Discovery Wine, a new 6-week wine introductory course in Dublin

Discovery Wine Introductory Course (6 weeks) The Central Hotel, Exchequer St. Dublin 2 Thursday 29th September-Thursday 3rd November 2011 6.30-8.30 pm BOOK BEFORE 5th SEPTEMBER FOR SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF €199 PER PERSON! (NORMAL PRICE €240) Discovery Wine Opening the way to learning about the diversity of the wine world. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? A participative class style with a good balance between theory and tasting time and interaction with your classmates, taught by an experienced, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (W.S.E.T.) accredited lecturer. To gain a solid grounding in the theory and art of tasting, so that you can make informed opinions about a wine’s quality and value, relative to its context of origin and its price, making it easier for you to make good buying decisions, whether in a shop, in a restaurant or on holiday! To have an understanding of key grape varieties, wine producing regions, as well as evolving thinking in what constitutes a good, or even a great wine. By the end of the course, to be able to make clear tasting notes that will be a record of your tasting and make suggestions for matching different wines with food. A course booklet with course materials and maps, along with bespoke background notes on each of the wines tasted, ensuring that you have a reference and a record of your progress. Your own set of I.S.O. Tasting Glasses to keep. …..and enjoy a light supper of delicious artisan cheese and bread each evening. COURSE OUTLINE Week 1: Introduction to wine (wine growing, making and maturation techniques) and wine tasting in a systematic way. Week 2: The Classic Wine Regions of France Week 3: Italy and Germany Week 4: Spain and Portugal Week 5: California, South America, South Africa. Week 6: Australia, New Zealand and Food and Wine Matching ____________________________________________________________ CONTACT: or on 087 699 5692
Pascal Rossignol

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