The 8-week World Tour 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
KEY FEATURES OF THE 8-WEEK WORLD TOUR OF WINE COURSE
- Taste 48 delicious wines in 8 weeks
- Retail prices of wines tasted will generally be between £5 and £20.
- Discover where to obtain 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, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Grenache and others.
- Taste the world’s major white grape varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc and others
- Professional ISO tasting glasses, tasting notes and course notes are all provided.
There is a charge for the cost of the wine (in addition to the £135 course fee) of £10 per evening payable on the night. Great value - the cost of the course is still under £27 per evening.
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 – the regions, plus food and wine matching
6. Spain And Portugal – plus how to store wine and why
7. Germany, Alsace and Italy – plus new wines, supermarkets vs the independents
8. Champagne, sparkling and dessert wine – what is the difference, how is it made?
The Chamberlain Hotel