VINEX Wine Appreciation

VINEX Wine Appreciation

This course is especially designed for wine beginners or enthusiasts with little wine knowledge, but would like to learn more and enter the wine world. A fun and relaxed learning environment. Equipped with the basic wine knowledge, you can use in everyday life.

It is an introductory course suited to those with a basic knowledge as well as beginners. There are no pre-requisites to take this course.

This is an excellent course for those with a basic knowledge on wine because we lead you though the major countries and wine regions.  

Whiskies are distilled from malted grains such as barley, wheat etc. The most grain-growing countries such as Scotland, Ireland, America and Canada. They differ in base product, alcohol content, and quality.

Do all grapes have the same flavor? Why a wine can smell like red fruits or tropical fruits?

Come and join us to learn about wine making and its effects on aroma. We will use Aromaster to train your nose to identify the main grape varieties and wine. Our Educator will guide you to use the sense of smell to appreciate five specially selected wines.

Found at the northern tip of the South Island, the Awatere is the southeast of Marlborough’s internationally renowned Wairau Valley. And their Tupari Pinot Gris has won the coveted Cuisine Magazine Award for New Zealand’s Top Pinot Gris twice in the last four years!

You will enjoy some premium wines from Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Rosé and Pinot Noir. 6 wines to be tasted.

This workshop will guide you through the classic wines of all the main wine producing countries of the Old World – France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Find it difficult to make sense out of the Old World wine labels? Want to know the difference between Bordeaux and Burgundy? There are no pre-requisites to take this course.
This workshop will take you to all the main wine producing countries of the New World – Australia, New Zealand, USA, Chile, Argentina and South Africa. There are no pre-requisites to take this course. 
Where do you think the oldest Grenache vines in the world are? The Rhone Valley in France? They are in Australia.
Barossa is home to some of the oldest continuously producing vineyards in the world. A wine history from 1842.

An introductory class about Barossa. Explore the culture, history and wines that make Barossa one of the world’s great wine regions. Get to know more about some famous wineries like Penfolds, Torbreck, Henschke…etc.