Introduction to the World of Wine

Introduction to the World of Wine

Have you always wanted to know more about wine? Then join us in Manchester City Centre and we will guide you through how to choose better wine, and start you on your journey of wine discovery. You'll be amazed by how much you can learn in just one evening!. If you know what you like but want to understand why - then this evening is for you. We will taste six wines from around the world, and provide many pointers that will enhance your appreciation of wine.

No previous experience necessary! This course is for people who are new to wine tasting and just want to have a bit of fun learning a little more about it in a friendly and relaxed way.

We will cover how to taste wine like a professional and look at all the major wine regions of the world.

We will guide you through how to make better wine choices and will start you on your journey of wine discovery. Some examples of what wines to expect at this event are:

  • New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chenin Blanc from South Africa
  • Chilean Viognier
  • Italian Primativo
  • Tempranillo blend from Spain
  • Portuguese red


  • Introduction to the World’s major wine regions
  • Why wines taste different
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak

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Full tasting notes provided, and the tasting is accompanied by some cheese and cold meats, All for just £22.50

This tasting takes place in the at the Royal Exchange Theatre. We are delighted to offer those booking a 20% off drinks voucher which can be redeemed at The Rivals bar/restaurant. (this will be emailed before the event). 

Why not make a full night of it and enjoy their 2 or 3-course menu offering before or after the wine tasting? Click here to see a sample menu. We do recommend you book at table as it can get busy with theatre guests too so click here to do that and there is a reservation option at the bottom of the page.

Our Introduction to Wine Course also makes a great Gift idea for any occasion and like all our events, if you book a place, we can send you a Gift Voucher. Just click on the email link when you receive your automatic confirmation, request a voucher and we'll do the rest.

Or do you want to buy a gift but let them choose which tasting they want to go to?
Just purchase a Manchester Wine School gift voucher to the value of your choice and we can send it to you via email or post; with lots of different events available they are sure to find something that interests them within the next few months.

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Course Date/Time: Fri 15th Mar 2019 at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Venue: The Front Room, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester City Centre

Event Price: £22.50







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