Wine 101 course provides information for all wine enthusiasts who are looking to increase their wine knowledge and approach to tasting.
We will explain how to read labels, how to buy wine confidently & how to describe what you like (and what you don’t!). The course covers an introduction to vineyards, regions, grape varieties wine making. Learning how to taste and assess a range of wine styles.
WEEK ONE covers white wine and white wine-making in detail. We taste fresh, oaked and alternative whites; and discus how to best enjoy white wine.
WEEK TWO introduces red wine and red wine-making - including the use of oak, ageing wine, the importance of glassware & decanting.
WEEK THREE goes international as we learn about the world's most famous grape growing regions and the varieties that they produce. We also learn about Old World vs. New World and how international varietals are adapted to local conditions by Australian winemakers.
Pours will be the Australian wine tasting standard size, however we wouldn’t recommend driving home after class. The venue is conveniently located walking distance to buses, trains and ferry public transport.