Testarossa University Series
Testarossa Winery strives to keep things fresh when it comes to satisfying your thirst for wine knowledge. Thus the institution of Testarossa University, our year-round series of wine classes taught by our team of knowledgeable wine educators led by longtime Testarossa staffer Bob Zamora and resident Certified Sommelier Ryan Smith, who is also our Direct to Consumer Manager. Curriculum topics range from the basics of wine tasting to winemaking, including the science behind winemaking, deep dives into the terroir of different appellations and vineyards, vertical and horizontal tastings, clonal comparisons and more!
Wine Club member discounts apply. Advanced reservations required.
Testarossa University Winter Series
(Jan 30 – Mar 26)
The Wines of Chalone
Tuesday, March 26th ~ $50/person
Location: Los Gatos Winery
Take a deep dive into the Chalone AVA, home of Winemaker Bill Brosseau’s home ranch and one of the most unique growing regions in California. We’ll taste new and library selections of Brosseau Vineyard wines as well as some other wines from the region.
Testarossa University Spring Series
(April – June)
Want to learn more about the world of wine? Stay tuned for the upcoming Testarossa University classes!
Save the date:
April 30th: Wine Basics
May 7th: Clonal Series
May 9th: Wines of Chalone AVA in Carmel Valley with Bill Brosseau
May 14th: All About Rose
May 21st: National Chardonnay Day – Diana’s Component (Tasting or Vertical)
May 28th: Niclaire Component (Tasting or Vertical)
June 4th: 2014 Vintage Retrospective- 5 years on
June 11th: Deep Dive Into Fogstone Vineyard
June 18th: Wine & Cheese Pairing Lab
Registrations will be opened soon!