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Tastings at the Arboretum

Our tasting programs give you an opportunity to taste delicious craft beer, wine and craft spirits while taking in the beauty of the garden. Many of the tastings are held prior to the Cool Thursdays Concerts and offer a great way to unwind before the concert.

Whichever tasting you choose, you are sure to enjoy connecting with nature with friends and learning about some of the wonderful wines, craft beers and spirits that are being made here in Dallas and around the world.

Register for any adult education class here

For more general information about adult classes, visit the Adult Programs main page. Please contact education@dallasarboretum.org with additional questions.

Registration for Fall Adult Education programs opens September 1. Call 2143.515.6539 for more info.

Wine Tastings with Times Ten Cellars Click for More

Wine Tastings with Times Ten Cellars

November 16 or 30; December 7 or 14; 6:30-7:30pm; $50 ($45 for Members)

Times Ten Cellars

This tasting includes three red and three white wines and a crystal wine glass to take home. Full bottles of your favorite tastings will be available for purchase after the event. Lite bites will be provided. Fee includes admission to the Twelve Days at Night exhibit.

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New! A Taste of the Holidays with Glass Vodka Click for More

New! A Taste of the Holidays with Glass Vodka

December 18, 6-8pm, $50 ($45 for Members)
Ian MacNeil, Owner of Glass Vodka Distillery
Celebrate the holidays in style as Glass Vodka Distillery shares wonderful cocktail recipes inspired by the Twelve Days of Christmas. Enjoy cocktail demonstrations and then sample some of these delicious creations. Afterwards, enjoy strolling the Twelve Days at Night exhibit. Go home with a set of 12 cocktail recipes to create your own cup of cheer at home.

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New! A Night at the Oscars: Films, Wine & Winners Click for More

New! A Night at the Oscars: Films, Wine & Winners

January 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $65 ($59 for Members)
Hosted by Gary Cogill & Hayley Hamilton Cogill
Wine and movies are a perfect pairing and no one knows that better than Emmy award-winning journalist, Gary Cogill and Sommelier, Hayley Hamilton Cogill. They will lead you through an interactive discussion celebrating the Oscar nominations and pairing each film with the perfect wine. Join us for this entertaining and educational evening celebrating wine and film.

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Tasting Policy Click for More

Must be 21 years of age or older with valid identification to attend and participate any Adult Programs tasting events (beer, wine or spirit). If there is a question about age, you may be asked for your ID at the event check-in. If a participant is underage, they will not be able to attend the tasting and no refund will be given.By purchasing admission to any of these events, you assume all risk of violating the state law if you operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and further waive and forever release and indemnify the Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden and all participating breweries and vendors and their respective members, shareholders, officers and directors, employees, volunteers and agents from any and all liability arising from the use of alcoholic beverages or acts of nature. As a ticket holder to an Adult Programs tasting event (beer, Wine or Spirit) at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden you assume all risks and dangers of personal injury and all other hazards arising from or related to Adult Programs tasting event (beer, Wine or Spirit) at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden whether occurring prior to, during or after said event. Drink responsibly and use a designated driver.