Wine Courses Wine Courses 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. Refer to www.winesa.asn.au/winecourses for dates and locations. 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).