Wine Appreciation Course

The World of WINE

A Four Evening Wine Education Course

Presented by wine educator and winemaker since 1989: Keith Brien .

The course will cover:

  • An introduction to the history and culture of wine.
  • Wine and health – it’s potential benefits.
  • How to smell, taste and spit wine.
  • How to remember what you have tasted.
  • The difference in varietal characteristics and their importance.
  • Matching wines with food and why.
  • How and why to cellar wines.
  • Cork Vs Screwcap and their effects on wine.
  • The mechanics of how to open a bottle of wine.
  • What glassware to use.
  • How to serve wine including how and why wine is decanted.
  • How to detect basic faults in wine.

For more information about Keith check out his website:

Additional information available by phone or email:

Keith Brien:  Phone: 0407 291449  Email: –

Where: Castlemaine Community House, 65 Templeton St, Castlemaine
When: Thursday the 22nd of February 2018 – Thursday the 15th of March. 6:30-830 pm
Cost: $150 for individuals, $275 per couple.

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