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6-week: World of Wine course

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2 hours

Course Description

Welcome to our flagship wine course - a fun and informal journey through the world of wine for anyone who wants to discover more.

No previous experience is necessary - the emphasis is on learning by tasting.

This course runs for one evening each week and is also flexible - if you need to skip a night, just let us know in advance and you'll be able to pick up a repeat session.

What will I get from this course?

  • Taste over 40 wines from 10 countries
  • Become more familiar with different grapes and regions
  • Learn how to sniff, swirl and sip like a professional
  • Develop your wine vocabulary
  • Understand how to read wine labels
  • Discover how to store wine and ideal serving temperatures
  • Understand how wine is made and the importance of soil and climate
  • Learn principles of food and wine pairing
  • Feel more comfortable choosing wine and recognise good value
  • Understand how to spot wine faults

What if I can’t make one of the evenings?

Not a problem. You can either send a substitute or we can schedule you onto a repeat session or give you a credit to use against any event.

How is the course structured?

The course is split into two parts. The first 3 weeks look at the Old World (France, Italy, Spain and Portugal) and the second 3 weeks tour through the New World (Chile, Argentina, South Africa, USA, Australia and New Zealand). The parts can be taken separately in any order just let us know when you book.

How to get there

The Venetian Wine Bar, Cambridge
21 Station Place

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