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2023 events and classes

September 22, 2023 6-8pm

With our cool autumn weather approaching and the nearing holiday season, we’ve started the planning for pairing! Come join us to find some creative ideas for combining our favorite Ambassador wines with some delicious bites for the upcoming fall season. Recipes for a variety of tapas that are fun and easy to pull together. Whether you are vegetarian, vegan or enjoy it all, we’ve got ideas and tastes to enjoy at this fun and informative class. Join Reggie for another “taste” of food and wine pairing, new neurology information and new ideas will be offered! 

Advanced Wine Tasting Workshop in Portland

September 16, 2023 10am - 5pm


This advanced-level workshop allows students to refine their wine tasting technique and fine-tune their wine analysis skills. Over the course of three sessions, wines will be evaluated from three different perspectives:


Session 1: Wine building blocks and components

Session 2: The origin and expression of aromas and flavors

Session 3: Wine faults and flaws

Saturday, September 16, 2023; 10:00am - 5:00pm.
The Wine & Spirit Archive, 3319 SE 50th Ave, Portland, OR.


THURSDAY, September 14, 2023

SIGN UP NOW! Call: 360 729-9463

Here’s a fun and informative class that will bring you educational and entertaining information on wine. You’ll learn about grape growing, viticulture, wine making and wine labeling, but best of all you’ll taste through an array of wines with nibbles of cheese and lovely accompaniments that pair well with your wine samples. Join us for this class that will help you navigate your future selections and provide the fundamentals that enable you to make good decisions!

OLY WINES owned by Ed Schlick - a wonderful wine industry pal.

321 Cleveland Ave SE Ste 309, Tumwater, WA 98501


Wine & Spirit Education Trust 
2023-24 Fall and Winter Classes

Wine & Spirit Education Trust



Seattle, WA: Wednesdays, Sept. 6 - Dec 20, 2023; 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Certification exam on Wednesday, January 10, 6:00pm. Classes to be held at Old World Tasting Room, 3861 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA.

Woodinville, WA: Sundays, October 15 - December 10, 2024; 10:00am to 4:00pm. No class on November 26. Certification exam on Sunday, December 17, 10:00am. Classes held at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA.

Wine & Spirit Education Trust


Level 1



Sunday, September 24, 2023; 9:30am to 6pm.
Certification exam at end of class on September 24.
DeLille Cellars Event Space, Woodinville, WA.

Proficiency in both the art and science of wine must start with the core tenets. The basics presented in this course – major styles, practices for proper storage, fundamentals of pairing with food, and service presentation – are necessary stepping stones on the way to greater knowledge.

This certification course will create a deeper appreciation for the wine buff or arm the aspiring professional with product & service knowledge enabling them to excel in wine-related positions across the industry.

Wine & Spirit Education Trust



WOODINVILLE, WA: Sundays, September 10 - October 1, 2023, 10:00am to 3:00pm. Classes held at DeLille Cellars in Woodinville, WA. Certification exam on Sunday, October 8, 10:00am.

SEATTLE, WA: Mondays, October 23 - December 11, 2023; 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes held at Old World Tasting Room, Seattle, WA. Certification Exam on Monday, December 18, 6:30pm.

WOODINVILLE, WA: Tuesdays, February 6 - April 2, 2024, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Classes held at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, WA. Certification exam on Tuesday, April 2, 6:30pm.


This 12 vials aroma kit is meant to provide a way to build your aroma library and link your nose to your neurology of smell.

The kit includes:

  1. 12 vials of aromas

  2. Codes to each aroma

  3. Varietal or method of production in winemaking that causes the aroma in wine

  4. Test strips

ORDER HERE $25 per kit 

Note that you can pay with a credit card or PayPal if you do not wish to pay through the website.

You can also pay through Venmo: @Reggie-Daigneault, Apple Pay, or personal check mailed to:


8603 9th Ave SW

Seattle, WA 98106

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