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8 Week World of Wine Course

8 Week World of Wine Course

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The 8-week World of Wine course is structured as a practical introduction to the world of wine.  It is designed specifically for those that enjoy wine and would like to know more.

You do not need any previous experience, and the emphasis is on learning by tasting different varieties of wine.  It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.  You will soon learn which wines you like and where to buy them.

Over 45 wines will be tasted in 8 weeks
Retail price of wines will be from £9 to over £25
Discover when to obtain today's best value for money wines
Wine and Food matching advice
Common wine faults and how to spot them
Storing and serving wine advice
Taste the world's major grape varieties

Not a problem! You can either send a friend instead or pick up the missed session on a subsequent World of Wine course.  You could also obtain a refund voucher valid for any North London Wine School events.


Week One, Thurs 9th February: Introduction to Wine Tasting - How to taste like a professional, major grape varieties, aroma tests, wine tasting notes.
Week Two, Thurs 16th February : France, Part One - Bordeaux and the South plus how to read French wine labels
Week Three, Thurs 23rd February:  Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - Principle wines plus blind tasting and principle brands
Week Four, Thurs 2nd March: France, Part Two - Burgundy, Loire and the Rhone
Week Five, Thurs 9th March: Spain, Italy and Portugal - Classic wines and styles plus how to pair wine with food
Week Six, Thurs 16th March: The America's: USA, Chile, Argentina - Major wine styles, the 'Sideways' effect and the importance of climate
Week Seven, Thurs 23rd March:  Germany, Austria, Alsace, UK - Plus storing and serving wine, common wine faults
Week Eight, Thurs 30th March:  Champagne and Sparkling Wine Extravaganza!

By the end of the course you will have a great understanding of the worlds' major grape varieties and the wine styles they produce.  You will have learnt to taste wine like a professional and be able to identify a corked wine.  You will also have an appreciation of the worlds' major wine regons and the wines they produce.  You will also have learnt which foods match well with which wines and why.  You will also have developed your sense of smell and wine vocabulary.

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The Lansdowne
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill

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