Wine tasting

You don’t need to spend a fortune to be able to enjoy interesting wines. Learn about different grape varieties and regions and use your taste buds to find the right wine for any occasion. Our classes take place throughout the week and the weekend, by informed, knowledgeable tutors.

Read some tips on wine tasting and matching wine with food from City Lit tutors Valerie Cowan and Pippa Hayward.

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  1. Port and Madeira for Christmas

    Course Date: Fri 8 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street


    Just in time for Christmas our class explores Portugal’s two fortified wines –Port and Madeira, comparing the different styles and methods of production as we taste 4 examples of each one, paired with tapas.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  2. Christmas crackers: festive wine

    Christmas crackers: festive wine

    Course Date: Fri 15 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Which wine will go best with your Christmas dinner? Try a selection of red, white and sparkling wine to make sure the holidays are a success.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Portuguese perfection: a guide to Portuguese wines

    Course Date: Fri 2 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Portugal boasts amazing grape varieties and offers a fantastic range of superb wines in varied styles and at affordable prices. We take you behind the mystifying labels into lovely and surprisingly different wines from Vinho Verde, the Douro and Dao in the north down to Lisbon and Alentejo.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. Spain top to toe: a guide to Spanish wines

    Course Date: Wed 7 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Spain has a fantastic range of wines in styles for every taste and budget. From Cava, Galicia’s gorgeous whites, to the reds of Rioja, Ribera del Duero and sun –drenched Jumilla in the south, to Sherry and wines from other lesser known regions – Spain has it all !
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  5. Winter warmers

    Winter warmers

    Course Date: Fri 23 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Still shivering? Time to try some wines from around the world to cheer the spirit.

    Fruity or spicy, there is something to please everyone.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  6. French wines & cheese

    Course Date: Fri 2 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover life beyond cheese and red wine as we explore some of the many different classic pairings of cheese and wine throughout France’s many regions. We’ll taste a range of wine -dry whites, light reds, sweet white and rich reds with an interesting variety of cheeses. Consider any ALLERGIES; details in the outline.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Sherry and tapas

    Course Date: Fri 16 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Sherry has been liberated from the cupboard and is enjoying new found status as a fashionable drink! Taste its versatile styles, from bone dry to sweet with a wide range of foods.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  8. Unusual wines

    Course Date: Fri 23 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Tired of Chardonnay? Be inspired by some of the less well-known grapes and maybe find a real bargain to surprise and delight you.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  9. Summer delights

    Summer delights

    Course Date: Fri 20 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With summer sunshine just around the corner come and explore wines that refresh and excite the palate. See what works well with barbecues.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  10. South American fiesta

    Course Date: Fri 24 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Chile and Argentina are blessed with ideal climates for making full and fruity wines. Come and sample some of their noble and local grape varieties.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

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