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July 2019

Date: July 23 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Mediterranean Boot Camp (4-day)

With its emphasis on healthful ingredients and vivid flavors, Mediterranean cooking has become a favorite among Americans. In this 4-day Boot Camp, you’ll utilize the unique pantries and flavor profiles of Provence, Southern Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa, and discover the four ingredients that unify the dishes from these diverse regions. You’ll also get an introduction to the specific cooking methods and equipment commonly used in the region. From pissaladière, patatas a la Riojana, and pane Sardo to…

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Cinema Under the Stars: “Waitress”

July 23 @ 8:45 pm11:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Waitress (2007) Director: Adrienne Shelly Genre: Comedy Drama Run Time: 107 minutes Rating: PG-13 Trapped in a miserable marriage and blessed with the ability to transform her misery into delicious desserts, a small-town waitress finds her life forever changed by an unplanned pregnancy. Every day, Jenna (Keri Russell) ties on her apron and serves her customers with a smile, and every night she goes to bed knowing that she is one step closer to the day that she can kiss her scarily…

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Date: July 26 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Chef’s Table: Farm Fare

Join us in the kitchen for an evening of food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive dinner events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include creating artistic…

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Date: July 27 @ 3:00 pm6:00 pm

CIA Skills: Easy Entertaining (Hands-on Class)

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 expert tips and tricks to make tasty hors d‘oeuvres, canapés, spreads, and artful cheese platters that shine every time. You’ll confidently walk away with the pro skills your need to create delicious food–and an unforgettable gathering that your guests won’t soon forget. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on…

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Date: July 28 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum & Dumplings

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 a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired…

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Date: July 28 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: PIZZA!

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 each person in the family, so that you can eat pizza all year long! No matter what kind of pizza you like, you’ll leave knowing plenty of new ways to make one of the world’s favorite foods: PIZZA! Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least…

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Houtskool Dumplings Pop-Up at Grove

July 29 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
Grove, 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Every Monday at Grove, we’ll be popping up an exciting dining experience presented by some of our friends in the Napa Valley. Did someone say dumplings? Houtskool Dumplings is a modern dumpling pop-up, based in Healdsburg, California, combining Japanese heritage with culinary craftsmanship. On Monday, July 29, they’ll be offering their handcrafted dumplings, along with a rainbow array of quick pickles, cold soba, and more at Grove. Choose your dumplings, hand-shaped to order, or share a bento set with a friend!   …

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Cinema Under the Stars: “Chocolat”

July 30 @ 8:45 pm11:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Chocolat (2000) Director: Lasse Hallstrom Genre: Romance Run Time: 121 minutes Rating: PG-13 The most tempting of all sweets becomes the key weapon in a battle of sensual pleasure versus disciplined self-denial in this comedy. In 1959, a mysterious woman named Vianne (Juliette Binoche) moves with her young daughter into a small French village, where much of the community's activities are dominated by the local Catholic church. A few days after settling into town, Vianne opens up a confectionery shop across the…

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Date: July 31 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: What We’re Drinking Now

Information today is being shared faster than ever, so it can be difficult to keep up with the latest beverage trends! In this class, you’ll discover what adventurous and tasty wines and other beverages the insiders think you should be drinking right now. Then, get ready to taste our favorites. No more sitting down at your local bar or restaurant and not knowing what to order. Leave the research to us and start having fun exploring what’s new. (21+ only)…

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August 2019

Date: August 1 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

Young Chef – Culinary Basics (Ages 9-12)

If your child loves to cook, this camp is the perfect way to introduce him or her to the professional kitchen and learn new cooking and baking techniques from our chefs. Fun and fantastic food awaits, in this hands-on program that will provide your budding young chef with pro skills they can build on and put to use back at home! Young chefs must be signed in by an adult. At the conclusion of the program, adults must pick up…

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Date: August 2 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Flavors of the New Spanish Table (Hands-on Class)

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining of Spain, tapas are all the rage! These incredibly satisfying small bites have become popular throughout the world. From light finger foods to hearty dishes, this intriguing class will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for making Spain’s little plates. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, almonds and hazelnuts, piquillo peppers, saffron, anchovies, coarse sea salt, and smoky paprika. Olé! This small hands-on class concludes with a meal…

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Date: August 3 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Farm to Table (Hands-on Class)

Farm to table is more than a restaurant buzz word – it’s a frame of mind, and you don’t have to be a farmer or a chef to get in on the fun.  If you are looking for inspiration and ideas for creating seasonal meals at home, this hands-on class will explore the tips and techniques to making delicious dishes with local, seasonal produce with exciting flavor combinations.  No more worrying about what’s on the menu!  We’ll dive into class…

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Date: August 4 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

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 meals, and the techniques you need to know to take your spread to a whole new level. Whether you’re hankering for fuss-free bites, or a new, indulgent take on a classic, let us inspire you with our favorite recipes to enjoy around your brunch table at home. Register Now >

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Date: August 4 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Ice Cream

Get the scoop on easy-to-make ice creams and other delectable frozen treats by spending an hour with the experts. Chef will break out the ice cream maker and show you how to make delicious ice creams with ingredients you have in your home and garden. And, we’ll even leave some time for you to build your very own sundae. Come and enjoy a wealth of cold ideas and delights that take very little work for a whole lot of yum!…

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Date: August 6 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Young Chef: Latin Cuisine (Ages 13+)

If your teen loves to cook, this camp is the perfect way for him or her to explore the professional kitchen and learn new cooking and baking techniques from our chefs. Fun and fantastic Latin-inspired dishes await, in a full-day program of hands-on cooking, chef demonstrations, tours, lectures, and more. After a day of discovery and creativity, your young chef will have newfound confidence and pro skills they can build on and put to use back at home! Young chefs…

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Date: August 7 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. Register Now >

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Date: August 7 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
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Clif Family Experience Pop-Up

Join Clif Family for a perfect summer evening of food and wine at The CIA at Copia! The Clif Family Bruschetteria Food Truck will be set up in the Copia Gardens serving a unique menu of bruschetta, porchetta, rotisserie chicken, farm fresh salads, and seasonal sides. Enjoy their delicious food and Clif Family wines, available for purchase throughout the evening. And, don’t forget additional food and beverage options will be available all night from Grove. We’ll see you there!  …

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Date: August 8 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum & Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

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 a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! This is a hands-on class in our Hestan Kitchen.  Register Now >

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Date: August 8 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: August 9 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Chef’s Table: California Bounty

Join us in the kitchen for food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include tricks of the trade when it…

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Date: August 10 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

Mastering Mole with Mercadito Food Truck (Hands-on Class)

Join Chef Valentin Atayde from the Mercadito Food Truck, as he explores the cultural and regional influences of moles, including how to prepare these delicious meals for your family at home. Come learn the techniques and tips from chef–and discover the flavors and aromas that have made this a popular national dish in Mexico. At the end of class, you’ll enjoy a family-style meal along with paired wines together. Register Now >

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Date: August 11 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Summer Sammies

Step aside, PB & J—sandwiches don’t have to start and end between two slices of bread anymore! In this demonstration-style class, we’ll explore all kinds of delicious sandwich ideas for you and your family to enjoy at home, using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the garden and easy-to-find items from the market. Come learn how to put a new flavorful twist on your favorite sandwich, so that everyone around the table can enjoy a tasty ‘sammie’ that is uniquely theirs! Fun…

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Date: August 12 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp (5-day)

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: August 14 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The History of Napa Valley in 8 Glasses

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 discuss the winemaking challenges that have occurred along the way—phylloxera, prohibition, Pinot Noir—and the game-changing events that have shaped one of the most influential wine regions in the world. This class will have occasional guest appearances from our friends, the Napa Valley Vintners. (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: August 15 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Global Flavor Interactions

We know a little salt on your steak or a little lemon on your fish will change the flavor of the wine you’re tasting, but what about soy sauce? Habaneros? Fresh herbs? Expand your pairing horizons by tasting five wines alongside our selection of distinct components. We’ll introduce you to a new world of flavor interactions from Asian to Latin to Mediterranean. Together, we’ll discover how to find the perfect fit for your adventurous meal! (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: August 16 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Napa Valley vs. The World

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 characteristics, and how may those factors change when exploring a wine from Europe or North America? How can we understand our preferences for one wine or another, and are those preferences strictly based on flavor? Join us for a series of eight comparative tastings of the wines of Napa Valley…

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Date: August 17 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm

How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

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? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: August 17 @ 11:30 am1:30 pm

Simply Korean with Chef Ed Metcalfe (Hands-on Class)

Discover the delicious flavors and cuisine of Korea in our hands-on cooking class with Chef Ed Metcalfe, Executive Chef at Shiso Modern Asian Cuisine. Experience the many spices, fresh ingredients, bold textures and, of course, traditional barbecued meats, with easy-to-prepare recipes that you can recreate at home. Come learn the secrets and tips you need to prepare a tasty menu of popular Korean dishes, from kimchee to bulguli short ribs, and more, at your next get-together! Example recipes: Bulgulgi Ribs,…

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Date: August 18 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm
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Salsa Showdown!

Get zesty at The CIA at Copia’s newest culinary competition – the Salsa Showdown! Some of our favorite Bay Area chefs will gather in the Copia Gardens, where they’ll chop, dice, and slice their way to creating their best salsa recipe ripe for the tasting. Each salsa will be tasted by our expert panel of judges, and you can get in on the fun too! Taste an eclectic array of colorful salsas during a walk-around tasting, then vote for your…

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Date: August 19 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp (5-day)

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: August 21 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The Secret Wines of the Napa Valley

No matter what you like to drink, there’s a Napa Valley wine for you. The amazing diversity of climates, soils and world-class winemaking talent allows us to grow and produce over 100 different grape varieties for wine in a broad range of styles. In this class, we’ll taste six examples of sometimes unexpected, sometimes rare, but always delicious wines that may become your new favorites, as we learn the stories of pioneers and visionaries from the nearly 180 years of…

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Date: August 22 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: DIY Diet (Hands-on Class)

With so many diet programs out there, it’s often overwhelming to find ‘one’ that offers both delicious food options and steady success. Together, we’ll explore some of the key principles behind today’s diet trends and how to turn their techniques into healthy, flavorful meals that you can enjoy every day. You’ll confidently walk away with the skills you need to incorporate fresh ingredients into tasty dishes at home! This class includes two (2) hours of handson instruction and one (1)…

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Date: August 23 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. (Ages 21+) Register Now >

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Date: August 24 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

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 meals, and the techniques you need to know to take your spread to a whole new level. Whether you’re hankering for fuss-free bites, or a new, indulgent take on a classic, let us inspire you with our favorite recipes to enjoy around your brunch table at home. Register Now >

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Date: August 24 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

Mastering Mole with Mercadito Food Truck (Hands-on Class)

Join Chef Valentin Atayde from the Mercadito Food Truck, as he explores the cultural and regional influences of moles, including how to prepare these delicious meals for your family at home. Come learn the techniques and tips from chef–and discover the flavors and aromas that have made this a popular national dish in Mexico. At the end of class, you’ll enjoy a family-style meal along with paired wines together. Register Now >

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Date: August 25 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

Southeast Asian Cuisine with John Ash (Hands-on Class)

Join Chef John Ash, two-time James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur, as he explores the delicious and diverse cuisine of Southeast Asia. In this hands-on class, you’ll taste new ingredients, learn essential cooking techniques, and learn about the flavors derived from this ever-popular cuisine. Example recipes include Thai Crab and Green Mango Salad, Shrimp Salad Rolls with Spicy Dipping Sauce, Spicy Sesame Noodles, and Lychee Sorbet with Fresh Fruits. Register Now >

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Date: August 25 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Snazzy Snacks

It’s time to add a little DIY to the snack cupboard! With all of the options available at the supermarket, how can you create similar (and healthier) items at home? Join us, as we create some well-known snack favorites from scratch—and start creating flavorful, fresh, easy-to-make “snazzy snacks” that the whole family will enjoy. Sample recipes include: Chocolate Hazlenut Spread, Classic (or not-so-classic) Hummus, and one snazzy surprise. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least…

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Date: August 27 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Baking Boot Camp (3-day)

In a world where butter is king, the notion of plant-forward baking can seem daunting. But with the increasing availability of animal-free ingredients and just a bit of know-how, creating rich, exciting, and delicious desserts is a piece of (low in saturated fat and cruelty-free) cake! Join us for a 3-day, hands-on boot camp where we’ll explore the secret life of chickpeas, creamy ingredients that are better than the real thing, and the wide world of egg-free leavening. This boot…

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Date: August 29 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Meal Prep 101 (Hands-on Class)

How can you spend less time prepping your food and more time enjoying it? Our chefs will share their expert tips in the kitchen, so you can learn how to make meal prep easier and quicker at home. Join us for a two-hour, hands-on course that focuses on basic cooking fundamentals and menu planning techniques for creating simple, delicious meals using fresh and flavorful ingredients. Start having more fun meal prepping today! There is no meal included during class, but…

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Date: August 30 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Grilling Like a Pro (Hands-on Class)

Nothing reminds us that summer is here more than the aroma of food sizzling on a grill. We’re here to bring your backyard party to the next level with important techniques that every grill master should know. We’ll showcase that smoky goodness in a variety of flavor-packed dishes. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn the tips, tricks, and trade secrets to perfect your grilling game this season! This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour…

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Date: August 30 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum & Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

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 a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired…

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Date: August 31 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Exploring Persian Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

Come explore a cuisine that is a feast for all senses and discover the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Iran, from small bites and soups, to traditional flatbread and sweet desserts. Learn more about this region’s traditional ingredients like saffron, pomegranate, dates, walnuts, turmeric, and lamb in ways you’ve never even imagined. This hands-on class is packed with inspiring ideas and helpful tips along with delicious take-home recipes—everything you’ll need for recreating your own culinary…

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September 2019

Date: September 1 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Special Edition – Apple Fun and Fritters

Join us during our annual Ciderfest at Copia for a special edition class all about our favorite apple recipes and, of course, fritters! (Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child.) Please note: Parents and guardians are responsible for the supervision and behavior of minors while on a CIA campus or in attendance at a CIA-sponsored event. Register Now >

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Date: September 3 @ 7:45 pm9:30 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “What About Bob?”

What About Bob? (1991) Director: Frank Oz Genre: Comedy Run Time: 99 minutes Rating: PG In this comedy about a doctor-patient relationship pushed way beyond the office, Bill Murray plays Bob Wiley, a neurotic New Yorker struggling with a whirlwind of paralyzing phobias. When an exasperated colleague pawns the handful off on Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss), the psychologist has no idea his last appointment will follow him north to New Hampshire on a month’s vacation. Bob takes to Dr. Marvin’s…

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Date: September 4 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: What We’re Drinking Now

Information today is being shared faster than ever, so it can be difficult to keep up with the latest beverage trends! In this class, you’ll discover what adventurous and tasty wines and other beverages the insiders think you should be drinking right now. Then, get ready to taste our favorites. No more sitting down at your local bar or restaurant and not knowing what to order. Leave the research to us and start having fun exploring what’s new. Ages 21+…

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Date: September 5 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: September 6 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Chef’s Class: Homemade Fresh Cheese

Let’s discover the remarkable taste and versatility of fresh cheese! In this class, you’ll learn how easy it can be to make your own cheeses like mozzarella, ricotta, mascarpone, and more! Our CIA chefs will share tips on cooking techniques, equipment must-haves, and how to source the best dairy products for creating flavorful cheeses. You’ll leave knowing how to prepare not only cheese, but how to create dishes with these delicious cheeses as the star ingredient. Come join us and…

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Date: September 6 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Chef’s Table: Pasta

Join us in the kitchen for an evening of food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive dinner events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Register now, before this unique event…

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Date: September 7 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Exploring Mediterranean Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

From the spice markets of North Africa to the tapas bars of Spain (and every flatbread, sardine, and glass of wine in between), the cuisines of the Mediterranean are as unique and vibrant as the people who cook them. In this hands-on introduction to Mediterranean cooking, you’ll explore the flavor profiles and signature technique of regions like Provence, Southern Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa. Learn the tools you’ll need to make this healthful and flavorful culinary tradition a…

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Date: September 7 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Flavors of the New Spanish Table (Hands-on Class)

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining of Spain, tapas are all the rage! These incredibly satisfying small bites have become popular throughout the world. From light finger foods to hearty dishes, this intriguing class will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for making Spain’s little plates. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, almonds and hazelnuts, piquillo peppers, saffron, anchovies, coarse sea salt, and smoky paprika. Olé! This small hands-on class concludes with a meal…

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Date: September 8 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Snazzy Snacks

It’s time to add a little DIY to the snack cupboard! With all of the options available at the supermarket, how can you create similar (and healthier) items at home? Join us, as we create some well-known snack favorites from scratch—and start creating flavorful, fresh, easy-to-make “snazzy snacks” that the whole family will enjoy. Sample recipes include: Chocolate Hazlenut Spread, Classic (or not-so-classic) Hummus, and one snazzy surprise. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least…

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Date: September 10 @ 7:45 pm10:00 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “A League of Their Own”

A League of Their Own (1992) Director: Penny Marshall Genre: Comedy, Drama Run Time: 128 minutes Rating: PG The All-American Girls’ Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when most of the men of baseball-playing age were far away in Europe and Asia fighting World War II. The league flourished until after World War II, when, with the men’s return, the league was consigned to oblivion. Director Penny Marshall and screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel re-create the wartime era when women’s baseball looked to stand a…

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Date: September 12 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Flatbreads from Around the World (Hands-on Class)

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 a party-pleaser or favorite go-to dish at your next gathering. With fresh seasonal ingredients in-hand, our experts will share the techniques you need for mixing and rolling dough and creating zesty sauces with mouthwatering topping combinations and dips that will take this simple and quick-to-cook delicious bread “beyond pizza” every…

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Date: September 13 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Fresh Pasta (Hands-on Class)

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. Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience, where you’ll learn how to make your own fresh pasta, plus gain the techniques you need for rolling, cutting, and shaping perfect pasta every time. You’ll leave with new skills and innovative and seasonal recipes that you can bring back to your…

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Date: September 13 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Chef’s Class: Fall Strudels and Turnovers

Pie crust isn’t the only name in the dough game this season. In this class, we’ll explore fall forward recipes for strudels and turnovers. You’re new skills will come in handy at the next seasonal gathering! Watch, learn, and enjoy a tasting of the demonstrated recipes and a wine pairing. Register Now >

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Date: September 14 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm

How to: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

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? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: September 15 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Ramen at Home

What started off as an inexpensive and convenient meal option has evolved and taken over the food world! In this class, learn what makes a ramen noodle so unique and the technique to a perfectly smooth, balanced broth comparable to the very best from Japan. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Please note: Parents and guardians are responsible…

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Date: September 17 @ 7:45 pm9:45 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Director: Wes Anderson Genre: Children’s / Family Run Time: 87 minutes Rating: PG A wily fox uses his formidable cunning to outsmart three feeble-minded farmers, who resort to extreme tactics to protect their chickens in director Wes Anderson‘s animated adaptation of the popular Roald Dahl children’s book. For 12 years, Mr. and Mrs. Fox (voices of George Clooney and Meryl Streep) have lived a peaceful life in the wilderness with their son, Ash (voice of Jason Schwartzman). Shortly after their young nephew Kristofferson (voice…

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Date: September 18 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. Ages 21+ Only Register Now >

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Date: September 19 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

CIA Favorites (One-Day Hands-on Class)

Sample some of the CIA’s all-time favorite recipes in this hands-on class. From savory starters and hearty entrées to decadent desserts, we’ll cover it all. Through chef demonstrations and kitchen production, you’ll learn a variety of cooking skills and helpful tips for culinary success. We’ll discuss basic cooking methods, ingredient selection, and plating techniques for you to bring home to your kitchen, so you can cook like a CIA chef! This small hands-on class concludes with a meal and wine.…

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Date: September 20 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

The Secret Wines of Napa Valley

No matter what you like to drink, there’s a Napa Valley wine for you. The amazing diversity of climates, soils and world-class winemaking talent allows us to grow and produce over 100 different grape varieties for wine in a broad range of styles. In this class, we’ll taste six examples of sometimes unexpected, sometimes rare, but always delicious wines that may become your new favorites, as we learn the stories of pioneers and visionaries from the nearly 180 years of…

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October 2019

Date: October 1 @ 7:15 pm9:45 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “The Muppet Movie”

The Muppet Movie (1979) Director: James Frawley Genre: Family / Musical Run Time: 98 minutes Rating: G Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, from of the large crew of loveably fuzzy characters created by puppetmaster Jim Henson, have embarked on a quest for stardom. They take a trip to Hollywood, riding in or on a wide variety of vehicles along the way. They begin their journey on a bicycle pedalled by Kermit, but friends accumulate along the way, and they change…

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Date: October 5 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Flavors of the Mediterranean Table

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining throughout the Mediterranean, these flavors are all the rage! From light finger foods to healthy main dishes, this intriguing class will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for preparing the small plates of the Mediterranean. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, piquillo peppers, whole grains, and smoky paprika as we develop delicious, craveable plant-forward dishes full of flavor. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: October 6 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

Flavors of Fall with Chef John Ash

Join Chef John Ash, two-time James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur, as he explores the seasonal fare and the bounty of fall flavors. In this hands-on class, Chef Ash shares his favorite heartier, comfort foods along with the cooking techniques you need for preparing delicious, fall-inspired meals at home. With tasty recipes and tips for harvest fun, you’ll have the perfect menu for planning your next fall gathering or get-together with friends and family! This class includes two (2)…

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Date: October 7 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Farm to Table Boot Camp (5-Day)

Seasonal, local, and sustainable. They’re not just buzzwords, but a healthy and environmentally friendly way of cooking and eating. In this Boot Camp, you’ll gain an in-depth look into the world of cooking sustainably and seasonally, using ingredients sourced as locally as possible. You’ll learn to recognize when produce is at its peak and how to handle just-picked ingredients from the farm all the way to the dinner table. Along with enjoying plenty of hands-on cooking in our kitchens, you…

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Date: October 8 @ 7:00 pm8:45 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “The Princess Bride”

The Princess Bride (1987) Director: Rob Reiner Genre: Adventure / Family Run Time: 98 minutes Rating: PG Based on William Goldman‘s novel of the same name, The Princess Bride is staged as a book read by grandfather (Peter Falk) to his ill grandson (Fred Savage). Falk‘s character assures a romance-weary Savage that the book has much more to deliver than a simpering love story, including but not limited to fencing, fighting, torture, death, true love, giants, and pirates. Indeed, The Princess Bride offers a tongue-in-cheek fairy tale depicting stable…

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Date: October 9 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Cheese

Come celebrate one of our favorite pairings: wine and cheese! The artisan cheese makers of California are setting the pace in the United States for incredible quality and selection, and their cheeses positively shine when coupled with Napa Valley wines. In this class, we will evaluate each cheese for flavor and texture, and experiment with dynamic and complementary pairings so that you’re prepared to dazzle your guests with all you’ve learned. 21+ only Register Now >

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Date: October 10 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Meal Prep 101 (Hands-on Class)

How can you spend less time prepping your food and more time enjoying it? Our chefs will share their expert tips in the kitchen, so you can learn how to make meal prep easier and quicker at home. Join us for a two-hour, hands-on course that focuses on basic cooking fundamentals and menu planning techniques for creating simple, delicious meals using fresh and flavorful ingredients. Start having more fun meal prepping today! There is no meal included during class, but…

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Date: October 11 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The History of Napa Valley in 8 Glasses

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 discuss the winemaking challenges that have occurred along the way—phylloxera, prohibition, Pinot Noir—and the game-changing events that have shaped one of the most influential wine regions in the world. This class will have occasional guest appearances from our friends, the Napa Valley Vintners. (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: October 12 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Parent & Teen – CIA Favorites (One-Day Class)

Sample some of the CIA’s all-time favorite recipes in this class featuring dishes straight from the pages of The Culinary Institute of America Cookbook. From savory starters and hearty entrees to decadent desserts, we’ll cover it all. Through chef demonstrations and kitchen production, you’ll learn a variety of cooking skills and helpful tips for culinary success. We’ll discuss basic cooking methods, ingredient selection, and plating techniques. Prepare to take a deeper look into the fundamentals of cooking and to taste…

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Date: October 12 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Pairing Basics: Global Flavor Interactions

We know a little salt on your steak or a little lemon on your fish will change the flavor of the wine you’re tasting, but what about soy sauce? Habaneros? Fresh herbs? Expand your pairing horizons by tasting five wines alongside our selection of distinct components. We’ll introduce you to a new world of flavor interactions from Asian to Latin to Mediterranean. Together, we’ll discover how to find the perfect fit for your adventurous meal! Ages 21+ only Register Now…

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Date: October 12 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Bubbles for Every Occasion

Whether you’re spending time with your love, your family, your friends or just yourself (and your cat), sparkling wines from all over the world can make every moment a happy one. We’ll talk about tasting, buying, serving and fun pairings for sparkling wine. We’ll have unique versions of this class giving special attention to seasonal foods, upcoming holidays, and traditions that are right on the horizon.  You’ll also get the chance to compare wines from many price points and styles…

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Date: October 13 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Tacos

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 interactive family activity. You’ll leave knowing how to spice things up (or down!) as well as create your own taco-centric meals and even how to make your own hand-pressed tortillas so that you can turn your home kitchen into your family’s favorite taqueira! Fun for ages 4+. All children must…

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Date: October 13 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Chef’s Table: California Bounty

Join us in the kitchen for food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include tricks of the trade when it…

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Date: October 16 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Napa Valley vs. The World

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 characteristics, and how may those factors change when exploring a wine from Europe or North America? How can we understand our preferences for one wine or another, and are those preferences strictly based on flavor? Join us for a series of eight comparative tastings of the wines of Napa Valley…

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Date: October 18 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

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

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 with dinner; as an ingredient, it can add complex flavor to your dish. Find out how, as your instructor guides you through some of the many delicious ways you can add a little more wine to your meals—and your life. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: October 18 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. Ages 21+ Only Register Now >

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Date: October 19 @ 11:00 am12:30 pm

How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

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? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: October 20 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Cakes and Cupcakes

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? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: October 22 @ 6:45 pm8:45 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “Beetlejuice”

The Goonies (1988) Director: Tim Burton Genre: Fantasy Run Time: 93 minutes Rating: PG Thanks to the carelessness of a cute little dog, newlyweds Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin are killed in a freak auto accident. Upon arriving in the outer offices of Heaven, the couple finds that, thanks to a century’s worth of bureaucratic red tape, they’re on a long celestial waiting list. Before they can earn their wings, Davis and Baldwin must occupy their old house as ghosts for the next fifty years. Alas, the house is…

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Date: October 23 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: Cocktails with a Twist

Are you ready to up your cocktail game and reinvent your favorite classics at home with new flavorful twists? Join us as we share our secrets on how to make small tweaks to your tried-and-true drink recipes to create delicious and amazing cocktails. We’ll put a spin on three of our favorite classics using delicious ingredients. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply looking to liven up your evening cocktail, you’ll leave with a host of substitution choices and basic…

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Date: October 24 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum & Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

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 a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired…

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Date: October 25 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Exploring Persian Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

Come explore a cuisine that is a feast for all senses and discover the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Iran, from small bites and soups, to traditional flatbread and sweet desserts. Learn more about this region’s traditional ingredients like saffron, pomegranate, dates, walnuts, turmeric, and lamb in ways you’ve never even imagined. This hands-on class is packed with inspiring ideas and helpful tips along with delicious take-home recipes—everything you’ll need for recreating your own culinary…

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Date: October 25 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: What We’re Drinking Now

Information today is being shared faster than ever, so it can be difficult to keep up with the latest beverage trends! In this class, you’ll discover what adventurous and tasty wines and other beverages the insiders think you should be drinking right now. Then, get ready to taste our favorites. No more sitting down at your local bar or restaurant and not knowing what to order. Leave the research to us and start having fun exploring what’s new. Ages 21+…

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Date: October 26 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Regional French Cuisine (Northwest; Hands-on Class)

In this regional cuisine series, we will explore delicious and seasonal flavors from each corner of France. Learn how to cook authentic cuisine from the Northwest region of France which boasts seafood aplenty, picturesque apple farms, and robust agriculture. In this hands-on class, you’ll discover the fundamentals and techniques for preparing rustic dishes of the countryside and classics like moules marinières and Gâteau de crêpes. You’ll learn the skills to prepare your own French favorites at home to share with…

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Date: October 27 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Special Edition – Spooky Treats

Spend a day at the Ghoulinary Institute of America for some spooky Halloween sugar-filled fun! We’ll explore deliciously creepy recipes for the whole family. In this demonstration-style class, you’ll learn how to make some of our favorite Halloween treats the CIA way. Witches Fingers, Halloweenies, and Sorcerer’s Brew, oh my! Come in costume! All superheroes, princesses, and superhero princesses, welcome! Warning! This class contains nuts and lots of sugar. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at…

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Date: October 29 @ 6:45 pm8:45 pm
Free

Cinema Under the Stars: “Hocus Pocus”

Hocus Pocus (1993) Director: Kenny Ortega Genre: Comedy / Fantasy Run Time: 95 minutes Rating: PG Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy romp around like coked-up versions of The Three Stooges in the frantic Disney romp Hocus Pocus. The film begins in 1693 where three witches — Winifred (Bette Midler), Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker), and Mary (Kathy Najimy) — are preparing a potion that will grant them immortality and eternal youth. But before they finish mixing their cocktail, the people of Salem capture them and…

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Date: October 30 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Chocolate

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 favorite chocolate. Take a journey with us as we explore where chocolate comes from and how to create great flavor and texture combinations. There’s a pairing for every wine and chocolate lover in this class! Ages 21+ only Register Now >

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November 2019

Date: November 1 @ 1:30 pm3:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: November 1 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Chef’s Table: Pasta

Join us in the kitchen for an evening of food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive dinner events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Register now, before this unique event…

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Date: November 2 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

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 meals, and the techniques you need to know to take your spread to a whole new level. Whether you’re hankering for fuss-free bites, or a new, indulgent take on a classic, let us inspire you with our favorite recipes to enjoy around your brunch table at home. This class includes…

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Date: November 2 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

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? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: November 3 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: DIY Dim Sum

Looking for a new fun-filled family activity? If you think frozen dumplings from the store are delicious, just wait until you try our recipe! Once you master the technique, you’ll be hosting your own DIY Dim Sum party in no time! (Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child.) Please note: Parents and guardians are responsible for the supervision and…

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Date: November 9 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Artisan Breads Boot Camp

A crisp crust. A chewy crumb. An unmistakable aroma. Nothing is more captivating than a French baguette straight from the oven. But it doesn’t stop there. From the flatbreads of the Middle East to the enriched breads of Europe (brioche!), bakers around the world have been seducing our senses for thousands of years with their specialty breads. Now it’s your chance to join the ranks and learn the art of bread baking. Beginning with an ingredient function and equipment review,…

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Date: November 9 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

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

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, and mainstay dishes that have become part of our American food culture. From braising, frying, and baking techniques to creating healthy twists on soul food classics, our chefs will teach you how to create mouthwatering meals that you can bring back to your home kitchen and enjoy year-round. This class…

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Date: November 9 @ 3:30 pm4:45 pm

Bubbles for Every Occasion

Whether you’re spending time with your love, your family, your friends or just yourself (and your cat), sparkling wines from all over the world can make every moment a happy one. We’ll talk about tasting, buying, serving and fun pairings for sparkling wine. We’ll have unique versions of this class giving special attention to seasonal foods, upcoming holidays, and traditions that are right on the horizon.  You’ll also get the chance to compare wines from many price points and styles…

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Date: November 20 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

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

In this class, we’re not talking about enjoying a beer while you cook…we mean reserving some for your recipes! Did you know that in many dishes that call for wine, beer can be substituted? Don’t be fooled, beer isn’t just for batters! You will learn a variety of cooking techniques using beer as a flavor component to complement each dish. This class includes two (2) hours of hands on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal…

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Date: November 21 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: Festive Cocktails

The holidays are all about getting together with those closest to you to celebrate each other and life. In this class, you will learn how to create delicious cocktails that will bring the spirit to any occasion. You will add to your repertoire of recipes and be inspired to create new ones of your own. Let’s get ready to celebrate the season! Ages 21+ only Register Now >

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Date: November 22 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Pies & Tarts for the Holidays

Are you ready to get inspired for this year’s holiday festivities with mouthwatering, homemade pies and tarts? From traditional favorites to innovative new twists, join our experts and learn their dough-making secrets and tried-and-true techniques, so you can make delicious and beautiful desserts to share with your family and friends throughout the holidays and year. Example recipes include a new twist on Pumpkin Pie and Maple Nut Tart Watch, learn, and enjoy a tasting of the demonstrated recipes and a…

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Date: November 22 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Chef’s Table: Food for Entertaining

Join us in the kitchen for an evening of food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive dinner events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include creating everything…

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