8 Week World of Wine

8 Week World of Wine

The 8-week World Course is structured as a practical introduction to the world of wine.It is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine. You will soon learn which wines you like and where to buy them.

  • 50 wines will be tasted in 8 weeks
  • Retail prices of wines tasted will be from £6 to over £30
  • Discover where to obtain today’s best value-for-money wines.
  • Wine & Food Matching advice
  • Common wine faults – how to spot them
  • Storing & Serving wine advice
  • How to choose better wine in shops and restaurants
  • Taste the world’s major Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc, & many others


  • You will have gained a good understanding of the world’s major grape varieties and the wine styles they produce.
  • You will have been taught to assess, & taste wine like a true professional, and be able to identify any faults found in wine (e.g. a corked wine).
  • During the 8 evenings, we will have tasted wines from most of the world’s major wine regions (Tasting 50 wines)
  • Food & wine matching will also have given you a lot of confidence to try new wine pairings with your favourite foods.
  • You will also have developed your sense of smell and wine vocabulary & met some new friends.


Not a problem. As long as you let us know 5-days before the session date, we can transfer you onto a subsequent 8 Week Course session, or provide you with a voucher valid for any of our Thames Valley Wine School courses and tastings.

If at the last minute you can’t make it to the session you are more than welcome to send a substitute.

The course has been designed to allow for sessions to be completed in any order, so you will not be at a disadvantage if you need to make up an evening at a later date.

Exclusive saving of £55 in comparison to booking each event separately


Please contact the event organiser directly here

Events in and around West Berkshire

  • Date : 04 Oct 2022 - 29 Nov 2022
  • Time : 19:00 - 09:00 (Europe/London)
  • Venue : The Corn Stores, Reading 10 Forbury Rd RG1 1SB


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