Opening in September, 2011 on Manhattan’s upper east side, Vino-Versity® is the answer to everyone’s query: "Where can I learn about wine?" Vino Versity's location is at 1657 First Avenue between 86th and 87th streets, and co-founder Shari Schneider claims that the venue has "the aesthetic of a Mac computer store which has crashed into a wood & brick winery.” Schneider tells what to expect in one of her wine education classes by stating, “Everything is explained in language meant for wine rookies; we assume that a person has no clue what ‘18 months of barrel aging’ means to wine flavor, or that a Sancerre is always a Sauvignon Blanc. We explain EVERYTHING!” She continues, “Our mission is to eradicate mystery and snobbery from wine.

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