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Introduction to Wine Course - Including Champagne & Lunch

Wine Tasting Day in Lytham St. Annes (Glendower Hotel) - 11am to 4 pm - 12 wines including Champagne and a delicious 2-course lunch. We provide the wines, tasting glasses and tasting notes. No need to spit the wine out, just bring yourself along and enjoy !COURSE OUTLINE>

· Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions. A full day's tasting of 12 quality wines starting with Champagne and including lunch.

· 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.

Event details

Date Saturday 6 July 2013
Time 11:00am to 4pm
Event type Wine course
Cost £75
Booking required? Yes
Venue details Glendower Hotel, North Promenade, St. Annes-on-Sea, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, United Kingdom