Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in Harrogate

Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in Harrogate

Join us on an 'introduction to wine' day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne on arrival and a delicious 2-course lunch in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel du Vin on Prospect Place, nestled right by The Stray, in the historic town centre.

This wonderful day out can be bought as Gift Voucher which makes a really special gift for Father's Day this weekend!

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the world’s major wine regions

  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine

  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy and Spain)

  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Such as Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and others.

  • Major White Grape Varieties – Such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and others

  • How wine is made – grapes, fermentation, ageing, use of oak

  • How to taste wines – colour, aroma, flavour, describing wines

  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak

  • Tutored tasting of 12 wines

  • Which wines to buy, where to obtain the best value for money, storing and serving wine and understanding wine labels

  • Food and wine matching – tips and advice

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Course Date/Time: Sat 7th Apr 2018 at 11am-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Hotel du Vin, Prospect Place, Harrogate

Event Price: £79.00

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