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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!

€150 for 5 Weeks Limited to 8 Places

This course runs for 5 weeks, one evening per week. The Wine Appreciation Course will give a comprehensive overview of the wines of the world. The various styles, vintages and the relationship of food and wine will all be covered. Each evening we will sample a selection of wines, notes will be provide. (Should you wish detail information that can be provide also) Each Class begins promptly at 7.30 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 Select New World Wines

We reckon there is value 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.

Introduction to Spanish 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.

Introduction To New Old World

Austria, Germany and Portugal are fast become a customer favourites with their fruit driven stylish reds and crisp refreshing whites. This week you will get to sample Vinho Verde, Gruner Veltliner, Reilsing, Spatburgunder and Castelao.

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 six week course on and only cover one region. Areas covered will be Piedmont, Valpolicella and Tuscany.

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

The course is sold as a complete 5 week course with full payment of €150 required to secure a place. Our next course will  begin after the end of Covid-19 Social distancing.