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 June 2
Beach Weather Bubbles & Brews
Discover unique sparkling wines perfect for summer weddings and gatherings!
Plus, we’ll have delicious cider and beers with pairings at each station.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25/$35 at the door 

Friday June 22
80’s Reboot
Rediscover Sherry, Lambrusco, Merlot & other classic 80’s wines.
Plus, we’ll have door prizes for best dressed!
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35 in advance/$45 at the door

Private Events & Workshops
We offer private workshops featuring three wines with pairings starting at $25 per person. We can accommodate groups of 4-14 for our seated events. 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.