Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in York

Saturday Introduction to Wine Course with Lunch in York

If you are booking this tasting as a gift then don't forget you can request a Gift Voucher by selecting the option on your confirmation email after you have made your booking.

We also sell Open Gift Vouchers which leave the recipient free to select a date/venue of their choice- this tasting is held regularly throughout the year.


  • 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 14th Oct 2017 at 11am-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Hotel du Vin, 88 The Mount, York

Event Price: £79.00







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