Grapes to Glass Winemaking Course

Here’s your chance to get your hands purple!  Curds and Wine will be hosting an exclusive, intensive Grapes to Glass Winemaking course.  This is not a custom crush, you will make your own wine from grapes delivered by West Coast Grapes and our gold-medal winning winemakers will lead you through the process.  This class will be limited to 15 winemaking groups total.  Please remember only winemakers and team members that have taken our Basic Winemaking from Fresh or Frozen Grapes seminars are allowed to participate in this course.  The following criteria apply to participation in the class:

  • All participants must be 21 years of age or older
  • All participants must sign liability waiver
  • Class fee includes all ingredients, supplies, and use of equipment for making wine on site
  • You CANNOT participate if you would be unavailable (i.e., planning to travel at all or have major surgery or other major life events) between August and October; you or a team member MUST be present for all winemaking sessions
  • This course includes making wine from fresh juice or red wine grapes, but the production of rosé or white wine from grapes is not included in this course.

This Hands-on intensive series of classes that goes through basics of winemaking from grapes to bottle

  • Maximum 15 winemaking groups
  • Cost is $400/winemaker total, $200 non-refundable deposit to reserve your space and balance of $200 due at first class
  • New participants that have not taken our Basic Winemaking from Fresh or Frozen Grapes seminars are required to take these before grape delivery; this is a separate cost
  • Includes making your own wine from grapes delivered from West Coast Grapes on site at Curds and Wine, all equipment, ingredients, testing, and bottling (including personalized labels); does not include cost of grapes
  • Approximately 2 to 2 1/2 cases of wine per 100 lbs of grapes purchased produced in class, including personalized labels, bottles & corks
  • This class does not include grapes; grapes must be purchased separately from West Coast Grapes, 150 lbs maximum per fermentor.  Grapes from other sources cannot be made in this class.
  • You or a team member must be present when grapes are delivered, we cannot hold grapes for an extended period of time.
  • No refunds on deposits

This course costs $400/winemaker total, $200 non-refundable deposit to reserve your space and balance of $200 due at first class; you can add up to 2 additional fermentors per group for $100 each for a maximum of 4 fermentors per group.  This cost does not include cost of grapes, grapes must be purchased separately from West Coast grapes - no other grapes can be brought in for this class.

 

Contact us if you are interested in participating in our 2018 Grapes to Glass course

 

 

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