Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor)

Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor)

11am to 4pm - starting with a decadent Champagne aperitif including a delicious 2-course lunch, and a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines!

Passionate about wine & want to learn more? Our Saturday Courses are a great way to spend an enjoyable day learning about wine and include a 2 course lunch and Champagne! This event is suitable for anybody who has a keen interest in wine, whatever their starting knowledge.

Course Outline:

  • How to taste wines like a professional – aroma, flavours, tannin, acidity, oak
  • Major wine producing countries, their grape varieties and the role of climate
  • Food and Wine Matching
  • Tips on the Storage and Service of Wine 
  • How Wine is made and how to understand a wine label
  • The use of oak in wine and how it makes wine expensive
  • Wine Faults and how to spot them
  • Where to get the best wines at affordable prices
  • Common wine myths debunked!

In addition, on the day we will be having a two-course lunch at the esteemed 'Thames View' restaurant at the hotel - typical dishes include:

(Please note though this is a sample menu and dishes available at time of booking may differ according to seasonal produce)


  • Celeriac & Truffle Soup
  • Char-grilled asparagus, avocado and sun-blush tomato salad
  • Hot smoked Salmon rillettes with fresh horseradish cream and beetroot
  • Pressed Guinea fowl, apricot terrine wrapped in bacon with melba toast

Main Courses:

  • Braised Shin of Beef with parsley mash, endive carrots and button onions
  • Welsh rarebit glazed Pollack fillet on celariac remoulade and basil coulis
  • Goat's Cheese, red onion and sun-blush tomato, spinach dressing
  • Pan-friend duck in honey on Pak Choi, confit of baby pepper and hoi-sin dressing


  • 1100 – 1300: Morning session including Champagne
  • 1300 – 1415: 2 course lunch at the Thames View Restaurant
  • 1345 – 1600: Afternoon session

Places remaining: 12

Course Date/Time: Sat 6th Apr 2019 at 11am - 4pm

Duration: 5 Hours

Venue: Sir Christopher Wren, Windsor

Event Price: £90.00







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