WineNot Boutique offers a variety of individual wine classes and wine courses throughout the year at our wine shop in Nashua that are suitable for everyone from beginners to wine connoisseurs. Our philosophy is that wine should be fun so you’ll find our classes to be casual and fun learning experiences. Some of our more popular wine classes include our 6-week “Be Your Own Sommelier” course, 6-week “Premium Wines of The World” course, and our wine and chocolate pairing classes. Scheduled classes are listed on the calendar.
This is a list of many of our classes. Not all are offered every year. Currently scheduled classes are on the calendar to the right and on the main page. Please check back if a class is not currently scheduled.
- Be Your Own Sommelier Wine Course (Spring 2017, see calendar)
- Premium Wines of the World Wine Course (Not Scheduled)
- Secrets of Italian Wine Class (Not Scheduled)
- Wine 101 With Svetlana Wine Course (Not Scheduled)
- Powerful Cabernets Wine Course (Not Scheduled)
All wine education classes are led by professional sommelier and wine educator Svetlana Yanushkevich. Svetlana has spent the majority of her life surrounded by wine. She grew up on the southern peninsula of Ukraine, in a territory renowned for its 2,000-year-old winemaking tradition. After moving to the US in 2002, she built upon that foundation by managing wine programs at several prestigious restaurants and earning a diploma from the renowned Wine and Spirit Education Trust in London. Svetlana managed the wine program at several very prestigious Philadelphia restaurants, the three-diamond restaurant The Marker, and four-diamond Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar. She worked as wine educator for corporate and private clients in Philadelphia.
In 2007 Svetlana moved to Nashua, NH, where she decided to open WineNot Boutique, winner of “The Best of The Best Wine Shop of NH 2011-2014” in the Hippo Magazine Reader’s Poll, “The Best Wine Store of Greater Nashua 2011” by the Nashua Telegraph, “The Best Wines of Greater Nashua 2011” by the Nashua Telegraph, and “The only A rated Wine Shop of NH” by the Better Business Bureau of NH. Svetlana Continues to offer her expertise by offering unique wine educational events to private and corporate clients. In September 2013, Svetlana became the owner of The Wine Steward in Hampstead, NH.