Focused On Wine - When Excellence is the Only Option!

Focused on Wine conducts sommelier services such as wine education courses, wine consulting, food and wine pairing dinners.  Stephanie Green owner and a certified sommelier can customize a personal experience for you and your guests.  For those who don't wish to organize or host thier own, Stephanie will have masterly prepared classes, dinners and events.   

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Wine Sensory 101 - May 2015  (May 17th, 24th & 31st  6:30 pm-8:30 pm)

$135 in advance by April 15, 2015 and after April 15, 2015 $175 ** deadline to register is May 3rd, 2015. Fee includes educational course and all necessary materials.

**Due to the limited space available in each course refunds will not be available, however you can send  a select person to take the course in your place.

This is a fun, fascinating and intellectually stimulating class for the novice to the experienced wine enthusiast!  During this three day course you will learn how professionals analyze wine in the glass through sight, smell and taste. Learn to discern old world vs new world (fruit forward) aromatics and flavors in your wine glass

Owner and Certified Sommelier Stephanie Cruz Green will lead you through the ins and outs of tasting wines both domestically and internationally.  Stephanie will talk about the characteristic differences man-made and natural influences on wine.  Wine sensory 101 will not only expand your vocabulary but your palate as well. 

A networking social hour is included at the end of the course. Seating is limited so register soon! 

Taste of Europe! France, Italy, Spain and Germany

Coming soon!  If  you are interested in this session's topic, email us at so we can put you on our mailing list.

The Taste of Europe will undoubtedly make you want to take a trip to Europe to experience the wine, food, and terroir  first hand!  We will explore the well known regions of France, Italy, Spain and Germany exploring each so that you can understand labels, taste components, aromatics, terroir, soils, and so much more. A few of the regions we will explore are Bordeaux in France, Tuscany in Italy, Rioja in Spain and Mosel in Germany.  Come taste some fabulous wines......

Create Your Own Food and Wine Education Class!

Gather together 10 of your friends, choose a date!  We can come to you or you can enjoy yourselves at The Shop!  Custom select for your interests!  We offer the following options:

  • tasting events - choose a region, a varietal and let us guide you in understanding and tasting the nuances
  • education classes - learn more about tasting wine, a region or a varietal
  • food and wine pairing dinner - host a food and wine pairing dinner in your home or location of choice with a custom menu and wine pairing selections

Contact owner Stephanie Cruz-Green directly at to inquire.