SPECIAL EVENTS & CLASSES
Friday Afternoons with David Cook
July 13, July 20, July 27 1–2:30 pm
Have a question about growing grapes or olives?
Or just want to enjoy a glass of wine and sample some olive oil?
David Cook will be in the CVM Store to chat.
Please join us! No RSVP necessary.
Cheese Making Classes
Award winning cheesemaker Sheana Davis breaks down the barriers to cheesemaking, making it accessible, easy and fun with her energetic and hands-on class. Click here to see the specific schedule.
Olive Oil Tasting
We now offer Olive Oil Tasting to groups of five or more, by appointment only. Tastings cost $5 per person. Call Martha at The CVM Store to reserve Now!
The Glass Makes the Difference with Chris Sawyer
Postponed until Fall 2018
Internationally-renowned sommelier, Chris Sawyer will be your Stolzle guide through a lively, sensory experience that includes analysis, discussion and tasting of wine through the nuances of stemware choice. Chris was voted Best Sommelier in Sonoma County by readers in The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay issue 2014 - 17.
Sawyer has experienced many styles of wine glasses and conducted an extensive stemware review published in Wine Business Monthly (Feb 2011) comparing a cross-section of stemware. This educational seminar will truly enlighten your senses and stimulate your palate.
Cost is $25.00 per person.
Price includes wine tasting and a special glass to take home to optimize your wine drinking experience.
RSVP: Martha 707-938-7917
TO SULFUR? OR NOT TO SULFUR?
Exploring the usage of sulfur in wine
Friday June 29th, 1 pm
Sulfur has been used in winemaking since the Romans, but why do we use it? Join us as the Home Wine Lab experts answer this question and many more including:
- How does sulfur interact with wine?
- Is sulfur necessary?
- When should you use sulfur in the winemaking process?
- How much sulfur should you use?
After the presentation we will conduct a question and answer session with a free wine tasting.
Irrigation Workshop with David Cook • FREE
Friday June 8th, time TBA
Laying out an irrigation system? Struggling with constant leaks and drainage issues? Tying in new technology with an older, existing system?
David Cook, owner of Cook Vineyard Management will discuss optimal irrigation for vineyards, trouble shooting and comment on new technology. Afterwards, David will answer questions from the audience.
Straw Bale Gardening
Friday June 15, 1-3 pm • FREE
The CVM Store in Sonoma is proud to collaborate with Marybeth & Rick Hull to present Straw Bale Gardening.
This informative class will explore the benefits of straw bale gardening along with clear, practical application techniques.
Straw Bale gardening is a great option for disabled gardeners, gardeners with limited space, or the beginner gardener.
Classes are held at the CVM Store:
19626 Eighth Street East
Sonoma, CA 95476
Even for free classes, please sign up so we can keep track of enrollment.
Call Martha at 707-938-7917 to reserve your spot!