Sydney's Lower North Shore, Wine Appreciation Courses
by Leanne Hayward
Wine Appreciators in action in class
Mosman Wine Appreciation Courses
The lower north shore (Mosman base) most popular courses! At Mosman Community College, Military Rd, Mosman, NSW. Bookings and further information here
Six weeek comprehensive wine course:
This is our favourite course which runs four times a year:
Mondays: 11 Feb 29 April 22 Jul 14 Oct
Wenesdays: 13 Feb 01 May 24 Jul 16 Oct
White Wine Snapshot Tues 19 Feb 12 Jun 02 Sept 25 Nov
Taste Premium White Wines. This 'snapshot' is designed to learn the basics about white wine. You'll try a cross-section of the most popular varieties and pick up clues of how to team them with your recipes - be they simple or elaborate. The styles you will want to drink, how they match with food, and what to look for at your local wine specialist bottle shop.
Red Wine Snapshot:
Tues 26 Feb 19 Jun 04 Sept 27 Nov
This one night snapshot will give you an overview of the broad range of wonderful reds, from light rose styles, through to complex full bodied wines. We’ll explain how to match them with food be it a simple meal, or elaborate dinner party. The red wine varieties and styles you will want to enjoy and share, plus tips on buying wine and an overview of red wine making.
Tues 12 March
May/Sept/Nov see website for dates & to pre-register
Responsible understanding and enjoyment of wine is a new course offering, designed by popular request for the 18 to 25 year old. Come along for an informative session with the lower north shore’s resident wine person! We’ll discuss how to taste the main grape varieties and introduce you to the different wine varieties; explain the varying alcohol content and wine’s place with food. We promote and support the RSA Responsible Service of Alcohol.
05 March 2013
More classes May/Sept/Nov see website for dates & to pre-register
Looking to taste new and exciting wine varieties? Increasingly though wineries and grape growers are planting other varieties traditionally grown in Spain, Italy or France. How do we know what they are like and what type of food to enjoy with them, & navigate through the hundreds of wines at our local retailer?
Italian Wine Dinners:
May/Sept/Nov email for dates & to pre-register
Rozelle Campus Wine Courses: Details and enrolments here6 Week Premium Wine Appreciation
Tuesdays 21 May and 23 July and 15 October
One Day Introduction:
(5 Hours): Saturday 16 March
Join us for a convivial and enjoyable few hours learning while we sniff, swirl, sip and spit our way to an understanding amd appreciation of the basics of wine. In a well-paced course you’ll learn how to taste, sample the major grape varieties; learn about the history of Australian wine and our grape growing regions.
For more information about these courses you can contact Leanne Hayward via her website