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Join us for a master class in Oakville Cabernet. This intimate educational series takes you behind the scenes, in the cellar and among the vines with hands-on topics such as “The Art of Blending,” “How Wine is Grown” and “The Magic of Harvest.” Each unforgettable session promises expert insights, hands-on experiences and extraordinary wine.

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School is in Session: 2024 Dates and Details

Each of the following unforgettable sessions takes place from 10:30 to noon and are limited to just 30 students. Reservations are required.

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The Birds & the Bees:
How Wine is Grown

Saturday, July 27

Walk the vineyards, kick the dirt and discover up close the phases of vine development. Taste Groth wines among the rows as you learn the challenges and benefits of sustainable farming and what it takes to grow world-class wine.

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Winemaker for a Day:
The Art of Blending

Saturday, August 17

Be a winemaker for the day, blending Groth Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot, discovering how each variety contributes to the finished wine. Compete with your classmates to create the most balanced and intriguing blend.

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From Fruit to Wine:
The Magic of Harvest

Saturday, September 21

There’s no more magical time than harvest! Walk the vineyard with Director of Winegrowing Ted Henry to gather grapes, then return to the winery to evaluate their ripeness and predict the optimal pick date. Tour the crush pad and cellar to learn the crucial first steps of turning fruit into wine. Hopefully harvest will already be under way, and we’ll taste the first juice of the 2024 vintage!

About This Series

Tickets are non-refundable within 72 hours of event date, however, the purchaser may transfer the tickets to another guest.

Groth Wine Society member discounts may be applied to ticket purchases, with a maximum of four discounted tickets per member.

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