Our Classes

Vino Venue offers educational wine and cooking classes. Uncork your inner chef in our state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes featuring professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Or learn about wine in an environment that is creative and inviting, from our fundamentals classes to our certification programs, learning about wine has never been more fun! Select from one of the following experiences below to find out how to reserve your classes today.

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Vino Venue offers educational wine and cooking classes. Uncork your inner chef in our state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes featuring professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier. Or learn about wine in an environment that is creative and inviting, from our fundamentals classes to our certification programs, learning about wine has never been more fun! Select from one of the following experiences below to find out how to reserve your classes today.

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Wine Classes

Designed for anyone who desires to learn about wine in an environment that is fun, creative and inviting, our fundamentals classes, wine pairing classes and certification programs are ideal whether you are looking to experience something new, further your lifelong passion for wine or discover a new career path.

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Cooking Classes

Uncork your inner chef in AWS’ state of-the-art demonstration kitchen with diverse classes & series like Southern Comfort, Global Cooking & Wine Pairings, Fusion Flavors and Entertaining with Ease. Every class features professional chef instruction, hands-on cooking and a multi-course meal with wines paired to perfection by your own personal sommelier.

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Wine Tastings

Our casual bar tastings featuring carefully selected wines accompanied by light bites is the perfect occasion to catch up with friends and discover new favorites to add to your personal collection. Or drop by anytime and conduct your own self-guided tasting with our cutting edge ENO machines where you can select from 32 different wines, complete with detailed tasting notes, to customize your own personalized flight.

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Wine Events

For the ultimate food and wine lover, our Winemaker dinners and Discover walk-around festivals and mini-festivals offer guests a unique opportunity to explore an endless selection of wine and cuisine, one bite and sip at a time, in a fun, high-energy environment.

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Classes, Events & Gifts

Discover Napa Valley

Discover the best of Napa Valley one bite or sip at a time with admission to Vino Venue's Wine and Culinary Experience.

Throughout this walk-around tasting, wines from Napa Valley, California will be accompanied by samplings of fresh and flavorful cuisine, including live Chef stations!

$69.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Chocolate Obsession!

Chocoholics, rejoice! This fun and decadently delicious class in our brand new Entertaining with Ease series focuses exclusively on your favorite ingredient. Hostess with the mostess, Chef Paula will teach you how to effortlessly make chocolate the star of the show in an amazing three course chocolate lover’s menu. We’ll explore the different kinds of chocolate and share secrets for using them effectively in savory and sweet dishes. Discover the power of chocolate and see for yourself that entertaining and cooking with chocolate is easier than you think and even more delicious than you can imagine.

$79.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Greek Meze Bar

Opa! Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and the fabulous flavors of the Mediterranean. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for Meze- a collection of tasty treats from Greece. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates packed with authentic Mediterranean flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic Meze perfect for everyday entertaining.

$79.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres

Join chef and hostess extraordinaire for an unforgettable evening of holiday fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. Move over ordinary appetizers and make room for easy, make-ahead holiday hors d’oeuvres that will keep you out of the kitchen so you can join the party and enjoy your friends. You’ll learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into a dazzling assortment of small plates packed with big flavors and discover just how easy it is to whip up crowd pleasing recipes for holiday entertaining.

$79.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Spanish Tapas Bar

Join hostess extraordinaire, Chef Paula, for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter and fabulous flavors. You’ll not only learn how to effortlessly transform fresh ingredients into an assortment of small plates bursting with authentic Spanish flavors, but you’ll also discover just how easy it is to whip up classic tasty tapas perfect for everyday entertaining.

$79.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Texas Steakhouse Classics

Saddle up partner because you’re in a for wild ride in the kitchen! Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner, after all, everything’s bigger and better in Texas! Your chef and hostess extraordinaire will teach you how to lasso up an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and southwest takes on classic sides. Steak night will never be the same!

$89.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Ultimate Steak Night

Spice up your next dinner party with a tasty new twist on the classic steak dinner. Hostess extraordinaire, Chef Paula, will teach you how to create an unforgettable gourmet meal showcasing fresh seasonal flavors, essential techniques and hot takes on classic sides. Learn the secret to perfectly seared steak, homemade vinaigrettes, compound butters that you’ll want to slather on everything, plus a decadent twist on chocolate cake. Steak night will never be the same!

$89.00

Entertaining with Ease Series: Ultimate Taco Bar

Mexican food is hot! And we’re not just talking about heat from spices. Authentic Mexican cuisine was one of the world’s first fusion cuisines, blending the alluring flavors of Spain with its own indigenous culture. We’ll show you how to create south-of-the border classics from scratch, including how to make the ultimate fresh guacamole and melt-in-your-mouth cilantro-flecked corn masa tortillas. Once you discover how simple it is to create a Mexican-inspired fiesta, you’ll want to bring the sabor of Mexico home to your own cocina!

$79.00

Everyday Essentials Series: Brunch in Burgundy

Join hostess extraordinaire and Chef for an unforgettable brunch inspired by the flavors of the countrysides of France. You’ll learn the secrets for creating an impressive brunch menu of scrumptiously classic dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Discover some tips and tricks for easy, stress-free entertaining while learning how to make some of the iconic French foods like Burgundian gougeres, quiche and crêpes. Weekend brunch entertaining will never be the same!

$69.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Best of Bali

A fusion of intensely aromatic flavors, exotic spices and rich ingredients, Indonesian cuisine is one of the most vibrant and colorful cuisines in the world. Discover the best of Bali in this fascinating class featuring age-old traditional dishes that exemplify its unique culinary heritage. Spice up your night with the flavors of Indonesia and take home some exciting Balinese recipes and newly acquired skills and techniques to help you re-create a uniquely authentic culinary experience for family and friends.

$79.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Midnight in Morocco

Take a journey with Chef to the magical kingdom of Morocco, known for its exotic culture and cuisine. Moroccan cuisine is rich, both in terms of history and the richness of flavors, aromas, colors and breadth of exotic ingredients. The cuisine of Morocco reflects its Berber, Mediterranean, African, and European influences, with a generous use of powerful spices like cumin, cinnamon and ginger. Learn how to use these powerful spices effectively while making signature dishes that you can easily recreate at home. 

$79.00

Fusion Flavors Series: Spice it Up, Indian Style!

India’s cuisine is known for its fusion of colorful, aromatic and uniquely delicious spices and flavors. In this class, Chef Nalini will guide you on a culinary journey of the senses where you will learn about the 5 essential spices that make up Garam Masala, their health benefits and how to use them dexterously in everyday cooking. Engage your senses and experience the art of holistic living while learning how to effortlessly create wholesome, traditional Indian dishes at home.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Alsatian Sensations

Discover the French way of cooking in this regional class featuring the German influenced region of Eastern France. It’s no secret that France is one of the world’s most prestigious culinary destinations. Take a journey with our Chef to the kitchens of regional France, studying the ingredients and dishes that sets Alsatian cuisine apart from the rest of Europe. Chef will show you how to create classic Alsatian dishes and pair them with traditional wine from the region.

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Modern Mediterranean

Come discover why the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle is all the rage. Not only is this delicious fusion of flavors from the hottest regions of Greece, France, Catalonia, Southern Italy and Israel sinfully delicious, but Mediterranean cuisine is also known for being extremely healthful. Join Chef as she shows you how the simple pleasures of the Mediterranean are the secret to a long, happy and healthy life. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Summer in Santorini

Opa! Sail through the Mediterranean sea exploring the beautiful, bold flavors of the Greek Isles. Learn traditional Greek techniques incorporating fresh herbs, local produce and the famous trinity of Mediterranean cuisine: olive oil, wheat and wine. Discover the tantalizing flavors and wines of Greece and learn how to effortlessly re-create the essence of the Mediterranean life at home. 

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Taste of Portugal

One of the best kept secrets in the culinary world, Portuguese cuisine is characterized by its use of fresh seafood, world class olive oils, cheeses, cured hams and its tantalizing desserts, not to mention its world famous dessert wines, Port and Madeira. The flavors of Portuguese cuisine are as diverse as the culture, wines and traditions of the Iberian peninsula, but one thing is constant: the love of good, fresh food and wonderful regional wines. Experience the magic of Portugal for yourself with an unforgettable culinary feast for the senses!

$79.00

Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Under the Tuscan Sun

Experience the Tuscan way of life and cuisine through delicious dishes prepared with fresh seasonal produce and quality local ingredients. Your Chef will teach you about the delightful aspects of Italian regional cooking, culture and wine. Learn how to transform rustic ingredients into an authentic Italian feast. Come experience the magic and rhythm of life under the Tuscan sun.

$79.00

Introduction to Wine

Learn HOW to taste wine, and HOW to describe what you like. Add an extra dimension to your meals, and improve your confidence in business and social situations with wine. Introduction to Wine is the flagship class of The Atlanta Wine School. This eight-week diploma course will provide a firm foundation for the wine curious, the wine lover or the wine enthusiast. It is also a good refresher for those that have had a basic introduction in the past. 

 

 


Introduction to Wine (8 week series)

Learn HOW to taste wine, and HOW to describe what you like. Add an extra dimension to your meals, and improve your confidence in business and social situations with wine. Introduction to Wine is the flagship class of The Atlanta Wine School. This eight-week diploma course will provide a firm foundation for the wine curious, the wine lover or the wine enthusiast. It is also a good refresher for those that have had a basic introduction in the past. 

 

 

$399.00

New Zealand Wines Paired Experience

Join Helen Morrison, Marlborough winemaker, for a one-of-a-kind paired tasting experience featuring five (5) extraordinary New Zealand wines paired to perfection with regional recipes inspired by Villa Maria’s Vineyard Cafe and created by our own Chef Patric. 

$29.00

South African Quality: A Paired Experience

Join Pascal Schildt Selections for a one-of-a-kind paired experience featuring seven (7) premium South African wines. This is the best portfolio of South African high quality wines that we have run across since opening Vino Venue in 2012. They simply have to be experienced as they were meant to be- paired to perfection with Chef’s re-creation of regional recipes. 

$29.00

Southern Comfort Series: For the Love of Bacon

Bacon makes everything better! This class will push that popular saying to the limits with a four course Southern-style menu honoring the humble pork belly. Take a journey with Chef Melissa through the wonderful world of bacon and discover jut how versatile and utterly delicious meat candy can be. 

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Light & Healthy Y'all!

Who says comfort food can't be healthy too? Chef Melissa will show you how to make Southern favorites totally guilt-free with simple recipes that are guaranteed to soothe your soul and satisfy your down home cravings. Southern cooking has never been more wholesome, nourishing and utterly delicious! With these mouth-watering dishes that are packed with real Southern flavors, you'll have no problem keeping those New Year healthy-eating resolutions. 

$79.00

Southern Comfort Series: Succulent Seafood

From the bayous of Louisiana to the coasts of the Lowcountry, no one does soulful seafood quite like Chef Melissa! In this class, you'll learn to prepare several essentially Southern dishes served with a side of history, cooking techniques and authentic regional recipes that you can easily re-create at home. These tried and true Southern favorites are a necessary addition to your culinary repertoire!

$79.00

Tasting with Jorge Liloy of MundoVino

This class will be held at Vino Venue, home of Atlanta Wine School, located at:

4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

View a map of our location.

 

$24.00

Tasting with Jorge Liloy of MundoVino (CLONE)

This class will be held at Vino Venue, home of Atlanta Wine School, located at:

4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

View a map of our location.

 

$24.00

Terroir Showdown: Burgundy vs Bordeaux
The showdown you've been waiting for is here. Year after year, Burgundy and Bordeaux set the standard for quality wines around the world. Join us for an in-depth, comparative tasting and study of terroir of two of the most notable wine regions globally. of , from Burgundy to Bordeaux. You will taste eight (8) typical, quality wines, each showing specific terroir characteristics based on their superior growing area, paired with regional favorites like gougerès, Époisses de Bourgogne, Pâté and cassoulet.
$59.00

Trimbach Paired Experience with Jean Trimbach

Join Jean Trimbach of Trimbach Estate for a one-of-a-kind paired experience featuring seven (7) premium Alsatian wines that will instantly transport you to one of the most picturesque villages of France. 

$29.00

Ventisquero Family: Extreme Chilean Viticulture & Paired Experience

Join Horacio Fuentes, Atlanta resident & American importer for Ventisquero Family wines, for a one-of-a-kind paired tasting experience featuring eight (8) superior Chilean wines paired to perfection with Chef Patric's authentic regional tastes. 

$29.00

Vieux Télégraphe Paired Experience with Daniel Brunier

Join Daniel Brunier of Domaine du Vieux-Télégraphe for a one-of-a-kind paired experience featuring eight (8) premium French wines. Experience for yourself some of the finest wines of the Southern Rhone in a meticulously paired wine and food experience.

$39.00