Private Instruction - Scheduling Page

Schedule a Private Instruction

Lesson Times Available:

Wednesdays - Saturdays

12 Noon to 4:00 PM (Closing Time is 5 PM) 

Now accepting appointments for Private Instruction with a 60 minute minimum.  Most lessons last 60 minutes or longer at a rate of $75/hour.


Our instructors can combine one-on-one support, with deep knowledge of the products available in the supply chain and the support of The Beverage People---a company that goes back to 1980, essentially the beginning of legal homebrewing in California. 

Full Lesson Plan Enrollment:

Sign up for our full support.  One (or multiple) of our instructors will be your guide through an educational process that will take 6-12 months with lessons every 2-4 weeks.  There will be homework. We will put you on course to succeed in your hobby at an accelerated speed.

Home Brewing Full Program - 14 Lessons - $900 (Package Price)

Wine Making Full Program - 11 Lessons - $700 (Package Price)

Cider Making Full Program - 10 Lessons - $650 (Package Price)

To enroll in a full lesson plan, simply schedule yourself for the first lesson in the program.  When you attend your first lesson, the instructor will work with you to complete the enrollment and coordinate further lessons.

Single or Partial Lesson Plans:

Upon request, you may sign up for only a portion of our full lesson plans.  Also, you may request a single lesson from our plan, or request custom consultation (we will approve if we feel we can support the request). We will fit you with the most appropriate instructor to fit your needs and scheduling availability.

Instruction is provided at The Beverage People's Fermenters Warehouse in Santa Rosa.  A credit card is required to schedule a Private Instruction appointment.