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INTRODUCTION TO THE FASCINATING WORLD OF WINES

The SWOP training, through individual modules, aims to provide its attendants an initial introduction to wine tasting and food and wine pairing as well a number of technical and cultural subjects of the fascinating world of wines. For more information about starting a course or to schedule one, please contact us. These are some of the study modules:

MODULE 1 – A new concept in wine tasting (1 day)

MODULE 2 – History and Geography of wine (1 day)

MODULE 3 – Serving wine (1 day)

MODULE 4 – Food and wine pairing (1 day)

MODULE 5 – Understanding Portuguese varieties (2 days)
White: Alvarinho, Arinto, Encruzado, Fontecal, Rabigato, Viosinho
Red: Baga, Moreto, Rufete, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Touriga Nacional

MODULE 6 – Basic principles of winemaking (2 days)

MODULE 7 – Understanding old white wine (1 day)

MODULE 8 – “Old Europe” and “The New World” (1 day)

MODULE 9 – Portuguese dessert wines (2 days)

MODULE 10 – Dessert wines of the World (1 day)

MODULE 11 – Sparkling wines of the World (2 days)

MÓDULO 12 – Understanding international grape varieties (2 days)
White: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Grünner Veltliner, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
Red: Cabernet Franc, C. Sauvignon, Merlot, Nebiolo, Pinot Noir, Syrah,


SCHEDULE:

after work (18:30 – 21:00) followed by thematic dinner (optional)
Instructors: Virgílio Loureiro and/or Manuel Malfeito Ferreira
Wines: 6 to 12 wines, according to the theme
Contact: swop@secretwinesofportugal.com


CURSOS REALIZADOS


Curso de Harmonia do Vinho com a Comida, Restaurante Mercado no Mercado Rosa Agulhas