Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 6 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets HERE or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 5 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets HERE or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 4 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets HERE or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 3 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets HERE or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 2 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets HERE or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 1 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets Below or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Spring Winemaking 101 Course (Class 1 of 6) Copy

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 8 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Spring 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

March 13th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

March 27th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

April 3rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

April 10th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

April 17th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

May 1st: Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam
Cost: $185
Provided: Materials, snacks, 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Registration – For Registration please either Purchase Tickets Below, Email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. 

Students Registering Between 2/23/17 & 3/5/17 Will Be Added to an Existing Team:
Current Teams: 
  • Dry Red Team 1: Bold Cabernet Sauvignon (Beginner)
  • Dry Red Team 2: Amarone w/ Grape Skins (Advanced)
  • Dry/Sweet White Team 1: Chardonnay (Beginner & Advanced)
  • Sweet Red Team 1: Chocolate Cherry Dessert Wine (Beginner)
Registration Ends 3/5/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 6 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See posting for Class 1 of 6 (to be held on 9/12/16) regarding overall details of the course. Information below is specific to this class only, 6 of 6.

TOPIC FOR THIS SIXTH (AND LAST) CLASS:

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Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 5 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See posting for Class 1 of 6 (to be held on 9/12/16) regarding overall details of the course. Information below is specific to this class only, 5 of 6.

TOPIC FOR THIS FIFTH CLASS:

Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

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Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 4 of 6)

Class Time (same for each week) – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See posting for Class 1 of 6 (to be held on 9/12/16) regarding overall details of the course. Information below is specific to this class only, 4 of 6.

TOPIC FOR THIS FOURTH CLASS:

Defects & Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

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