Wine Appreciation Course - 6 Evenings

Wine Appreciation Course - 6 Evenings

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Regular price CHF 85.00 CHF 340.00 Sale *

Demystify the world of wine! Complete tasting exploration from traditional to modern styles from the world's greatest winemaking regions.

* - Prepayment of CHF 340.00 required to book. Remaining CHF 170.00 billed after course start.

Course Goals >

Understand and appreciate the full world of wine:

  1. Comfort and experience tasting the major grapes and styles from the most-recognized countries and famous sub-regions
  2. Understand how climates, traditions and winemaking philosophies create different wine styles even within the same country
  3. Make better decisions in wine shops and restaurants, also considering price points and what you're eating!
  4. Experience how regional wine & food improve each other
  5. Includes detailed regional tours of giants France, Italy & Spain: Burgundy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Piedmont, Tuscany, Veneto, Rioja, Ribera, Priorat and more

 

The Program >

Class 1.  The "Fantastic Five":  White wine varietals
Class 2.  The "Fantastic Five":  Red wine varietals
Class 3. Old vs. New World 1: Classic European vs. overseas styles, terroir concepts
Class 4. Old vs. New World 2: Sparkling wines, climate, wine & cheese
Class 5.  Italy:  Styles from north to south
Class 6.  ¡Ole!  Traditional and Modern Spain

Additional Info >

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Beginners, those with basic wine knowledge, or those with wine drinking experience looking to explore new styles and expand their horizons

WHAT IF I HAVE TO MISS A CLASS? Don't worry if you have to miss a class, you're welcome to attend in any future session free of charge, provided space is available.

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Taste 43 unique wines over six evenings, including white, red, sparkling, modern and traditional styles; food pairings with wines; weekly presentation handouts, class folder with weekly study materials, and a few small surprises along the way!

LANGUAGE: Presentations and materials are in English, including some German translations

CANCELLATION: If you book with payment and then need to cancel, please see our riveting cancellation policy

Spring I - 2017

SOLD OUT

WEDNESDAYS

Mar 8, 15, (not 22), 29, Apr 5, 12, 19

7:00 - 9:30/10:00pm

CHF 85.00 per evening

Hosted by Robert H.

Autumn I - 2017

8 places available

WEDNESDAYS

Aug 30, Sep 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4

7:00 - 9:30/10:00pm

CHF 85.00 per evening

Hosted by Robert H.

Autumn II - 2017

10 places available

WEDNESDAYS

Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

7:00 - 9:30/10:00pm

CHF 85.00 per evening

Hosted by Robert H.