Description

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 since 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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Cancellation & 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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Greg

21 May 2018 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

Extremely insightful and looking forward to partaking in further courses/events. The passion from the facilitators is infectious.

Greg

20 May 2018 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

Apart from being a lot of fun, I did learn something and now find myself thinking about the wine I drink. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who likes wine and would like to take the first step in understanding and enjoying the process

Christie

08 March 2018 • Introduction to Wine Five Week Course

Such a fun course! Had a great time run by a bunch of passionate people full of information and delivered in a way that was interactive and easy to follow. I highly recommend!!!

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