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.

These courses make original and interesting gifts! If you would like to purchase a session as a gift, simply book below and then email us asking for a voucher to be sent.

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)


  • Char-grilled asparagus, avocado and sun-blush tomato salad (v)
  • Crispy duck pancake, cucumber, spring onion, and hoisin dressing
  • Citrus cured salmon on crispy potato, deep fried hen's egg and pea puree

Main Courses:

  • Smoked haddock Monte Carlo, smoked haddock, spinach, poached egg
  • 8oz rib-eye steak with flat mushroom, tomato, onion rings and chips
  • Pan-friend duck in honey on Pak Choi, confit of baby pepper and hoi-sin
  • Wild mushroom and pine nut risotto, drizzled with pesto (v)


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

Places remaining: 5

Course Date/Time: Sat 6th Oct 2018 at 11am-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa, Windsor

Event Price: £90.00







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