Wine lessons

To all wine tastings under the tab Wine lessons come power point images which facilitate the presentation. It is also easier to remember information that you have seen.

Red wine styles

The purpose of this tasting is to get to know different wine styles. What conclusions you can draw from the colour and smell of the wine are described here. In this lesson it is also disclosed how you can assess the astringency, acidity and sweetness of the wine. The wine styles presented are wines from Bordeaux, Rioja, Valpolicella and the New World.

White wine styles

The purpose of this tasting is to get to know the four typical white grape varieties, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay.


This tasting includes five wines from Valpolicella made from the same grape varieties but produced by different methods. The purpose of the tasting is to show how the production methods impact the wine. The production methods of Amarone, Recioto, Ripasso, Valpolicella Superiore and ordinary Valpolicella are described in text and images.


This tasting will show how different wines made from the Chardonnay grape can taste. Wines included in this tasting are white Burgundy, Chablis and wine made from Chardonnay grape only, from Australia and the United States.

Sparkling wine

Sparkling wines from different countries are presented along with a champagne. The purpose is to learn and identify differences in origin, dryness and age and get to know different production methods of sparkling wines. The tasting includes one Champagne, one Cava, one Spumante and one sparkling wine from Limoux.