Our wine courses are not intended to make you experts. They are intended to be enjoyable, fun, and informative,no-one will be made to look silly or need be afraid of asking questions!! So at the end of the course you will not feel like a school child but will have a little more insight into the wonderful world of wine

WINE COURSES

1.INTRODUCTION TO WINE AND WINE TASTING

09.45 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME

10.00 COURSE COMMENCES:

Definitions

Global picture- Production and Consumption

Wine types/Styles;  Still, Sparkling , Fortified

Red Wine production

White wine production; sweet and dry

Rose wine production

Introduction to wine tasting

11.45 Tasting

12,30 Vigneron Lunch- soup, pate, cheese, patisserie

13.15 The Winery visit

14.00

Terroir

The vineyard

Grape varieties

The Languedoc: areas, classifications, the winemakers

16.00 Round up and questions

16.30 close

 

FEE  -60 euros to include course materials, generous tasting of quality wines, and lunch with wine



Further, more in-depth courses will follow. 

The Wines Of The South of France

Bordeaux and the Loire

Burgundy and Champagne

The Wines Of The New World

The Wines Of the Old World (excluding France)

Tastes, Aromas and Blending.