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Class Offerings

The Wine Steward offers a wide variety of individual wine classes and 6-week wine courses throughout the year suitable for everyone from beginners to wine connoisseurs. Our philosophy is that wine should be fun so you’ll find our classes to be a casual, fun learning experience. Some of our more popular classes include our 6-week “Be Your Own Sommelier” course, 6-week “Premium Wines of The World” course, and our wine and chocolate pairing classes. Please watch our Upcoming Events on the main page, subscribe to our RSS feed, or subscribe to our weekly newsletter to stay informed about upcoming classes. Some of our regular wine class offerings include:

Instructional Staff

All wine education classes are led by professional sommelier and wine educator Svetlana Yanushkevich. Svetlana has spent the majority of her life surrounded by wine. She grew up on the southern peninsula of Ukraine, in a territory renowned for its 2,000-year-old winemaking tradition. After moving to the US in 2002, she built upon that foundation by managing wine programs at several prestigious restaurants and earning a diploma from the renowned Wine and Spirit Education Trust in London. Svetlana managed the wine program at several very prestigious Philadelphia restaurants, the three-diamond restaurant The Marker, and four-diamond Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar. She worked as wine educator for corporate and private clients in Philadelphia.

In 2007 Svetlana moved to Nashua, NH, where she decided to open WineNot Boutique, winner of “The Best of The Best Wine Shop of NH 2011 & 2012” by Hippo, “The Best Wine Store of Greater Nashua 2011” by Nashua Telegraph, “The Best Wines of Greater Nashua 2011” by Nashua Telegraph, “The only A rated Wine Shop of NH” by the Better Business Bureau of NH. Svetlana Continues to offer her expertise by offering unique wine educational events to private and corporate clients. In September 2013, Svetlana became the owner of The Wine Steward in Hampstead, NH.


The Wine Steward is located in the Hampstead Commons shopping plaza and has plenty of easy parking. The shop has over 2000 square feet of space including a tasting room accommodating up to 20 students.