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.

After a welcoming glass of Champagne, we'll get straight into the morning session which will include 6 wines.

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

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 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 by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge Street, just a 10 minute 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.

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Course Date/Time: Sat 25th Nov 2017 at 11.00am - 4.00pm

Duration: 5 Hours

Venue: DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel, Cambridge Street

Event Price: £75.00

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