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    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 (Downtown Napa)

    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 (St. Helena)

    The CIA at Greystone is the home of the CIA’s degree and certificate programs in Napa Valley. Located in the beautiful town of St. Helena, we also offer a variety of experiences for guests to enjoy while visiting the awe-inspiring historic building.

    Wine Tasting Classes

    Take a wine tasting class at The Tasting Bar at Greystone. Located between the Spice Islands Marketplace and The Bakery Café by illy, the Tasting Bar offers wine tasting and pairing classes that are fun and informative. Topics rotate every weekend.

    • Tasting Bar classes are one hour and are held every Saturday.
    • Class time: 12:15 p.m.
    • Cost: $45
    • Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the store on the day of the class. VIEW WINE TASTING CLASS CALENDAR >


    Enjoy a tour of the historic Greystone building, home to the CIA’s California degree and certificate programs, food and wine programs for enthusiasts, Brother Timothy’s Corkscrew Collection, the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center, and more.

    Greystone Experience
    $25 per person, children 12 and under are free. Includes a 30-minute tour of Greystone, one lunch entrée from The CIA Bakery Café by illy, one glass of wine from the Tasting Bar, and a 10% discount in the Spice Islands® Marketplace. Daily, 11:30 a.m.

    Greystone Tour
    $10 per person, children 12 and under are free. Includes a 30-minute tour of Greystone and a 10% discount in the Spice Islands Marketplace. Daily, 11:30 a.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 3:15 p.m.

    For groups of 10 or more, please make a reservation by calling 707-967-2309.

    Culinary Demos

    We do not have any culinary demonstrations scheduled at Greystone at this time.

    Stay tuned for more details, and check out THE CIA AT COPIA to sign up food and wine demonstrations and classes at our downtown Napa location.

    CIA California Campus

    Our California Campus in Napa Valley is made up of Greystone in St. Helena and Copia in the town of Napa. Our locations are approximately 18 miles apart, but travel between facilities can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on traffic.

    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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