Derby Saturday Intro Course

Derby Saturday Intro Course

11am to 4pm - including Champagne, delicious 2-course lunch, and a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines.

If you are passionate about wine & want to learn more? Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine. Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties? Do you want to taste a wide variety of wines and understand what makes them so different ? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then these are the courses for you ! It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine.

Our Derby Saturday Courses take place at Jurys Inn, Kings Road, Derby DE1 3DB

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the Worlds major wine regions
  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
  • Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
  • How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • Improve your senses! - Aroma wheel, Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, & describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored Tasting of 12 Wines
  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine
  • Which wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labels
  • Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice – with practical tastings.

This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and taste world-class wines with a delicious lunch crammed in too!

Our Saturday Wine Courses also make a great Gift idea for any occasion!


11am -1pm – Morning session incl Champagne

1pm - 1.45pm - 2 course Lunch included.

1.45pm - 4.00pm – Afternoon session

See below for full Course Details

Places remaining: 10

Course Date/Time: Sat 4th May 2019 at 11am

Duration: 5 Hours

Venue: Jurys Inn, Kings Road, Derby, DE1 3DB

Event Price: £85.00







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