Past Events

Past Events

March 2018 (Easter)

Easter in Tuscany for Women Who Love Wine

4 night/5 day small group wine tour

  • Daily wine education (theory plus tastings) led by two WSET qualified wine experts
  • Focus on Brunello, Chianti and Montepulciano wine styles
  • Key grape varieties: sangiovese and vermentino
  • Our signature #GreatWine #GreatFood #GreatCompany dinners in the villa catered by our passionate Tuscan cook
 

December 2017

Zürich, Switzerland

  • Tips and tricks for pairing wine with typical Christmas meals
  • What wines are hits to bring to those Christmas dinner parties in Switzerland
  • How to pair wines with vegetarian meals
  • What is organic wine? Bio? Biodynamic? Isn’t all wine vegetarian?
  • Wine and allergies – does wine make you sneeze? If so, learn wines to avoid.

December 2017

Zürich, Sparkling wines

  • 3-day Champagne tasting event
  • Key characteristics of sparkling wine and how to select a bottle you like
  • Champagne and food-pairing do’s and don’t’s
  • Champagne, Prosecco and Sekt – How are they different and What you need to know

November 2017

Rome, Blind Wine Tastings

  • Deepening wine tasting skills (using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®)
  • Understanding a wine label terminology – how to read the label
  • Tutored tastings and assessment of 70+ wines

July 2017

Casperia, Lazio (Italy)

  • In depth learning about key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • Look at the characteristics and key production areas of still,  sparkling and fortified wines of the world
  • How to recommend wines with little information
  • Intense tasting of wines (using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®)
  • Tutored tastings and assessment of 80+ wines

June 2017

Rome, Team-Building Event

  • Private corporate event tasting selected wines
  • Basic knowledge of grape varieties, blends and wine regions in South Africa
  • Pairing wines and foods
  • Group team building exercises for fun and reinforcement of knowledge
  • Tutored tastings of 12 South African wines

 

February 2017

Rome, 3-day intensive course covering:

  • How is wine made, what are the key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics
  • What factors influence wine styles
  • What are the important wine-producing regions where these grapes are grown
  • Tutored tastings and assessment of 40+ wines