Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Texas Wine School The Fundamentals: Absolute Beginners in 3 Parts

The Texas Wine School at French Country Wines
2433 Bartlett Street
Houston, TX 77098
713 873 882
Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Texas Wine School Absolute Beginners: Wine in 3 Sessions
Date: Wednesday March 28th, April 4th and Thursday April 12th.
Time: 6.30pm-9.30pm
Location: French Country Wines, 2433 Bartlett Street, Houston, TX 77098
Instructor: James King
Cost: $200

Absolute Beginners will introduce you, at a very basic level, to the main styles of wine available, wine storage and service and the matching of food and wine.

On completion of the Wine Education Class, Tasting Class, a candidate will be able to:
  • Describe in general terms the main styles of wines available
  • Display a basic understanding of the factors that determine the main styles of wine
  • Describe in general terms the main characteristics of the principal grape varieties
  • State the procedures for the storage of wine
  • State the procedures for the opening of wines
  • State the social, health, safety and legal issues relating to the consumption of wine
  • Produce simple tasting notes using the Level 1 WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Understand basic food and wine matching theory.
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