Old Fashioned Comparison Experience-taste how different bitters really change an old fashioned
Shipping Details: Cannot ship to Utah or Mississippi. $75 extra to ship to Alaska and Hawaii. See expedited rates
- 6-10 days +$25/kit
- 3-5 days +$45/kit
- 1-2 days +$75-$125/kit
*PLEASE NOTE: Since we source seasonal local products, some ingredients may differ slightly from what's shown in the images and description. Please contact our team to get more details about this kit and the experience.
About this Virtual Experience
Please join Napa Valley Distillery in an exclusive partnership with priority experiences for this special, online bitters class. “Why do I need bitters?” “Where can I buy them?” “What exactly are ‘bitters’ and how do I use them?” You will get the answers to these, and all your bitters questions in this fun and interactive, online class.
NVD will send you and your group a bottle of our unique craft spirits along with a selection of 3 cocktail bitters (types subject to change with availability). During this 45-60 minute experience you will follow along at home and learn how to turn a good cocktail into a great cocktail with just a few drops of bitters and will see how different types of bitters really change up your drink!
*All bookings must be made a minimum of 10 business days in advance to allow for shipping of packages.
About the Host: Theodore is the chief spirit educator for NVD and has been working with them since 2015. He has been in the industry for more than a decade and began his career teaching about absinthe through historical reenactment. Now, as the Senior Hospitality Coordinator, Theodore leads the tours and tastings at the Distillery’s main location. He is also the head Virtual Bartender, and event coordinator. In 2016 Theodore received his Certification as a Spirit Specialist from the Society of Wine Educators. When not at the distillery Theodore likes to enjoy his cocktails while playing Dungeons and Dragon with friends.”
Each shipment for this virtual bitters experience includes:
- 1 bottle of craft spirits (375 mL)
- 3 mini bottles of selected bitters
Additional offers and considerations:
All bookings must be made a minimum of 10 business days in advance to allow for shipping of packages
Upgrade this experience with premium add-onsMocktails/Non-alch options
Great alternative for anyone in the group that would like a non-alcoholic alternative.
Tasty snack items to pair with your kit.
From +$30 Chocolate Pairing
Premium chocolate bon bons from Napa's Earth & Sky chocolate company
From +$65 Cheese Pairing
Cheeses from a local creamery to compliment your kits.
From +$55 Branded Swag
Included your logo on a cocktail shaker, glassware, and other swag
From +$30 Custom printed inserts
We'll print your marketing materials or collateral
Private Live-Hosted Events
All our virtual experiences are fully interactive events that are private to your group. Each is led by an expert host through zoom or your platform of choice.
We offer white-glove service so nearly every aspect of our experiences can be adapted for your needs.
We offer a wide variety of international options to help your events make a global impact.
Premium Kits & Ingredients
Our virtual experiences include premium kits that have been carefully curated to leave a lasting impression with attendees.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a virtual experience cost?
Prices vary, but our virtual experiences generally start at $70/kit and can go upward of $500/kit. This estimated price incorporates the materials, domestic (ground) shipping, and hosting fees. For some experiences there is a host fee which is a flat rate per event. In such scenarios the host fee will be shown on the experience's detail page. Expedited & global shipping options may incur additional fees. For customization requests and add-ons, please get in touch for pricing details.
What is the recommended lead time for a virtual tasting?
We recommend 2 weeks lead time from the day of payment and delivery of shipping information. If you need something quicker we can arrange for expedited shipping or recommend other options that might be available.
How does shipping work?
You will need to provide us with a list of all the shipping addresses. If you would like help with this we can put together a google form and send it to your participants on your behalf.
Where can you ship your virtual experiences to?
We can ship and/or make arrangements for participants in the US, Canada, Europe, and other global regions. Let us know where you your participants are and we can help with some solutions.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and non-drinkers?
Yes! We have a variety of Mocktail and food kits that we can ship out. We can also curate custom packages to accommodate participants with special requests.
What platform do you use to host your virtual tastings?
We use Zoom for all our tastings. If you are at an organization that prefers a different platform you're more than welcome to set up a meeting link that our virtual tasting hosts can jump on.