ShareThis Age Requirements for Food Enthusiast Classes Students 18 years of age or older may attend CIA Taste classes. Students aged 16–17 will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian enrolled in the same class. Wine and Beverage Explorations classes are open only to participants 21 years or older. Students attending classes are governed by all federal, state, and local age requirement laws. Parents and guardians are responsible for the supervision and behavior of minors while on a CIA campus or in attendance at a CIA-sponsored event.