Sat-Sun Oct 15-16

American Bounty at CIA at Copia: Wine Country Harvest Celebration with Dominic Orsini, CIA ’95

We’re no strangers to wine country cuisine—and it’s the perfect region to explore as a harvest celebration. Get ready for two days centered on the wine, food, music, and more of the place that we call home, elevated to new heights by The CIA at Copia’s new executive chef, Dominic Orsini ’95—level I sommelier and wine and food pairing expert.

Take a hands-on food and wine pairing class with Dominic or take part in one of our beverage classes taught by CIA beverage experts. Join us for dinner in the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum with a menu based on classic wine country fare. We’ll keep the fun going at a harvest celebration in our outdoor Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater with live music, local wineries, and food from our Live Fire Kitchen.

Preparing the Perfect Pairings with Dominic Orsini: Saturday, October 15 / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Learn how to pair dishes with wines from a certified food and wine pairing expert in this hands-on class taught by CIA grad Dominic Orsini. You’ll work with seasonal ingredients from our culinary garden, prepare a spread of California fare, and learn the science of pairing the perfect wine with each dish.

Add a VIP Dinner to your class experience by purchasing a bundle ticket and save! This ticket provides you access to the hands-on class with Dominic in the morning, and the VIP Dinner event in the evening. Limited tickets available!

Price: $225 Get Tickets

Tour the North Coast in 10 Glasses: Wine Tasting Class: Saturday, October 15 / 12 – 2 p.m.

Join CIA beverage expert Traci Dutton on a tour of the North Coast in this wine tasting class. Explore the quintessential wines of the Redwood Empire, including wines from Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Solano counties.

As the crow flies, the North Coast American Viticultural Area is only about 100 miles long and 50 miles wide, but it encompasses some of the most elite, unique and downright incredible producers of wine in the world. We’ll taste prototypical examples from each of the six counties nestled in the AVA, including almost every style of wine possible, and learn why great wine has been made in this region since the gold rush.

Must be 21+ to participate.

Traci Dutton is a beverage, food and hospitality expert based in the Napa Valley. With over 35 years of experience as a sommelier, consumer and professional educator, writer and beverage specialist, she currently teaches at the Culinary Institute of America’s California Campus and the Napa Valley College.

Add a VIP Dinner to your class experience by purchasing a bundle ticket and save! This ticket provides you access to the wine tasting class in the morning, and the VIP Dinner event in the evening. Limited tickets available!

Price: $75 Get Tickets

A Crash Course in Crush: Wine Class: Saturday, October 15 / 3–5 p.m.

Curious how wine gets from the vine to your glass? CIA beverage expert Traci Dutton explains it all in this crash course on wine making where you’ll take a deep dive into the process that brings us Napa Valley’s favorite beverage. Tastings included.

The 2022 harvest is underway in Napa Valley! If you’re curious about what really happens in the vineyard and winery, this class will give you an insider’s peek into the world of growing grapes and making wine. Planting a vineyard, the life cycle of the vine, harvest, crushing, fermentation, and aging all require unique decisions that encourage specific characteristics in wine.

Through guided tastings of wines made with different techniques, you’ll discover what all the action this time of year is about plus gain a deeper appreciation of the love and attention that goes into every bottle of wine you drink.

Must be 21+ to participate.

Traci Dutton is a beverage, food and hospitality expert based in the Napa Valley. With over 35 years of experience as a sommelier, consumer and professional educator, writer and beverage specialist, she currently teaches at the Culinary Institute of America’s California Campus and the Napa Valley College.

Price: $65 Get Tickets

CIA at Copia Harvest Celebration Dinner: Saturday, October 15 / 6:30 p.m.

Experience wine country cuisine the way it should be—fresh, seasonal, simple, and local—with the unique style of seasoned California chef, Dominic Orsini. Join us for a meal in the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum that reflects the bounty of this season’s harvest and, of course, a selection of wines to celebrate.

Price: $150 Get Tickets

Wine Country Harvest Festival at Copia: Sunday, October 16 / 2 p.m.

We’re hosting a harvest party, and you’re invited! Celebrate this year’s harvest at Copia with a variety of local wineries, live music, and casual wood-fired food from our Live Fire Kitchen in our outdoor Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater. Each ticket includes two beverages and two food items. Come hang with us and meet our new executive chef, Dominic Orsini.

Price: $50 (includes two beverages and two food items)

This event is part of American Bounty: Celebrating Regional American Cuisines, a new annual summer food, wine, and music series at CIA at Copia.

You can view all the tickets as a collection here

EVENT DETAILS

October 15 - Oct 16

1:00 am

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