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Spring Wine School 2016

BY spectator events


March 1, 2016

6:30 pm

M Victoria Street, Zig Zag Building, 74 Victoria St, London SW1E 6SQ



The Spectator Spring Wine School is an eight-week course for beginners and wine enthusiasts who’d like to learn more.

The Spectator wine courses are a unique opportunity to learn about wine with each of The Spectator’s Wine Club partners. Each merchant will give one class on their specialist region.

Course description

The Spring Wine School course will last eight weeks and the maximum capacity of each class will be 25 people, ensuring individual attention. The final session will be a champagne tasting hosted by Pol Roger Champagne.

The Spring Wine School is for beginners and wine enthusiasts who’d like to learn more. The first class covers the basics from how to taste wine to the importance of terroir. The next six classes cover a different wine region, and the final class is all about Pol Roger Champagne.

Students will have the opportunity to taste wine with Jonathan Ray, as well as receiving a certificate from one of our editors at the end-of-course Pol Roger Party.

Date and time

Each class will take place on a Tuesday from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at M Victoria Street. The first class will be on Tuesday 1 March 2016.

Course timetable

ClassWine MerchantDateHow to taste winePrivate CellarTuesday 1 MarchBurgundyBerry Bros. & RuddTuesday 8 MarchItalyCorney & BarrowTuesday 15 MarchNew WorldThe Wine CompanyTuesday 22 MarchSpain and PortugalTanners WinesTuesday 29 MarchBordeauxFromVineyardsDirectTuesday 5 AprilRhone & LoireYapp BrosTuesday 12 AprilPol RogerPol RogerWednesday 20 April

Subscriber discount

Subscribers receive a 10% discount. To receive your discount code please call us on 020 7961 0243 or email wineschool@spectator.co.uk.

A voucher will be sent to you upon purchase; this can be used as a ticket or as a gift voucher if you are purchasing this as a present.

Your host

Jonathan Ray is drinks editor of The Spectator and the regular drinks columnist for The Field, Boat International and Spear’s Magazine. Prior to this he was drinks editor of GQ, having previously spent many years as wine editor of the Daily Telegraph.

All of our wine partners are independent merchants who pride themselves on their knowledge and experience. The SpectatorSpring Wine School is a unique experience benefiting from a different tutor and merchant for every class.

Contact us

If you require more information please call 020 7961 0243 or email wineschool@spectator.co.uk.

The Spectator will endeavour to keep this schedule the same but it may be subject to change.

Cancellation policy: If you wish to cancel up to a week before the course start date, 50% will be charged. If you cancel within a week of the course start date 100% will be charged.