Specialty Courses




Beer 101 : From Barely to Beer

There is much more to beer then simply popping the top.Are you are a beer newbie or simply interested in learning more about your favorite beverage?  Beer 101 is the perfect class for beer professionals and enthusiasts alike. In this course we’ll cover the basic brewing process, as well as how to properly evaluate, taste, and serve a beer. We will explore five “classic” styles of beer, while focusing on key differences between lagers and ales. Hands-on experiments, witty banter and memorable stories are all part of the fun.

Next Class:
Date:

TBD

Time:

6:00PM to 8:00PM

Price:

$40

Where:

House of Wine

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Killer Cabernet Sauvingon

Course Synopsis: Are you part of the infamous 'Napa' wine cult?  Do you worship Bordeaux? Experience why Cabernet Sauvignon is often called the 'King of Wine Varieties' in our Cabernet-only class.  We'll taste Cabernet Sauvignons from classic and new regions across the globe and even an extraordinary 'cult wine' example with over 15 years of bottle age! Plus, we'll explore the sensory, grape growing and winemaking factors that make this great variety so intriguing...

Next Class:
Date:

TBD

Time:

6-7:30pm

Price:

$45

Where:

House of Wine
1674 W. Hill Road, Suite 11
Boise, ID 83702

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Cheese and Wine Pairing Perfection

Course Synopsis: What goes better with wine than cheese? Nothing! This fall, forget the same old cubed cheese plate and dive into the unique world of wine and cheese pairing. In this class we will explore fun and different cheese and wine pairings sure to expand your culinary horizons. From beautiful bubbles to rich reds and perfect port wines, you’ll learn how to identify key characteristics of each cheese and wine.  After this class you will be able to host a harmonious cheese and wine party, leaving your guests amazed (and thankful!) of your knowledge.

Next Class:
Date:

TBD

Time:

6-7:30pm

Price:

$55

Where:

House of Wine
1674 W. Hill Rd. Suite 11
Boise, ID 83702

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Bubbles!

Course Synopsis: As the holidays approach, we celebrate with a tried and true wine favorite; Champagne! Although, sparkling wines that specifically come from the Champagne region of France are the only ones that can be called “Champagne”, the rest of the world has not given up on producing some amazing, bubbly concoctions. Sparkling wines are the go to drink for holiday parties, but not everyone knows how to pick the right sparkling wine. In this class you’ll become your own sparkling wine expert. By exploring the history, growing, and production of sparkling wine, your knowledge will give your guests something to celebrate at your next holiday gathering. No longer will you be subjected to simply grabbing a random bottle from the store shelf as you will now know precisely what to choose for your next big (or small) event.  Let the parties begin!

Next Class:
Date:

TBD

Time:

6-7:30pm

Price:

$45

Where:

House of Wine
1674 W. Hill Rd. Suite 11
Boise, ID 83702

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