Wine Appreciation – The World of Wine
Overview of the course content:
Detailed explanation of wines and the major producing regions of the world. Seventeen wines tasted though the course, all iconic to their regions and countries of production.
Old World regions and wines presented for tasting.
Bordeaux demystified – Sub regions and blends
Burgundy – Sub regions explained including Chablis
Rhone – Sub regions explained
Loire – White Wines and the differences
Sparkling Wines of the Old World
Methods of productions and differences demonstrated through tasting examples of the wines.
Champagne, Cava and Prosecco
New World Discovery
Regional descriptions and wines tasted
Australia – Shiraz and Chardonnay
Chile - Carmenere
South Africa – Pinotage and Chenin Blanc
England – Ortega and Dornfelder
New Zealand – Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir
Food and Wine Pairing
Four food styles tasted with some of the wines above.
Duration 7 to 8 hours over session
Cost £125.00 per person