Berrys Wine School offers tutored evening wine courses lasting from between 4-6 weeks. They take place in our historic Berrys' London wine cellars (The Pickering Cellar), 3 St James's Street, SW1A. Courses take place from 18.30 - 20.30. Your palate is given a quick warm-up with a refreshing aperitif before the lesson begins. A selection of finger food, such as olives, nuts and cheeses, will be served during the evening.
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The focus is the practical aspects of enjoying wine via evening classes
Maximum class size of 34 people ensures individual attention
Many wines are tasted blind to make learning both interactive and fun
Course folder with notes provided
Berry Bros. & Rudd Certificate when the course is completed
4-6 sessions per course from 18.30-20.30
Introductory Wine Course
Berrys' Introductory Wine School is a tutored evening wine course for those with little or no previous wine knowledge which takes place in our historic London wine cellars below our shop at 3 St James's Street. View a virtual tour of the cellars here. We have a maximum class size of 34 people which ensures you will receive individual attention and many wines are tasted blind to make learning both interactive and fun. There will be 6 sessions per course from 18.30-20.30 and you will receive a course folder with notes at the beginning, and a Berry Bros. & Rudd Certificate when the course is completed.
Introductory Wine School Key Features:
Basic tasting techniques including blind tasting and putting words to wine
Choosing from a restaurant wine list
Tasting the major grape varieties
Laying wines down
Serving tips and techniques
Discovering your favourite styles of wine
Classic Wine Regions Course
Berrys’ Classic Wine Regions Evening Wine School aims to take you on a whistle-stop tour of the world’s classic wine regions (Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Spain, Italy, New World) and to give you inspiration for continued discovery.
Each session will demonstrate the key features of specified wine regions through the tasting of classic wine examples.
We will look at quality hierarchy, the differences between such terms as Premier Cru, Grand Cru and Premier Cru Classé, as well as commune and vintage comparisons, and the role of winemaking, climate and terroir. Naturally all the attributes will be showcased through a fantastic line-up of some of the world’s greatest wine producers.
We advise early booking as places are limited to 32
and a maximum of 4 tickets
is permitted per customer
For further information or enquiries please contact us;
E-mail: Wine School
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