Workshop – The art of Tasting
October 8th 2019
Come discover how to taste wines. Understand what to look, smell and taste for ! Increased vocabulary will help you express your opinion. See how easy the art of tasting becomes with simple basic information. With better knowledge of wine tasting and its vocabulary, comes highten appreciation and enjoyment. With tasting of 4 wines : 2 whites and 2 reds.
Workshop – Red Grape Varieties
Tuesday October 22nd 2019
Characteristics of reputed red grape varieties : in this workshop we analyze the different characteristics and aging potential of ten (10) well known and reputed red varieties. Tasting of 4 red wines from different grape varieties. Example : cabernet sauvignon, syrah, sangiovese and pinot noir.
Workshop -WINE & FOOD PAIRINGS
Tuesday November 5th 2019
Wine and food pairings technique : this workshop is a presentation of a simple and easy to apply pairing technique that will help you create better wine and food matches. Also covered are mistakes to avoid, classic pairings and a few tricks for increased compatability. A tasting of 3 wines with food pairings.
Workshop – New Trends : natural, orange, organic
Tuesday November 19 2019
What’s new in the wine world : in this workshop we cover the latest changes and novelties in the production of fine wine : natural wines, organic and bio-dynamic wines, orange wines and the latest techniques that influence the new styles of wine produced today. Discovering these new techniques will help you better understand the various taste profiles of whites, reds and rosés produced in this era. Tasting of 3 wines.
Workshop – Sparkling wines and Champagne
Tuesday December 10th 2019
Effervescent wines are quite trendy ! In this workshop we will explain the different styles of sparkling wines produced around the world and the differences between the many sparklers and Champagne. Is Champagne really in a category of its own ? The different methods to elaborate sparkling wines will also be covered. Come discover and learn why these bublies are so trendy. Tasting of three sparkling wines including a Champagne.
Course : Wines of France Block 1
Wednesdays 20th and 27th November and December 4th
1st evening : Rhône Valley
2nd evening : Loire Valley
3rd evening : Burgundy
We will cover history, grape varieties, appellations, classifications and vintages from these reputed French wine regions. A tasing of three wines will be served every evening.
Course: Introduction to wine
Wednesdays October 2 – 9- 16 – 23 and 30th
The Intro course will help you better understand wine by covering the major steps of winemaking, its raw material (vine and grape), the art of tasting and its vocabulary, the service of wine including glassware and cellaring. We will also discuss the most important international grape varieties, wine categories, wine and food pairings and obviously taste three (3) wines every evening.