Mixology Education

Backcountry bartending, mixology classes, wilderness foraging

Lake Tahoe Wilderness Bartending Classes

Mixology 101

A fun-filled introduction course for those looking to learn the art of mixology. We cover mixing techniques, developing flavor balance, and building artisanal cocktails. Individual work stations for hands-on experience.

2.5 hours | Inquire for group pricing

Backcountry bartending

Join us for a backcountry bartending class where you learn how to transform local plants into cocktails! Our nature walks include plant identification, safe harvesting, & transforming nature into signature beverages.

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Classes & Pop-ups

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2 hours  | $20-60 pp | BYOB

Mixology 101

Learn to make perfect drinks from your home. Our mobile mixologists bring the fun to you with in home/office bartending classes. We provide bartending stations and all ingredients to make speakeasy cocktails. Alcohol is not included in the price of this event, please see FAQ’s for spirit options.

Included in your course:

  • Individual bartending work stations
  • Interactive instruction from a professional mixologist
  • 3 craft cocktails
  • Freshest beverage ingredients featuring local, organic and foraged regional specialties
  • Reusable eco-friendly cups
  • Course materials for post class references

Our two-hour course will turn you into an amateur mixologist. Individual stations allow you to practice measuring, shaking, and pouring, as we develop balanced beverages. Learn bartending techniques and impress your guests the next time you’re the bartender.


If you’re hosting a party, girls night, bachelor/bachelorette party, or are in need of a fun evening activity with friends, take a mixology class.  We bring everything to you so you can learn from the comfort of your home or cabin.  Great for snowy days!

Backcountry Bartending

Join us for a wilderness adventure where you will learn to turn local plants into elixirs!  This is the only place where you can learn to make authentic Lake Tahoe beverages featuring ingredients that we find growing naturally.  Our goal is to give you a better appreciation for the outdoors while we embark on an outdoor adventure.

This course is tailored to ability and group size, and we will work with you to ensure everyone in your crew is able to join the fun. Alcohol is not included in this event, so fill up your flask if you prefer a kick in your wilderness beverage.

Included in your course:

  • A foraging hike/bike/walk and backcountry bartending class led by our professional wilderness mixologist
  • Learn to identify and sustainably harvest local plants
  • Cocktail making demonstration using JetBoil backcountry stove
  • Wilderness happy hour with ample samples
  • Reusable eco-friendly cups
  • Course materials for post class references

Sustainable harvesting

Everything we harvest from nature is done ethically and sustainably.  Plants are only taken from densely populated areas and are harvested using the same techniques Native Americans used to preserve their fields.  We meticulously identify each species to ensure we are only using safe edible plants in our beverages.

Upcoming Events

February 22, 2019

Tahoe City, CA

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Alpenglow Sports Mt. Fest

Wilderness bartending with Garden to Glass Mixology: homemade bitters and cordials featuring Tahoe-foraged ingredients.


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Operating in Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas

(619) 977-7593