Buvez Wine Classes

Expert created and taught wine classes every day at buvez. Check the schedule or book a class for you and your friends that suits your schedule, minimum 8 people. Custom Classes are available as well, our expert can design any class to suit your tastes or knowledge quest.

Wine Basics

The basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.


All About White Wine

The basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting. 6 White wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.
 

All About Pink Wine

The basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting. 6 Pink wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.
 

All About Red Wine

Medium body to Full Body the full range of Red wine. The basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting. 6 Red wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

  

All About the Grape

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah, so many grapes, each has its own characteristics. Taste 6 wines from around the world all of the same varietal. Includes wine, 1 hour expert instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Vegan Wine & Cheese

What makes a wine vegan and the basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired cheese and a cheese demonstration. $40/person.
 

Advanced Vegan Wine & Cheese

What makes a wine vegan and how to make vegan cheeses. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired cheeses and a 3 cheese demonstration and tasting. $65/person.

 

Wine & Cheese

The basics of tasting, storage, serving and selecting wine and how to pair with cheese. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired cheeses. $40/person.

  

Advanced Wine & Cheese

Taste multiple cheeses with 6 wines and advance your Wine & Cheese knowledge and tasting and pairing skills. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired cheeses. $80/person.
 

Intermediate Wine

Easy to understand instruction and explanation all while tasting incredible wines and being introduced to the Blind Tasting building blocks. How wine gets to your table is explained in an easy and fun tasting all while learning how to navigate a wine list and communicate your wine preferences. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $65/person.

Wine and Food Pairing Basics

Our expert Edited the textbook on Food & Wine pairing used at one of the top 5 schools in the US. Learn how wine goes with food, and food goes with wine in the comfort of your home with your food preferences. Wine and food pairing is always an adventure and guided by our expert you will always be delighted by the suggestions. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials and food is provided. $65/person.

 

Intermediate Wine and Food Pairing

Our expert Edited the textbook on Food & Wine pairing used at one of the top 5 schools in the US. Learn how wine goes with food, and food goes with wine in the comfort of your home with your food preferences. Wine and food pairing is always an adventure and guided by our experts you will always be delighted by the suggestions. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials and food is provided. $80/person.

 

Advanced Wine and Food Pairing

Our expert Edited the textbook on Food & Wine pairing and then went to France and learned all about Terroir and how to cook again. Take your Wine & Food Pairing knowledge to a level that makes every meal exquisite. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials and food is provided, and wine to cook with. $100/person.

French Wine  
French wine need not be complicated. Be guided through France by a French wine expert, and learn some terms en francais aussi, tasting and understanding the meaning of terroir, climats and the art of winemaking in France. Our experts are from France or travel to France several times a year to ensure you get the true experience of French wine. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

Introduction to Burgundy

The 2 delights of Burgundy, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, taste the difference in terroir and learn about another Burgundy grape and Cremant de Bourgogne, Burgundy's Bubbles. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $65/person.

Intermediate Burgundy

Maconnaise, Cote de Beaune, Cote de Nuits, what are these things called appellations? The Burgundy system explained, and a taste of the major appellations. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $100/person.

 

Advanced Burgundy

Montrachet, Corton, Chambolle-Musigny, in vintage and in vertical. Taste the three sides of Montrachet, Try Chambolle-Musigny in a vertical, Analyze terroir, our advanced offerings will delight the most discerning of Burgundy collectors. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $200/person.

 

Introduction to the Rhone

Grenache and Syrah in the red, Viognier in the whites, be delighted by the wines of the Rhone Valley, luscious and full and taste your way through the Rhone Valley down to the Cotes de Ventoux. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $65/person.

 

Intermediate Rhone

The whites and Reds of the Rhone are some of the most complicated blends learn what makes a Rhone wine and the difference of Chateauneuf du Pape, red and white. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $100/person.

 

Intro to Bordeaux

The famous blend and great food wine. Be introduced to Bordeaux, its grapes and terroir by our Bordeaux expert. Futures and all things Bordeaux are explained. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $65/person

 

Intermediate Bordeaux

Take your Bordeaux Palate and knowledge to the next level and discern the difference  between 1st growth and 4th growth Bordeauxs. Blind Taste between Left and Right Bank Bordeauxs and learn about the delights of Sauternes and Cremant de Bordeaux. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $100/person.

 

Intro to Bubbles

Our level 3 sommelier is a bubble addict and searches the world for the best bubbles of all. Come gab away about all that makes bubbles fabulous whether from Champagne or beyond. 4-6 wines, 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snack. $40/person.

 

Intermediate Bubbles

Cremant de Bourgogne, Cremant de Bordeaux, Prosecco, Champagne, what makes them who they are and why. 6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $100/person.

 

Advanced Bubbles

From no dosage to extra dry the range of Grand and Premier Cru Champagne like you've never before tasted. Taste the difference between the 3 grapes and different methods. 4-6 wines are tasted with 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $200/person.

 

Italian Wine
Italian wine need not be complicated. Be guided through Italy by an Italian wine expert, and learn some terms in Italian, tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Italy. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Intro to South America
Taste through South America and understand the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in South America. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

Chile
Chilean wine need not be complicated. Be guided through Chile by a wine expert,  tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Chile. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Uruguay
Be guided through Uruguay by a wine expert, tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Uruguay. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Argentina
Be guided through Argentina  by a wine expert,  tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Argentina. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Portugal
Be guided through Portugal by a wine expert, tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Portugal. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Spain
Spanish wine need not be complicated. Be guided through Spain by a wine expert,  tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Spain. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Germany
German wine need not be complicated. Be guided through Germany by a wine expert, tasting and understanding the meaning of earth, geography and the art of winemaking in Germany. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials and paired snacks. $40/person.

 

Mixology  
Learn how to make classic cocktails with local spirits from Urban Distilleries and Okanagan Spirits. Includes 2 hours of instruction, tasting notes and materials, and all drink ingredients and paired snacks. $65/ person.

 

Wine and Take Out

Get the most out of your dining experience and learn how to pair your favorite take out or freezer to table dishes with your favorite wines. 6 wines are tasted with 1 hour of instruction, tasting notes and materials. $40/person.

Cooking With Wine  
The Ins and Outs of Cooking with wine. 2 hours of expert instruction with 6 tastes, recipes, notes and materials. Cooking wine provided for cooking demonstration creating 2 dishes. Elevate your wine knowledge, palate and cooking skills and take your taste buds to the next level. $65/person.

Wine is Medicine
Wine has long been used as medicine. Each grape has its own medicinal qualites. Discover the medicinal uses of the different grapes and how to apply them in your diet, cooking and everyday enjoyment of wine. 2 hours of expert instruction with 6 tastes, recipes, notes and materials. Elevate your wine knowledge, palate and healing skills and take your taste buds to the next level. $65/person.

Crafting and Wine  
Make some cool wine bottle and cork crafts while sipping fabulous wine guided by a expert for 2 hours, includes all materials and wine. $65/person.

Introduction to Blind Tasting  
Learn the building blocks of Blind Tasting and taste your recall in this fun "testing" class. Several wines will be tasted based on availability and class size guided by a wine expert for 2 hours with tasting notes and materials. $65/person.

Introduction to the Wine Business  
Learn the different layers of Importation and the Ins and Outs of the wine world from a former Importer/Distributor, Wine Educator and Restaurant Owner. Learn to Wine Taste and evaluate wines and hear the stories and adventures of a start up wine company. If you have ever wanted to get into the liquor business our expert has the tales that will help your vision and the resources that can get you going. 2 hours, $65/person.

 

Prosecco  

Includes 3 bottles of white and a pink Prosecco, 1 hour of expert instruction, tasting notes and materials. Learn all about this fabulous region in Italy and how these delicious bubbles are made. $40/person

 

Wine vs Beer 
Taste the best of both worlds in this class where Craft Beer takes on Boutique Wine. Learn what makes a Craft Beer and Boutique Wine and taste 3 of each, includes 1 hour of expert instruction, tasting notes and materials. $40/person

315 Lawrence Avenue

Kelowna, BC V1Y 9W5

250-463-9463

Gallery Bar Studio

Wednesday to Saturday

2 pm to 8 pm

Or by appointment

Classes and Special Events Monday to Sunday as scheduled

Private Parties on Request

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