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Learn to make Spanish Drinks in a private online class!

5.0 (7 Reviews)
Approximately 1.5 hours
English or Spanish

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Your host Suzie
A Valencia native, Suzie is passionate about the food and drink of Spain and is excited to share with travelers the local and hidden culinary gems of her city. Get an introduction to a few of the quintessential local beverages of Spain before you learn to make sangria, one of the most popular Spanish alcoholic beverages and agua de Valencia, Suzie's personal favorite and the drink of choice by locals. Valencia is, after all, known for its oranges so this Spanish cocktail is made from fresh squeezed orange juice and is a staple at most bars and restaurants. You will also put together tinto de verano, a simple go-to drink of Valencians. The goal of this Spanish online drinks class is to have a great time imbibing and chatting as a local Valencian would. NOTE: This online class is unavailable until the end of October 2021.

  • Learn to make a refreshing Spanish sangria and classic Valencian alcoholic beverages favored by locals
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a delightful Spanish native
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Valencia, Spain (GMT+2))
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn Spanish drink traditions!
  • You will need a large pitcher
  • Please note that Suzie is only available on weekdays
What will you cook together
  • Sangria, a Spanish alcoholic beverage of red wine, fruit and other spirits
  • Agua de Valencia, a smooth and refreshing cocktail made with fresh orange juice
  • Tinto de Verano, a simple, wine-based cocktail
See Full Ingredient List
  • 1 bottle of young table wine (don't waste top-quality wine but don't use hangover wine either!)
  • 1 can or bottle of Fanta lemon or lemon soda
  • 1 can or bottle of Fanta orange or other orange soda or club soda
  • 1 cup liquor like brandy, triple sec, vermouth or rum
  • 2 oranges, 1 chopped and 1 juiced
  • 1 lemon, chopped, reserve a couple of wedges for garnish
  • 1 green apple, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 3 tbsp sugar (optional)
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (from Valencian oranges if you can find them)
  • 1 glass cava (Spanish sparkling white wine or champagne)
  • 2 oz gin (or other strong liquor such as vodka)
  • Cointreau (or other orange liqueur - optional)


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Online Class Reviews
5.0 (7 Reviews)
Kathleen 2 July 2021
"Suzie was all kinds of fun! She is used to offering food tours so had lots of information about local food and local food culture! If I make it to Valencia, I will look her up!"
Laura 26 March 2021
"This class was a wonderful 50th birthday gift for a friend! It was my 2nd class with Suzie and I highly recommend her. She is funny and clear about cooking directions and simply a wonderful class host!"
Bethany 17 November 2020
"Suzie was so lovely and my friends and I had such a great time taking her class. First, the recipe was great and she was so fun and patient with us to teach us everything. She was also very accommodating, as we all had different kinds of tools and equipment, and she made sure that we each received specific instructions for each way to do it. We were also celebrating my friend's birthday and she made sure to hang up a birthday sign to make her feel special. If we ever get to a chance to travel to Valencia, we are definitely catching up with Suzie :)"
Jennifer 28 October 2020
"Suzie was such an amazing host/instructor! She was so friendly, helpful, and fun to cook with. We had my whole family cooking with her and it was probably difficult to get us all to focus and follow instructions, but she was so patient and kind with us. She had alternatives for us when we needed it and went our pace. Best of all, she gave us fun facts on the dishes' history and a couple of other cultural tid bits. She taught us how people toast drinks in Spain to start us out, which set for a great mood. We all loved the class and would recommend it! The dishes were so delicious. We didn't know if it would be enough food for dinner and had other stuff ready, but didn't need it at all. We were so satisfied with the gambas al ajillo and patatas bravas. Thanks so much Suzie! You made my mom's birthday extra fun and special."
Dylan 29 June 2020
"An engaging and easy introduction to Spanish tapas. Suzie's personable approach made us laugh, smile, and toast to food, family, and connection. Thank you, Suzie! Salud!"
Ana 17 June 2020
"This class was a fantastic and super fun experience! Suzie was a FABULOUS host and our tapas were delicious! I am already planning my next cooking class with TravelingSpoon!"
Abby 3 June 2020
"Loved Suzie! She was fantastic! I really enjoyed learning the origins of the tapas and making tinto de verano. It was a lot of fun. Would love to eat with her again. "
Reserve Now

$50 initial guest
+ $30 each additional screen (min 4, max 9)
4 Guests Minimum to book
  • Submit your request and payment and receive confirmation details and recipe (typically within 48 hours)
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event