11am to 4pm - including Champagne & delicious 2-course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more? Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine. Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties? Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines and understand what makes them so different ? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then these are the courses for you ! It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.
Introduction to the Worlds major wine regionsNew 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, ageingImprove your senses! - Aroma wheel, Nez du VinHow to taste wines – aroma, taste, & describing winesRecognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oakTutored Tasting of 12 WinesThe effect of climate on the taste of wineWhich wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labelsFood & Wine Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.
This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and taste world-class wines with a delicious lunch crammed in too!