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London, United Kingdom, 2005/12/15 - Secret Sommelier, the world’s first interactive site for wine lovers from across the globe has today announced the launch of its online interactive wine tasting course, ‘Lets Taste It’.
Secret Sommelier, the world’s first interactive site for wine lovers from across the globe has today announced the launch of its online interactive wine tasting course, ‘Lets Taste It’.
Utilising the latest technology, Christopher Burr, Master of Wine, one of Secret Sommelier’s leading contributors, will teach participants how to taste as the experts do through a series of interactive podcasts available through the site. Perfect for those looking to further their passion for finer wines, Christopher and his team have carefully selected a case of wine supplied by Waitrose Wine Direct that participants can purchase to taste alongside Christopher Burr.
Wines have been selected to provide the opportunity to taste and discuss all of the major classic wine regions in Europe and New World. Learn how to detect certain characteristics to do with vineyard location, grape variety, terroir (type of soil where the vines are grown), climate, important vintages, winemaking trends and the producers own techniques that may affect the wine.
Enjoy a lively and informative discussion with the Secret Sommelier team, whilst you are learning the professional's tasting technique of how smell, taste and appearance of a wine are integral to its enjoyment.
Together with the podcasts that can be downloaded and experienced at your leisure, Christopher has specially prepared full wine tasting notes to help you demystify the world of wine.
Whether these wines are enjoyed in their own right, or with a group of friends, Secret Sommelier’s interactive online wine tasting course will have you distinguishing between Bordeaux and Burgundy in no time.
Notes to the Editor
1. Secret Sommelier’s specially selected case of wine is available through Waitrose Wine Direct. The case is £150, which includes a 5% discount and free delivery.
2. For information on how to purchase the case to listen alongside the podcast
3. Further information and images of Christopher Burr are available on request.
4. For further information on this press release, please contact Katie Olver.