Introduction To Wine Appreciation

Introduction To Wine Appreciation

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Introduction To Wine Appreciation – Sydney Course

Expand your knowledge of wine whilst learning the basics of wine tasting and appreciation. This 2 hour wine tasting course will awaken your senses and help you understand how to assess and appreciate wine. You will learn about different varieties of white and red wine, what each wine should taste like, its history and style.

You will be introduced to the wine assessment system used by wine judges and learn how to use the Wine Aroma Wheel.

By the end of this course, you will be more informed and confident in choosing wine for different occasions.

Over 2 hours, you will learn and taste your way through an intimate appreciation of wine! No prior knowledge of wine is necessary as this course is kept simple and informative.

What’s included?

  • 2 hour wine tasting
  • Comprehensive course notebook
  • Tasting Mat
  • Tasting Note Template
  • 6 wine glasses to keep at the end

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course you will:

  • Learn the basics of wine tasting and appreciation
  • Build your wine confidence, and have fun doing it!
  • Taste a range of really interesting wines!
  • Find out the difference between varietals and styles
  • Understand how wine is made
  • Explore the difference between aromatics and bouquet
  • Be introduced to the wine assessment system used by wine judges
  • Learn how to use the Wine Aroma Wheel

Course Outcome

By the end of the course you will:

  • Have more confidence when confronted with the wine list
  • Gain more wine knowledge that you can use when next making a wine buying decision
  • Impress your friends and clients with your new wine knowledge
  • Find out what you like and why, so you can tell others when buying or sharing wines
  • Learn how to understand and use the professional 20 point judging system
  • Conduct sensory evaluation of wines so you will literally see, smell and taste more in each wine
  • Match your favourite dishes to a top drop
  • Get an insight into your favourite wine grape varietals and styles
  • All in a fun, relaxed atmosphere

What to bring

  • Pen

Other Information:

  • No textbook required.
  • Comprehensive course notes, tasting mats and tasting note sheets are provided

Delivery Mode

This session is held in a classroom where you will learn about wine from an expert presenter, try wines, make notes using a set structure and rate the wine out of 20.

You will then be encouraged to share your thoughts and opinions (don’t worry – you don’t have to if you would prefer not to!)

This class is designed in away to introduce a method of tasting wines that hopefully unlocks confidence and brings more enjoyment of wine for each attendee.

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