What is the course about?
This course will introduce you to Modern Greek wines through a tasting of 6 examples including white and red wines.
What will we cover?
A brief summary of ancient Greek wine knowledge
How Modern Greek wines have evolved over the last 50 years
Some of Greece’s native grape varieties and important wine producing regions.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Describe the impact of the ancient Greeks on wine making
Name some of the main grapes and wine regions of Greece.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is open to beginners and those with some knowledge of wine.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is taught through tasting the wines. There will be recommendations for other wines for you to try if you wish.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs – tasting glasses and spittoons will be provided.
You may wish to bring a notebook, pen and water, and possibly some plain crackers to refresh your palate between wines. Please avoid strong perfume or aftershave.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Next City Lit wine course: Spanish sizzlers: eight wines from Spain's most dynamic regions
Course Date: Wed 12 Jun 2019.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details