Introduction to Wine with Champagne and Two Course Lunch (Saturday Course March)

Introduction to Wine with Champagne and Two Course Lunch (Saturday Course March)

Our Saturday introduction to wine tasting course is a great way to spend a day learning about wine! Whether you have been to a South London wine tasting before or not this is a fun way to learn about wine in an informal environment. We will go through how to taste wine like a pro, discuss what makes a good quality wine and go through some basic guides to food and wine matching.We will taste at least 12 wines, starting with Champagne, and a variety of reds and whites including some you hopefully will not have tried before. All this and lunch!

The day is from 11am to 4pm - starting with a decadent Champagne aperitif, including a delicious 2-course lunch from the mene at Davy's, and a tutored tasting of superb wines

Course Outline:
• Introduction to the World’s major wine regions
• Two-course lunch and a glass of champagne
• Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines!
• New World Wine vs Old World Classics
• Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir & others.
• Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
How wine is made - grapes, fermentation and ageing
• How to taste wines like a professional – aroma, flavours, describing wines
• Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
• 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

The course would also make a great either as a Gift Voucher or as Gift Experience including a bottle of wine to take away!


Places remaining: 16

Course Date/Time: Sat 10th Mar 2018 at 11am

Duration: 5 Hours

Venue: Davy's Wine Vaults, 161-165 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8JA

Event Price: £85.00







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