Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in York

Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in York

Join us on an 'introduction to wine' day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 2-course lunch in York. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel Du Vin on The Mount. This wonderful day out can be bought as an open Gift Voucher for the recipient to book on to any date of their choice. If you would like a gift voucher for this specific tasting, please book as usual and then select the 'Send me a gift voucher' option in your confirmation email. A great Christmas gift for the wine lover in your life!


  • 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

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Course Date/Time: Sat 27th Jan 2018 at 11am-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Hotel du Vin, 88 The Mount

Event Price: £79.00







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