2014 Winter/Spring Schedule and Registration

  • To register for your classes, please click the appropriate PayPal buttons below or call the Westchester Wine School at 914-478-5197
  • To buy a Gift Certificate click here or call the Westchester Wine School at 914-478-5197 or email nedtowle@westchesterwineschool.com

wine glassWorld of Wine (limited to 14)

The best introductory wine survey for the beginner and enthusiast alike.

6 Mondays:
7:30 - 9:30 PM
January 27: The Most Important Grape Varieties and Wine Regions of the World:
An essential overview of the eight principal red and white grape varieties and the famous regions from which they come
  February 10: Taste Like a Sommelier Part I (identifying tastes and texture in wine):
How to taste and what we taste: sweetness, acidity, bitterness, tannin and alcohol
$75
  February 24: Taste Like a Sommelier Part II (Recognizing Aromas and Wine Styles; Developing your Nose):
Identifying aromas, bouquets, flavors, and Old World and New World wine styles
$75
  March 10: France - "Motherland of Wine":
The regions, grapes, and wines of the world's most important wine country
$75
  March 24:
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The Wines of Italy and Spain:
The most fun, varied, and, next to France, the most important wine countries in Europe
$75
  April 7:
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Leading the "New World" - Wines of the USA:
California, Oregon, Washington and New York - our formidable entries into the world of wine - the regions, grapes and wines that make these states famous
$75
  Location: Sam’s of Gedney Way, 52 Gedney Way, White Plains
Tuition: $420
  * "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Don't have a paypal account". 

wine glassWine Lovers Classes

7:30 - 9:30 PM Tuesday, January 28:
Sold Out
The 10 Cru Beaujolais 
  $75
  Tuesday, February 25:
Waiting List Only
An Evening on Bordeaux’s Right Bank
email nedtowle@wwsny.com or call 914-478-5197
  Tuesday, March 25:
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How Your Wine Is Served – and Does It Make a Difference?
$75
  Tuesday, April 8:
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Best Wine Estates and Wines of the Finger Lakes $75
  Monday, April 21:
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Ascent to the Alpine Wines of the Jura, Savoie, Switzerland, and Valle d’Aosta
$75
  Tuesday, May 6:
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Another Adventure with the Native Grapes of Southwest France
$75
  Tuesday, May 20:
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Trump Il Professore Tasting Night
$75
4 classes for $260
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5 classes for $325
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  * "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Don't have a paypal account". 

wine glassWine and Food Journeys

Tues.:
7:30 - 9:30 PM
March 11: Italian Dishes and their Migliori Amici Vinosi (best Italian wine friends) (includes 5 course dinner and 10 wines)
Click here for the menu and tentative list of wines.
  Location: La Catena Italian Restaurant, 871 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502,
  Tuition: $115   all included
Wed:  May 28:
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A Barbecue Tasting with “Barbecue” Wines to Match
$115
Barbecue couples for $220
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  * "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Don't have a paypal account". 

wine glassCertified Specialist of Wine (CSW) Training Course

Certified Specialist Pin

Intensive certification training for people working in, or thinking of working in, the food and beverage industry… and for super-enthusiastic students of wine. Exam and Certification are issued by the Society of Wine Educators.

9 Wednesdays: February 12, 26; March  5, 19; April 2, 23, 30; May 14; June 4 (exam)
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Tuition:  
  $995
  $945 for those working in the food and beverage industry.
Location: Grapes the Wine Company (2nd floor meeting room)
731 North Broadway, White Plains, NY10603

wine glassFrench Wine Scholar Certification Course

“The French Wine Scholar Program is the industry’s most comprehensive in-depth course on the wines of France.” Jay Youmans, Master of Wine

French Wine Society logoThe Wine Scholar Program is developed and administered by the French Wine Society with the support of the French Ministry of Agriculture. This 11 session review and exam preparation course will be given Tuesday evenings beginning February 4th. 

11 Tuesday nights, February 4 through June 10, 6 – 9 p.m. Location: NYC Wine Class,  167 W 23rd St., Manhattan
Waiting List Only email nedtowle@wwsny.com or call 914-478-5197

wine glassBus Tour of the Hudson Valley

Scheduled for Saturday May 3. There are some very special wineries in the Hudson Valley and we plan a lovely day visiting three of the wineries with tastings, winery tours, and lunch included. 

  Date: Saturday, May 3rd
  Time: Leave at 9:00 AM Return to same parking area at 6:00-6:30 PM
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Departure Location: Bus Leaves 401 North Central Ave., Hartsdale (It is the Wells Fargo Bank shopping mall, approximately one mile south of the White Plains County Center along Central Ave.)
Cost: $155
  * "Add to Cart" brings you to PayPal which will allow you to use your PayPal account or a credit card. To pay by credit card click "Add to Cart", then "Check Out", then click "Don't have a paypal account". 

Note

  • no one under 21 is allowed
  • refunds of deposits will be given up to two weeks in advance of a class
  • credit for a future class will be given up to two days in advance of a class
  • with open-ended Gift Certificates, recipients must alert the School one week in advance of attending a class