pinot from some of the most prestigious regions of the world, while learning about its history, characteristics, where it thrives and how to select the best kind for you. Class capacity is 12. $35.
Saturday, 11/26: 5–7p
Second Course: Wine & Cheese Pairing Class
In this class, you'll taste five different wines paired with five pieces of cheese provided by Orrman's Cheese Shop in North Raleigh. You'll learn about the cheese itself and why certain wines complement certain cheese or other small bites better. You'll also learn how to create the perfect cheese or charcuterie plate and will receive a booklet to take home with you. Class capacity is 12. $35.
Sunday, 11/20: 2–4p
Saturday, 12/3: 5–7p
Sunday, 12/11: 2–4p
Second Course: Introduction to Sparkling Wine
Sparkling wine from around the world is fun and festive, always a crowd pleaser and perfect for celebrating, but it is also one of the best beverages to pair and have on hand as an everyday choice in your cellar. From Prosecco to Champagne, this class will feature five different sparkling wines, ranging in styles, aromas, flavors and price points. Whether you're sharing at a party or with someone special, there is a bottle of bubbles out there to fit your palate and your budget. Class capacity is 12. $35.
Saturday, 11/19: 5–7p
Sunday, 12/4: 2–4p
Sunday, 12/18: 2–4p
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The Raleigh Wine Shop
126 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603
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