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8 Week World of Wine Course

£250.00
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Starts at
7:00pm
Duration
2 hours

Course Description

Our World of Wine course runs for 8 consecutive weekday evenings in Brighton. No experience necessary and the emphasis is upon learning by tasting lots of different wines!

 What will you get from this course?

  • You’ll taste 50 different wines from 12 countries, 40 regions and over 40 different grape varieties
  • You’ll learn how to sniff, swirl and sip like a professional and how to describe a wine to family and friends
  • You’ll understand the flavour and aromas associated with the world’s major grape varieties
  • You will know the world’s major wine regions and the wine styles they produce
  • How wine is made, the importance of soils and climate and the influence of the winemaker
  • How to identify a faulty wine
  • How to read and decipher wine labels
  • The best ways to store and serve wine
  • You’ll learn all about pairing food and wine, giving you lots of ideas to try at home
  • How to choose better wine in shops and restaurants
  • A whole new wine vocabulary, plus you will meet like-minded people who enjoy wine

 And most importantly…you’ll understand which wines you like and why

Our World of Wine course makes a great gift and can be purchased as a gift voucher for £250

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

Not a problem. You can either send a substitute, pick up the session on the next course or request a credit voucher.

 Course Programme and Dates:

Sessions run on 8 consecutive Thursday evenings at our venue in Brighton. They start at 7pm and last for approximately 2 hours, ending at around 9pm

2nd Feb: Tour de France - the classic regions
9th Feb: Discover Italy
16th Feb: Explore Spain & Portugal
23rd Feb: Discover Germany, Austria & England
2nd March: Explore Australia & New Zealand
9th March: Discover Chile & Argentina
16th March: The Wines of South Africa & USA
23rd March: Champagne and Sparkling Wines of the World

Review: "I did the 8 week World of Wine course and wow I learnt a lot, and tasted a lot of great wines from all over the world. This course is informative but does not overload you with too much information, which is great if you want to get a good basic understanding! A relaxed atmosphere and a really nice way to spend an evening, learning and trying wines. A great experience and great price. I highly recommend!" Emily

Including...

Thu 02
Feb
- 2023 -
Discover France
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 09
Feb
- 2023 -
Tour of Italy
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 16
Feb
- 2023 -
Discover Spain and Portugal
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 23
Feb
- 2023 -
Germany, Austria and England
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 02
Mar
- 2023 -
Australia and New Zealand
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 09
Mar
- 2023 -
Chile and Argentina
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 16
Mar
- 2023 -
South Africa and USA
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm
Thu 23
Mar
- 2023 -
Champagne and Sparkling Wines
Hotel du Vin Brighton
7:00pm

How to get there

Hotel du Vin Brighton
2 Ship Street
BN1 2AD

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