The perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a wine lover is to spend time in each other’s company, enjoying a shared passion. A one-day wine course with Premier Wine Training could be the perfect way to do this!
It struck me last weekend, in giving this course, that there were quite a few couples who had booked in and really enjoyed their day.
Arrive at 10am, and whisk yourselves up the private elevator to the luxurious Sky Suite of the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel on Golden Lane just 5 minutes walk from Grafton Street. From there, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city. Whether the skies are grewy or blue, transport yourselves away into sunny vineyards where you will first of all learn the difference between classic grape varieties. Around 11.30, you will be poured the first of many wines, at which point you will be shown and encouraged how to taste wine like a professional.
After a friendly lunch in the boardroom (included in the price), there’s a session on Food & Wine matching, and an opportunity to ask whatever wine question has been weighing on your mind. Then follows a session on discovering the secrets of classic wine regions,and of course, more tasting.
Float out at 5pm. Descend downstairs the classy bar for cocktails (or a well-earned pint), and follow this perhaps with a meal in the Verre en Vers restaurant, or indeed in any of the great restaurants nearby. Or perhaps book a room and order room service….
This is a great Valentine’s Day wine gift for two to share, and enjoy. The next one-day course is on Sat March 5th. Click here for more details of dates and how to book on-line. Ask for a beautifully-presented gift certificate when booking.