Thematic courses for wine lovers

Discover new regions, new grape varieties, new wines.

our thematic courses

We like to let wine lovers discover the lesser known regions in the world. The purpose of these courses is to give you a thorough overview of a certain region. You get to know the appellations, the grape varieties, the geography, the different wine styles, … , in short: extensive theory matched with great and famous wines of the region.

new courses autumn 2019

Our passion leads us back to Italy. This time we focus on the beautiful region of Central & South Italy. Expect established houses next to wine makers that dare to go off the beaten path. Next to this we also want to highlight the large quality of fortified wines.

Practical details:

  • Classes are held in 1090 Jette (Brussels), De Smet de Naeyerlaan 209.
  • Each class starts at 19:30 and ends around 22:30.
  • We taste 7 to 9 bottles of wine per evening.

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FORTIFIED WINES – 8/10

Fortified wines have a long history: Porto, Madaira, Sherry. They are outcasts of the wine world, often misunderstood, but a true gem for the real wine lover because of their intensity and complexity. Discover the full range from red to white, dry to sweet, and fruity to oxidative.

This course will be taught in English.

Date: 8/10/2019 – Hour: 19:30 – 22:30

Price: 60€

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CENTRAL & SOUTH ITALY

Following our successful course in Spring about North-Italy, we continue our journey through this magnificent wine country. We take our time to discover and taste the wines of Central and South Italy with 5 sessions.

  • Session 1 – Tuscany –24/10
  • Session 2 – Umbria – Marche – 14/11
  • Session 3 – Lazio – Abruzzo – Campania – 21/11
  • Session 4 – Puglia – Molise – Basilicata – Calabria – 5/12
  • Session 5 – Sardinia – Sicilia –19/12

This course will be taught in English. Important: you can enroll for each session seperately.  

Price: 60€ per session or 275€ if you book for the 5 evenings.

Our previous courses

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SAKE

This Japanese national drink is getting popular in the western world, but it still has some mysteries to be unveiled. Come and join us to discover the different styles of Saké, together with our passionate Saké sommelier Nicolas Voilley.
 
Tuesday 26/02/2019 – ENGLISH
 
 
 
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GALICIA

Next to the crispy white Rias Baixas wines, this region is more and more focused on many indigenious  red and white varietals. This course is for those who want to taste the future challengers of Chardonnay & Pinot Noir. You will enjoy a selection of some of the best Galician wineries.

Tuesday 26/03/2019 – ENGLISH
 
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NORTH-ITALY

As requested by many of you, we start this year with an Italian course, whereby we dedicate at least 9 sessions to the Italian wine scene. This spring we focus on North-Italy. After the summer holidays, we will dive into Central – and South-Italy.

• Session 1 – Italy – General overview –21/03
• Session 2 – Valle d’Aosta – Piemonte – 28/03
• Sessie 3 – Liguria – Lombardia – Emilia Romagna – Trentino – 4/04
• Sessie 4 – Alto Adige – Veneto – Friuli Venezia Giulia – 25/04

 
 
 
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JURA

If the terms Macvin, non-ouillé, vin jaune of the grapes Savagnin, Trousseau, Poulsard do not ring a bell, than join us and discover great wines of this lesser known French region.Expect the unexpected !

Tuesday 02/04/2019 – ENGLISH
 

 

our classics

in the south of France we explore lesser known regions, which all have an interesting story to tell.

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BERGERAC

The unknown or unloved small brother of Bordeaux ? 

We explore the different appellations and the famous wine growers of this beautiful region.

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GAILLAC

A discovery trip through the rough South-West of France.

Learn ancient grape varieties

LANGUEDOC – ROUSSILLON

The diversity of wine types, terroir and grape varieties is unrivalled. 

Little France

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(seats are limited – max 12p)

Please fill in the form and indicate for which you want to enroll. After you enrollment, you will receive payment details by e-mail.

 

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