Have you always wanted to learn about the world of wines? At Uncorked Wine Academy, join us for a Beginner’s Wine Course (10 hours total over 4 weeks). If you love wine and want to improve your wine knowledge in a fun, relaxed setting then this is the wine course for you!
In this course you’ll learn:
- How to taste wine like a pro
- How to recognise the most important grape varietals worldwide
- How to read wine labels and select wines with confidence
- How to pair wines and food, with a pairing session in the final class!
What’s more, you’ll try 20 varieties of local, regional and world wines.
Here’s our wine course in more detail:
Week 1– An introduction to wine history, wine making, wine storage and wine tasting. You’ll sample 5 of the most important world wines and improve your senses with our sommelier’s aroma kit.
Week 2– White wines of the world, with a focus on local grape varieties that you’ll see on restaurant menus etc. in Barcelona. We’ll talk indepth about understanding white wines, with a view to pairing, and try five great whites!
Week 3– Red wines of the world, once more combining with knowledge of the local wines that you’ll come across frequently in Barcelona. We’ll explain about tannins, ageing and pairing. You’ll sample five key red wines.
Week 4– The champagne method, learning about our local cava industry in Spain, and a look at rosé wines with a view to pairing. Sample three cavas and two rosés. This last session is 4 hours, to include an exam and a wine pairing lunch celebrating end of class, where you can put your theory into practice! We’ll pair five dishes with five wines.
January/February 2019 Course Dates and Times:
- Saturday 12/01/19 11.30AM – 1.30PM
- Saturday 19/01/19 11.30AM – 1.30PM
- Saturday 26/01/19 11.30AM – 1.30PM
- Saturday 02/02/19 11.30AM – 3.30PM (with exam and lunch)
Price: 125€ for the 4 week course (10 hours total includes 20 wines, exam and final food pairing). Can’t commit to the whole 4 weeks? Due to popular demand we are segmenting the classes so you can attend one or any, according to your schedule (Price 30€ for weeks 1, 2, or 3 and 40€ for week 4).
We look forward to sharing this course with you, where you’ll change the way you see wines forever! Places are limited to 10 students. Try amazing wines, meet new people and become a certified wine connoisseur.
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