Epicurean Master Classes

Friday May 7, 2021

• 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: See class description


  • Master Class Pass: $170 per person, limited time & availability (includes one ticket to each on-site class at: St. Johns County Convention Center)

Event Type: Indoor – Classroom

Attire & Info: Casual attire, 21 years and over

“Off-Site”, Epicurean Master Classes

Our off-site epicurean classes provide spirits, wine and craft brew lovers a chance to pick a class of their choosing, to learn more about their favorite beverages of choice at these fantastic off-site locations.

Class 1: "Bourbon and Mixology 101”

· 10:30 am – 12:00 pm


Price: $75 per person $65 Winter Advance.

Location: St. Augustine Distillery

  • 112 Riberia Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084 (located 30 minutes from the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort)

Hosted by: Philip McDaniel, CEO/Co-Founder and Clark Gilmore, Brand Ambassador

Description: St. Augustine Distillery was founded with a single purpose: To make world class spirits and teach guests how to make bartender quality cocktails at home. The class begins with a private tour of St. Augustine Distillery. During this hands-on workshop, Philip and Clark will lead you on a 3-part journey of:  1) What is a bourbon; 2) How Florida bourbon differs from traditional bourbon;  3) How to make a balanced cocktail using three flavor profiles. During this fun and  entertaining session, you’ll taste through the company’s complete line of bourbons.   You will return home ready to make your own delicious, balanced cocktails using  ingredients you most likely have at home. A brief guided distillery tour and visit to the  distillery’s award-winning gift shop will complete a truly special and one-of-a-kind visit.  

Class 2: "How to order the right beer for you, and be cool doing it!"

· 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

(EMC/BEER – 2)

Price: $75 per person $65 Winter Advance.

Location: Dog Rose Brewing

  • 77 Bridge Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084 (adjacent to the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort)

Hosted by: Doug Murr, CEO/Co-Founder

Description: Sometimes “beertenders” can be intimidating, or maybe downright rude! We’ll delve into the mysterious science of fermentation while gaining an understanding of the four basic ingredients of beer and how they effect what you taste and over-all like or dislike. These tools will arm you with the knowledge and confidence to know exactly what it is you like in a beer and why.  No more asking “what’s your most popular?” for you my friend.  When we’re done with you, Beertenders will stand in awe of your poise and skillful ordering tactics.

We will sample a wide array of beer, examining the complex and not so complex flavors associated with each. Additionally we will offer light and flavorful snacks to further explore just how versatile beer can be!  We hope to see you all there.  Cheers!

Class 3: "Bordeaux Blending Class"

· 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

(EMC/WINE – 3)

Price: $75 per person $65 Winter Advance.

Location: The Legends Grille, Slammer & Squire Golf Course

  • 2 World Golf Place, St. Augustine, FL, 32092 (adjacent to the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort)

Hosted by: Tony Porcellini, CWS, Director of Food & Beverage, at Legacy Hospitality, LLC

Description: Tony believes there is no better way to learn wine than to produce your own blend. During this hands-on seminar, Tony will take you on an interactive and fun journey where you will discover the variety of grapes and the intricate process of making wine. The real fun begins when each attendee has the opportunity to put their new knowledge to work and create their very own Bordeaux blend. Along the journey, Tony will demystify wine and give you slam dunk tips, as well as, food and wine pairings. Enjoy the ride with this passionate certified sommelier.

World Golf Hall of Fame Winemaker's Dinner - Wine Retail Partner

Epicurean Master Classes – 4 Classes

(Master Class Pass Available for these 4 Classes) *Save over 25% with an Epicurean Master Class Pass for all 4 Master Classes at the St. Johns County Convention Center – only $170, for a limited time only, with limited quantities available!

St. Johns County Convention Center

500 S. Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, FL, 32092

(adjacent to the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort)

A variety of master classes featuring cooking demonstrations with celebrity guest chefs, beverage demonstrations and tastings from winemakers and beverage experts. Each class offers the attendee an opportunity to taste culinary creations/bites with paired wines, beers or featured signature cocktails.

Class 4: "Cooking Aloo Chaat with Maneet Chauhan"

· 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM


Price: $85 per person $70 Winter Advance

  • included in Epicurean Master Class Pass

Hosted by: Maneet Chauhan, Award-Winning Chef, Author & Television Personality

Description: Class description TBD

*Includes a signed copy of Maneet Chauhan’s NEW Chaat Cookbook!

Class 5: "Morgan Norman, Greg Norman Estates"

· 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM


Price: $50 per person $39 Winter Advance

  • included in Epicurean Master Class Pass

Hosted by: Morgan Norman, Greg Norman Estates

Description: Class description TBD

Class 6: "Experience Grilling on Urban Asado’s Argentine Inspired Live Fire Grills"

· 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM


Price: $50 per person $39 Winter Advance

  • included in Epicurean Master Class Pass

Description: Chef Matt Brown, of Leña and Asador, Nick Carrera will take you through the versatility of Live Fire Grilling. They will demonstrate the different styles from ember roasting, flame blistering to slow roasting all over an open fire.  There will be a variety of delicious tastings from each live fire grilling technique for the class to taste, along with a signature bourbon cocktail pairing!  By the end of the demonstration you will be an honorary Asador. 

Hosted by: Nick Carrera (Urban Asado) & Matt Brown (Leña)

Argentine style asado pork loin.

Class 7: "From The 18th Hole To The 19th Hole With Jan Stephenson, Jan Stephenson Wines"

· 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM


Price: $50 per person $39 Winter Advance

  • included in Epicurean Master Class Pass

Hosted by: Jan Stephenson, Jan Stephenson Wines

DescriptionJan will conduct a person class on how her wines are made. From the popular Paso Robles region in California, Jan will discuss the different grapes that she grows. She will explain how she chose the varietals for her red & white blends. 

“I am constantly experimenting with new varietals to allow layers of complexity to continually emerge.”   Jan Stephenson, WGHOF.