ABOUT THE COURSE
A day spent enjoying wines suitable for vegans and vegetarians, and exploring the world of wine. This course will explain how wine is made and the various styles of wine through tasting a variety of vegan wines. We will also unravel the differences between sustainable, vegan, vegetarian, biodynamic and organic wines.
Test your wine knowledge and take part in practical tastings to refine your understanding of grape varieties and production. This fascinating and interactive day spent indulging in wine will consider the wider aspects of sustainability in wine production debating issues from pesticides to fair trade, packaging to land use.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE YOU
Understanding of different styles of wine
Knowledge of common wine grape varieties and how to spot them
Understanding of how wine is made
Knowledge of sustainability in wine making, vegetarian and vegan wine
Experience of tasting and assessing wine
Handout and ISO tasting glass to take home
THE COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR
All wine lovers, vegan or omnivore, from beginner to enthusiast and expert and everything in between.
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
Packed lunch or lunch can be purchased from the Beech Cafe
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Phill has been running wine tastings in one form or another for more than 25 years. He qualified with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust at the advanced level and recently published a book on rosé wines called "A bunch of Rosés". Previously an adviser with Virgin Wines, Phill delights in bringing the joy of wine to people!