Saturday Introduction to World of Wine with Lunch

Saturday Introduction to World of Wine with Lunch

Join us on an 'introduction to wine' day from 11.00am to 4.00pm.

We will begin the morning session tasting 6 white wines, including Champagne as we begin to delve into the wonderful world of wine.

We break at 1.00pm for a 2-course lunch with wine in the Collage Restaurant, before completeing the afternoon session with 6 more red wines.


  • Introduction to the World's major wine regions
  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
  • Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
  • How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • Improve your senses! - Aroma wheel, Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines
  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine
  • Which wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labels
  • Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.

The tasting takes place in the DoubleTree on Cambridge Street, just a few minutes walk from both the Queen Street and the Central Rail Stations.

All our courses can be purchased as a gift - just ask us to send you a Gift Voucher when you book.

Cancellation Policy: If you cannot make an evening, not a problem. You may either send a substitute, or pick up the missed session on a subsequent World Course, or obtain a refund voucher valid for any of our GWS courses and tastings. You just need to provide 7 days notice.

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Course Date/Time: Sat 21st Sep 2019 at 11.00am - 4.00pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel, Cambridge Street

Event Price: £75.00







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