Courses will take place at Decanter's Headquarters in the
iconic Blue Fin Building, London SE1 0SU.
Decanter Education brings together the world’s
foremost experts to explore wine’s most exciting regions
in the unrivalled setting of the Decanter headquarters in
London’s iconic Blue Fin Building.
As a series of evening sessions, our courses cover the wide
range of academic disciplines that make wine such a captivating and
fascinating learning subject to explore and learn about, from the
history of the wine world’s iconic regions, to geographic and
geological variations, the biology of viticulture and the chemistry
of vinification, the politics of classifications, and the
philosophical concept of terroir.
■ On a region by
region basis, discover when and why each wine became so important,
learn about a climate’s influence over it’s region’s
wines, find out how terroirs differ across communes and appellations,
discover the key grape varieties and find out once and for all which
truly are the greatest vintages in the wine world.
■ Ever wondered
what happens in the cellars of the greatest wine names? Our team
of expert tutors can relay first hand the behind the scenes happenings
in the some of world’s oldest and most prestigious wineries as
well naming the up-and-coming winemakers to look out for.
■ Taste your way
through each course with carefully chosen examples of the
region’s most expressive and sought-after wines, spotting
vintage variations and winemaking styles whilst learning how each
region’s local gastronomic traditions can be shared and
recreated through tried and tested food and wine matching.
assemblage to TCA, through green harvesting and carbonic maceration,
find out everything you wanted to know about the key regions of the
wine world from the acclaimed world experts in the field.
WHO ARE OUR COURSES AIMED AT?
Decanter Education courses are aimed
at people who already have a keen interest in wine and some experience
of tasting and would be ideally suited to someone who is looking to
increase their knowledge of a particular subject area.
Decanter Education, in partnership
with Decanter magazine, decanter.com, the Decanter World Wine Awards
and Decanter Events, brings you unprecedented access to the greatest
wine minds and wine regions through our in-depth and wide-ranging
Evening Masterclass: 6.15pm - 8.30pm, includes a
welcome drink and refreshments.
Detailed course descriptions
will be available soon.
" I found the course to be very
informative and interesting. The timings were just
right, Steven Spurrier was excellent, the staff were very
friendly and helpful and of course the wines
chosen were perfect and a very good cross
section. Overall I was very impressed and will attend
"Loved the Burgundy tasting
last Friday. I'm looking forward to many others."
"Thanks - loved the course, the wines and even the
"…… it was well put together and a
very pleasant way of spending a couple of hours. "
" …… we thought it was great.
Liked the format and the size of the class."
"… lunch was particularly good and the
conversation enlightening and helpful - it rounded off a very
interesting few hours"
" .....compliments for the organisation, the location
(what a stunning view indeed) and obviously for the lovely wines."