Home Winemaking

By Center for the Arts Crested Butte (other events)

Wed, Jun 28 2017 3:00 PM Wed, Aug 23 2017 5:00 PM

Let’s make a barrel of wine! Join local professional chef and home winemaker Tim Egelhoff for a series of wine making and tasting classes. Participants craft a batch of Cabernet Sauvignon from juice to finished bottle. At each class, participants also learn and discuss the basics of wine tasting while sampling small-bite appetizers prepared by Chef Tim. Each participant takes home a few bottles of the finished wine.  Instructor: Tim Egelhoff.

When:  Classes meet on five Wednesdays June 28, July 5 & 19, and August 2 & 23.

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Cost: $225

Session 1:  Inoculation & Primary fermentation               
Wednesday June 28
Tasting: Red – White – Rose

Session 2:  Secondary Fermentation                                 
Wednesday July 5
Tasting: Whites

Session 3:  Stabilizing & Clarification                            
Wednesday July 19                
Tasting: Reds

Session 4:  Racking & Clarification                                  
Wednesday August 2
Tasting: Blind technique 

Session 5:  Bottling                                                          
Wednesday August 23
Tasting: Blind challenge

Mailing Address

PO Box 1819 Crested Butte, CO 81224