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               Educate Your Palate
Wine Courses                                                    February - December 2010
                                                                                                                                                                           Educate Your Palate
UNDERSTANDING WINE Ð INTRODUCTION                                      $215    THEME TASTINGS                                             $55
                                                                               1 night - SINGLE SESSIONS 7pm Ð 9pm
                                                                                                                                                                           Customised Classes
All sessions will be held at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide
                                                                                                                                                                           A special service for clubs and groups - convivial, interesting and worthwhile private
6 weeks 7pm Ð 9pm                                                              Brilliant Wines of South Australia Ð A two hour session tasting
                                                                                                                                                                           classes and activities. Sessions will be specially tailored to your members’ interests
                                                                               12 premium South Australian wines, highlighting varietal characteristics, regions and
UW 84                  Thursdays            18 February - 25 March             food and wine matching.                                                                     and requirements. Call us with your ideas - or let us put forward our suggestions.
UW 85                  Tuesdays             30 March - 4 May                   TT 73                                 Thursday        14 January                            Ideal for wine tasting clubs, or any group
UW 86                  Thursdays            29 April - 3 June                  TT 74                                 Wednesday 12 May                                      of friends or work colleagues.
UW 87                  Wednesdays           2 June - 7 July
                                                                               Making the most of your wine cellar Ð
UW 88                  Tuesdays             13 July - 17 August
                                                                                                                                          Protect your valuable
                                                                               assets! Learn about the ageing process of wines and why some wines are better for
                                                                                                                                                                           Understanding Wine
UW 89                  Wednesdays           18 August - 22 September           cellaring than others. Taste wines from many vintages and discuss good cellaring            One of our most popular courses. Attend
UW 90                  Wednesdays           29 September - 3 November          practices. This is a great session for any wine collector.                                  two hour sessions once a week for six weeks
UW 91                  Mondays              18 October - 22 November           TT 75                                 Thursday        10 June                               - or put aside two Saturdays or Sundays
                                                                                                                                                                           back-to-back - and you will emerge with a
WEEKEND COURSES                                                        $225    The Varietal Series Ð             Single session master classes with a varietal focus.
                                                                                                                                                                           comprehensive overview of Australian wine
2 weeks Saturday or Sundays 10am Ð 5pm                                         TT 76     Emerging White Styles Wednesday 24 February                                       and winemaking.
This course covers the same content as ‘Understanding Wine’ condensed into 2   TT 77     Shiraz                      Wednesday 19 May
Saturdays or Sundays back-to-back. (light lunch included)                                                                                                                  This course aims to develop your sensory
                                                                               TT 78     Cabernet Sauvignon          Wednesday 14 July
WE 43                  Saturdays            13 & 20 March                                                                                                                  evaluation skills - your ability to taste, feel,
                                                                               TT 79     Sparkling Sensations Thursday               18 November
WE 44                  Sundays              16 & 23 May                                                                                                                    smell and describe the wine you taste. You will sample and analyse more than 40
WE 45                  Saturdays            24 & 31 July                       The Regional Series Ð             Special, one night, master classes with a single          different wines sourced from all over Australia. Before long, you will have learnt to
                                                                               regional focus presented by guest winemakers from the region.                               identify many different wine styles.
WE 46                  Saturdays            18 & 25 September
WE 47                  Saturdays            27 November & 4 December           RS5       Kangaroo Island             Thursday        5 August                              By tasting, you will become familiar with warm and cool climate wines, blends and
                                                                               RS6       Eden Valley                 Thursday        26 August                             varietals, sparkling and fortified wines. You will understand and appreciate the
WORLD WINES                                                           $220     RS7       Langhorne Creek             Thursday        4 November                            variations that viticulture and winemaking techniques can have on that unique final
4 weeks 7pm Ð 9pm                                                              RS8       Coonawarra                  Thursday        2 December                            product.
Sample 8-10 wines from Australia and overseas each session.
WW 23                  Wednesdays           7 - 28 April                       Sensory Evalution For Grape Growers
WW 24                  Thursdays            7 - 28 October                     A wine sensory evaluation course for winegrape growers that will stimulate improved         World Wines
                                                                               viticulture and business decisions. The focus will be on winetasting - the end result       This is a follow on from our popular Understanding Wine course. The emphasis of
WEEKEND WORLD WINES                                                   $250     - leading to discussion on wine quality and price points, what is known about viticulture   this course is on palate development. Basic theory is assumed and over 4 weeks
2 weeks 12.30 - 4.30pm                                                         influences on wine composition and diagnose avenues for improving specific                  you will examine in depth classic wine styles and varietals with standout Australian
                                                                               compounds in wine. The course also aims to educate the palate and to compare and
Same ‘World WInes’ content condensed into 2 Sundays back-to-back.                                                                                                          and international examples. Your knowledge and confidence will grow through a
                                                                               contrast regional red and white wine styles.
Includes afternoon tea. Sample 20 wines each week                                                                                                                          series of tastings each session, with the emphasis on fun and learning.
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WE WW 22                 Sundays             20 - 27 June

                                                                                                                                                                           Gift Vouchers
                                                                                                                                                                           The perfect gift for every wine lover........... a voucher for any of our classes or
                                                                                                                                                                           activities. Call us at the NWETC on 8222 9277, or drop into South Australian Wine
                                                                                                                                                                           Industry Association, Level One, Industry Offices National Wine Centre (Hackney
                                                                                                                                                                           Road entrance).

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