If you’re ready to start taking better photographs, to understand the basics of photography, and to take control of your camera, then this workshop is for you. The two-hour course covers topics including a photography basics overview, the exposure system, understanding light, camera modes, lenses, and capturing photographs the way you want. $90 per person, plus HST. To reserve your spot, go to windsor.snapd.com or call the winery at 519-984-2684
This workshop would make a great holiday or birthday “experience gift” for the photography lover in your life!
The wine! The spices! The aromatics! The tradition! There’s good reason to be excited about Glüwein, the traditional cold weather drink of German-speaking nations. It’s a glorious wine beverage made with an assemblage of tart citrus and exhilirating spices, served during the holiday season and after snow-skiing. We present our Glüwein workshop by the fire inside our winery, with instruction on how to make this must-have beverage. You’ll learn how to make Glüwein from both red and white wines, as well as recipe and presentation tips. Of course, tastings are part of the fun! You’ll head home with new skills and knowledge and your own spice packets for delighting your family and friends.
Make a day of it! Book a table at our Bistro 42 for lunch prior to the workshop, or stay for dinner afterward. If weather conditions are favourable, we may offer cross country skiing that day. Stay tuned! Skiing and dining are not included in the cost of the workshop.
Journey along with our Sommelier, Shelley Sharpe, on an around-the-world tasting trip. Discover the origins of beautiful, blushing rosé and taste how it differs in other regions of the globe. Learn to pair rosé with seasonal foods for round the year entertaining and enjoyment.
Make an entire evening of the event by booking dinner in our Bistro 42 prior to the workshop. Call 519-738-6111 to make reservations. Dinner is not included with the cost of the workshop.
Beautiful cookies are a joy to make and to eat! Lisa Powers leads this colourful, fun workshop where you’ll learn how to make, roll and cut perfect sugar cookies. You’ll learn to make the right texture of Royal Icing for specific tasks and decorate with piping tools using Lisa’s professional tips and techniques. All supplies are included.
Make an entire evening of the event by booking dinner in our Bistro 42 before the workshop. Reservations can be made by calling us at 519-738-6111. Dinner is not included in the cost of the workshop.
Many of us think of sparkling wine only in the case of big celebrations and holidays. This workshop is designed to uncover the mystery surrounding sparkling wines and how to enjoy those delightful bubbles at any time. You’ll learn about and taste the difference between Champagne and sparkling wines, as well as how they are made and how they pair with food. Led by our CAPS Sommelier, Leslie Meloche, this workshop will build your confidence in selecting, pairing and serving this very special beverage at any time of the year.
The sight and scent of fresh aromatic greens make your holiday table warm and welcoming. Join in on this fun and festive workshop to create your very own holiday centrepiece. All materials are provided. Tickets are $55 (plus HST) each, and are available at eventbrite.ca
Make a whole evening of this event by reserving a table for dinner at our Bistro 42 prior to the workshop. Call 519-738-6111 for reservations.
Presentation, any chef will tell you, is vital to every finished dish. Open your nearest cookbook. Turn on the Food Channel. All the dishes have something in common; beautiful, well-presented dishes.
Our Chef Shawn will teach you the art of plating and presentation. He will teach you the rules to food presentation, garnish and techniques to plate the perfect dish and make your table shine. You will learn exciting new techniques such as: foam, spherification, carving and the use of smoke.
What to expect: Heaps of concepts to impress your guests and make any of your dishes look as beautiful as they taste. Learn how to set your table, fold napkins and make the use of height for that “Wow!” factor.
Dinner is available prior to the workshop. Reserve a table in our Bistro 42 by calling 519-738-6111.
Owners Martin and Suzanne are lovingly sharing their Polish culture and Christmas tradition in this busy workshop. They will demonstrate the technique of pierogi making with step-by-step instruction from the dough to the final dumpling. You will learn how to make 3 different fillings: potato & cheese, Sauerkraut & mushroom, and sour cherry, as well as tricks and tips for making those little packets of love seal properly. Of course, you’ll have a tasting of these delightful creations and take a sample package home.
Make an entire evening of the event by booking dinner at our own Bistro 42. Reserve your table by calling 519-738-6111.
Learn all about chocolate in our after-work chocolate truffle demonstration.
Under the guidance of our owner and microbiologist, Martin Gorski, and our Executive Chef, Steven Straiko, you’ll discover the origins of chocolate, how it is grown, and the process that turns this humble fruit into the chocolate we love. By the end of the demonstration you’ll understand the technique of tempering, preparing a basic ganache and how to hand roll and scoop ganache. You’ll learn about wine and chocolate pairing with an actual tasting, and each participant will receive a recipe and samples of truffles to take home.
Make an entire evening of the event and book your table for dinner at our own Bistro 42. Reservations can be made by calling us at 519-738-6111.