Wine Essentials

Wine Essentials

An introduction to wine – single night, three hour session  Book now 

The world of wine doesn’t have to be intimidating! This class is an ideal introductory wine education course for people who want to feel more confident with the choices they make when buying or drinking wine.

The session begins with an aroma and palate training exercise, followed by an introduction to viticulture and winemaking fundamentals. We’ll familiarise you with Australian wine regions, styles and varieties then focus on tasting techniques so you can understand what it is you are tasting and be able to express yourself. You will enjoy a number of popular styles of wines from different regions and have fun learning in a relaxed environment. The course ends with a short quiz – a fun way to test what you’ve learnt over the evening.

Objectives of the Wine Essentials Course

To provide you with essential wine knowledge such as:

  • What is wine and how do we assess it?
  • Aroma and palate training exercises to activate your sensory perception
  • Introduction to the fundamentals of viticulture and winemaking
  • Australian wine regions and styles
  • Develop skills and confidence to:
    Explore food and wine pairing options
    Navigate restaurant wine lists and cellar doors