4 Week World of Wine Tour £55
Welcome to the most popular (and unique) Wine Course in Essex!
- grow your confidence for choosing wine
- explore and discover new favourites
- save money by learning to choose wines you are more likely to enjoy
- meet new people sharing your interest
Our World of Wine Course runs one evening per week for 4 weeks and is designed as a practical introduction to the world of wine.
It is a perfect gift for people (buy a voucher HERE) who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it in a fun and relaxed environment. No previous experience required – the emphasis is on learning by tasting different wines and it's a great way to meet new friends.
Please Note: course fee (£55) excludes the cost of wine, food and materials (£10 payable each night) - great value at £23.75 per evening! A saving of £17 if each evening purcashed separately!
WHAT IF I HAVE TO MISS ANY EVENINGS?
No problem - Pick up the missed session on the next World of Wine Course, or get a credit you can use for any of our wine courses or wine tastings. Courses run throughout the year - more dates announced soon.
WHAT WILL I GET FROM THIS COURSE?
By the end of the 4 evenings:
- You will have gained a good understanding of the world's major grape varieties and the wine styles they produce
- You will have been taught to assess and taste wine like a true professional, and be able to identify any faults found in wine (e.g. a corked wine)
- During the 4 evenings we will have tasted wines from most of the worlds major wine regions (tasting 24+ wines)
- Food & wine matching will also have given you a lot of confidence to try new wine pairings with your favourite foods
- You will also have developed your sense of smell and wine vocabulary
Professional ISO tasting glasses, comprehensive tasting notes and some nibbles to help compare food groups with wine are provided
KEY FEATURES OF THE WORLD OF WINE COURSE
- Taste over 25 delicious wines in 4 weeks
- Retail prices of wines tasted will generally be between £5 and £20
- Discover where to obtain today's best value for money wines.
- Wine and food matching advice
- Common wine faults - how to spot them
- Storing and serving wine advice
- Professional ISO tasting glasses, tasting notes and course notes are all provided
COURSE OUTLINE: WEEK BY WEEK
- Grand Tour of Italy - 2nd February
- Spain & Portugal - 9th February
- Sparkling, sweet and Fortified Wines - 23rd February
- Australia and New Zealand - 9th March
Each week we will examine how different grape varieties, different climates and local wine-making techniques impact on the aromas and flavours of the wine. Through practice and our guidance you will learn how to identify the wine's characteristics - we show you how to taste and appraise wine like a professional. We believe that the best aide to learning about wine is the process of tasting and comparing for yourself and that is exactly what you will have the chance to do in our relaxed and informal setting.
This 4-week ‘World Tour of Wine’ course in Colchester City Centre is structured as a practical introduction to some of the classic wine regions of the world. It is designed
Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 2nd Feb 2018 at 7pm to 9pm
Venue: The George Hotel, 116 High Street, Colchester, CO1 1TD