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Introduction to Wine Course - 5 Week Course

Our 5 week Introduction to Wine Course has been rated Melbourne's best.

Join us as we learn and taste across all facets of wine appreciation including a week each focusing on Champagne & Sparkling Wines, White, Red, Sweet & Fortified Wines and Ageing.

This interactive wine course covers a broad range of wine topics directly related to the process of winemaking from vine to bottle to table. Learn the subtleties and nuances of the different styles.

Each week features a structured tasting of a themed selection of wines to give participants an understanding of grape variety, region, viticulture and winemaking practices and their impact on price, quality and ageworthiness.

Course Outline

Week 1: Sensory Evaluation, Palate Construction and Sparkling Wines and Champagne

Week 2: Vineyard to Winery / White Wines

Week 3: Winemaking Processes & External Winemaking Practices / Red Wines

Week 4: Dessert /Fortified Wines / Regions & Varieties

Week 5: Aged Wines / The Synergy of Wine and Food / The Art of Wine Purchasing and Cellaring

On Week 5, the group visits a local restaurant where a wide range of styles are looked at with food. The cost of the meal is $49, payable direct to the restaurant on the evening.

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What you will learn
  • Learn how to taste across all facets of wine appreciation
  • Learn how to understand the process of wine making from vine to bottle
  • Learn how to analyse the subtleties and nuances of the different styles
What you will get
  • Enjoyment

What to bring
  • Thirst
What to wear

Smart casual attire

Appropriate for

All wine lovers


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Armadale Cellars

Vendor sincce 2013

Armadale Cellars is about providing you with a memorable experience. Their courses in Melbourne are legendary for information, cutting edge wines and an awesome social atmosphere. Armadale Cellars has been a wine educator for almost 20 years.

As one of Melbourne's leading independant retailer, Armadale Cellars team is led by Roseworthy graduate Phil Hude who is renowned for his no-nonsense and no-compromise attitude to wine as well as securing some of the leading figures in Australia wine industry to help present his informative and fun-filled courses and special events.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

There are no refunds for Courses & Events. 

If you are unable to attend an event or course at Armadale Cellars you must inform us at a minimum 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event. After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend or family member.

No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.

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Terms & Conditions

1. There are no refunds for Courses & Events. 

2. If you are unable to attend an event or course at Armadale Cellars you must inform us at a minimum 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event.  After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend or family member.

3. No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.

4. We request that all participants park on High Street (where there are no parking restrictions after 6.30pm) when attending a wine course or event.

5. Gift certificate valid within 12 months of purchase. Certificates are not redeemable for cash or wine.

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Naomi

14 November 2017 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

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Carl

10 November 2017 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

Thanks to all the guys. What a fun an exciting environment where you can learn and get all the tips and tricks from the experts along the way. NB Week 5 (last night) is a must! And do take someone with you on this night. Matching food with (lots!) wines and the exploration of your personal tastes is an amazing thing, upon realizing! Prawns with Rose was my discovery :) Thoroughly enjoyable.

Grant

18 August 2017 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

Learned that if you like it then drink it. Highlight was the red wine night and the dinner.

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