Beginners Wine Class Fitzroy North Vic

Next Available: Mon, 09 Apr 7:00PM
2.0 hours x 1 Beginners Wine Classes


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

Classes are relaxed yet highly informative. All the fundamentals are covered, sight, smell, taste, service, cellaring and food and wine matching.

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

Classes are limited to 12 participants, have a strong food component and feature six of Australia’s finest table wines.

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Class Schedule

Tuesday March 27th 2018 (Fully Booked)

Monday April 9th 2018

Monday May 7th 2018

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
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 passion to learn
What to wear

Smart Casual

Appropriate for

Those who enjoy good food, wine and meeting people


Fine Wine Appreciation

Vendor since 2015

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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Cancelation & Refund Policy

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.

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07 March 2018 • Beginners Wine Class Fitzroy North Vic

A great night for people who enjoy a wine or two and want to learn the basic of wine complexity.


05 March 2018 • Beginners Wine Class Fitzroy North Vic

Matthew's wine classes are a revelation to both beginners and the more experienced wine buffs! Matthew has a wealth of knowledge about wine and is ever ready to impart his knowledge in a manner which is accessible, and at times humorous! And the bonus is you get to try some amazing wines, which then spurs you on to your own search for what you have discovered about wine! A great night and recommended to anyone who loves wine! You'll love it even more after these classes or dinners!


26 September 2017 • Beginners Wine Class Fitzroy North Vic

Matthew was well prepared, and made everyone comfortable and eager to learn more about wine. He went about doing this in an easy-going, relaxed, and very personal manner. It was a small, diverse group, and we were all included in every aspect of the presentation. I probably expected more wine snobbery, and competitiveness amongst us, but this did not eventuate. Every opinion was worthy of discussion, and respected. Wines selected were well chosen to demonstrate differences, and not intended to bolster reputations. I learned that I did possess a moderately respectable appreciation of wines, which has been enhanced in a delightful, personal setting.

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