Work alongside acclaimed expert Debbie Zachareas as she visits with winery representatives to buy for the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant. Taste, compare and evaluate wines as you learn the factors Debbie uses to curate her selection.
Let Rajat Parr give you a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the wine profession. Shadow him as he guides you through the intricacies of sourcing, service, selection, presentation and display. Watch a master at work, taste rare wines, and share a meal with this wine luminary.
Travel to Épernay in France where world renowned Marco Pelletier will lead your group of six people on a tasting of his favorite Champagnes. The Master Sommelier at the three Michelin-starred Le Bristol will teach you what to look for in a fine Champagne.
Join Italian wine expert Shelley Lindgren for a private wine seminar, as she shares her favorites with you and five guests. This experience includes pairings with delectable Italian-inspired treats courtesy of Matthew Accarrino.
Explore the iconic Piedmont region of Italy with David Lynch as he researches for his next book. Piedmont, even more than Tuscany, is a wine-lover's mecca - often referred to as Italy's answer to Burgundy. You and three friends will get to visit some of the greatest Barolo and Barbaresco producers for private tastings with David, as well as dine at iconic Piedmontese restaurants during truffle season.
Rajat Parr believes wine making should tell the story of the land. Learn about Sandhi's philosophy as you and your friends help Rajat with all aspects of the wine-making process - from grape selection to bottling - over two days. For up to four guests.
Have acclaimed sommelier David Lynch help curate your rare wine collection. David will take you on an informational tour of Italy's 20 wine regions and work with you to select exceptional wines to enhance your cellar. Included in your curation are three cases of wine that you choose together.
Share the gift of great wine and indulge in a hand-selected assortment of wine and truffles from Debbie Zachareas, the buyer for the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant and one of the Bay Area’s foremost wine experts.