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

What’s in Your Glass?, $60 – Saturday, November 2, 2019
Want to taste and smell like a Sommelier? Our Somm team will guide you step-by-step in what goes into properly tasting wine. Learn about the science of the different flavors and aromas that you get from each glass.

Chianti Classico, $75 – Saturday, November 9, 2019
The 300 year old Sangiovese based wine has never been better! Long gone are the days of old straw bottle fiascos that Grandma and Grandpa drank from. In this class, you will learn about the different sub-zones of the region and historic producers.

Back to Basics $60 – Saturday November 16, 2019
Our introductory class to Italian wines is great for everyone! If you are a novice or an experienced Italian wine drinker, but have a hard time understanding the 300 different regions and 2,000 different grape varietals, and like drinking Italian wine, this class is for you.

Different Shades of Nebbiolo $75 – Saturday November 23, 2019
Who doesn’t love Nebbiolo?! In this class, we will be tasting classic expressions of Nebbiolo from Piemonte and Lombardia.

Super Tuscans $125 – Saturday November 30, 2019
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.


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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