Even if you are a wine tasting beginner you will enjoy this. Of all our wine tasting Manchester courses this is our most popular wine tasting event. Taste six carefully selected wines. Learn about flavours and aromas.
Thursday 9/11/2017 Castlefield Hotel, Manchester
Thursday 18/01/2018 Castlefield Hotel, Manchester
With so many dates to choose from, you're sure to find one to suit. Come on your own or with friends & make new ones.
Taste six different wines with nibbles. £25 per person.
Find out about flavours and aromas. Discover where to buy good value wines. Find a new favourite. Take home a useful tasting booklet and your new found knowledge.
I bought the Discovery course as a gift for my Dad but I also bought a ticket for myself - a complete newbie to wine.
The structure of the session was excellent, with a fun activity to start with and then the tasting to follow. It had a nice informal feel.John was extremely knowledgeable and packed the session full of interesting facts and tips. He was perfect for a complete beginner or a seasoned wine drinker. He provided plenty of resources, some of which I wish I looked at more.
As a cheese lover, this was a perfect bridge to get into wine for me.
I thoroughly recommend this to anybody. I loved it!
We're all about having fun, but you're sure to learn a little more about wine as well! These evenings are light hearted and relaxed. You will taste some lovely wines and maybe find new favorites.
But we will tell you where to find the best value. Have fun learning more about wine with other like-minded people without any pressure to buy anything.
Everybody can enjoy learning more about wine. That is if you learn in a light-hearted manner and get to try wines you may not have tasted before. We can't abide wine snobbery and firmly believe that the best wines are the ones you enjoy.
Whether in the store or a restaurant. Know how to choose the best value by knowing a little more about the wines you prefer to drink.
Enjoy a relaxed friendly vibe. Meet people who share your love of wine. At our Discovery Course you sample new wines and learn about them in the company of others.
We serve cheese & crackers and some cured meats to go with your wine at The Discovery Event.
Went on the discovery course and really enjoyed it. Had no idea what to expect as it was a Christmas present but found it very interesting and informative. John who ran the evening certainly knows his stuff.
Many people buy this evening as a gift. There are two ways to do this:
You can choose this very popular gift. Give us the details and we will email a certificate to you to print out or resend.
If you know you want to book a Discovery date you can easily do that. For more information have a look at our page:
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Events with you ~ the wine lover in mind.
Where you can learn about wine with friends and without stuffiness.
You don't need to have been to a tasting before ~ this is a great introduction for all.
Well that's what we're here for ~ to help you enjoy your wine even more. Join us and have a great night out.
Of course you could just open a few bottles at home and taste them all. This is hardly a convivial idea however and it would be slightly better to get together with friends for a tasting. It would be far more informative and sociable to attend a Manchester wine course.
WSET courses are open to everyone who wants a structured way of learning about wine. You can choose to start with levels 1 or 2, but level 3 is best tackled after succeeding with level 2. The first three levels are offered by accredited teachers all over the world and you can certainly attend them locally if you live in the Manchester area.
Level 4-The Diploma is taught by WSET itself in the UK. It is the flagship qualification and is the essential step if you want to try for Master of Wine.
In the Manchester area you will find tastings being held by national chains like Majestic. They always have bottles open on their tasting counter, especially at the weekend. Many independent merchants do something similar and may put together informal tasting evenings. Of course you may have spotted drawbacks to these events-you will only taste wines stocked and may feel under some obligation to make a purchase.
Enjoy Manchester wine courses with us! We are completely independent and do not sell wine. This means we can recommend the best value wines for you to find easily, mostly from within your local area.
These are a bit more of a "Masterclass" and for that reason many of our attendees started with The Discovery Course first. Explore a particular country or region and its wines. Another great gift idea.
These indulgent events involve a luxury tasting. Some include speciality wines, others food and wine matching. We are developing new ideas all the time, so keep calling back to see what's new. A fantastic gift for the "foodie" in your life!