Saturday Introduction to Wine

Saturday Introduction to Wine

Looking for the perfect way to spend a summer Saturday?  Get some great ideas ready for summer wines?

Join us in Manchester City Centre for an Introduction to Wine in a day course

  • Like wine but not sure why?
  • Want to discover new wines & grape varieties?
  • Confused about which wine to drink with what food?
  • If you are interested in wine and fancy learning why certain varieties have different tastes and how they flavour of wine changes depending on where in the world it comes from then this is the course for you.

Come and enjoy a friendly, informal and fun wine tasting journey with a glass of fizz on arrival and a day sampling at least 12 wines from around the world. No previous experience necessary!

Our Saturday Wine Course also makes a great Gift idea for any occasion. If you want to book a place as a gift just make a reservation below, click on the email link on your confirmation to request a voucher, and we will arrange. 

See what others are saying about our Saturday Courses over on our TripAdvisor page

COURSE TIMES
11am-1pm: Morning session (6 wines)
1pm-2pm: 2-Course Lunch
2pm-4pm: Afternoon session & food matching (6 wines)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the World’s major wine regions
  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
  • Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
  • How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • Improve your senses! - Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored Tasting of 13 Wines (6 White, 6 Red and a Sparkling Wine)
  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine
  • Which wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labels
  • Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice

Places remaining: 18

Course Date/Time: Sat 28th Jul 2018 at 11am - 4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Manchester City Centre

Event Price: £90.00

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