Saturday courses + lunch & champagne £95

Passionate or interested about wine and want to learn more? Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines and grape varieties? Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines and understand what makes them so different ? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then this is the course for you.

REVIEW: "I came on my own to the course, a present from my daughter, but within minutes of arrival was chatting away with my neighbors at the long table. The atmosphere was all eager anticipation and light hearted. Jonny is both knowledgeable and a skilled communicator and the wines he had chosen for our tasting were accessible and affordable. I was soon surprised by how much I was learning about assessing and appreciating the half dozen white wines we sampled before lunch. Lunch itself was a very sociable affair. Part two presented a variety of reds, again available and affordable. We learned so much and enjoyed the process. I recommend this course to anyone who likes the odd glass of wine, it is both informative and a lovely way to spend a Saturday." Danny, March 2016

Saturday wine courses are run in Brighton, Lewes and Tunbridge Wells. The day starts with a glass of champagne as we chat about how to get bubbles into wine and continues through a series of white and red wines. The day includes a delicious 2 course lunch with a glass of rose.

Course Outline:

  • Glass of champagne - learn about the world's most famous sparkling wine
  • Introduction to the world's 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 and others.
  • Major white grape varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and others!
  • How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste and 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 – with practical tastings.

This is a great opportunity to meet like minded people and learn more about wine with a delicious 2 course lunch included too!

Our Saturday Wine Courses also make a great Gift idea for any occasion

COURSE TIMES

11am - 12.30pm - Morning session with champagne

12.30pm – 2pm  - 2 course lunch with rose 

2pm – 4pm Course - Afternoon session & food matching

Our Saturday courses are run at Hotel du Vin in Brighton and Tunbridge Wells and at the Pelham House Hotel in Lewes.

Courses are limited to a maximum of 20 people and champagne and a two course lunch with coffee is included in the price.

We also run these Courses in many other locations across the UK!

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch BRIGHTON

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch BRIGHTON :: Sat 8th Jul 2017

11am to 4pm - including champagne & delicious 2 course lunch at the Hotel du Vin in central Brighton.   Course Outline Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions

Places remaining: 10
Date/Time: 8th Jul 2017 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Hotel du Vin, 2 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD

Price: £95.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch TUNBRIDGE WELLS :: Sat 22nd Jul 2017

11am to 4 pm - including Champagne & delicious 2-course lunch @ the award-winning Hotel du Vin in central Tunbridge Wells COURSE OUTLINE · Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions · New World

Places remaining: 14
Date/Time: 22nd Jul 2017 at 11am - 4pm
Venue: Hotel du Vin, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LY

Price: £95.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch CHICHESTER

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch CHICHESTER :: Sat 23rd Sep 2017

11am to 4pm - including champagne & delicious 2 course lunch at the fabulous Harbour Hotel in Chichester. Course Outline Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions

Places remaining: 14
Date/Time: 23rd Sep 2017 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Harbour Hotel, 57 North Street, Chichester PO19 1NH

Price: £95.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch TUNBRIDGE WELLS :: Sat 23rd Sep 2017

11am to 4 pm - including champagne & delicious 2-course lunch at the Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells COURSE OUTLINE · Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions · New World Wines (Australia, New

Places remaining: 11
Date/Time: 23rd Sep 2017 at 11am - 4pm
Venue: Hotel du Vin, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LY

Price: £95.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch BRIGHTON

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch BRIGHTON :: Sat 30th Sep 2017

Saturday Introduction to Wine inc lunch BRIGHTON   11am to 4 pm - including Champagne & delicious 2-course lunch @ the award-winning Hotel du Vin in central Brighton COURSE OUTLINE · Introduction to

Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 30th Sep 2017 at 11am - 4pm
Venue: Hotel du Vin, 2 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD

Price: £95.00

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