Forthcoming Wine Courses

All courses are suitable for beginners. Classes run from 7pm to 9.30pm

Champagne €150

This is a single evening course from 7pm until 9:30pm. This is a completely original course and covers the sparkling wines from the Champagne region in France.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury st, Dublin 2.
Wednesday:15th January 2020.




Wines of Bordeaux €140

This single evening course is designed for those who want to have a good understanding of Bordeaux and want to familiarise themselves with the various styles of quality wines that are produced in the region. The class will run from 7pm until 9:30pm approximately.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury St, Dublin 2.
Wednesday: 22nd January 2020.




One Day Wine Appreciation Workshop €140

This course is intended for beginners who wish to bring more focus onto their wine choices especially through tasting. During the day, wine styles, grape varieties and all the main wine-producing countries will be covered. Special attention will be focused on what denotes quality in wine and how to identify the characteristics that particularly appeal to yourself. The tasting, which will take place after lunch, will concentrate on wines which are particularly worth investigating, in other words, benchmark quality wines. A light lunch is included. Regions/Countries covered and wines to be tasted: Bordeaux: Cru Classe Red, Champagne: Grande Marque Champagne, Burgundy: Puligny-Montrachet, Rhone Valley: Chateauneuf du Pape, Italy: Barolo and Prosecco, Spain: Rioja Gran Reserva, South of France: Red, South Africa: Sauvignon Blanc, Germany: Riesling, Austria: Gruner Veltliner, Portugal: Vinho Verde.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury St, Dublin 2.
Saturday, 7th December 2019 10.30am to 6pm



Brooks Hotel, Drury St, Dublin 2.
Saturday, 11th January 2020 10:30 am to 6pm.



Brooks Hotel, Drury St, Dublin 2.
Saturday, 25th January 2020 10:30am until 6pm



Brooks Hotel, Drury st, Dublin 2.
Saturday, 15th February 2020 10:30am until 6pm




Introduction to Italian Wines €120

A single evening course covering the basics of one of the leading wine producing countries from tip to toe.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury st, Dublin 2
Wednesday: 29th January 2020.




Wines of Germany €100

This is a single evening course designed to enable the interested student to understand, taste and buy with confidence wines from one of the worlds great wine producing countries. The course will run for three consecutive Friday evenings, from 7 to 9:30pm.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury st, Dublin 2
Wednesday: 5th February 2020.




4 Week Wine Appreciation Course €240

The 4 week Wine Appreciation Course aims to give a comprehensive overview of the major wines and wine regions of the World. Paramount to the course is the importance of tasting and using your skills to identify quality in wine as well as value for money, wine faults and ageing potential. Week One: Bordeaux and the Loire and Rhone Valleys. The tasting will include: Medoc Cru Classe Red, Chateauneuf du Pape, Chinon, Sancerre, Muscadet and St. Emilion Grand Cru. Week Two: Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace and South of France. The tasting will include: Puligny-Montrachet, Beaune Premier Cru, Chablis,Gewurztraminer, Coteaux du Languedoc and Corbieres. Week Three: Italy and Spain. The wine will be: Barolo, Rioja Gran Reserva, Chianti Classico, Sicilian Nero d'Avola, Prosecco and Ribera del Duero. Week Four: Germany, Austria, Portugal and the New World. The wines to be tasted are: Rheingau Riesling, Mosel Riesling, Vinho Verde, Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentinian Malbec and Austrian Gruner Veltliner.
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Brooks Hotel, Drury St, Dublin 2 at 7pm
Tuesdays: 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th January 2020.