Outline of the day
Introduction to Wine Tasting - How to taste wines; aroma, taste, describing wines with Milton Keynes Wine School's 'easy approach' to wine tasting
Improve your senses with the Nez du Vin & recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
The Effect of Climate - hot versus cool & Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions
How Wine is Made - grapes, fermentation
Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo & others
Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others
Old World Classics vs New World Wines
Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.
Tutored Tasting of 13 Wines, welcome Champagne, full tasting notes, delicious 2-course lunch
Which wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labels
How to spot wine faults
This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and taste world-class wines with a lunch crammed in too!
The whole day takes place at the stunning Chicheley Hall near Newport Pagnell. This is a stunning Grade 1 listed 18th century mansion until recently owned by the Beatty family – descendants of Admiral Beatty, the victor of The Battle of Jutland in 1916
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