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From Our Blog, Napa Cooking Classes

Hello Foodies and Passionate Cooks - Welcome to the CasaLana Gourmet Retreats blog. Here you will find my posts with cooking tips, recipes and links to food sites that I have discovered. They may come from my personal experiences, chef networking or my web more...

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Cooking classes & cooking vacations in the Napa Valley Wine Country

CasaLana is the perfect choice to combine a casual getaway with a fun and informative cooking classes. Whether you are an experienced home cook or are just beginning to discover cooking, Gourmet Retreats wine country cooking classes, culinary vacations and cooking vacations help take your cooking to the next level. The hands-on cooking classes are taught in CasaLana’s professionally equipped kitchen and range in length from 5 hours to 5 full days. See more information about Private and Team Building classes.

Classes at CasaLana are limited to 8 participants, which allows personalized instruction. All cooking classes include printed recipe handouts and a multi-course meal of the recipes prepared, served with wine/ beverage. Knives, tools and equipment are provided. All you need to bring is your appetite for knowledge and fun. Retreat to CasaLana for a gourmet Napa Valley cooking class experience!

Check out our blog for lots of tips and information about cooking! 

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Start planning your holiday gifts now! Hands-on ooking classes at Gourmet Retreats.

Classes range from 1 - 5 days. Make it a total package by including lodging at CasaLana.

2017 class schedule is available for download from the website. Check out the exciting new classes and formats. Classes through November 2017  are also posted  on the website.

Become a fan on the CasaLana GourmetRetreats Facebook page. Check it out for lots of tips, links to interesting culinary sites and much more.

For more information contact us from the website or call toll free - 1-877-968-2665 (1-877-YOU-COOK).

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Farmers' Market Tour and Cooking Class - September 16


Perfect experience to enhance your Wine Country visit.

Choose other classes ranging from 1-day to 5-days; or a B&B getaway at CasaLana.

Order online or call 877.968.2665 (you-cook)