The History of Napa Valley in 8 Glasses

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Come learn the rich history of the Napa Valley wine industry as we taste our way through the wines of notable pioneers, made in diverse soils, and unique micro-climates. We’ll […]

CIA Skills: Thai Noodles and Curries (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Come and experience the fresh dishes and intense flavors of Thai cuisine. Learn about the staple ingredients in Thai cooking, from flavor-packed sauces and pastes, to fiery chile-based and sweet-and-sour […]

Family Funday: Pizza

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Turn your home kitchen into your family’s favorite pizzeria after just one hour with us! In this class, we’ll explore many pizza crusts and creative toppings for each season, and […]

Chef’s Class: Global Street Foods

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Are you ready to sample true local fare and new culinary flavors? Join us as we explore the global cuisines, cultures, and cooking techniques that have propelled “street foods” into […]

CIA Skills: Cooking with Wine (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

In this class, we’re not talking about enjoying a glass of wine while you cook…we mean reserving some for your recipes! That’s because wine is more than just an accompaniment […]

Flatbreads From Around the World (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Flatbreads are among the world’s oldest and most commonly eaten breads. Whether served savory or sweet, puffed up or rolled thin, these internationally inspired, flavorful breads are sure to become […]

CIA Skills: Spice it Up! (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

There are so many different spices out there, from so many different countries, that it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. Not to worry; this class will introduce you to […]

Spain and the World Table (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

When discussing Spanish cuisine, tapas is always the star. After all, there are few culinary traditions as fun: small plates, big flavor, and the fun of sharing over a glass […]

Julia’s Kitchen: Celebrating French Cuisine

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

America’s grande dame of cooking, Julia Child inspired a generation of cooks, sharing her joy of food with millions! To celebrate her life and timeless passion for cooking, we’re offering […]

Pairing Principles: Wine and Chocolate

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Everything goes better with chocolate, including wine! In this class, you’ll get great tips for balancing the bitterness, sweetness, and intensity in wines to provide the perfect pairing for your […]

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Everyone loves brunchtime—comforting, irresistible dishes enjoyed at a leisurely pace with friends and family! Join us for a hands-on cooking class that explores trendy brunch foods, tips for hosting midday […]

Family Funday: Brunch Favorites

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Start your Sunday off right with everyone’s favorite–waffles, pancakes, and crêpes–oh my! Whether you’re getting everyone out the door early or planning a more leisurely brunch, we’ll teach you how […]

Napa Valley vs the World

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

How do wines like New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Italian Sangiovese, and French Bordeaux compare with the wines we make in California? What are the key factors that determine a grape’s […]

Handmade Dim Sum and Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Want to impress your friends with a dim sum party? Come learn the techniques to make popular dim sum dishes at home. We’ll steam and deep fry our way to […]

CIA Skills: Thai Noodles and Curries (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Come and experience the fresh dishes and intense flavors of Thai cuisine. Learn about the staple ingredients in Thai cooking, from flavor-packed sauces and pastes, to fiery chile-based and sweet-and-sour […]

Delicious Doughnuts (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

From nostalgic old-fashioned favorites, to the latest trend-setting flavors, fillings, and glazes, let’s explore the delicious and imaginative world of doughnuts, fritters, and crullers. Learn the techniques and tips of […]

CIA Skills: Soul Food Classics (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Get ready to feed your soul with the uniquely satisfying comfort foods and dishes of the South. You’ll learn all about this staple cuisine by exploring iconic ingredients, cooking techniques, […]

History of Napa Valley in 8 Glasses

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Come learn the rich history of the Napa Valley wine industry as we taste our way through the wines of notable pioneers, made in diverse soils, and unique micro-climates. We’ll […]

CIA Skills: Power of Sauces (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

There’s nothing quite like a sauce to transform dinner into a true dining experience. Whether your sauce is simple or ambitious, and no matter which ingredients or method you use, […]

Knife Skills (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Ready to take your kitchen know-how to the next level? Then it’s time to sharpen your knife skills—the foundation of every great home chef. Come gather ’round our chef to […]

CIA Skills: Fresh Pasta (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Quick to cook, easy to customize, and always flavorful, it's no wonder pasta is always a f avorite!  From basic comfort food to more elegant dressed up versions, pasta offers endless possibilities. […]

CIA Skills: Easy Entertaining (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

From simple summer get-togethers to upscale cocktail parties, we’ll share the tips and techniques you need to make entertaining your family and friends at home fun, effortless, and elegant. Learn […]

How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

From tongue to brain stem takes just nanoseconds and yet a Master Sommelier candidate has a little over four minutes to taste, evaluate, and identify wines. What happens in between? […]

Julia’s Kitchen: Celebrating French Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

America’s grande dame of cooking, Julia Child inspired a generation of cooks, sharing her joy of food with millions! To celebrate her life and timeless passion for cooking, we’re offering […]

Family Funday: Tacos

The CIA at Copia 500 1st Street, Napa

Get a family fiesta going with a taco making party at the CIA! In this class, we’ll explore ways to make one of our favorite flavorful foods a healthy and […]