PREMIUM WINE TASTING COURSE LONDON

PREMIUM WINE TASTING COURSE LONDON

DURATION: 5 HOURS INCLUDING 2 COURSE GOURMET LUNCH

LOCATION: ST JAMES’S 5* HOTEL & CLUB

PRICE FROM:

£147

ABOUT THIS COURSE

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THIS WINE TASTING COURSE IN LONDON?

Want to know more about wine but overwhelmed by the choice on offer? Intimidated by some Sommeliers? Bored drinking the same safe wines?

Join us on the Premium Wine Tasting Course London at 5* St James’s Hotel and Club and you will compare, contrast and discover wines from around the world; improve your tasting skills and take home practical tips for Wine and Food Matching. One of the most enjoyable ways to develop your senses and spend time with like-minded people!

WHO IS THIS COURSE AIMED AT?

This is a friendly and personal Introduction to Wine Tasting and no previous experience is necessary.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Through swirling, sniffing, sipping and spitting, all wines are tasted blind. This will help you to judge the quality of any wine through tasting and not just by looking at the label or price tag.
  • You will gain the knowledge and ability to choose exciting new wine styles, grape varieties and producers.
  • You will be introduced to the mechanics of wine tasting and the professional approach to wine assessment.
  • Your tutor will pass on insider tips to help you navigate the pitfalls of buying wine for any occasion.

COURSE CONTENT

Explore the main grape varieties and wine styles through mastering the trusted systematic approach to wine tasting. You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate quality
  • Assess ageing potential
  • Match food and wine
  • Explore wine production,
  • Evaluate key contemporary wine styles, grape varieties and regions
  • How to invest and store wine
  • Spot wine faults and how to deal with them
  • Best producers and new stars to look out for

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PREMIUM WINE TASTING COURSE LONDON AND THE CLASSIC WINE TASTING COURSE LONDON?

Whilst the content of the Premium Wine Tasting Course is identical to the Classic Wine Tasting Course, the Premium Introductory Workshop is held at the esteemed 5 Star St James’s Hotel and Club which also holds a Michelin star. A mix of contemporary, classic and up and coming wines are selected by the tutor for the day. Both venues are very exclusive small Boutique Hotels, at the end of a quiet lane in St James’s.

AGENDA

*Start times of this workshop may vary. Please check your chosen date for correct start time.

12.00 – 12.30  The systematic approach to wine tasting
12.30 – 13.30   White grape varieties around the world
13.30 – 13.45   Principles of wine & food matching
13.45 – 14.30   Lunch – practical wine & food matching
14.45 – 16.45   Red grapes from around the world
16.45 – 17.00   Question time

LOCATION

ST JAMES’S 5* HOTEL & CLUB

Dating from 1857, this luxury Victorian hotel and private members’ club lies in a grand townhouse on a quiet cul-de-sac in St James’s

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A two course lunch will be served (vegetarian option available)
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Nick’s Level 1 course was outstanding!

Although many of us had different levels of knowledge and experience with wine, we all enjoyed participating in the course and felt that we learned a great deal of content and confidence through Nick’s instruction. Nick’s considerable wine making knowledge and experience as well as his practical guidance helped us to work through evaluating various aspects of each wine.

At the end of the course, we all agreed that the course was excellent, Nick was a fantastic instructor, and that we looked forward to Level 2!

– Becky