If this is your view about these 2 famous grape varieties, have you just been unlucky in the bottles you’ve chosen or would you really prefer something else? We’ll explore the options. The cost of wines tasted will be shared (max £15pp).
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Work in Progress!
Please bear with us while we update our course details. The new 2018 – 19 courses will only be open to book later in July.
Course Dates 2018 – 2019
Saturday 11am to 4pm Ian Abrahams
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge.
- 1 day on 17 November £34 / £22 (plus shared cost of the wine payable to the tutor) WAC1
New course dates will be available in our next Course Guide 2019 – 20 from Summer 2019
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Tutor – Ian Abrahams
I started my wine career taking visitors round Harvey’s wine museum in Bristol where I also studied for and passed the Wines and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Diploma, a high level professional qualification.
I now work as a freelance Wine Educator, certified by WSET to run their courses which are aimed at professionals starting out in the wine industry.
But, you don’t have to be a professional – or even have any expertise – to enjoy one of my courses as I love to run wine evenings and courses for local organisations, groups and individuals where my aim is to make learning about wine approachable, free from jargon and fun.
I also write a regular wine blog, Bristol Wine Blog, which can be found at www.winetalksandtastings.wordpress.com
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