Testarossa University


Join us for our Summer Series

Choose any 3 classes and take 20% off
Call (408) 354-6150 x 32 or Concierge@testarossa.com to take advantage of this offer.
Club discounts do not apply

Testarossa University, a fun evening of education and wine!


Wed, Jul 19 - Science behind Wine ($35) - SOLD OUT
Understand some of the science behind both growing grapes and winemaking and also taste some cellar experiments.



Wed, Aug 2 - Summertime Wines ($30)  - SOLD OUT
Summertime and Wine… What wines are best for the beach, pool, and barbeque and why.  Rose, Chardonnay, and maybe even red wine?



Wed, Aug 9 - Tondre Grapefield Horizontal ($50)  - SOLD OUT
Come taste Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir from the heart of Santa Lucia Highlands. We will compare the difference in winemaking techniques of Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir from well-respected producers for the same vintage.



Wed, Aug 16 - California vs. Oregon Pinot Noir ($50) - SOLD OUT
Pinot Noir is the perfect wine to explore the concept of terroir because it takes on the characteristics of its local ecology. We will taste Oregon’s cooler climate Pinot Noir and compare it to warmer climate California Pinot Noir. Which will win?



Wed, Aug 23 - Wines of South America ($40) 
Let’s go beyond Malbec.  South America produces a breadth of wines beyond the signature varietals. We will taste a few of the classics from Argentina and Chile as well as some lesser known wines.



Wed, Aug 30 - Tour of Sta. Rita Hills ($50)
A tasting tour as we explore the Sta. Rita Hills. Learn about the history of Sta. Rita Hills and the visionary pioneer Richard Sanford, and what makes this appellation so unique. Sideways, here we go.





All classes:
6 - 6:30 pm (reception) and 6:30 - 7:30 pm (classes)