Everything that I do is about educating, whether it’s teaching or consulting. We look at the entire world of wine – the business end, the viniculture; viticulture and how everything works – not only how it tastes or smells. 

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The Thru Vines Wine 101 Series is a selection of educational wine tasting workshops that provide a foundational understanding of what wine is, where it comes from, and how to find what you like in your local market.

Our courses are available as single workshops, or as a class series for community education event centers, fun in-home group settings or corporate and restaurant sales training.

In these two-hour classes, your wine educator creates an environment focused on students and consumers to feel relaxed and ask as many questions that arise in the learning process. You’ll sample a selection of wines of which are discussed as a basis of our learning topics.

The Wine ‘101’ series is geared toward the consumer who wants a better basic understanding of processes, wine region and relevant topics to understand and speak to the wines you will drink.

We are careful to give the most up to date information, so that they can make more educated decisions in their wine purchases. Wines tasted will represent the topic, focusing on introducing smaller producers, now available in our market.

Everything and anything wine.

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Wine 101

The Basics

How do we experience flavor? How does smell affect our experience of taste? What should certain wines look like, and why? These foundational understandings are covered.


Wine 101 Series

Spain is one of the aisles in your favorite wine store that you should be wandering over to; if you like full bodied reds, easy drinking blends, or crisp refreshing whites.



Fine wines, french vines

In France, one of the world’s finest wine-producing countries, you’ll discuss and sample wines from major regions available in Nashville, while learning to navigate label confusion.



The Famous Region

It’s enough to make you just ignore them, and move on to what is easier. But some things are worth figuring out. Bordeaux is one of them and home to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.



Il Vino Buono

Italy has captivated many of our hearts and palates over the years. It has a plethora of fabulous wines that will satisfy any curious wine lover. There is so much to choose from.


South America

The Second Continent

Argentina and Chile have been growing grapes and making wine for longer than we have here in the USA..Come and learn how it all happened and what regions and varieties you should be looking for.

Free Consultation

Nor sure where to start? Sit down with Billie to discuss your next event, private class; or sales training seminar.

All-Inclusive Pricing

We'll bring it all The glassware, the food, displays and a passion for teaching for a fun an informative experience.

Flexible Locations

Thru The Vines will come to you, or an event center of your choice. Don't have one? We can work that out, too.

Connect through wine.

The thing about wine is the connection of it all. First, you get together to learn about it. Next you’re meeting new people, over new tastes, with a common interest that goes far past the second glass. Sometimes it’s not about what you’re drinking, it’s who you’re sharing it with.

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For the consumer, we conduct wine dinners, tastings, and educational classes and courses to suit every type of event, whether private or corporate. Everything and anything wine. This is just the beginning.

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