Make Your Own

Be a winemaker for a day, learn to brew your own beer, or get to grips with the finer points of flavoring gin with delicate botanicals. We have some amazing, engaging workshop options for anyone interested in learning to create their own adult beverages - whether as gifts for loved ones or as the first step in pursuing your passion.

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$
150
/ Person
Edmonds, Washington, United States
Duration:
3 H
Looking for a truly fun and unique experience? Do you enjoy learning new things? Are you a Gin enthusiast? If you answered yes then this gin making GINiology class is for you! ... more

Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, send an interesting evening finding out exactly which gin is right for you. Which unique blend best represents your style. You will also learn about the history and production of gin, while enjoying a couple of classic Gin cocktails. Taste the many independent flavors used to make most gins in the world. What does orris root taste like when isolated from other flavors? What about elderflower, or cucumber?

Create your own personal botanical recipe which you can take home with you! If you could make your perfect gin, what would you include? What would you exclude? In addition to the standard juniper flavor (big or minimalist), do I want my gin to have: Heat? Citrus? Spice? Floral notes? This personal gin experience represents who you are as a gin fan!

A truly unique experience where you can craft your own gin with personalized assistance in an intimate group environment and even take it home that evening! You can also reorder your gin recipe at any time (and why wouldn’t you, because yours is the best ever).
$
116
56
/ Person
Porto, Porto District, Portugal
Duration:
12 H
 (1)
Perhaps you’ll want to visit a historical winery and experience the processes of wine production by joining the harvest. That’s alright! A visit to the estate in the Douro ... moreDemarcated Region to see the process of creating wine is definitely worthwhile. You’ll love the experience and traditions around it not to mention the taste of the final blend. It’s fascinating!

The tour is set to begin in Porto, known as the unconquered city, where we'll set out from towards the east for the Douro.

We'll stop at an Estate in Favaios and start by visiting the gardens. Are you ready for the Moscatel wine tasting? Of course! You’ll love the concertina music as well. Later, we’ll cut the grapes in the vineyard and take them to the mill while enjoying traditional Douro songs.

While late morning comes, we’ll have a wine tasting and snacks assisted by the wine experts of the Estate. Later, a traditional Douro lunch follows. You’ll love the taste of Douro cuisine! After the lunch break, we’ll tread the grapes as we enjoy the music of traditional songs by groups from the Douro. The trip is then scheduled to close with a documented fortified wine tasting after which we shall return to Porto. It’s quite an interesting adventure!

Are you ready for the trip? Book now!
$
116
56
/ Person
Porto, Porto District, Portugal
Duration:
12 H
Discover with us the harvest of the fruit that produces olive oil. We will tour the olive estate in the center of the Douro Demarcated Region in Portugal and get an opportunity to ... moreclosely see the olive harvesting, partake in the harvesting process as you experience the local traditions and also taste the liquid gold - olive oil.

The tour commences in Porto as we head east towards the Douro region. The olive trees here create a beautiful landscape that has been awarded the World Heritage status by UNESCO. This Douro region consistently produces olive oils with a concentrated aroma.

On arriving at the Estate in Favaios, we visit the gardens and enjoy some Moscatel Wine as we head to the olive plantation for harvesting. Olive oil harvesting here is done using the traditional method known as “varejar” as the concertina is being played in the background.

Afterwards, there is olive oil tasting paired with a traditional Douro lunch. We then take a guided visit to experience the complete winemaking process of the Moscatel wine and Port wine.

The tour finally ends as we return to Porto.

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$
93
01
/ Person
Chania, Greece
Duration:
8 H
One day of hard work will reveal you all the secrets of wine-making tradition in Crete Tour Highlights Vine-harvest in our family vineyard ... more

Take part in wine-making process

Hear stories and origins behind the wine-making tradition

Secret rooms will present Crete through the ages

Wine tasting combined with cheese platters of different Cretan varieties

Taste freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Enjoy the fantastic view of Aegean Sea and the mountain around

A nice surprise at the end

Description

The traditional wine-making process in Crete has profound origins. From the early age of Minoans to the present day, vine-harvesting is an exceptional celebration. This tour is based on our childhood memories. We will bring you closer to the wine culture in Crete as you take part in the wine-making process using the traditional local method.
The tour begins at our family vineyard as we harvest different varieties of the local grapes that include; ‘Romeiko,' ‘Vidiano,' ‘Vilana,' ‘Kotsifali’ and ‘Mantilari.' You will enjoy this special festival as we sing and dance original Cretan songs. Our voices echo through the White Mountains as the harvesting continues.
Afterwards, we head to our home. It is a cultural Cretan house, built in the early 19th century. We will walk you through the secret rooms that presents Crete through the centuries and share with you the Cretan traditions as you enjoy the Cretan hospitality. With the treadle all set, the wine-making procedure starts, we smash the grape with our feet. The first grape juice appears as we smash harder and harder. When the smashing is over the grapes, remain in the juice for it to get the rose or mid red color.
After all the hard work the feast begins, as we delight in traditional Cretan delicacies paired with fine wine.
$
29
43
/ Person
Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
Duration:
2 H
Belguim isn't not only about its beers. Have you ever been curious about the world of cocktails and mixology?! If so, then this is the cocktail workshop for you. This mixology workshop ... morewill immerse you in a mix of theory and practice, where you will first get a theoretical base on strong drinks and cocktail making. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and shake some cocktails yourself, with a helping hand from our qualified mixologists. This 2-hour cocktail workshop normally consists of 4 drinks. A cocktail workshop is great to combine with a dinner or a night out in Antwerp.
$
94
19
/ Person
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Duration:
2 Days
Are you interested in craft beer? Would you like to learn how to brew beer at home and the bottling process? Then this is the brewing course for you! In this introductory course to ... morebrewing beer, you will learn all the brewing technical aspects both theoretically and practically, in a simultaneous way. You will brew your own beer, always following the explanations and directions of the head brewer. We also invite you to come back to the brewery to bottle the beer and take it home with you.

The duration of this brewing class is two days (Saturdays) separated by 15 days:

Day 1 Brewing: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Day 2 Bottling: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
$
81
24
/ Person
Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Duration:
4,5 H
 (2)
The residents of Mallorca enjoy sitting around a table to enjoy a homemade Heirbas; a liquor made from local herbs such as anise. Perhaps you’ll love to come and learn how to make ... moreHeirbas like a local. That’s alright! We’ll all meet at the Palma bus station and then proceed to the village of Epsorles; one of the scenic spots in the area. Here, will stroll around picking the herbs to make the Heirbas liquor.

Some herbs are not easy to find. Hence, we’ll have to visit some locals and get the herbs from them. You’ll love the encounter with the locals in Mallorca. Upon getting the herbs, we’ll assemble on the guide’s patio to start the preparation. He’ll take you through the making process. Later, we’ll have some snack as we mingle and enjoy the sunset in Spain. Interestingly, the Heirbas won’t be ready yet. So you won’t taste what you’ve brewed just yet. However, you’ll have the opportunity to taste some that were earlier prepared and is now ready. As for your Heirbas, don’t worry. You’ll take it with you. You’ll need to allow it to ferment for at least three months. After that, call some friends and enjoy the Heirbas; just like a Mallorca local.
$
116
56
/ Person
Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Duration:
7 H
 (1)
The tour starts with everyone converging at Plaza Espana. We’ll then proceed to a local market in the city that’s actually 60 years old. Here, we’ll shop for ingredients to use when ... moremaking some classic Mediterranean paella. Of course, the market is nice for a unique shopping experience; probably stroll around and even take pictures.

Once done, we’ll take a bus to Sierra Tramuntana mountains; one of the scenic spots in the city. Here, you’ll meet Ramon- he’ll host you all through the learning process. Depending on the weather, you’ll either cook in his kitchen or his yard. Ramon will take you through the whole cooking process; you’ll learn the history and secrets behind the local cuisine! Interestingly, you’ll even have an opportunity of taking some snacks, local tapas and pair with beer or soft drink. Well, the aroma of the paella will definitely tell it all!

The best part will be to take the sumptuous paella we’ve prepared for lunch. Some local Mallorca wine will perfectly do. Later, some homemade dessert with coffee will ensure you’ve had a wonderful lunch. If you thought that’s all, you’re wrong. How about finishing the Mallorca way; a glass of Heirbas? You’ll love the whole experience! Later, you’ll take a bus, stroll around the city before ending the tour.
$
74
17
/ Person
Chania, Greece
Duration:
7 H
Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture Tour Highlights Introduction and welcome drink Vegetable picking from our own garden ... more

Walking up to the mountain paths and exploring nature

Cooking lessons in traditional Cretan recipes

Taught in the private home kitchen of a local

Hear the stories and origins behind each dish

Secret rooms will present Crete through the ages

Preparing the appetizers and dessert

Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties

Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine

Discovering the secrets of the healthy Mediterranean diet

Enjoying the fantastic view of Aegean Sea and the mountain around

A nice surprise at the end

Guiding by the place owners

Description

Pursue us to the surprising expedition via the Cretan flavors and experience the real Cretan lifestyle. At the towering summit of the White Mountains, we team will cook for you some delicious traditional home-grown meals. Utilizing hale and hearty organic and bio Cretan ingredients such as fresh vegetables picked from our garden, local meat, extra-virgin olive oil, dairy products and the most sweet-smelling herbs.

You will get the opportunity to stroll in the region of our vegetable gardens to observe, feel, smell, taste and touch the real produce of mother nature. We will also disclose the secrets of local herbs, the way Cretan olive oil influences the people’s health and helpful tips about the local products that we use. We will organize a time-honored Cretan recipe with our own hands; be trained how we, Cretans, prepare food.

After our incredible cooking know-how, we will follow a trail into the mountain walking within the purely natural world. Exploring the region, we will see the traditional Cretan shepherds hut known as ”Mitato,” we will go into an olive field and perceive how we reap the olives and study more about the blooming vegetation and flowers. Going back to the house you will taste delicious Cretan wine together with local cheese and arrange some cocktail snacks like “Tzatziki” and “Ntakos.” The Mountain View is breathtaking from our window. Enjoying the fantastic wine, you will experience heaven on earth! In the period in-between our meal will be all set. We will taste our dishes, together with fruity neighborhood wine and enjoy some traditional jar desserts at the conclusion. The healthy and exceptional Mediterranean diet and the renowned Cretan food has already been put before your eyes.
$
41
21
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$
52
98
/ Person
Saint-Preuil, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Duration:
2,5 H
Cognac is a spirit unlike any other. Cognac can be drunk as an aperitif or digestive, as a long drink or a cocktail. During the morning of your workshop, you will participate in a ... morecognac tasting with a certified cognac educator expert who will introduce the elixir of cognac, and help you discover the various distinctive flavors, characteristics, vintages and blends of the great cognacs.

Workshop Details

Provides an appreciation of cognac’s complexities and lets you discover the answer to some of cognac’s intricacies:

What is the essence of cognac?
How does it compare to other spirits (Whisky, Rum, Armagnac)
How can it be compared with perfume?
What are the best ways to enjoy your cognac?

The workshop is :
A workshop completely independent from any cognac trading house or family estate
A professionally Certified Cognac Educator
Small groups from 1 to 12 people
The workshop takes place in a dedicated room.
A presentation and tasting of 3 cognacs from different vintages, ages, and blends.
$
69
/ Person
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Duration:
4 H
No matter if you have no experience mixing drinks, have taken a bartending course, or are experienced in bartending - this is the mixology class for you! Our highly interactive mixology ... morecourse allows you to build and enjoy your very own cocktail creations. Our 4-hour crash course in mixology will have you entertaining your guests and clients in no time. We will take you on a mind-blowing excursion through the world of mixology, from the essentials of cocktail creations to the subtle nuances of pairing fresh fruit and herbs with unique spirits.
$
88
30
/ Person
Paris, Île-De-France, France
Duration:
2 H
Have you ever wanted to create your own wine? Well, now you have the chance! A 2 hour create your own wine workshop in the center of Paris. With the help of an expert winemaker, you’ll ... moreget to taste and pick the grape varieties you want in your wine, then blend, try, taste again, improve and ultimately create your very own wine.

Once you have created your own unique and personal wine it's time to create a label to showcase your wines style! With our easy to use system, it’s a piece of cake. And a fun one too. You’ll leave this wine workshop experience with a bit of a buzz and the ultimate keepsake from your trip to Paris - your own wine.
$
141
29
/ Person
Porto, Porto District, Portugal
Duration:
8 H
Visiting the Douro during the harvesting season is mind-blowing; you’ll love to explore this remarkable wine region. Upon arriving to the wine estate, you’ll be welcomed ... moreand handed a hat, tobacconist scarf, a bucket and a pair of cutting scissors. Here, you’ll enjoy some mid-morning snacks as you interact with the workers and have the opportunity to pick some grapes. All along, you’ll learn the history of wine in the region alongside some secrets of making a unique flavored local wine.

The lunch will be served around in the middle of the vineyards; a perfect local cuisine consisting of fish, soup, and some fruits. You’ll love the traditional portuguese food.

Later, the tour is scheduled for a wine tasting session of port and table wines. You will be invited into the huge wine tank where, with the master, you will be able to tread the grapes alongside the rest of the workers. It’s adventurous! It’s amazing to learn that people actually don their shorts and bare their feet when treading grapes.

By now, you’ll have hooked up with a few of the workers. Hence, you’ll learn a few things about the Douro people, culture, and tradition. Later, you’ll give farewell to your new-found friends and end the trip!
$
352
05
/ Person
Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Duration:
7 H
The tour starts with everyone converging at Plaza Espana. We’ll then proceed to a local market in the city that’s actually 60 years old. Here, we’ll shop for ingredients to use when ... moremaking some classic Mediterranean paella. Of course, the market is nice for a unique shopping experience; probably stroll around and even take pictures.

Once done, we’ll take a bus to Sierra Tramuntana mountains; one of the scenic spots in the city. Here, you’ll meet Ramon- he’ll host you all through the learning process. Depending on the weather, you’ll either cook in his kitchen or his yard. Ramon will take you through the whole cooking process; you’ll learn the history and secrets behind the local cuisine! Interestingly, you’ll even have an opportunity of taking some snacks, local tapas and pair with beer or soft drink. Well, the aroma of the paella will definitely tell it all!

The best part will be to take the sumptuous paella we’ve prepared for lunch. Some local Mallorca wine will perfectly do. Later, some homemade dessert with coffee will ensure you’ve had a wonderful lunch. If you thought that’s all, you’re wrong. How about finishing the Mallorca way; a glass of Heirbas? You’ll love the whole experience! Later, you’ll take a bus, stroll around the city before ending the tour.
$
41
21
/ Person
Athens, Greece
Duration:
3,5 H
Visit and prepare a delicious three-course, conventional Greek food here with one of our fantastic, neighborhood cooks. Discover the methods to organize a range of regular dishes; ... moretypical appetizer, salad, dessert and a main dish. The meal comprises of 1 wine glass/1 soft drink glass in addition to 1 shot. Additional drinks can be bought for a small fee. We make use of fresh ingredients purchased from the locals, which are provided from across Greece. If you want like to be with us for a morning trip or visit the market ahead of your class, it is possible for only €6 per individual (interval is half an hour; offered Mon-Sat only excluding national holidays).
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