THE GRAPE SCHOOL
Really get to grips with the grape!
NEXT START DATE - classes start 22nd Jan 2019!
If you've ever wanted to delve a little deeper into the world of wine but haven't found the right place, then take a look at The Grape School 6-week course!
The course will run for 6 consecutive Tuesdays at Unwined in Tooting. We'll start with an essentials class on the first night, followed by 5 weeks of delving deeper into the noble grape varieties. To get the most out of the sessions we recommend attending all 6 classes*, see below for the dates.
Enrol by purchasing tickets on the right,
or from the online shop.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Classes will be held on Tuesday nights from 7:30pm to 9:30pm, and will be held at Unwined in Tooting.
You'll be armed with a Grape School folder, and included in each lesson are grape profiles to add to your folder. By the end of the course you'll have a great reference book for your future wine endeavours!
At each of the main classes you will get to know 4-5 grape varieties through tasting 8-10 wines, and the last class will focus on sparkling and sweet wine styles, plus an exam to see just how much you've learnt!
WEEK 1 - Intro to Wine & Tasting
WEEK 2 - The Big 5 (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon)
WEEK 3 - The Floral & Aromatic (Gewurtztraminer, Muscat, Riesling, Pinot Gris & Viognier)
WEEK 4 - The Sun Loving (Tempranillo, Garnacha, Syrah & Zinfandel)
WEEK 5 - The Odd Bods (Semillon, Chenin Blanc, Sangiovese & Malbec)
WEEK 6 - The Sweet & Fizzy (Sparkling methods, sweet wine styles), exam & GRADUATION!
Each class costs £30 and includes all wines, materials and Wine coach to guide you through the lessons. There are 2 payment options for the 6-week option:
a) Full upfront payment of £150*, which means your first class is free!
b) £90 deposit* to secure your place, & £15 paid each week (total = £180)
* Please note due to the limited spaces available on the course, £90 deposit is non-refundable if cancelled less than 3 weeks before classes start.
If you have any other queries please don't hesitate to contact us!
TESTIMONIALS FROM PREVIOUS GRAPE SCHOOLS
'The most approachable wine tasting I've been to ever - I learned so much' - Susan
'Great value for money' - Terry
'Perfect tone, informal, fun, friendly!' - Sara
'Tasting notes were helpful and excellent' - Phil
'I now understand why I like what I like!' - Katie
'LOVED IT! Great teachers, made great friends' - Evie