Beginners Wine Class

Beginners Wine Class

Wine Appreciation Class

Next Available: Tue, 30 Jan 7:00PM (AEDT)
2 hours
Over 500 people have attended this class


A single session for those who already enjoy drinking wine but would like to learn more.

Relaxed and highly informative, all the fundamentals are covered, sight, smell, taste, varietal characteristics, service, cellaring, food and wine matching and much more.

On completion participants will feel much more confident when presented with a wine list, entertaining friends, and purchasing fine wine.

Classes are limited to 10 participants, have a strong food component and feature six of Australia’s finest table wines.

2023 Fully Booked !

2024 Dates

January 30th

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What you will learn

  • How to taste, assess, store, cellar and serve fine wine
  • How to select from a wine list with confidence
  • Understanding diffrent styles and flavour profiles

What you will get

  • All tuition, wine, food and tasting notes
  • The opportunity to meet and interact with others who share a common interest
  • A structured tasting featuring six of Australia's finest table wines

What to bring

  • A smile and a passion to learn

What to wear

Smart Casual

Appropriate for

Suitable for all over the age of 18

Fine Wine Appreciation

(247 Reviews)

Fine Wine Appreciation - passionate, independent wine education

Fine Wine Appreciation has been running for over 15 years in Melbourne, conducted by respected wine expert Matthew Hansen. As a highly acclaimed professional chef and educator, Matthew’s personable style and passionate approach ensures all those with a love of fine wine will benefit from his unique and insightful perspectives. 

Most importantly, Matthew is Melbourne’s only completely independent educator, and not affiliated with any specific wineries, wine merchant or makers – all wines featured in his courses are offered on merit alone. Fine Wine Appreciation does not accept industry favours, and does not sell wine to participants.

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4.9 (54 reviews)
Anrirated it
12 Oct 2023
It was a great class though. thank you. I will go again
Shankarrated it
19 Sep 2023
Very knowledgeable instructor
Robertorated it
19 Sep 2023
Very engaging and well structured. Matthew was a delight and extremely knowledgeable.
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.

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