Understanding Wine – 2 Consecutive Saturdays
A course for the enthusiast who wants to discover more about wine
Over two Saturdays – 10am – 4pm (with a break for a supplied lunch)
This is a course for people who enjoy drinking wine and aspire to learn more about what they’re tasting, smelling and experiencing. Over 2 consecutive Saturdays, you’ll explore a range of wine styles, varieties, blends, and regions as our educators guide you through how to swirl, sniff and taste like a professional.
By course end, you’ll understand more about aroma and taste and you’ll know how to express it. You will gain confidence as a wine consumer and have fun with like-minded people in a relaxed and informal setting at the National Wine Centre. This course is ideal for those starting out in the hospitality or wine industry.
Day 1 - Introduction to tasting, Recognising wine faults, An introduction to wine styles and their differences, Food & wine matching principles – White wines (8-10 wines tasted) - Fortified wines ( 5 wines tasted)
Day 2 - Sparkling wines (8-10 wines tasted) - Red Wines (8-10 wines tasted) - Options/Quiz
To find out more about our Understanding Wine Weekend Course and the other courses we offer, visit our website and book yourself into a class today!