• I can teach palate development.
  • Critical and analytical tasting of wines.
  • How to identify different varieties, country of origin, region of origin and learning to recognise many vintages in most of the classical wine regions of the world.
  • Identify different aromas and assessment of the a wine’s palate identifying flavours, complexity, balance, structure and length.
  • I can teach students to talk about wines logically, being able to describe wines in an objective manor and speak with confidence and authority
  • How to judge wines, namely using the 20 point and 100 point systems.
  • Identify and recognise wine faults: VA, EA, AA, Brett and other microbial spoilage issues such as wines that are mousey and/or ropy.
  • With the modern wonders of air travel and computer links such as Skype I can offer my skills to students worldwide.