Minimum Temperature: 14°C (57°F)
Wind Direction: East South Easterly
Added by: Colin_1610
From 11:00am to 16:00pm
11am to 4pm - including Champagne & delicious 2-course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel in Lytham St. Annes plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines.
Passionate about wine & want to learn more? Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine. Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties? Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines and understand what makes them so different ? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then these are the courses for you ! It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.
Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions
New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
Improve your senses! - Aroma wheel, Nez du Vin
How to taste wines – aroma, taste, & describing wines
Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines
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 – with practical tastings.
This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and taste world-class wines with a delicious lunch crammed in too!