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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Wine Class with a Cool Wine Expert

Porto, PortugalPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Rafael

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Learn about wine from the comfort of your home! (please read it all)
This is great for team-building. Reach out to book a private experience for your group or a specific date/time wished!

Here we will learn how red and white wine are made, how they differ, and most importantly, how to choose when you buy wine to enjoy at home. You would be amazed how people generally shop wine in a wrong way. We will then mention the main grapes and main regions of the world for those grapes, as well as the differences between them followed by some wine and food pairing (yes you will learn how to do michelin stars food and wine pairing)!

You might believe that all those tastings and all those vineyard visits you did taught you something. Just read the reviews and notice how most people believed the same untill they did this.

The recommended wine and cheese below are not mandatory, but it does make the experience better.

This will give you all the tools you need to be a better wine buyer.

FAQ (answers):
- I do this everyday, both for the timezone of the US and Europe. Depending on work at my vineyard, times available will vary. If no classes available is because they are sold out.
- The recommended wines and cheeses are a guideline, you can use whatever suits you best.
- Bigger parties accepted upon request.
- Spots are per person and not per screen (I don't like big groups)
Other things to note
Please make sure that you have the Zoom app (www.zoom.us) downloaded on your smartphone, computer, or tablet.
Learn about wine from the comfort of your home! (please read it all)
This is great for team-building. Reach out to book a private experience for your group or a specific date/time wished!

Here we will learn how red and white wine are made, how they differ, and most importantly, how to choose when you buy wine to enjoy at home. You would be amazed how people generally shop wine in a wrong way. We will then mention the main grapes a…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Rafael can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at $242.

What to bring

  • Desktop computer or mobile phone
  • Stable internet connection
  • Red wine: 1 Cabernet Sauvignon or 1 Pinot Noir from anywhere.
  • White Wine: 1 Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand or 1 buttery Chardonnay from California
  • Or any wine you have at home
From $24
/ person
Thu, Feb 25
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
$24 per person
$24 per person
Thu, Feb 25
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
$24 per person
$24 per person
Fri, Feb 26
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Private groups only
From $242 per group
From $242 per group

Meet your host, Rafael

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 780 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I have experience in ultra luxury hospitality environments across 5 countries and 2 continents, including places like The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Geneva Switzerland, Kempinski Malta, Rosewood London, and Michelin Stars in the South of France. I'm also WSET-certified from London school (currently doing the last level, 4), a wine producer with a wine-related website (rafaeldelima.com). To follow my wine journey and vineyard time, hit me @rafaeldelima91

I love to break down wine knowledge for people, using a good laugh and food in an enjoyable moment! While I'm also "stuck" at home, I'm at my vineyard and I want to share that vibe with you!
I have experience in ultra luxury hospitality environments across 5 countries and 2 continents, including places like The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Geneva Switzerland, Kempinski Malta, Rosewood London, and Michelin Stars in the South of France. I'm also WSET-certified from London school (currently doing the last level, 4), a wine producer with a wine-related website (rafaeldelima.com). To follow my wine journey and vineyard time, hit me @rafaeldelima91

I love to break…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 780 reviews.

Landree
February 2021
My colleagues and I absolutely loved our time with Rafa! He was personable, knowledgeable, and shared some great information. The virtual experience was small and intimate and he did a great job in making you feel like you were in a small tasting room among old and new friends. Highly recommend!
My colleagues and I absolutely loved our time with Rafa! He was personable, knowledgeable, and shared some great information. The virtual experience was small and intimate and he…
Mike
February 2021
My family and I scheduled a wine class with Rafa and it far exceeded our expectations. Rafa does a fantastic job explaining his simple, straight forward approach to wine. His passion for wine education shines through the screen. It was the perfect way to celebrate a birthday from a far while we need to social distance from each other. I can not recommend Rafa's wine class enough.
My family and I scheduled a wine class with Rafa and it far exceeded our expectations. Rafa does a fantastic job explaining his simple, straight forward approach to wine. His pas…
Amy
February 2021
Rafa was an inviting and friendly host, who made the wine world a little easier to understand. He broke down the most important elements that go into creating different flavors of both red and white wines, gave tips for what to look for on the bottle, and answered questions from the group.
Rafa was an inviting and friendly host, who made the wine world a little easier to understand. He broke down the most important elements that go into creating different flavors of…
Jay
February 2021
Booked a private group with Rafa and he did a fantastic job - made everyone feel comfortable, answered all questions. We definitely learned quite a bit and would highly recommend this session.
Marissa
February 2021
I legitimately can't recommend this experience more - Rafa made wine purchasing so practical!! We attended his class as part of a bachelorette party, but our minds were seriously blown with how much we learned. It was actually really nice that we could purchase our own wine bottles - it made his recommendations that much more authentic, and I really feel like I understand what I do/don't like about certain wines better now!
I legitimately can't recommend this experience more - Rafa made wine purchasing so practical!! We attended his class as part of a bachelorette party, but our minds were seriously b…
Brittany
February 2021
We did this class for my friend’s 30th bday and it was a great time! We learned a lot of new information about wine!

Choose from available dates

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  • Thu, Feb 25
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    $24 per person
  • Thu, Feb 25
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    $24 per person
  • Thu, Feb 25
    8:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EST)
    $24 per person
  • Fri, Feb 26
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    $316 per person
  • Fri, Feb 26
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $242 per group
  • Fri, Feb 26
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EST)
    $24 per person
  • Sat, Feb 27
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $242 per group
  • Sat, Feb 27
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    Private groups only
    From $242 per group

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.