♦ Classes are held here at our store in Ozark Missouri.
♦ Class dates and times will be announced at least a month prior to the scheduled date, in our newsletter, online calendar and posted in the store.
♦ Pre-Registration is required and spots are limited so sign up early.
♦ Small class sizes mean a laid-back, comfortable learning environment.
♦ Hands on demonstrations and one on one with the class instructor means you get your questions answered.
♦ Call us at 417-581-0963 or email us at email@example.com to reserve your spot today!
Current Class Offerings
Introduction to Winemaking - $15 per person
Saturday, June 17th 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class will introduce you to the equipment and ingredients needed to make great wine at home. We will be covering equipment, sanitation, ingredients, fermentation, bottling, procedures, techniques and plenty of good, practical advice from an experienced winemaker! Hands on demonstration lets you see the process from beginning to end while the small, informal class setting ensures you get all your questions answered. This is the perfect class for beginner wine makers. Approximately 3 hour class. Light snacks and refreshments will be available.
Introduction to Homebrewing - $15 per person
Saturday, July 15th 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class will introduce you to the equipment and ingredients needed to brew beer. We will cover the basics of several brewing methods including Extracts and All Grain. Topics will include Fermentation, Homebrewing Equipment, Techniques and Procedures, Bottling and more. You will get to see the process from beginning to end and have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from an experienced Homebrewer. Approximately 3 hour class. Light snacks and refreshments will be available.
Classes Offered, But Not Currently Scheduled:
Homebrew Recipe and Ingredient Workshop - $20 per personMalt, Hops Yeast and Water are the four main elements in beer. This workshop is designed to dive into each of these four components and explain how they are used and how they work together to create different beer styles. Subjects covered include:
Malt and Malt Extract - How to determine specific gravity, color and character.
Hops - What, When, Where and how to use them for different effects.
Yeast - Using different varieties for different character, yeast health and yeast starters.
Water - How water chemistry can effect reactions in the mash, yeast health and beer flavor.
Approximately 3 hour class. Light snacks and refreshments will be available.
Advanced Homebrewing - All Grain Brewing - $25 per person
Learn all the basics of mashing barley for beer brewing. Information ranging from ingredients to equipment will be discussed. Emphasis of this class will be on single step mashing, other methods will also be discussed. Demonstrations will show mashing methods and sparging methods using three different styles of equipment. Hands on demonstration will allow you to actually see the process in action. Basic brewing experience is beneficial as the class will focus on wort production. Approximately 5 hour class. Light Lunch and refreshments will be available.
Advanced Wine Making Class – Fresh Grapes & Fruit - $25 per person
This class will focus on making wine from fresh grapes and fruit. We will be covering: advanced winemaking equipment. Ingredients and procedures including crushing, maceration and pressing. Testing equipment and techniques including gravity calculation, acid testing and more. The small, informal class setting ensures you get all your questions answered. This is the perfect class for wine makers interested in making wine from fresh grapes and fruit. Basic fermentation knowledge is helpful as we will not be covering the basics of fermentation, siphoning or bottling in this class. Approximately 5 hour class. Light Lunch and refreshments will be available.
Kegging Your Homebrew - $15 per person
Having a great time brewing your own beer, but tired of bottling? Kegging is the solution! This class is designed to introduce the home brewer to packaging beer (or other beverages) in kegs for carbonating and serving. Basics included in the class will be keg cleaning, Dis-assembly & assembly, pressure testing, carbonation methods, serving pressures and most standard equipment included for kegging home made beer, mead, cider and even soda. Approximately 3 hour class. Light snacks and refreshments will be available.