Explore our selection of fun, informative, and hands on classes. Whatever your level of knowledge or confidence, we offer a range of classes that caters to all. Check out our class schedule to see what's new. Purchase tickets online via ShowClix or call us at 412.391.8502.




CLASS DISCLAIMER: For classes and events that require reservations, sign up below via the ShowClix calendar or call us at 412.391.8502. Please make certain you are able to attend as cancellations are not accepted.* If there is a waiting list for a class we will attempt to replace your slot. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a class because of insufficient enrollment. We may substitute wines based on availability. Our classes are for adults over the age of 21.


A 10% discount on retail store items will be given to students on the day of their class with the exception of wine, Riedel and sale item purchases.


If you have questions or would like to RSVP for an event, please contact us directly:


412.391.8502 |

*Please make certain you are able to attend before purchasing tickets, as cancellations are not accepted.


*If you do need to request a change to a reservation due to emergency or illness it must be requested a minimum of 72 hours in advance.


*If a change to a reservation request is accepted, a credit will be issues. Refunds will not be issued.



Palate Partners offers an amazing selection of unique classes and community favorites.

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First & Third

Casual Fridays

Twice per Month

Whether you're stopping by for the first time or a longtime supporter, our Casual Friday classes are the perfect way to start the weekend. Swing by Lawrenceville and drop in on the First and Third Friday of every month. For just $12 you can enjoy six wines, a little cheese, and a splash of education.

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Wine & Cheese

Cheese Pairing Class

Recurring class

A classic pairing if ever there was one!


In these classes, led by food & wine expert Deb Mortillaro, we will explore cheese by category, talking about each type of cheese, it’s history, and how they are made. 

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Vino & Vinyasa

Wine and Yoga Class

Recurring class

Recenter yourself with a restorative yoga practice, followed by fabulous foods and a mini wine class. Certified yoga instructor Kristen Lane will lead this class to detoxify your body and spirit, reduce tension, and release stress from your soul. No prior yoga experience necessary.


This introductory level course is great for both hospitality professionals and consumers alike and is a great foundation for further study.

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Wine 101

Intro to Wines

Intro level class

This course is a favorite of enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Whether just starting your journey into the world of wine, or looking to build a framework for the knowledge you already have, this two-week, introductory course is the perfect starting point. 

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Whiskey 101

Intro to Whiskies

Intro level class

Whiskey lovers of all levels come together in this introductory course to taste and learn the nuances of various whiskey styles and production methods from around the world, including some surprising and unexpected locales.Whether you're a whiskey newbie or a sipping pro, this class is for you!

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Sake 101

Intro to Sake

Intro level class

In this introductory class you will learn about how sake is made, basic labeling classifications, and what factors are important in the production process that makes certain sakes taste different from others. Sip your way through different sake styles and explore this versatile beverage. 


Our amazing collection of wine course series are curated especially to align with our communities interests.

Every class is its own stand-alone lesson, so join us for just one session or an entire series! 

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Eat This, Drink That

Food Pairing Series

Ongling course series

Learn to examine and fully experience different flavor profiles as you develop your palate and become a pairing pro! In this ongoing course series we'll be exploring a variety of food types and cuisines. Our experts will help guide you as you work together to find which beverages pair best with each food.  

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Via Italia

Wine Region Series

Twelve-part course series

During this twelve-part wine course series you'll explore a different Italian wine region every month. Come learn about the historic regions of one of the greatest wine-producing countries in the world while tasting fine wines curated by our in-house Wine & Spirits experts.

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The Grape Race

Grape Variety Exploration Series

Ongoing course series

Join fellow wine lovers to explore some of the world's lesser known varieties, and sip your way to the Ruby, Gold, or Garnet Sipper status with us. Once you hit 100 varieties you'll get your name on our The Grape Race barrel end! If you reach 200 varieties you'll get your name on our beautiful barrel stave, alongside our Grand Poobah of Wine, Mr. Mike Gonze!

WSET Certifications

Wine & Spirits Education Trust 

Learn more about achieving the most recognized professional certifications from the foremost international body in the field of wines and spirits education right here at Palate Partners. 








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