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Woodberrys Wine School

A great present for the wine lover in your life!

Woodberrys Wine School

An informal and fun way to discover a whole world of wine!

An informal and fun way to discover a whole world of wine!


€190 for 4 Weeks Limited to 10 Places

Our new wine course runs for 4 weeks, one evening per week. The Wine Appreciation Course will give a comprehensive overview of the wines of the world. The various style and varieties will all be covered. Each evening we will sample a selection of wines (usually between 8 and 10 wines), brief notes will be provided. (Should you wish detail information that can be provide also) Each Class begins promptly at 7.00 pm and will run for one hour and half.

Wine School Key Features:

  • Basic tasting techniques including putting words to wine.
  • Wine aromas, the good and the bad!
  • Tasting the major grape varieties and styles from around the world
  • Discovering your favourite styles of wine

The Tasting Schedule

Introduction to French Wines

Introducing the various styles, grapes and wine philosophies of the leading wine producing country in the world. It starts from basics and it covers France’s principal wine regions and grapes.

Introduction to Iberian Wines

Spain the trendiest wine country at the minute. This course will acquaint you with Rioja, Rueda and Rias Baixas along with Tempranillo, Albarino and Garnacha. We will also include some of Spain’s long ignored neighbour Portugal’s hits including Port.

Introduction to Italian Wines

This will introduce you to some of the major wine regions of Italy, a country that we could focus a whole four week course on and only cover one region. Among the numerous areas covered will be Piedmont, Valpolicella and Tuscany.

Introduction To the best of the Rest!

Austria, Germany are fast become a customer favourites with their fruit driven stylish reds and crisp refreshing whites. And not forgetting the value that is to be had in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and in this class you will get to sample there local heroes and regional and global champions such as South African Chenin Blanc, Aussie Shiraz and NZ Sauvignon Blanc.

Places can be booked by emailing tadhg@woodberrys.ie or alternatively by calling 091-533706.

The course is sold as a complete 4 week course with full payment of €190 required to secure a place.