Intro to wine, lunch & Champagne (Cheltenham)

Intro to wine, lunch & Champagne (Cheltenham)

INCLUDES SABRAGE DEMONSTRATION! 11am to 4pm, with 2 course lunch & Champagne.

Come and enjoy a friendly, informal and fun wine journey tasting at least 13 wines from around the world. No previous experience necessary! Beginning with Champagne, watch us open the bottle by 'sabrage' (using a sabre)!

Our Saturday wine tasting day is spent in the comfort of the Harcourt Room, upstairs at the Star Bistro in Royal Crescent. Half way through the day we take a break from the hard work of wine tasting to enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch in the Star Bistro.

OUTLINE of the day
• Introduction to the World’s major wine regions
New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) and Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
• Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo & others
• Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others
• How wine is made - grapes, fermentation and ageing
• Improve your senses! – with Nez du Vin

**Two-course lunch & Champagne included in the price**

• How to taste wines like a professional – aroma, flavours, describing wines
• Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
Tutored Tasting of 13 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 

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Course Date/Time: Sat 3rd Feb 2018 at 11am - 4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Star Bistro at Royal Crescent,12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, GL50 3DA

Event Price: £85.00

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