Wine Classes

Our Wine Appreciation classes are an informal and fun way to discover a whole world of wine!

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

€180 for 4 Weeks Limited to 10 Places

This 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 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 7.00 pm and will run for one hour and half.

How to Book

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

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

Join us as we uncork the mysteries of French wines, the cornerstone of the wine world. From the classic styles to the lesser-known gems, we’ll explore France’s principal wine regions, grape varieties, and winemaking philosophies. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, this journey through French wine will broaden your horizons and deepen your appreciation for the art of winemaking.

Introduction to Spanish & Portuguse Wines

Embark on a tantalizing tour of Spain and Portugal, two of Europe’s most exciting wine destinations. From the iconic Rioja to the refreshing Albariño of Rías Baixas, we’ll sample a range of wines that showcase the diversity and vibrancy of Iberian winemaking. Discover the rich history, unique terroirs, and signature grape varieties that make these regions a must-visit for wine lovers

Introduction to Italian Wines

Italy, the land of la dolce vita and unparalleled wine diversity. In this session, we’ll delve into the major wine regions of Italy, from the elegant wines of Piedmont to the robust reds of Valpolicella and the iconic Tuscan classics. Prepare to be transported to the sun-drenched vineyards of Italy as we uncork the secrets of its winemaking traditions and terroir-driven wines.

Introduction To best of the Rest

Venture beyond Classic Europe and explore the exciting wines of Austria, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. From Austria and Germany’s crisp whites, and the New World’s bold Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc, we’ll sample a diverse selection of wines that showcase each region’s unique terroir and winemaking style. Join us as we uncover hidden gems and global champions from around the world.

Book a place on our next Wine Course

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 €180 required to secure a place.