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Deep Dive Into Wine Series


Thursday evenings, 6-8 pm

Deep Dive into Wine offers a series of Masterclasses with top specialists in the world. Meet Masters of Wine, Ph.D.’s, and study from the most experienced specialists in the industry. From Mastering Rioja, Geology of Napa Valley to Mastering Sweetness and Acidity. Celebrate Champagne Day with us and learn how this bubbly beverage is made! We offer classes for beginners or experts alike so that anyone can join us – whether they’re just starting out or experts themselves.

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Master Classes are limited to 12 guests. Buy in advance to ensure your spot.


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Friday, October 1st (6 PM) MASTERING RIOJA with Kryss Speegle MW

Join us for a Masterclass with Master of Wine Kryss Speegle and learn about traditional and new styles of Rioja. Find out about the changes in the Rioja appellation system and discover both traditional wines and single varietal wines coming from Rioja. You’ll be able to taste 8 amazing wines, have your questions answered by our expert, plus get a certificate at the end! It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or already know everything there is to know - this class will teach you something new! This event is not only informative but also fun - it's like going on vacation without having to leave your hometown. It's time to get up close and personal with one of Spain's most important wine region.

Price - $125

Monday, October 4th, (6 PM) ART OF THE WINE GLASS with RIEDEL 

Have you ever wondered how wine glasses are made? What is the best glass for a specific type of wine? How do you choose the right size and shape of glass to match your needs? Join us for an exciting Masterclass on The Art of Wine Glass. You will learn everything there is to know about this fascinating topic, from choosing the perfect glassware to understanding what it takes to make them. Plus, we'll show you how they're made! And best yet, you'll take home Riedel glasses after the Masterclass. So come join us and find out why Riedel has been making crystal since 1756! Anne Koziara Riedel expert, will be your guide on this journey through the world of crystal wine glasses.

Price - $99

Friday, October 22nd, (6PM) Champagne Day  

We know that the world of champagne can be a little confusing. That’s why we created this event for you. You will learn about all the different types of champagne, from single varietal to blends and nonvintage to vintage. You will also get an opportunity to taste them all!

This event will teach you everything you need to know about this iconic drink so that when it's time for your own celebration, you'll feel confident ordering a bottle of this famous bubbly for yourself or your guests. And if all else fails, we've got some great ideas on how to make any day feel like Champagne Day!

Price - $150

Friday, October 29th, (6PM) The Geology and Soils of Napa Valley and their Representation in Napa Valley’s Appellations

Interested in the geology and soils of Napa Valley and their influence on wines?

If so, then this is the talk for you! Dr. Anamosa will be discussing the geology and soils of Napa Valley and how they have shaped the wines that we all know and love. The Geology and Soils of Napa Valley is a Masterclass that will explore the plate tectonics and ensuing geological events that have shaped Napa Valley, how that geology has resulted in the formation of the soils from valley floor to mountain tops, and how this diversity is represented in our American Viticultural Areas. You’ll get an understanding for what makes these wines so special. You will also taste wines made from grapes grown in different soil compositions and get to know the soils by sense of touch to understand their structure.

Price - $125

Friday, December 3rd (6 PM), Mastering Sweetness and Acidity with Nova Cadamatre MW 

Have you ever wondered how acidity influences sweetness? Would you like to learn how one balances the other and how to keep on track with correct recognition of levels for both?

This is an opportunity not only for wine enthusiasts but also those who are interested in learning more.

Join Nova Cadamatre MW, a wine expert, as she teaches you all about residual sugar, acidity and taste some delicious wines that will represent the subject.
Price - $150

Location: Napa Valley Wine Academy 2501 Oak Street, Napa CA 94559

Additional information



Knowledge Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced



Course Type

Enthusiast, Professional

Course Format



Region of Study


Course Date

October 1, 2021: Rioja, October 4, 2021: The Art of the Wine Glass, October 22, 2021: Champagne Day, October 29, 2021: Geology of Napa Valley, December 3, 2021: Mastering Sweetness & Acidity