8 Week World Tour of Wine

The 8-week World of Wine Course is designed as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is structured for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it in a fun and relaxed environment. You need no previous experience – the emphasis is on learning by tasting different varieties of wine with friendly people. It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your enjoyment of wine!
 
This 8-week Course can also be purchased as a great Gift idea for any occasion. 
 
WHAT IF I HAVE TO MISS ANY EVENINGS?
 
No problem - Let us know at least 3 days in advance and you can pick up the missed session on the next World Tour, or get a credit you can use for any of our courses or tastings. Courses run throughout the year - more dates announced soon.
 
KEY FEATURES OF THE 8-WEEK WORLD OF WINE COURSE
  • Taste around 50 delicious wines in 8 weeks
  • Retail prices of wines tasted will generally be between £7 and £20.
  • Discover where to get today's best value for money wines.
  • Wine and food matching advice
  • Common wine faults - how to spot them
  • Storing and serving wine advice
  • Taste the world’s major red grape varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Grenache and others.
  • Taste the world’s major white grape varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc and others
  • Professional ISO tasting glasses, tasting notes and maps are all provided.  

 

We will sample at least 6 different quality wines and compare them side by side, We also include a rapid introductory session on how to taste wine – explained in a no-nonsense practical way - and we introduce our Nez du Vin ® aroma phial kits, a box of 54 wine-related aromas that are a uniquely inventive way of building your sensory skills in a way that provides great entertainment and fun!

Please Note

There is a charge for the cost of the wine (in addition to the £150 course fee) of £10 per evening payable on the night. Great value - the cost of the course is still under £29 per evening.

 
COURSE PROGRAMME
 
1. Australia and New Zealand – the different regions, plus tasting skills, aroma tests
2. France I – including Burgundy and the Loire and Rhone, plus how wine is made and the importance of blends
3. Chile & Argentina  – plus the importance of climate and weather
4. France II – including Bordeaux and Languedoc, plus understanding wine labels
5. South Africa and USA – plus how to store wine and whythe regions, plus food and wine matching
6. Spain and Portugal  the regions , plus food and wine matching
7. Italy, Germany and Alsace  – plus new wines, supermarkets vs the independents
8. Champagne, sparkling and dessert wine – what is the difference, how is it made?

 

£230 Gift Voucher (by post)

£230 Gift Voucher (by post) ::

The perfect gift, all expenses paid, place on our eight week courses (- including the additional £10 per evening)

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8 Week World of Wine Tour

8 Week World of Wine Tour :: Wed 17th Jan 2018

 The 8-week World of Wine Tour is designed as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is structured for people who enjoy wine. You do not need any previous experience, and the emphasis is

Places remaining: 4
Date/Time: 17th Jan 2018 at 7pm
Venue: Chamberlain Hotel, Minories, London

Price: £150.00
8 Week World of Wine Tour

8 Week World of Wine Tour :: Thu 1st Mar 2018

 The 8-week World of Wine Tour is designed as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is structured for people who enjoy wine. You do not need any previous experience, and the emphasis is

Places remaining: 10
Date/Time: 1st Mar 2018 at 7pm
Venue: Chamberlain Hotel, Minories, London

Price: £150.00

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