Beginners Wine Class

Beginners Wine Class

Wine Appreciation Course

Next Available: Thu, 30 Jun 7:00PM (AEST)
(+1 more date)
2 hours
Over 250 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.

Scheduled Classes

 January 18th (fully booked)

 February 8th (fully booked)

 March 31st (fully booked)

 April 28th (fully booked)

May 11th (fully booked)

June 21st (fully booked)

June 30th

July 21st

+ More

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 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

Those who enjoy good food, wine and meeting people

Fine Wine Appreciation

(179 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.

+ More

5.0 (38 reviews)
Darrenrated it
23 Jun 2022
Rating Only
Kierenrated it
23 Jun 2022
Rating Only
ianrated it
22 Jun 2022
Matthew has a world of knowelge and shares it with the class in a pleasant , charming and interesting manner.
+ See more reviews

Cancellations & Refunds

As places are very limited we do not offer refunds. If by chance you are unable to attend you are welcome to send another person/s in your place.

More From Fine Wine Appreciation

Other classes you might like