Beer, Wine and Cheese Making
Classes and Demos - 2014
Beer and Wine Classes
The following classes will be available for 2013
The cost of each WINE CLASS is $15.00 (to cover the cost of materials, samples and glasses)
The cost of each BEER CLASS is $10 (to cover the cost of materials and glasses)- no beer samples can be given.
The cost of the class is payable the day of the class. Each class lasts approximately 2 hours.
Call 330-633-7223 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. Seating is limited and done on a first come first serve basis. Classes are typically scheduled from October thru April. Please check back to see the updated class date list.
You must be 21 years of age to attend.
Saturday April 26th- 2 pm till 4:30 pm
Saturday May 17th- 2 pm till 4:30 pm
* In the Beginning Winemaking Class, we will discuss the winemaking process, wine styles, testing and adjusting the must and equipment needed for home winemaking. The winemaking process as it relates to a wine kit will be stressed. A wine tasting will be conducted. Artisan Breads and Italian Cheeses will be provided. Topics such as racking, topping, sulfiting and sanitizing will be covered in-depth and a wine kit will be made. All majors steps will be demonstrated.
Saturday March 22nd- 2 pm till 4:30 pm
* In the Advanced Winemaking Class, we will discuss the winemaking process as it relates to making wine from fresh grapes and fresh juice. We will discuss such topics as crushing, destemming, acid testing, sugar testing, cold soaking, malo-lactic fermentation, barrel aging, cold stabilizing and bottling. Wines made from fresh grapes and juice will be sampled. Artisan Breads
and Italian Cheeses will be provided.
Saturday April 12th 2014- 2 pm till 4:30 pm
Saturday May 10th 2014- 2 pm till 4:30 pm
*In the Beginner/Intermediate Beer brewing class, we will discuss the flavor and aroma of various malts and hops. In-depth information will be provided regarding yeast and yeast culturing. We will demonstrate the intermediate beer brewing process and stress sanitation, yeast and water quality and recipe formulation. We will also discuss the use of the hydrometer and the beer judge certification program. No beer samples will be given due to current Ohio liquor laws.
All Grain Beer Brewing Class
* In the All-Grain Brewing class, we will cover such topics as mash and wort pH, mashing, sparging, boiling and hopping an all-grain wort. We will demonstrate the all-grain brewing method (mash-in, protein rest, sacrification rest, mash-out and sparge). We will demonstrate the use of Pro-Mash software and discuss various forms of mashing and sparging. No beer samples will be given due to current Ohio liquor laws.
Free Cheese Making Demo (Easy Mozzarella or Marscapone)
Dates: (No reservation necessary- Just show up).
Saturday March 8th- 1pm to 2 pm
915 Home Ave
Akron Ohio 44310