- Tasting seminars can take anywhere from 1-2 hours depending on the subject, your interest and
interaction. During the winter months, the seminars will be given in the large teaching area in
the Retreat. In the summer months (depending on weather) you have the option of going to our
back country location for a very special tasting/learning experience. There you will be treated to
beautiful views in a wilderness setting with wonderful wines.
- Each seminar will be formatted to your level and subject (see questionnaire). Our goal is to
enlighten and intrigue our guests with the wines in the seminars they choose. The last thing
we want is to be boring, mundane or snooty! We make it fun, interesting, educational and
enlightening, not to mention very, very tasty!
- You may choose from any of our popular seminars but we also will tailor seminars to your area
of interest. Want to taste a particular varietal from different locations around the world? We can
do that. Want to focus on a particular part of the world? We can do that too. Please note: specific
seminar options may require additional conversation to set up the wines and cost.
- Seminars Without Accommodations: Yes, you can schedule a seminar without accommodations. Minimum of four people and costs start at $25/person. Call for details: 208-325-8509.
Working with Ray is always a pleasure.
I have sourced wines for my 14 week,
Saint Paul College Wine Professional
course since 2012, and I am always
happy with his carefully curated
selection. Ray has a passion that is
driven by knowledge and appreciation of
wine from grapes to glass. Minnesota is
going to miss Ray!
WSET Educator & Territory Manager
Vine Lab Wine & Spirits Academy
Just What Do We Mean When We Say Taste • Learn • Play?
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