Classes, Courses & Events

Whether you are a novice, an oenophile or hospitality professional, Crystal Palate will help take your wine knowledge to the next level through complimentary wine tastings, immersive wine classes, professional wine courses and a meet the winemaker series.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Saturday August 25
A Taste of Greece 
Join Sommeliers Crystal Cameron-Schaad & Tina Morey for a taste of Greece and learn about the unique flavors of this historic wine region at our sensory table. This event is open house style.
Tickets: $25 in advance/$35 at the door (if space permits) – Members receive $5 off. 

Saturday September 8
 Drinking the Garden with Sommelier Tina Morey!
From Garden to Glass – A no-alc & low-alc Beverage Class Incorporating Garden Greens and Herbs
Presented by Tina Morey, Certified Sommelier, Pastry Chef & Host of #winestudio
Tickets: $35 in advance/$45 week of event – Members receive $10 off 

Save the Dates

Saturday September 29
New Juice on the Block!

Friday  October 26
Halloween Party! – Don’t be scared…wines you’ve never heard of!?

Saturday November 10
Scents and Tastes of the Holiday Season

Saturday December 8
Bubbles Around the World

Thursday December 13
Madeira Tasting 

Private Events & Workshops

We offer private wine workshops featuring three wines with pairings starting at $35 per person.  We can also host receptions with tasting stations for up to 25 people.  Contact us for more information at 757-264-5373 or

Please call 757-264-5373 to reserve your seat. Advanced payment is required. Space is limited. All classes are held at Crystal Palate Wine & Gourmet located at 4500 Pretty Lake Avenue, Suite 104, Norfolk, Virginia.

Upcoming Courses

Crystal Palate will begin offering Wine Spirit & Education Trust (WSET) courses soon.
Stay tuned for a class schedule.