Testarossa University Series

As part of the local, national and international effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, Testarossa Winery is following the recommendations of Santa Clara County and California Governor Gavin Newsom. Testarossa Winery is temporarily closed to visitors. Please check the homepage for updates.

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.

2020 Winter Series

Feb – Mar 2020

Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Horizontal Tasting

Tue, Mar 24at 6pm


Sun, Mar 29 at 1pm


Location: Los Gatos Winery
Price: $75

Sanford & Benedict is the most historic vineyard in the Central Coast of California, and many world class wineries turn their fruit into stunning wines. Get a sneak peak of Testarossa’s newest vintage while tasting other winery’s examples to learn how our winemaking style and method influence our final product.

Testarossa University is accessible, educational, and most of all, entertaining!
Classes are taught by our knowledgeable and experienced Wine Education team, led by Certified Sommelier Ryan Smith and range from the Basics of Wine to a Tour of the Santa Lucia Highlands. They start at $35/person- contact us to start planning your event today!
Canceled until we re-open

No minors are allowed at ticketed events. Due to our historic setting, most of the experiences typically require use of stairs to access certain areas of the winery. Please alert us of any guests with disabilities by calling our concierge at (408) 354-6150 x31 or concierge@testarossa.com so that we can make the necessary accommodations.

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