18 training courses found
Join us for a Introduction to Wine day course, starting with a decadent Champagne aperitif at 11am, a delicious two-course lunch (overlooking Chelsea Harbour) and 13 wines to taste before finishing at 4:30pm. "If you want to improve your tasting wine skills, trying wines that you might never try on your own and enjoying a nice and relaxing atmosphere > go-for-it!" (Eduaord, Nov 2011) Course Outline: Session 1a: Introduction to Wine Tasting - How to taste wines; aroma, taste, describing wines with West London Wine School's 'easy approach' to wine tasting Session 1b: Improve your senses with the Nez du Vin & recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak Session 2: The Effect of Climate - hot versus cool & Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions Session 3: How Wine is Made - grapes, fermentation Session 4a: Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others Session 4b: Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others! Session 5: Old World Classics (France, Italy, Spain) vs New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) Session 6: Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.
WSET Level 3 Award: Condensed Five consecutive days (Monday to Friday) in one week. Registration closes Monday 24th August This well-structured and in-depth Advanced certificate is a course designed for anyone wishing to gain comprehensive knowledge of wines and spirits and build upon the knowledge gained at Intermediate level.
Wine Tasting - 1 Eve Tasting: Discover Italy: South & Islands South & The Islands Jimmy's (Head Tutor) favourite fascinating tasting! The final leg of the Italian tour taps into the deep south of Italy, into the regions of Puglia, Campania and Basilicata and the islands such as Sicily and Sardinia. The wonderful well-structured Aglianico grape is found in the south producing famous high-quality wines such as Taurasi, whilst Primitivo (related to Zinfandel) makes juicy and ripe affordable reds from Puglia.
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Wines tasting of Alsace, Germany, Austria & UK . Time to discover the aromatics of Europe! "Discovering Germany & Austria was a real eye-opener !Discover some great wines & food matches.
Welcome to the World of Wine tasting on Australia & New Zealand. Enjoy a selection of intense, complex and powerful wines from down under.
Wine Tasting - New World Wonders: New Zealand & Australia In this fascinating tasting we discover the two countries who have rightly made a huge impression on the UK wine trade in the past decade, New Zealand and Australia. We will discover the classics of Australia such as Shiraz and Chardonnay but we'll focus more on the emerging regions that are producing more complex Shiraz and unoaked refreshing Chardonnay.
Wine Tasting - 4 Week Comparison Course: France v New World This fascinating course will focus on the classic wine regions of France and compare them against the best of the New World. Join us each evening as we taste several pairs of wines, made from the same grape variety but from different countries.
W HO IS THIS COURSE DESIGNED FOR? The introductory 8 week World of Wine Course is our most popular course and is structured as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is designed specifically for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it.
Wine Tasting - 4-week Course: Introduction to Italy Join us as we journey through the wine regions of Italy. Discover what makes Italy the most fascinating wine producing nation in the world! Taste beautiful Barolo, velvety Valpolicella, charming Chianti amongst many others.
Wine Tasting - Comparison Tasting: Bordeaux v New World Join us to review the contest that has been in full-swing for the past 3 decades, Bordeaux versus the New World. At the forefront of the comparison lies the top first growths of Bordeaux against the boutique wineries of California, but the contest filters down throughout all the wines found in these two regions.
Welcome to the World of Wine tasting on Burgundy and the Loire Valley. A truly great place to start! “Delicious wines, lovely evening, great teaching!” I completed a 4 week intro to france and I can't recommend it more.
Wine Tasting - Comparison Tasting: Burgundy & Champagne v New World Join us as we unravel a classic 'tradtional versus modern' debate. Burgundy is the home of classic grape varieties such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and for decades has enjoyed unrivalled success at the forefront of the wine industry.
World of Wine: Sparkling & Sweet Wines Join us on a Wonderful World of Wine tasting on fizz and sweet wines. Part One – Sparkling Wines Here we shall look at the various types of sparkling wine produced from two major methods (the traditional and tank methods) and match them with simple food.
Wine Tasting - Discover Portugal Join us as we investigate a country that is revolutionising its light wine industry to change the stereotype that Portugal is only good for Port. The Atlantic Ocean on the western fringe of Europe is the dominant factor in this country's wine production, providing various conditions for a diverse mix of grapegrowing.
Wine Tasting - Comparison Tasting: Rhone & Alsace v New World Join us to compare the aromatic delights of Alsace and the full-bodied blockbusters of the Rhone against the New World newcomers. Can Australia's Eden and Clare Valley Riesling shape up to dry mineral-led Alsatian examples And what about the spicy Gewurztraminer now grown throughout the world.
Join us for a topically interesting tasting comparing the classic Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc from the Loire such as Sancerre (pictured), Pouilly-Fumé and Vouvray against the New World countries offering many versatile alternatives such as Marlborough from New Zealand and South Africa. We'll also look at Fumé Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc) from California and what Chile brings to the table.
World of Wine: Bordeaux, Rhone & South Welcome to the Wonderful World of Wine tasting on Bordeaux, Rhone and the South of France. Time for some blockbuster reds! Part One: Bordeaux Claret, traditional-British for Bordeaux, has been a firm favourite of ours for centuries.
Wine Tasting - 1 Eve Tasting: Discover Italy: North & North West North-West & North Italy Join us as we kick-off our tour of Italy with a tasting of the wines of Piemonte, Lombardy & Trentino Alto-Adige. Arguably one of the most important regions for quality in Italy is Piemonte as it houses wines such as Barolo, Barberesco, Gavi and Asti with key wonderful grape varieties such as Nebbiolo, Barbera, Cortese and Dolcetto.