8 Week World of Wine Course

8 Week World of Wine Course

Welcome to the wonderful World of Wine!

The 8-week World of Wine course is structured as a practical introduction to the world of wine.  It is designed specifically for those that enjoy wine and would like to know more.

You do not need any previous experience, and the emphasis is on learning by tasting different varieties of wine.  It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.  You will soon learn which wines you like and where to buy them.

COURSE FEE STRUCTURE

The course fee is £200.  As a way of spreading the cost we ask for £120 payment on booking and then £10 cash each evening.  Great value at £25 per evening. 

  • Over 50 wines will be tasted in 8 weeks
  • Retail price of wines will be from £9 to over £25
  • Discover when to obtain today's best value for money wines
  • Wine and Food matching advice
  • Common wine faults and how to spot them
  • Storing and serving wine advice
  • Taste the world's major grape varieties

WHAT IF I HAVE TO MISS AN EVENING?

Not a problem! You can either send a friend instead or pick up the missed session on a subsequent World of Wine course.  You could also obtain a refund voucher valid for any North London Wine School events.

COURSE PROGRAMME

  • Week One, Weds 30th October:  Introduction to Wine Tasting - How to taste like a professional, major grape varieties, aroma tests, wine tasting notes.
  • Week Two, Weds 6th November:  France, Part One - Bordeaux and the South plus how to read French wine labels
  • Week Three, Weds 13th November:  Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - Principle wines plus blind tasting and principle brands
  • Week Four, Weds 20th November:  France, Part Two - Burgundy, Loire and the Rhone
  • Week Five, Weds 27th November:  Spain, Italy and Portugal - Classic wines and styles plus how to pair wine with food
  • Week Six, Weds 4th December: The America's: USA, Chile, Argentina - Major wine styles, the 'Sideways' effect and the importance of climate
  • Week Seven, Weds 11th December:  Germany, Austria, Alsace, UK - Plus storing and serving wine, common wine faults
  • Week Eight, Weds 18th December;  Champagne and Sparkling Wine Extravaganza!

WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE COURSE?

By the end of the course you will have a great understanding of the worlds' major grape varieties and the wine styles they produce.  You will have learnt to taste wine like a professional and be able to identify a corked wine.  You will also have an appreciation of the worlds' major wine regons and the wines they produce.  You will also have learnt which foods match well with which wines and why.  You will also have developed your sense of smell and wine vocabulary.

Places remaining: 3

Course Date/Time: Wed 30th Oct 2019 at 7pm

Duration: 2 hours x 8 weeks

Venue: London Irish Centre, Camden

Event Price: £120.00

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