Wine: Languedoc part 1 - west

Course Dates: 07/06/19
Time: 18:15 - 21:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street

The Languedoc has always been home to great value wines -now its wines are better than ever as its regions evolve. In this first of 2 course we will cover the wines of the Roussillon and the western side of this huge region, including sparkling form Limoux, whites, reds and a fortified sweet wine.

Description

What is the course about?

This course aims to introduce you to the major wine regions and styles of the western side of the Languedoc .

What will we cover?

A brief history of wine in the Languedoc
The most important areas with –in the region
The different wine styles in this region including Cremant (sparkling) an fortified sweet wine.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Identify some of the major areas of wine production in the west of the Langued
Describe a range of wines produced here and identify the most important grapes used here
Describe how Cremant is m
Describe how fortified sweet wine is made here.

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. No prior knowledge of wine is needed.

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?

Other wine, beer, cider, coffee & olive oil tasting courses.

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Course Code: UCW58

Fri, eve, 07 Jun - 07 Jun '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £49.00
Senior fee: £49.00
Concession: £49.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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