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How to Taste Wine

Wine Appreciation

Live via Zoom
Next Available: Sun, 20 Dec 5:00PM (AEDT)
1 hour
Over 100 people have attended this class
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Classes take place between 4pm and 5pm 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.


Upcoming Sessions

Tasmanian Riesling November 29th

Champagne Class December 20th

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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


Appropriate for

Suitable for all over the age of 18


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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Refund & Cancellation 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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01 November 2020 • How to Taste Wine

Very enjoyable. Learned a few things and nice people on the Zoom.


19 October 2020 • How to Taste Wine

Great idea and very well run.


13 July 2020 • How to Taste Wine

It was my first ever zoom wine class and it was much better than I had expected. I had reservations about whether one could learn to taste the wine properly “remotely” but these fears were unfounded. Well worth it.

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