Features Overview

Fernando Beteta is a  dynamic and entertaining host for wine classes, lectures and speaking engagements. His approach is to make wine fun and easy to learn. Often taking a casual approach, the sessions allow everyone to feel relaxed and promotes engagement.

In-home private wine tasting

Wine 101 Classes

Personalized wine education

Corporate courses

Learn to Blind like a Master

This is one of the most popular tastings Beteta provides. This engaging and educational tasting is a lesson on how Master Sommeliers deduct wines based on color, aroma and flavors. Beteta will pick 6 classic wines from around the world that are wrapped and poured blind for you and your guests. He will guarantee that even the novice wine drinker will enjoy this tasting and be able to discern the differences between an Old World and New World wine, wines with high and low acid, oaked and unoaked.

This is a 2-hour experience that can be set up casually in your home or event space. 


Includes 8 wines from around the world

Glassware rental

Personal Tasting Mats

Deductive Tasting Sheets

Descriptions and tasting notes on each wine tasted.

 

Starts at $150 per person
6 Person Minimum
 


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 Overview of French wines

An intimate, educational tasting of French wines. Explore sparkling, whites & reds from different regions of France, Beteta picks the classic regions of France, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhône, Champagne and Loire Valley to educate you on the differences in styles, grapes and history.

This is a 2-hour experience that can be set up casually in your home or event space. 

Includes 6-8 wines from various regions in France

Glassware rental

Personal Tasting Mats

Deductive Tasting Sheets

Descriptions and tasting notes on each wine tasted.


Price varies.


Fried Chicken and Champagne Party

This is a no-hassle, food and wine party that Beteta can plan for you. Originally one of his favorite themes to host friends at home, this is a fun way to approach intimidating wines. 
Basics: Three different fried-chicken tastings from classic to Korean style are paired with 5, 6 or more Champagnes. 

Food included.

Country themed platters.  

Wine included.

Glassware rental

Fingerlickin' optional.

Price varies.

Example of past Champagne producers used:

Champagne Bérèche et fils, Brut Reserve NV

Champagne Paul Déthune, Blanc de Noirs NV

Champagne Deutz, Brut Classic NV

Champagne R. Pouillon 1er Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs

Champagne Gonet, Grand Cru

Champagne Canard-Duchene Vintage 2009