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The Colours of Wine

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Have you ever wondered: 

~ What makes a red wine red, a white wine yellow, orange or amber? 

~ What makes a wine taste of vanilla or peach or melon or blackcurrants? 

These and more questions will be answered in this friendly session suitable for those new to wine or those keen to learn why they like what they like.

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Created by Jenny and Cardwell Cellars, this course will cover the following topics and how they relate to all the gloriously different colours of wine.

  • Grapes: White, Grey and Black
  • Fermentation
  • Skin contact
  • Oak
  • How to taste wine

Wines to be tasted—

  • White – unoaked and no skin contact
  • Yellow – oxidative wines affected by flor
  • Amber – skin contact, orange
  • Pink – skin contact, eg. pinot gris
  • Rosé – skin contact red
  • White – oaked
  • Red – light-bodied, unoaked
  • Red – full-bodied, oaked

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