The National Wine Education & Training Centre’s Understanding Wine course is for the enthusiast who wants to discover more about wine.
Beginning on April 27th 2017 the course is held at the National Wine Centre on Thursday evenings for 5 weeks, 2 hours per session, 7pm – 9pm.
This is a course for people who enjoy drinking wine and aspire to learn more about what they’re tasting, smelling and experiencing. Over the course of 5 weeks, you’ll explore a range of wine styles, varieties, blends, and regions as our educators guide you through how to swirl, sniff and taste like a professional.
This course is ideal for those starting out in the hospitality or wine industry.
Week 1 – Introduction to tasting, recognising wine faults, an introduction to wine styles and their differences, food & wine matching principles
Week 2 – White wines, 8-10 wines tasted
Week 3 – Red wines, 8 –10 wines tasted
Week 4 – Sparkling wines, 8 wines tasted
Week 5 – Fortified wines and wine options quiz
For more information and to register your interest, visit the website.