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Saturday Introduction to Wine

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Starts at
11:00am
Duration
5 Hours with Lunch included

Event Description

Passionate about wine & want to learn more? 

Join us from 11am to 4pm -for a tutored tasting of 12 supurb wines, including Champagne to start and a delicious 2-course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel.

Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties? Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines and understand what makes them so different ? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then these are the courses for you ! It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.

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Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions
  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
  • 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! - Aroma wheel, Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, & describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines
  • 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 labelsFood & Wine
  • Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.

Why not stay the night at The Glendower?  Get a special rate of £90 for a twin or double room by calling 01253 723241 and quoting 'Wine School'.

Places on this event are available as a great gift idea for the wine lover in your life or a treat for yourself. 

How to get there

Glendower Hotel in Lytham St. Annes
North Promenade, Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 2NQ

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