Where do ‘vineyard activities’ sit within winemaking? Well, before we even see so much as barrel stave, we need to get our gardening hat, green our fingers and take a stroll into the vineyard.
From this week, we are going to explore individual wine regions. Let's start from a wine quiz about Bordeaux and south-west France.
How to extract information from New World wine labels?
Have you ever been curious about what happened in a winery and how wine is made whilst sipping from your glass? Try our quiz to see if you could be a winemaker.
Wine labels are important because they can help you to predict what you would get from that bottle. Try this week's quiz to see how much you can read from the labels.
Tasting wine is not simply drinking wine. It requires certain preparation, knowledge and skills. This week, let's test how much you know about wine tasting.
The third session starts with tasting three glasses of wine – a Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaux, Bordeaux, France, a Merlot from Pomerol AOC, and a Cabernet-Merlot blend from New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay.
The quiz for last weekend was too easy for you? Try and see if you could pass our WSET Level 2 quiz, week two.
What level is your wine knowledge? Try and see if you could pass our WSET Level 2 quiz.
The second session of my WSET Level two course starts with a glass of Chardonnay from Pouilly-Fuissé, France, and another glass of Chardonnay from Marlborough, New Zealand. A good way to start the day.