How to Taste Wine
Classes take place between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday afternoons.
Relaxed and highly informative this one-hour Zoom session covers all the basics of wine evaluation and allows participants to interact with others who share a common interest.
In each class we look at a different varietal, region or style.
So if you would like to join us please feel free to open a bottle before the class begins.
Pinot Noir Session May 30th
Shiraz Session June 6th
Cabernets Session June 13th
Pinot Noir Session July 25th
Semillon Session August 15th
Dessert wines August 22nd
Victorian Cabernets August 29th
Sangiovese Session September 5th
Sparkling / Champagne September 12th
Coonawarra Shiraz September 19th
Riesling Session September 26th
Chablis Session October 3rd
GSM Session October 10th
White Burgundy October 17th
Rose Class October 24th
What you will learn
- Varietal characteristics / Regional characteristics
What you will get
- The opportunity to interact with others who share a common interest
What to bring
- An open mind, a passion to learn and a bottle of wine (optional)
What to wear
Suitable for all over the age of 18
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.