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ONLINE COURSE: The History of Wine with Jimmy Smith

ONLINE COURSE: The History of Wine with Jimmy Smith

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'From the Cradle of Wine to the Judgement of Paris to Today'

From Georgia to the Roman Empire to the Judgement of Paris to today, wine has been produced and enjoyed for thousands of years. This exciting tasting goes through the rich history of winemaking throughout the centuries and includes a tasting of 12 different wines indicative of the different styles consumed throughout history.

COURSE DATES (Each of the 6 sessions begins at 8:00pm and will last approximately 1 hour):

  • Wednesday 22nd September 2021
  • Wednesday 29th September 2021
  • Wednesday 6th October 2021
  • Wednesday 13th October 2021
  • Wednesday 20th October 2021
  • Wednesday 27th October 2021


Each week Jimmy Smith will present important milestones in the history of wine. He will host each tasting session live at 8:00pm over 6 consecutive Tuesdays. Each tasting session will be approximately 1 hour in length.

Unable to commit to each evening? No problem! Anyone registered for this course will gain access to the video recordings of each tasting session, so you can always revisit any of these at anytime in the future - whether its because you missed participating in the live evening or if you want to revisit the presentation at a later date.

Each evening, Jimmy will also be tasting two wines that are representative of the styles discussed during that evening's session. A case of each wine covered throughout the course (12 in total) will be available to order for anyone registered to attend the course through our 3rd party supplier, so if you'd like, you can also purchase and enjoy the wines with Jimmy (or at a later date). The cost for this 12 bottle case is £225. 

The 12 Wines included in the optional tasting case are from the following countries:

  • Georgia
  • Lebanon
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • Argentina
  • USA
  • England

PLEASE NOTE: As this is a virtual tasting, only one seat needs to be booked per household UNLESS individuals will be logging into the tasting series with different computers/tablets.

Within 4 weeks prior to the start of the course, everyone registered to attend will be sent a link to purchase the wine tasting case. It is not mandatory to purchase the wine case in order to participate in the course. Please note that the price is inclusive of all delivery costs. Delivery is only available within Mainland U.K. currently.

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