Yorkshire Wine School is dedicated to offering fun, informal and yet informative wine tasting events and courses across North and West Yorkshire. We are passionate about great wine and love sharing our knowledge and enthusiasm with anyone- no matter their level of wine knowledge.
Yorkshire Wine School is also a registered provider of WSET professional qualifications for those with a keen interest in progressing their wine knowledge using structured, globally-recognised, NVQ Level Awards.
We truly believe that we offer wine tasting for everyone!
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It seems that every time you turn around these days, another craft beer bar has opened or a new microbrewery has been set up. With giants such as BrewDog, Mikkeller, Sierra Nevada and Goose Island joined by Yorkshire-based Magic Rock, Ilkley and Northern Monk the craft beer movement is buzzing at the moment.
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wine (formerly known as the Foundation Certificate) is ideal starting point for anyone who is considering embarking on a professional career in the drinks industry or those with no little or prior experience of wine tasting. It is an enjoyable, relaxed and interactive course which is completed in a single day, including the exam, making it easy to fit in with busy working schedules.
Join us on an 'introduction to wine' day from 11.00am to 4.
In the last 18 months we have enjoyed some splendid Cheese and Wine pairing evenings; we have looked at white wines and red, Port, Sherry, and even Champagne. Now it is time to put together everything that we have learned and share with you, our ultimate cheese and wine combos here in Sheffield for the first time! So if you missed any of our very popular cheese and wine evenings, this is your chance to pick up some of the highlights.
Come along and enjoy a decadent evening of fine sparkling and dessert wines! For many people the glass of fizz at the start of the meal and the glass of pudding wine at the end of it are the most enjoyable drinks of the evening, so we thought- lets have a whole tasting devoted to them! These are wines which are truely crafted by the wine maker, the processes involved in making the wine sparkle or concentrating its sugars, are the key here. We will try different Champagne look-a-likes from the New World, alongside a glass of the real thing! We will taste a selection of sweet wines and learn about the three key ways of creating that sweeter style.
Welcome to South America evening! Both of these countries produce some of the most popular wines around at the moment, and we will enjoy a great selection tonight. Chile has concentrated on, and excelled at, producing fresh, fruity, soft wines at temptingly affordable prices- and our heaving supermarket shelves are testament to their success.
Join us on a fabulous evening learning about the art of preparing great steak dishes from a range of global cuisines. Journey with us to France where we discover the classic trimmings to accompany steak such the perfect red wine jus.
Part 1: New Zealand The growth of New Zealand wine in recent times has been enormous, especially in comparison to its diminutive size. That success has been spearheaded by some beautiful Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs, but is there more to this story? Other fragrant whites from Pinot Gris to Riesling have started to appear with increasing promise.
A fascinating evening tasting some of Europe's often overlooked treasures! This tasting will showcase an array of elegant, clean, crisp whites from aromatic Alsatian Gewurztraminer to refreshing Austrian Gruner Veltliner- plenty of new and exciting wines to try! Many of these countries' great wines are overlooked because the grape varieties are unfamilar, with hard to pronounce Germanic names! People often assume the wines will be sweet and hesitate to pick them off the shelf. Tonight we will lift the curtain on these great wines, challenge your preconceptions and introduce you to some new favourites! Part 1: Germany & Alsace Alsace shares much of its food and wine heritage with Germany having been part of the historical German-speaking empire.
Welcome to the world of South West French wine; filled with rich, spicy and warming reds made from the noble varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache and Syrah. Join us as we discover why the British have enjoyed such a long love affair with the wines of this region.
If you want to get a taste of what we offer at Yorkshire Wine School in just one evening then join us for an introductory look at the wonderfully diverse and quirky world of wine. It might even start you on a journey of vinious discovery! If you know what you like, but want to understand why - then this evening is for you.
A night to celebrate and indulge in all things beautiful and bubbly! We all enjoy a glass of fizz to celebrate birthdays, Christmas, weddings or just the fact that spring is here! Tonight we will give you the chance to taste six beautiful sparkling wines and compare them side by side..