Introduction to Wine Tasting with 2 course Lunch in Harrogate

Introduction to Wine Tasting with 2 course Lunch in Harrogate

Join us on an 'introduction to wine' day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 2-course lunch in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel Du Vin on Prospect Place, overlooking The Stray, and right in the heart of the historic town centre. This wonderful day out can also be bought as an open Gift Voucher: let the recipeient select their own date- a perfect gift for Christmas!


  • 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

If you would like us to send you a Gift Voucher specifically for this wine tasting then please select the 'send me a gift voucher' option in your confirmation email after you have booked your places.


Places remaining: 22

Course Date/Time: Wed 1st Jan 2020 at 11am-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Hotel du Vin, Prospect Place

Event Price: £85.00







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