Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine (available for purchase during the meeting).

Some folks bring snacks to share and enjoy during the meeting.

Call Natalie if you have questions – 336-689-4071.  

New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

August 2nd -The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  

NOTE:  This is a special meeting date (2nd Thursday instead of 1st Thursday of the month) due to the 1st Thursday being so close to the 4th of July Holiday.

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine (available for purchase during the meeting).

Some folks bring snacks to share and enjoy during the meeting.

Call Natalie if you have questions – 336-689-4071.  

New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

July 5th – Capital Gains by Chip Gains

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine (available for purchase during the meeting).

Some folks bring snacks to share and enjoy during the meeting.

Call Natalie if you have questions – 336-689-4071.  

New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

June 7th  – Rhett Butler’s People by Daniel McCaig

Spring 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 10 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 2018 Course Dates & Times: 

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

April 2nd: Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking.

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

April 23rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing.

May 7th: Defects and Problems: Causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering.

May 14th: Blending, tasting panel, and bottling preparations.

June 4th: 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: Registration for the Spring 2018 Course has ended. Dates for the Fall 2018 Course will be released in August. If you have any questions about the course or would like to be placed on the advanced notice list for when the next class dates are released,  please contact Sarah at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours or by email at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com.

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 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 10 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 2018 Course Dates & Times: 

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

April 2nd: Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking.

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

April 23rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing.

May 7th: Defects and Problems: Causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering.

May 14th: Blending, tasting panel, and bottling preparations.

June 4th: 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: Registration for the Spring 2018 Course has ended. Dates for the Fall 2018 Course will be released in August. If you have any questions about the course or would like to be placed on the advanced notice list for when the next class dates are released, please contact Sarah at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours or by email at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com.

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.

Girls Night Out – Wine Tasting, Dinner, Essential Oils, w/ optional Massage – SOLD OUT

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SOLD OUT!

Join us for a fun evening out with your girlfriends!  Treat yourself to an evening of relaxation and education about essential oils and your health – make and take home a spa product (e.g., pillow sprays, relaxation rollers and different types of foot soaks).  

 Dinner (see menu below) and Wine Tasting (Souvenir Glass included) followed by essential oil spa product making – $35 all inclusive. We will ALSO have a licensed massage therapist on site offering chair massages ($1/minute, 10 minute minimum – cash only – see below for special note).    Vials of Essential Oils will also be available for purchase.  And of course, purchases of bottles of wine for take home is always encouraged!

 

Special Note regarding the Massage Option:  We recommend you comment on your ticket purchase (online ticketing or if you call) whether you plan on taking advantage of the chair massage option – this will help us gauge interest and determine whether we need to have more than one therapist on site to meet demand!!!   Plan to sign up with the therapist when you arrive to set your massage time.

 

DINNER BY  PEPPER MOON CATERING

Menu: 

  • Salad:  Artisan Greens with Red Grapes, feta, walnuts, and homemade Dijon vinaigrette
  • Main:  Rustic Vegetarian Loaf –  A delicious blend of lentils, rice, onion, shredded carrots, corn and spinach, integrated with mozzarella, parmesan, basil, and other seasoning.  Served like a slice of ‘meatloaf’ and topped with a tomato “checca” sauce.
    • Steamed Vegetable Medley
    • Rosemary Roasted Baby Potatoes
  • Dessert:  Fresh Fruit Skewers (chunks of pineapple, melon, and strawberry, served with yogurt dipping sauce)

Note: if you have any special dietary needs please let us know well in advance and we will try to accommodate you.  

This is catered event and so tickets must be purchased in advance and are non-refundable. Online ticket purchases have ended, but if you are attempting to join a group who have already purchased tickets please call 336-644-9908. 

Spring 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 10 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 2018 Course Dates & Times: 

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

April 2nd: Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking.

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

April 23rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing.

May 7th: Defects and Problems: Causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering.

May 14th: Blending, tasting panel, and bottling preparations.

June 4th: 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: Registration for the Spring 2018 Course has ended. Dates for the Fall 2018 Course will be released in August. If you have any questions about the course or would like to be placed on the advanced notice list for when the next class dates are released,  please contact Sarah at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours or by email at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com.

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.

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine (available for purchase during the meeting).

Some folks bring snacks to share and enjoy during the meeting.

Call Natalie if you have questions – 336-689-4071.  

New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

May 3rd  –  Upstairs at the White House by JB West

Spring 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 10 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 2018 Course Dates & Times: 

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

April 2nd: Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking.

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

April 23rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing.

May 7th: Defects and Problems: Causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering.

May 14th: Blending, tasting panel, and bottling preparations.

June 4th: 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: Registration for the Spring 2018 Course has ended. Dates for the Fall 2018 Course will be released in August. If you have any questions about the course or would like to be placed on the advanced notice list for when the next class dates are released,  please contact Sarah at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours or by email at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com.

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 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 10 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 2018 Course Dates & Times: 

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

April 2nd: Introduction – Basics of fermentation and winemaking.

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

April 23rd: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing.

May 7th: Defects and Problems: Causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering.

May 14th: Blending, tasting panel, and bottling preparations.

June 4th: 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: Registration for the Spring 2018 Course has ended. Dates for the Fall 2018 Course will be released in August. If you have any questions about the course or would like to be placed on the advanced notice list for when the next class dates are released,  please contact Sarah at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours or by email at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com.

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.