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  • Attend a Cooking Demonstration in California

    Enhance Your Visit to the Napa Valley

    Come sample the CIA! Both of our locations in Napa Valley offer a unique experience for foodies and wine lovers alike.

    CIA at Copia

    The CIA at Copia, in downtown Napa, offers a variety of food and wine classes on a daily basis held in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater. For more information on classes and demos at Copia, please visit our Copia website.

    CIA at Greystone

    On weekends, the Greystone’s DeBaun Theatre comes to life with live cooking demos performed by the college’s renowned chef-instructors. During these one-hour events, you’ll taste seasonal flavors of Napa Valley wine country paired with wine from GREYSTONE CELLARS. Recipes change every weekend, so you’ll want to attend our California cooking demonstrations again and again.

    • CIA cooking demonstrations are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
    • Start time: 1:30 p.m.
    • Cost: $25
    • Tickets are available in the Spice Islands Marketplace—directly to the left when you enter the building.
      • Tickets sell quickly (maximum of 45 tickets per demonstration), so arrive at least 20 minutes early to secure your spot.
      • We do not currently accept reservations. Please refer to CIA's Cooking Demonstration Calendar for a full listing of upcoming demonstrations.
      • Please note that for the enjoyment of seated guests, late arrivals will not be admitted.
    • For groups of eight or more, please call 707-967-2530.

    Things to Know for CIA Cooking Classes

    Typically, demonstrations and classes feature a small portion with a wine tasting. Wine and other alcoholic beverages will only be served to guests who are 21 or older. A non-alcoholic option will be provided as well.

    Napa Valley weekend traffic can cause a delay of up to 45 minutes; please plan your travel accordingly.

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