Tastings & Events

Jul
30
Tue
Summer Wine Class #2 – Sauv Blanc Around the World
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #2 - Sauv Blanc Around the World @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #2 (7/30) – Varietal Series: Sauvignon Blanc Around the World

  • Do you like to drink Sauv Blanc and want to learn more? Maybe you’ve never tried Sauvignon Blanc for fear of not liking it after buying a whole bottle?
  • Let’s take an hour-long trip around the world through our wine glasses and try wines made from this single grape from the Finger Lakes, New Zealand, France, California, South Africa, and Chile.

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.

Aug
13
Tue
Summer Wine Class #3 – Dry Rieslings & Terroir
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #3 - Dry Rieslings & Terroir @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #3 (8/13) – Varietal Series: Dry Rieslings and Terroir

  • In this class we’ll zoom around the Finger Lakes and the rest of the world, trying 6 Dry Rieslings grown in our different microclimates and soil types as we taste their individual “terroirs” and what make the Finger Lakes so special for Riesling.

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.

Aug
27
Tue
Summer Wine Class #4 – Warm Climate vs Cool Climate
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #4 - Warm Climate vs Cool Climate @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #4 (8/27) – Warm Climate vs Cool Climate

  • Here we’ll learn about the differences between wines grown and made in wamer climates vs cool climates. We’ll try 3 different varietals side-by-side to note how climate can change the taste and structure of wine.
  • We’ll taste Chenin Blanc from France & South Africa, Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile and the Finger Lakes, and Pinot Grigio from Italy and California

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.

Sep
10
Tue
Summer Wine Class #5 – The Origins of Red Blends & Meritage
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #5 - The Origins of Red Blends & Meritage @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #5 (9/10) – The Origins of Red Blends

  • Who doesn’t love a dry red blend? Seemingly new to many with the introduction of “Meritage” in 1988 in the US, we will see the roots of where red blending originates by trying some red blends from old world and new.

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.

Sep
24
Tue
Summer Wine Class #6 – Bubble, Sparkle, & Fizz
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #6 - Bubble, Sparkle, & Fizz @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #6 (9/24) – Bubble, Sparkle, and Fizz

  • To round out our Summer Wine Classes, we will taste through a variety of styles of sparkling wines and learn the difference between Champagne method, Traiditional method, Charmat method, and Carbonated wines as we taste Finger Lakes bubbles, Champagne, Prosecco, Asti, and more!

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.