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Learn how to taste and appreciate wine


Hobby & practice – Beginner

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350,90 €

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This training module teaches you the basics of wine tasting and appreciation in a very hands-on, practical way. The course focuses on the senses needed for tasting en gives you the tools to enhance your wine knowledge. The study of important varietals, wine making processes and regional influences will give you the base to form a sound opinion on a wine. All courses will be illustrated by the tasting of representative wines.

Training content

During this training you will learn all facets of serving and tasting wine in a pleasant and practical way. In 5 session you will be familiarized with the principals of wine tasting and you will be yourself capable of assessing the quality and uniqueness of each wine. It gives you the necessary insights to assess and appreciate a wine yourself.


  • General wine insight: wine styles and types, wine language
  • The origins of wine quality and qualitative wine tasting: white, rosé, red and sparkling wines
  • The physiology and neurology taste & odor perception
  • Examples and use of tasting sheets
  • Grapes and environmental factors
  • Practical details on wine storage and problems during and following bottle opening
  • Food and wine combination

Target group

This is an essential course for any professional or serious connoisseur seeking to understand both the theory and practice of wine tasting.

Practical information

5 sessions, from 6:30 till 9:30PM

Data: 12/11, 19/11, 26/11, 3/12, 10/12

Location: Mezure, Tour & Taxis, Avenue du Port 86C, 1000 Brussels

Price: 290€ (excl. BTW)

The price includes a book, a set of 6 tasting glasses & tasting wines


Kris Van De Sompel is a qualified teacher and maître sommelier. He is member of several international juries, organizes wine events and participates in numerous publications on wine, drinks and gastronomy.

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