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The CIA at Copia

707-967-2500|https://www.ciaatcopia.com/

May 2019

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Rock, Rosé, and Roll

May 24 @ 8:00 am10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

The CIA at Copia, 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Join us Memorial Day weekend for some fun in the sun!  Enjoy delicious food, rosé all day, and activities in The CIA at Copia gardens. BottleRock Bound? Stop by Copia before you head to the fairgrounds and grab a complimentary iced coffee from illy or enjoy a glass of rosé from the “Mini” Malene Wines Airstream. We’ll also have delicious pizza, barbecue, and other bites from Grove, our newest outdoor dining hangout, as well as seasonal sandwiches and cookies from…

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Date: May 24 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm
Free - $48.00

Drink Pink with Malene Wines Airstream

Over three fun-filled weekends, the “Mini” Malene Airsteam trailer will be visiting us here at The CIA at Copia. Join us for a special wine tasting with Malene Wines, as we showcase their distinctive Central Coast rosés. The featured wines will be sold as a tasting flight, by the glass, and by the bottle – to go or to stay. Save some time and pre-purchase your tasting experience now! While you enjoy that delicious glass of rosé, spend time relaxing in…

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people around firepit at grove

Rock, Rosé, and Roll

May 25 @ 8:00 am10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

The CIA at Copia, 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
+ Google Map

Join us Memorial Day weekend for some fun in the sun!  Enjoy delicious food, rosé all day, and activities in The CIA at Copia gardens. BottleRock Bound? Stop by Copia before you head to the fairgrounds and grab a complimentary iced coffee from illy or enjoy a glass of rosé from the “Mini” Malene Wines Airstream. We’ll also have delicious pizza, barbecue, and other bites from Grove, our newest outdoor dining hangout, as well as seasonal sandwiches and cookies from…

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Date: May 25 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm
Free - $48.00

Drink Pink with Malene Wines Airstream

Over three fun-filled weekends, the “Mini” Malene Airsteam trailer will be visiting us here at The CIA at Copia. Join us for a special wine tasting with Malene Wines, as we showcase their distinctive Central Coast rosés. The featured wines will be sold as a tasting flight, by the glass, and by the bottle – to go or to stay. Save some time and pre-purchase your tasting experience now! While you enjoy that delicious glass of rosé, spend time relaxing in…

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people around firepit at grove

Rock, Rosé, and Roll

May 26 @ 8:00 am10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

The CIA at Copia, 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
+ Google Map

Join us Memorial Day weekend for some fun in the sun!  Enjoy delicious food, rosé all day, and activities in The CIA at Copia gardens. BottleRock Bound? Stop by Copia before you head to the fairgrounds and grab a complimentary iced coffee from illy or enjoy a glass of rosé from the “Mini” Malene Wines Airstream. We’ll also have delicious pizza, barbecue, and other bites from Grove, our newest outdoor dining hangout, as well as seasonal sandwiches and cookies from…

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Date: May 29 @ 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. Register Now…

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June 2019

Date: June 1 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Live Music! Groove at Grove featuring Nowhere Family Band

Enjoy a diverse range of live music every weekend at Grove, Copia’s outdoor dining space in downtown Napa. Wood-fired pizzas, house-smoked barbeque, fresh salads, and a variety of wine, beer, and cocktails will have you dancing into the night. Live music courtesy of Nowhere Family Band.

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Date: June 14 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

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

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 the wonderful world of flavor that lies right at your fingertips! In just a few hours, you’ll discover fun and creative ways to use spices to add zest and interest to any dish. This is a hands-on class in our Hestan Kitchen concluding with a meal and wine. Register Now…

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Guac Off

The CIA at Copia Second Annual Guac Off!

June 16 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm
CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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It’s guacamole game time at The CIA at Copia on Sunday, June 16 for our second annual Guacamole Culinary Competition!  Local Bay Area chefs will be pitted against each other to see whose guacamole reigns supreme! Each restaurant will be provided with staple guac ingredients, AND they are encouraged to bring a few special ingredients to create their signature dip. Sample the guac goods during a walk-around tasting in our state-of-the-art kitchen and vote for your favorite! A panel of…

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Date: June 16 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm
Free - $50.00

CASA – A Concert to Benefit Napa County Foster Children

On Sunday, June 16, don’t miss your chance to FEEL good and DO good at a concert to benefit Napa CASA, A Voice for Children.* Come enjoy wonderful musical performances by Justin Diaz and The Terry Family Band, delicious food and wine, and the beautiful riverside setting, while also raising money for Napa’s foster children. Featuring favorite items from Family Funday classes, food will provided by CIA chefs and available for purchase throughout the event. *The Napa Court Appointed Special…

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July 2019

Date: July 3 @ 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: July 5 @ 5:00 pm7:00 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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Date: July 6 @ 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: July 6 @ 3:00 pm6:00 pm

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

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: July 7 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday Special Edition: All-American Favorites

In this class, we’ll explore classically delicious American Fare during this special stars and stripes Family Funday. (Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. 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: July 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: July 9 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

Young Chef: Basic Culinary Camp (Ages 9-12)

If your child 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 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! Register Now >

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Date: July 10 @ 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: July 11 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp for Parents and Teens

Magic happens in the kitchen, and who better to share it with than your favorite teen? In this 2-day hands-on boot camp, you’ll join other parent-teen duos to learn the basics of cooking – together! Alongside a CIA chef-instructor, you’ll start by learning how to handle a knife and make knife cuts. Then we’ll dive right into cooking methods (roasting, sautéing…) and prepare a full menu of awesome dishes—including dessert! Bring your sense of adventure and your appetite, and prepare…

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

Chef’s Class: CIA Farm to Table

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. The Napa Valley is home to some of the world’s best produce, some grown right here at the CIA, and in this chef demonstration, you’ll learn tips, tricks, and techniques to use the best of your farmers’ market finds to create meals that are full of flavor,…

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Date: July 11 @ 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: July 12 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp for Parents and Teens

Magic happens in the kitchen, and who better to share it with than your favorite teen? In this 2-day hands-on boot camp, you’ll join other parent-teen duos to learn the basics of cooking – together! Alongside a CIA chef-instructor, you’ll start by learning how to handle a knife and make knife cuts. Then we’ll dive right into cooking methods (roasting, sautéing…) and prepare a full menu of awesome dishes—including dessert! Bring your sense of adventure and your appetite, and prepare…

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Date: July 12 @ 10:00 am1:00 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: July 12 @ 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: July 13 @ 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: July 13 @ 3:00 pm6:00 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: July 15 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: July 16 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: July 17 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: July 17 @ 6:00 pm7:30 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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Date: July 18 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: July 18 @ 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! Register Now >

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

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: July 19 @ 1:30 pm2:30 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: July 19 @ 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: July 20 @ 11:00 am12:30 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: July 21 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Mac & Cheese

What kind of ooey gooey comfort food brings back rich creamy memories of childhood?  You guessed it, mac & cheese! We’ll teach you ways to reimagine this classic with bold ingredients –even how to hide the vegetables—flavorful cheeses and sauces. Plus, we’ll include healthy options like whole grain pasta, lean protein, or allergy-sensitive modifications for a delicious twist on this classic childhood dish. And to top it all off, you’ll enjoy the fruits of our labor with a DIY mac…

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Date: July 22 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Young Chef: Asian 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 Asian-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 home! Register Now >

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

Mediterranean Boot Camp

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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Date: July 24 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Mediterranean Boot Camp

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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Date: July 24 @ 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: July 25 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Mediterranean Boot Camp

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

Chef’s Class: Thai Time (Level 2)

Southeast Asia is a dense culinary landscape, and it would take a very long vacation and an adventurous palate to even make a dent. But you have to start somewhere, and this demonstration class is the perfect introduction to a favorite foodie destination: Thailand! With our CIA chefs, you’ll taste new ingredients, learn essential techniques, and we’ll show you how to use that bottle of fish sauce you bought once. You’ll be shocked at how easy it can be. Join…

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Date: July 26 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Mediterranean Boot Camp

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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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 @ 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: 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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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 8 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum and 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 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

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 13 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp

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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp

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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp

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 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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp

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 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 19 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp

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 20 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp

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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp

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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp

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 22 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Chef’s Class: No Bake Summertime Desserts

Most months, nothing can get between you and your sweet tooth. But once summer rolls around, most of us will do anything to avoid turning on the oven, even for blueberry pie. If this sounds like you, join us in this demonstration class, where our CIA chefs will show you our favorite beat-the-heat, no-cook summertime desserts. Come cool down with us while we whip up our favorite summer treats without breaking a sweat. Don’t forget to bring your sweet tooth!…

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

Plant-Powered Culinary Boot Camp

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 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

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 28 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Baking Boot Camp

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 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Baking Boot Camp

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 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 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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