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TWO Sparkling Wine Master Classes

Select Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. $55-$69pp

Sparkling wine is no longer a style only meant for celebrations. As the most versatile of all wine categories, today there’s wines for every occasion, every palate, every food pairing, and every budget. It’s no coincidence that the Finger Lakes have been growing as a leading region for this wine style. We have the soils, the climate and the expertise…

Meet your Host

Julie Purpura is a Certified Sommelier, a Certified WSET level 3, and C.S.W. Certified Wine Educator. She is the founder of Wine Knot Experiences, a company dedicated to consulting and entertaining with purpose. There’s no question about Julie’s credentials, but the first thing she’ll ask you when you come is to leave the formality of wine behind. Her favorite word to describe what she does is “Edutainment”! Expect an entertaining, engaging, eye-opening wine experience.

About the Wine Experiences

Both wine tastings include 6 distinct wines from some of the best Finger Lakes producers as benchmark examples of different characteristics. The tasting will be accompanied by a variety of house-made gourmet tartines showcasing local foods.

Luxurious Bubbles: An Exclusive Tasting of Rare Finger Lakes Sparkling Wines $69pp
Indulge in the ultimate sparkling wine experience with our exclusive tasting event featuring rare and exquisite sparkling wines from the Finger Lakes. This unique class is designed for the discerning wine enthusiast, offering a rare opportunity to savor limited-edition and high-end selections that epitomize the artistry and finesse of Finger Lakes winemaking. In this Master Class we’ll explore the intricate nuances and sophisticated flavors of these exceptional wines, accompanied by gourmet pairings. Elevate your palate and discover the unparalleled elegance of the Finger Lakes’ finest bubbly in this unforgettable, intimate setting.

Sparkling Gems of the Finger Lakes: Discover Local Bubbly $55pp
Explore the effervescent elegance of the Finger Lakes with our overview class on sparkling wines. Dive into the unique terroir, innovative production methods, and distinctive flavors that make this region’s sparkling wines truly special. Perfect for wine enthusiasts of all levels, this class will guide you through tastings of local favorites, pairing suggestions, and the rich history behind these bubbly treasures. Experience the Finger Lakes’ sparkle firsthand!

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Booking & Cancellation

Availability is limited to only 10 seats per session. Hence the need to book in advance. Price includes Hospitality Fee.

*Due to the presenter having to travel to Once Finger Lakes exclusively for this experience is that we need a minimum of 6 guests. If the day before the experience takes place the minimum number of seats are not pre-booked, the experience will unfortunately be cancelled.

Cancellations made 8 or more days in advance of the experience date, will receive a 100% refund. If cancelling within 7 to 4 days of the experience date, you will receive an Once Finger Lakes gift card for 50% of the booking. Finally, in the event that you need to cancel within 3 days of experience date, it will not be eligible for a refund.

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