Wine Experience Series

Wine has been a part of our civilization for thousands of years. It has been refined, cultivated and enjoyed by all. Now you can taste and learn it origins, styles, meanings, types, and traditions with our Wine Experience Series. Wine Specialist Elliot Brause leads the series with his background in wine sales and education. Brause was born in New Haven, educated in law but brought into the family liquor store business. Besides holding a wines series lecture at Yale University, Brause was chosen as the wine lecturer on the Queen Mary 2 during its second cruise.

This three-part series will be held on consecutive Wednesday nights on January 30, February 6 &.13. The first course is called Wine 101, and deals with wine history and how wine is made followed by a informational tasting of 8-10 wines. The second course is titled Tools of the Trade and will cover wine paraphernalia, form vs. function, new vs. old wines and restaurant etiquette with 8-10 wines tasted. The third course is called Sweet & Sparkling and covers desert wines, sparkling wines and oddities with a tasting of 8-10 wines.


-Each course lasts about 2 hours and includes all wine tasting and Crudites.

-We suggest arriving earlier for dinner at our location, Wheelers, 180 Amity Rd, Woodbridge, CT

-The space is wheelchair accessible and parking is onsite

-Tickets must be purchased at least 4 days in advance, space is limited

-Special rates are offered if all 3 courses in the series are purchased together

-Cancellations within 4 days of event will not be refunded

-We want you to learn a little, taste a bit and have a lot of fun!