2020 | Wine Courses

 April – May 2020 (4 evenings over 4 weeks)

Between 7.15pm – 9.15pm 

Presented by James Richards |  WSET Dip.

James is a popular & entertaining presenter. His lively & relaxed style ensures our courses are both educational and fun. He is the owner of Vin neuf and gained his WSET Diploma back in 2008.

Aimed at the wine enthusiast keen to learn more, this course will help you to:

•  Develop your wine tasting skills
•  Learn about the influences on the taste of wine in your glass
•  Explore a wide range of wine regions and grape varieties

below is an example, more details to follow for 2020 course outline.

Week 1: Systematic approach to wine tasting; from Vine to glass , exploring the factors which influence the taste of wines; Climate, weather, terroir, vinification. Chile offers the consumer a great opportunity to taste a variety of grape varieties and styles and we hope to show you this diversity.

Week 2: Rioja, explore this fascinating region created in 1858 by the Marquis de Riscal, look at the sub-regions, categories, styles and regulation attributed to this magical region which Spain has to offer.

Week 3: Tour de France – and certainly a tour de force. We will focus on 4 key wine growing regions of France: Alsace, Languedoc, Beaujolais & Chablis.

Week 4: Sherry…

it’s the cocktail-drinking does the harm:
There is nothing on earth so bad for the young-
All that a civilised person needs
Is a glass of dry sherry or two before dinner.
The modern young don’t know what they’re drinking,
Modern young people don’t care what they’re eating;
They’ve lost their sense of taste and smell
Because of cocktails and cigarettes.”

(An extract from The Family Reunion by T. S Eliot)

£120 inclusive of all tastings (8 wines per session)

Please book directly with Vin Neuf:
Telephone 01789 261747

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