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Fine Wine Course – London: Winter 2019

30 January @ 6:45 pm - 7 March @ 8:45 pm

THE FINE WINE COURSE covers more advanced tasting technique, quality assessment and notemaking, based on the classic wines and wine regions of France. It differs from the Beginners Course in that each evening’s subject matter is narrower and can be explored at much greater depth; and because its best wines are very much more expensive. The typical retail price-range per evening is from £20 to £200 a bottle, with the top wines in the course costing closer to £300 a bottle. A fact sheet & map are provided for each region, and 8-10 wines are tasted on each occasion, 51 wines in all, illustrating a range of styles, France’s terroir concept and a full quality cross section.

THE COURSE IS UNUSUAL in that, along with younger examples, we show fully mature wines. These wines are increasingly rare and sought after in today’s market place. Seeing what they have to offer, how they develop with bottle age, and why one bothers to keep them, are fundamental to the appreciation and enjoyment of fine wine.

THE WINES You can see the scope and quality range in the list of wines, used for the 2017 course, below. There are variations each year of course, but this will give you a good idea.

THE EVENINGS
Whilst the individual evenings will concentrate on a key aspect of tasting (which the wines are particularly suited to illustrate), they will also stand alone as there is always an exploration both of variations of style within the region, as well as a range of clear different quality levels to illustrate France’s quality hierarchy, itself an excellent basis for ‘calibrating’ wines worldwide. For full details see Fine Wine Course

Course Sessions

  • Wednesday 30th January 2019
  • Wednesday 6th February 2019
  • Wednesday 13th February 2019
  • Wednesday 20th February 2019
  • Wednesday 27th February 2019
  • ** NB Thursday  7th March 2019
    Due to circumstances beyond my control.

 

Details

Start:
30 January @ 6:45 pm
End:
7 March @ 8:45 pm
Cost:
£620
Event Category:

Organiser

Michael Schuster
Phone:
020 7254 9734

Venue

C-Space, 37-45 City Road, London EC1Y 1AT
C-Space, 37-45 City Road
London, EC1Y 1AT United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 7584 5033

Tickets

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Fine Wine Course - London: Winter 2019£620.00Fine Wine Course London 2019. Weds Jan 30; Feb 6,13,20,27; THUR Mar 7. C-Space, 37-45 City Road, London EC1Y 1AT

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