Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch (St Albans)

Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch (St Albans)

Join us on an introduction to wine day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 3-course lunch at Thompsons Restaurant in St Albans (formerly Darcy's). This wonderful day out can be bought as Gift Voucher as a treat for a special occasion maybe as a birthday or anniversary present?

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the world’s major wine regions
  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy and Spain)
  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and others.
  • Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and others
  • How wine is made – grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • Improve your senses with the Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored tasting of 10 Wines
  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine
  • Which wines to buy, where to obtain the best value for money, storing and serving wine and understanding wine labels
  • Food and wine matching – tips and advice.

 

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Course Date/Time: Sat 24th Nov 2018 at 11.00am

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Thompsons Restaurant, St Albans

Event Price: £95.00

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