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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):

  • Tuesday 26th January 2021
  • Tuesday 2nd February 2021
  • Tuesday 9th February 2021
  • Tuesday 16th February 2021
  • Tuesday 23rd February 2021
  • Tuesday 2nd March 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. Please note that any wine orders received after 12pm will be processed on the next working day. We are working hard to deliver your order within three working days of the order being processed however due to the current environment the wines may arrive a day or two later than expected.

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.

You will receive a link to purchase the wine after you have registered for the session. If you have registered at the weekend, the link will be sent to you on the Monday. If you have registered after 4pm Monday to Friday it will be sent to you the next working day.

  • Pheasant`s Tears Rkatsiteli Tibaani
  • Hochar Rouge, Chateau Musar - Gazir Lebannon
  • Retsina of Mesogia, Georgas Family - Spata Greece
  • COS Nero di Lupo
  • Benito Ferrara Greco di Tufo
  • Morgon Cote du Py, Domaine Jean Foillard - Beaujolais France
  • Chasselas Sans Souffre, Domaine Pierre Frick - Alsace France
  • Urbina Seleccion 1999, Bodegas Urbina Spain
  • Testa Cortez, Testalonga, South Africa
  • Trousseau 2018, Bodega Miras - Patagonia Argentina
  • Feints Red 2019, Ruth Lewandowski - California USA
  • Limney Organic Sparkling Wine, Davenport Estate - East Sussex England

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