National Wine Education and Training Centre – Understanding Wine Weekend Course

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
National Wine Centre
Hackney Rd & Botanic Rd
Adelaide SA 5000
$245 per person for 2 full days (includes catered lunch)
Claire Wald08 8222 9277E-mailEvent website

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!