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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Taste Wines with a Certified Sommelier

New York, United StatesPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Cha

90 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

It's always been my passion to connect people with wine in a fun, approachable way.

For this online experience, we'll be connecting over wine from our homes around the world. I'll be joining you from my home for this crash course on wine tasting. Learn the basics of the systematic approach used for professional wine tastings. The focus of this experience is the sensory analysis of wine. Please pay read carefully the instructions of the wines and the What Guests Should Bring section.

I will conduct a comparative tasting with you. You just need to have the 2 Red OR 2 White wines from the selected grapes that I have chosen for your tasting group. Once the experience is booked details are posted in the tasting Group Chat at 2 weeks in advance. (please check there first). If you are booking within that the 2 weeks time please send a private message to me for the selected wines.

If you're located in the US, you can purchase wines from here --->> chamccoy.com/estore however, it is not mandatory. Please search for the wines I selected to taste (or a similar wine from the same country & region) from your local wine retail store.

And if you have wines at home that work with the tasting theme, please feel free to direct message me the name of the producer, style, and grape in advance.

See you in the tasting room!
Other things to note
Best experienced from computer, but tablet can work just fine.

If you are able to plug in with Ethernet cord for internet will make make for best connections. You will purchase all wines in advance of class, recommendations would be sent after booking.
It's always been my passion to connect people with wine in a fun, approachable way.

For this online experience, we'll be connecting over wine from our homes around the world. I'll be joining you from my home for this crash course on wine tasting. Learn the basics of the systematic approach used for professional wine tastings. The focus of this experience is the sensory analysis of wine. Please pay read carefully the instructions of th…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Cha can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $250.

What to bring

  • 2 White or 2 Red wines would be required for this tasting. The specific grapes for your session will be shared in the experience Group Chat.
  • 1 Wine Opener
  • Pen & Paper (for taking notes if you'd like)
  • 2 Wine Glasses (preferably with stems)
From $25
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Cha

Host on Airbnb since 2011
  • 84 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am a certified sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and a wine tourism expert from New York City who relocated to Portugal to link my passions for wine and travel together. I was recently named one of the 40 Under 40 Beverage Tastemakers by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and have been featured in Food & Wine magazine and Buzzfeed.

My wine journey began during my time living in Rome and led me to start my business, Cha Squared Hospitality, to connect more people to wine education in an approachable way.
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I am a certified sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and a wine tourism expert from New York City who relocated to Portugal to link my passions for wine and travel together. I was recently named one of the 40 Under 40 Beverage Tastemakers by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and have been featured in Food & Wine magazine and Buzzfeed.

My wine journey began during my time living in Rome and led me to start my business, Cha Squared Hospitality, to connect more people to wine education…
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Rated 4.89 out of 5 from 84 reviews.

Tot
August 2020
This was a great experience gifted for a 60th birthday. My mother truly enjoyed herself and continues to talk about it. She enjoyed the 1:1 experience as she was the only one in the class but will be booking the experience again with her friends. Cha was truly knowledgeable and personable! I would highly recommend this experience!
This was a great experience gifted for a 60th birthday. My mother truly enjoyed herself and continues to talk about it. She enjoyed the 1:1 experience as she was the only one in th…
Hannah
July 2020
Cha was fantastic! She definitely knows her stuff and also made the class interactive even though it was virtual. This is the perfect quarantine activity!
Hailey
July 2020
The perfect quarentine activity to do with friends near or far! Great value, good learning, and two new bottles of wine you have a better appreciation for!
Jay
July 2020
Great experience! Cha is extremely knowledgeable, and my family and I all learned a lot from her. I enjoyed the information about the different regions, the grapes, and the tasting techniques. It was a fun, informative experience, and I do recommend it.
Great experience! Cha is extremely knowledgeable, and my family and I all learned a lot from her. I enjoyed the information about the different regions, the grapes, and the tasting…
Michael
July 2020
Cha is a true expert that knows how to communicate and instruct with easy tactics making wine accessible, understandable, and enjoyable for individuals and groups. Will continue to do more sessions with her in the future!
Lucy
June 2020
Held this experience with a group of work colleagues and Cha did an amazing job facilitating us! She was very patient with our group given folks were coming in and out of the Zoom and was also really great at actively engaging with all members of the group and making sure that folks were speaking up and included. The wines that she recommended were delicious and a hit as well! Couldn't recommend this experience more for people who are looking to have a great learning experience about wine and/or to have a virtual group event!
Held this experience with a group of work colleagues and Cha did an amazing job facilitating us! She was very patient with our group given folks were coming in and out of the Zoom…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.