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2020 South African Social Barrel #12 (100% Cabernet Sauvignon)

$235.00

South African Cabernet Sauvignon.

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Wine to make a barrel of South African Wine. Spring is the harvest season for grapes in the southern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from the other side of the globe for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process
A Thursday in May of 2020 at 6 PM we start with the grape crushing. (Starting date is subject to change due to the unpredictability of the harvest)
A Thursday in May of 2020 at 6 PM will be the press
A Thursday in October of 2020 at 6 PM will be racking
A Thursday in February of 2021 at 6 PM will be the bottling & labeling

You will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your South African Cabernet Wine. (12 bottles)!

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2020 Winemaking Open House

$0.00

Wednesday, June 17, of 2020, at 6:30 PM
Grape Expectations School of Winemaking

Join us for our open house where you can learn how wine is made & how YOU can MAKE YOUR OWN WINE!

Please reserve your complimentary ticket (and anyone in your seating group who will be coming with you) so we may accommodate for social distancing during this fun, informative & free event. (If you are claiming your own ticket but want to sit with a friend who already reserved their ticket, select ‘Sit with your group’ can reference your friend’s name. If you are creating your own group or coming solo or as a couple, please select ‘open seating’ at checkout)

2022 Chilean Blend #23 (80% Malbec, 20% Merlot)

$275.00

Chilean Red Blend – 80% Malbec, 20% Merlot

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Wine to make a barrel of Chilean Wine. Spring is the harvest season for grapes in the southern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from the other side of the globe for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This is a Chilean Red Blend – 80% Malbec, 30% Merlot.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process
A Tuesday at 7 pm in May of 2022 we start with the grape crushing. (Starting date is subject to change due to the unpredictability of the harvest)
A Tuesday at 7 pm in May of 2022 will be the pressing.
A Tuesday at 7 pm in November of 2022 will be the racking.
A Tuesday at 7 pm in February of 2023 will be the bottling & labeling.

You will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your Chilean Wine. (12 bottles)!

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2022 Private Barrel California Season

$240.00$4,800.00

$4,800

You have chosen the Private Barrel for your Winemaking Experience with Grape Expectations School of Winemaking. You may select from the following payment options; Pay-in-Full or Pay-a-Deposit. If you select Pay-a-Deposit, at least 50% of the barrel cost needs to be collected before we order your grapes. (Anticipated grape order deadline is August 31st for Fall/Californian winemaking. March 31st is the anticipated grape order deadline for Spring winemaking) A shareable invoice with the remaining balance & due dates will be emailed to you for all future payments.

If you know the type of wine you would like to make at this time, to include your grape varietals, it may be specified in the Order Notes on the checkout page which will follow. Wine varietal selections are due August 31st for California 2022 Winemaking. Grape Varietal consultations are available if you are unsure which kind of wine you would like to make.

2022 Private Barrel Chilean & South African Season

$250.00$5,000.00

$5,000

You have chosen the Private Barrel for your Winemaking Experience with Grape Expectations School of Winemaking. Congratulations! Whether this is your first experience or you are a seasoned winemaker, this season is sure to delight.

 

Firstly, secure your experience with the payment option which is right for you. You may select from the following; Pay-in-Full or Pay-a-Deposit. If you select Pay-a-Deposit, at least 50% of the barrel cost needs to be collected before we order your grapes. (Anticipated grape order deadline is August 31st for Fall/Californian winemaking. March 31st is the anticipated grape order deadline for Spring winemaking, therefore, these are the anticipated deposit due dates.) If you chose Pay-a-Deposit, a shareable invoice with the remaining balance & due dates will be emailed to you.

Secondly, if you know the type of wine you would like to make, to include, it may be specified in the Order Notes on the checkout page. If you are not sure what varietal, no problem! You have time, so relax. We will help. Grape Varietal consultations are available, so just ask. You may call, email, or indicate in your Order Notes at checkout that you need a consultation. Wine varietal selections are due August 31st for Fall Winemaking or March 31st for Spring Winemaking.

2022 South African Social Barrel #22 (100% Cabernet Sauvignon)

$275.00

South African 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of South African Wine. Spring is the harvest season for grapes in the southern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from the other side of the globe for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions
Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in May 2022 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in May 2022 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in October 2022 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in February/March 2023 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM

You will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your own handcrafted South African Cabernet (12 bottles)!

*** Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out ***

2022 Team Barrel California Season

$240.00$4,800.00

$4,800

You have chosen the Team Barrel for your Winemaking Experience with Grape Expectations School of Winemaking. You may select from the following payment options; Pay-in-Full or Pay-Half. The anticipated grape order deadline is August 31st for Fall/Californian winemaking.

If you know the type of wine you would like to make at this time, to include your grape varietals, it may be specified in the Order Notes on the checkout page which will follow. Wine varietal selections are due August 31st for Fall Winemaking or March 31st for Spring Winemaking. Grape Varietal consultations are available if you are unsure which kind of wine you would like to make.

2022 Team Barrel Chilean & South African Season

$250.00$5,000.00

$5,000

You have chosen the Team Barrel for your Winemaking Experience with Grape Expectations School of Winemaking. You may select from the following payment options; Pay-in-Full or Pay-Half. Anticipated grape order deadline is August 31st for Fall/Californian winemaking.

If you know the type of wine you would like to make at this time, to include your grape varietals, it may be specified in the Order Notes on the checkout page which will follow. Wine varietal selections are due August 31st for Fall Winemaking or March 31st for Spring Winemaking. Grape Varietal consultations are available if you are unsure which kind of wine you would like to make.

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2023 Bacchus Awards

$75.00

Saturday, August 12, 2023, 7 to 11 PM
Save the Date

The Orleans Hotel & Casino Ballroom
4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103

2023 Best in Show(2022 season)– Linda Spacil’s Group #32 (55% Petite Sirah, 45% Tempranillo)

$275.00

2023 Best in Show(2022) – Linda Spacil’s Group (55% Petite Sirah, 45% Tempranillo)

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of California Wine. Fall is the harvest season for grapes in the Northern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from California wine country for you to enjoy a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This wine is a red blend of Linda Spacil’s 2022 winemaking group which won BEST IN SHOW last season. Give it a try & see if you think is top-notch, too!

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions

Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in October 2023 on a Sunday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in October 2023 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Sunday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in February 2024 on a Sunday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in May 2024 on a Sunday (TBD) at 6 PM

As it gets closer to your winemaking process beginning, you will be notified by email of the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2023 Bordeaux #29 (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cab Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec)

$275.00

2023 Bordeaux (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cab Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec)

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of California Wine. Fall is the harvest season for grapes in the Northern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from California wine country for you to enjoy a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This wine is a Bordeaux Blend – 60% Cabernet, 20% Merlot, 15% Cab Franc, 5% Petit Verdot,

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions

Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in October 2023 on a Tuesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in October 2023 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Tuesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in February 2024 on a Tuesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in May 2024 on a Tuesday (TBD) at 7 PM

As it gets closer to your winemaking process beginning, you will be notified by email of the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2023 Charlie’s Choice #31 (75% Barbera, 25% Cabernet)

$275.00

2023 Charlie’s Choice (75% Barbera, 25% Cabernet)

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of California Wine. Fall is the harvest season for grapes in the Northern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from California wine country for you to enjoy a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This wine is a red blend that Charlie Peters, founder of Grape Expectations, preferred; Barbera with a Cabernet compliment.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions

Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in October 2023 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in October 2023 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in February 2024 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in May 2024 on a Thursday (TBD) at 7 PM

As it gets closer to your winemaking process to begin, you will be notified by email the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2023 Chilean Bordeaux Blend #28 (60% Chilean Cabernet, 25% Chilean Merlot, 10% Chilean Cab Franc, 5% Chilean Carmenere)

$275.00

2023 Cross-Continental Blend #28 (60% South African Cabernet, 25% Chilean Merlot, 10% Chilean Cab Franc, 5% Chilean Carmenere)

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Wine to make a barrel of Chilean/South African Wine. Spring is the harvest season for grapes in the southern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from the other side of the globe for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This is a 2023 Cross-Continental Blend of grape varietals sourced from both Chili and South Africa. A truly unique wine blend you will not find in any wine shop or winery elsewhere. (60% South African Cabernet, 25% Chilean Merlot, 10% Chilean Cab Franc, 5% Chilean Carmenere).

Schedule – This is a 9-month process
A Tuesday at 7 pm in May of 2023 we start with the grape crushing. (Starting date is subject to change due to the unpredictability of the harvest)
A Tuesday at 7 pm in May of 2023 will be the pressing.
A Tuesday at 7 pm in Late October/early November of 2023 will be the racking.
A Tuesday at 7 pm in February or early March of 2024 will be the bottling & labeling.

As it gets closer to your winemaking process to begin, you will be notified by email the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)!

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2023 Gold Star Winemaker Member

$2,000.00

$2000 down

You have chosen to join the Gold Star Winemaker program. This deposit will be applied to the season & barrel of your choice.  The balance of your barrel will be due before your first winemaking session in either the Spring (May of 2023) or Fall (September/October of 2023). The balance may be paid before your processes, of course. An invoice with a payment link will be emailed to your address on file at checkout.

If you know the season (spring, fall, or both) you would like to make wine at this time, please let us know in your order notes or email umakeadawine@grapexlv.com.

2023 Mafia Blend #32 (40% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Tempranillo, 30% Mourvèdre)

$275.00

2023 Mafia Blend #32 (40% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Tempranillo, 30% Mourvèdre)

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of California Wine. Fall is the harvest season for grapes in the Northern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from wine country in California for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. Looking for a great wine?  We have an offer you can’t refuse! This Italian-style wine is an old school favorite to give a whirl.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions

Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in October 2023 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in October 2023 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Wednesday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in February 2024 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 6 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in May 2024 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 6 PM

As it gets closer to your winemaking process to begin, you will be notified by email the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.

2023 Old Vine Zinfandel #30 (100% OVZ)

$275.00

2023 Old Vine Zinfandel 100%

Join us for a very social & educational experience at Grape Expectations School of Winemaking to make a barrel of California Wine. Fall is the harvest season for grapes in the Northern hemisphere. Your grapes make a journey from wine country in California for you to enjoy in a fun, social, & delicious winemaking experience. This wine is an Old Vine Zinfandel. The grapes come from vines approximately 80 years old in Lodi wine country.

Schedule – This is a 9-month process that includes four hands-on sessions

Session #1 – Crushing – will occur in October 2023 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #2 – Pressing – will occur in October 2023 (7 days after the Crushing) on a Wednesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #3 – Racking – will occur in February 2024 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 7 PM
Session #4 – Bottling – will occur in May 2024 on a Wednesday (TBD) at 7 PM

As it gets closer to your winemaking process to begin, you will be notified by email the exact date your session will be scheduled. As our scheduling is dictated by the harvest season, we thank you for your understanding. At the end of this winemaking adventure, you will ‘graduate’ the winemaking sessions with a greater knowledge of wine, new friends, and, of course, one case* of your wine. (12 bottles)

*Additional cases may be available for purchase if additional inventory is available when you sign-up & check out.