This is your opportunity to learn much more about the producing regions, grape varieties, characteristics and variety of New World wines. As we taste our way through 16 wines, interspersed with a great 3-course lunch, throughout the day we examine all the facets of New World wine that you need to know to rapidly increase your choice, understanding and enjoyment of wines and expand your horizons.
A typical schedule is:
1030 Welcome drink and intro to the day
1100 How to taste wine - aromas, taste, acidity, tannins, sweetness, body and the influence of oak
1145 The main white grapes - regions, characteristics and diversity
1230 Sparkling wines
1315 Lunch. Three courses matched with wine
1415 The main red grapes - regions, characteristics and diversity
1500 Food and wine matching - hints and tips for the perfect choices
1530 Sweet wines - vastly underestimated and surprising food matches
1545 Quality and price - what to choose for best value
We hope you can join us for what promises to be an enlightening and entertaining day.