Wine School – Initiation Conference

Visits
Wine School
Initiation Conference
A The class

Welcome in the boys’ school (old village school). Presentation on the 4 parameters that define the taste of wine

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Grape variety
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The climate, the vintage
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Terroirs and origin, geology, geography
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Human intervention (in the vineyard, oenology)
B Walk in the vineyard of the castle
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Plant material. Yield per hectare
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The art of growing vines, photosynthesis
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The winegrower's calendar
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Terra Vitis, ecological methods
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Good harvests
C The cellars, the vendangeoir
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How to vinify red wine? Red Saumur, Saumur-Champigny
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What is the role of polyphenols? Visit of the vat room
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How to vinify white wine Visit of the vat room
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Visit of the press area
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Alcoholic fermentations - malolactic
D The cellars

Low temperatures, 13 ° C, are important for the fermentation quality of traditional methods

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Understanding of aging (in barrels?)
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The laws of the dissolution of gases
E The tasting
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Tips and tricks of tasters
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The eye, the nose, the mouth
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Small organoleptic analysis on 10 wines
Useful information
Wine School
  • Cost 225 € (flat rate from 1 to 30 people)
  • Duration 2h 30
  • For groups only on reservation

For individuals, certain dates will be scheduled during the year, inquire

Wine School Initiation Conference