Introduction to Wine (Lytham)
Wine Tasting Experience Day in Lytham St. Annes. Starting with champagne a full day's tasting including a delicious 2 course lunch Champagne and 12 wines to taste. This is a fun introduction to the world of wine with no previous experience of wine tasting required. Through our free voucher service this makes a great Gift or for two people buy as a Gift Experience with book and bottle of wine.
· Introduction to the World's 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
· Starting with champagne a 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.
If you've any special requests just let us know and we'll do our best to arrange that with the hotel- we've even arranged a birthday cake in the past!
Why not stay the night at The Glendower? Get a special rate of £85 for a twin or double room by calling 01253 723241 and quoting 'Wine School'.
Places remaining: 4
Course Date/Time: Sat 9th Sep 2017 at 11am - 4pm
Duration: 5 Hours
Venue: Glendower Hotel, Lytham St. Annes