Classes & Courses

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. All classes & courses are held at 4500 Pretty Lake Avenue, Suite 104 in Norfolk, VA.

Upcoming Classes

Thursday April 19
A Taste of France
 Join Sommelier Crystal Cameron-Schaad as she guides you through a 90 minute tour of the Rhone Valley. From an everyday Cotes du Rhone to a stunning Gigondas, your palate is in for quite a treat! 
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$45/$35 member rate

Saturday April 28
Rose Tasting & Education Workshop
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Taste through a thoughtfully curated selection of roses from around the world, discover the distant flavors associate with rose in our education center and sample some delicious pairings. Plus, stock up for the summer by pre-ordering a mixed case of your favorites!

Thursday May 10
An Introduction to Wine Basics
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$45/$35 member rate

 Thursday May 24
A Taste of Paso Robles
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$45/$35 member rate


Please call 757-264-5373 to reserve your seat. Advanced payment is required. Seating 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 this spring. Stay tuned for more information.