Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' Course £85
11am to 4pm, 12 wines including Champagne and a tasty two-course lunch at the County Club in the heart of Guildford
The County Club provides a selection of dining settings, including restaurant, private dining rooms and an informal bar area that overlooks Guildford High Street.
Come and enjoy a friendly, informal and fun wine journey tasting at least 12 wines from around the World. No previous experience necessary! Champagne tasting on arrival.
Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions
New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
How wine is made - grapes, fermentation and ageing
Improve your senses! - Nez du Vin
How to taste wines like a professional – aroma, flavours, describing wines
Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines
The effect of climate on the taste of wine
Which wines to buy, where to obtain the best value for money, storing & serving wine, understanding wine labels
Food & Wine Matching tips & advice
All our courses can be purchased as a gift- just ask us to send you a Gift Voucher when you book
Places remaining: 13
Course Date/Time: Sat 30th Sep 2017 at 11am- 4pm
Duration: 5 hours
Venue: The County Club,158 High St,Guildford,Surrey,GU1 3HJ