Wine Classes


Join us for a wine class! 

These fun and educational experiences are hosted at the standing high-top tables in our Enoteca. Each class includes tastes of five wines (three reds and two whites, unless otherwise noted) and lasts approximately 90 minutes. To complement the wines, classes include the chef’s selection of artisanal cheeses and house-cured meats. All classes are led by a Sommelier from OTTO’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic wine team.

Can’t join us on Saturday or have a large group? Private classes are available on an ad-hoc basis for parties of 6 or more people. 

Please be advised that class prices are exclusive of gratuity, 3% admin fee and tax. If a public class has less than four guests signed up, OTTO reserves the right to cancel the class within 24 hours before the session. 

To make a reservation, please email or call the restaurant at 212.995.9559 ext. 2. 

Saturday Afternoon Classes at 2:00pm

Different Shades of Nebbiolo $75 – Saturday January 4th, 2020
Who doesn’t love Nebbiolo?! In this class, we will be tasting classic expressions of Nebbiolo from Piemonte and Lombardia.

Super Tuscans $125 – Saturday January 11th, 2020
What is a Super Tuscan? Where did the name come from? Do all Super Tuscans have Cabernet Sauvignon in them? All of these questions will be answered during this weeks wine class.

Bang for Your Buck $60- Saturday January 18th, 2020
Do prices on wine lists overwhelm you? Well in this class, we will show you how to navigate a wine list and find delicious value at wines $55 and under.

Bastianich Wines $75 – Saturday January 25th, 2020
Learn and taste wines from the Bastianich winery in Friuli and wines from their Tuscany estate, La Mozza!

Friulian Frenzy $75 – Saturday February 1st, 2020
Known for delicious whites and earthy red wines, this Eastern European influenced region is home to grapes like Friulano, Schioppettino, and Refosco. In this class you will taste wines different from any other region in the world.

Lovin’ the Langhe $75 – Saturday February 8th, 2020
Home to our favorite regions Barolo & Barbaresco, you will discover what else the Langhe has to offer. Whether it’s white or red wine, you are bound to fall in LOVE!

Sicilia, You’re Breakin’ My Heart $75 – Saturday February 15th, 2020
This tiny island has so many fabulous wines to offer, it’s hard to know where to begin! Drink wines from Mount Etna in the East to Vittoria in the South.

Sangiovese $75 – Saturday February 22nd, 2020
Tuscany’s favorite grape, Sangiovese is essential when it comes to Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Carmignano…and so much MORE!!

Getting Bubbly $75 – Saturday February 29th, 2020
Bubbles aren’t just for celebration! You can drink bubbles anytime and anywhere. Learn about Prosecco, Franciacorta, and other Italian sparkling wines.



To make a reservation in a public wine class, please email or call the restaurant at 212.995.9559 ext. 2.

Private Wine Classes
Can’t make one of our public sessions? Looking for a special event? Private wine classes are available for groups of 6+ guests. For more information, please contact our team at

Further Questions
If you have any further questions, please email us at or call us at 212-995-9559.



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