We are often out and about drinking wine - duh! Want to know where and maybe join us for a wine experience?  Sign up below – you will be on our POP UP list! 

Sometimes we are just hanging out at a wine bar and will pull wines for people to try, sometimes it is a wine dinner planned by a restaurant with another wine expert, sometimes we are in Fredericksburg and you can hang out with us at some of our favorite wineries.  You never know where we will turn up next (seriously) but you can be assured you will be contacted!  There is no obligation to POP OUT with us – and prices for events will vary and be included in the POP UP opportunity.

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We will work within your budget and your interests.  Our standard “private party” is a 90 minute wine tasting complete with tons of interesting information and witty banter.  We attempt to use wines that are easily accessible to everyone and provide an opportunity to educate and tell a good story for your guests! The price for this event is set by the theme and price of the wines you want to use; however, there is a minimum group size of 10.  Our jokes don't work unless there is at least ten people there to explain the punch line to each other.  Just say'n.  We love a crowd, so let's get together and adapt this standard event to whatever ideas you have for your private party.  We love parties!

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Crazy Fun Wine Education

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Public, Private and Pop Up Tastings!


We are currently teaching classes at our house in the Memorial Area.  This allows us to bring you excellent wines and tasty noshes.  Please join us by registering for each class below - more details are available on the registration.

Wine with Houston’s Favorite Foods                  Sunday - September 24, 2017  5:00 pm -  7:00 pm
Houston has a wonderfully diverse food scene!  BBQ, various Latin American foods, a multitude of Pacific Rim experiences, the list goes on forever.  Join us for six tasty bits that reflect that diversity - paired with six wines that will enhance the dining experience.  (Note:  The Texans game starts at noon - if you like you can come over and watch the game before the class as well!)  It is gonna be weird - football, exotic food, wine - what's not to love?
$45   Click here to register for this class!


Movie and Wine: Bottle Shock!                            Saturday - October 14, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join us for a fun movie night while learning and enjoying wine from this very important period in USA wine making history.  We will be watching the movie in its entirety!  We will be serving a light supper along with six wines. We will have fun and you will not complain.  $45  Click here to register for this class!  


Wines for Celebrating – Holiday Meals, Toasting, Gifting                    

                                                                                   Thursday - November 9, 2017  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The holidays are a great time to open up a bottle of special wine to share with cherished family and friends.  Let's talk about (and drink) six wines that you can have to complement your holiday meal, take to a holiday gathering and/or use for toasting that special gathering!  Of course, there will be a couple of tasty noshes and witty banter to lighten up even the biggest scrooge in your life.  Come have fun or you get nothing in your stocking.
$45   Click here to register for this class!

PRIVATE SEMINARS - Let's Get Together!

POP UP TASTINGS - Come Find Us!!

Understanding and drinking wine should be fun and tasty!

PUBLIC SEMINARS - Come join us!

Wine is meant to be fun - crazy fun to be exact.  If you love history and geography; if you are curious about the traditions and customs of other lands; if you have a real thirst for wine knowledge; if you have nothing better to do and you love being entertained by crazy people while drinking wine - you have come to the right place.


Spirited! was formed to provide entertaining but relevant information about wine.  There are lots and lots of places where you can attend wine seminars, tastings, wine dinners, etc. why not learn learn about wine without the pressure to buy wine, sign up for a wine club, or generally part with more of your hard earned cash.  We are NOT wine snobs and will NOT encourage you to be one!  Just be an informed wine drinker/buyer that likes to have fun.


Learn about wine from Tamara and Bill Atkins - a crazy fun couple that have multiple wine certifications and a real thirst to share their knowledge of wine in a crazy fun way.  Did we mention that we are crazy fun?  Certifications include:  level one Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers), Wine and Spirits Education Trust (level two) and a Certified Specialist of Wine.