Events

  • 1 Sep 2014
  • Fromagerie Course
  • 15:00 to 17:00
  • Premier Cheese

    The 1st of 4 masterclasses that will take you from a beginner to apprentice fromager. The courses are designed so that your knowledge will grow session after session, multiple choice tests will enable you and your staff to expand your knowledge and certificates will be issued for those who attend all of the courses. For those who join all 4 sessions and have the highest scores a trip to one of Premier Cheese’s farms will bring all of the knowledge together.

    The course costs £75 per person to attend or £25 if you’d like to attend just one of the sessions.

    Dorothee Dalmas, Head Trainer at Premier Cheese will guide you through:

    1. How cheese is made
    2. Cheese Families
    3. Cheese and Terroir
    4. Perfect cheese trolley

    The masterclasses are designed to give you and your staff a fundamental understanding of cheeses. This will enhance your offer, maximize shelf life and ultimately drive sales.

    All of the masterclasses will be held at The Cavendish Hotel, 81 Jermyn St, London SW1Y 6JF.

    From 15:00 to 17:00

    Monday 1st September, Session 1: How cheese is made

    Introduction to the key steps in the conversion of milk to cheese and comparison cheese process.

    Monday 15th September, Session 2: Cheese Families

    Identify and understand the difference between varieties from blue, soft to hard.

    Monday 6th October, Session 3: Cheese and Terroir

    Quality of the milk, seasonality, Protected Designation of Origin PDO

    Monday 20th October, Session 4: Perfect cheese trolley

    Bringing all of the collected knowledge together, the final event will work on presentation techniques that will wow the customer, and how to efficiently cut and store to maximise profits and shelf life.

    To book

    Please email Daniel@afws.co.uk with your full name, company and job title. I can then invoice you or take a credit card payment over the phone.

  • 13 Oct 2014
  • South West France Wines
  • South West France Wines Masterclass

    David Williams from The Wine Gang will take you around the diverse region. There will be 8 wines to taste showcasing the best Rose, Whites and Reds the region has to offer.

    The South West of France region stretches from the Atlantic to the Mapvibrant city of Toulouse – the capital of the region – and from the sunny foothills of the Pyrénées to the majestic grandeur of the Massif Central.  In between, there are vineyards everywhere – on the plains of the Béarn, along the great river valleys of the Garonne, Lot and Tarn and on the gentle rolling hills of Gaillac and Gascony.

    Because South West France has so many fine indigenous grape varieties combined with such a wide range of soils and sites it offers an extraordinary diversity of wine styles and flavours.

    To find out more about the region please visit http://southwestfrancewines.com

    Bookings

    13th October Manchester (venue to be confirmed)
    15:00 to 17:00

    The event is free to attend if you’d like to bool email Daniel@afws.co.uk with your full name, company name and job title. Please state how many places you require for your team.

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  • 3 Nov 2014
  • South West France Wines Masterclass
  • South West France Wines Masterclass


    Joanna Simon
     from The Wine Gang will take you around the diverse region. There will be 8 wines to taste showcasing the best Rose, Whites and Reds the region has to offer.

    20100806-14-23-23The South West of France region stretches from the Atlantic to the vibrant city of Toulouse – the capital of the region – and from the sunny foothills of the Pyrénées to the majestic grandeur of the Massif Central.  In between, there are vineyards everywhere – on the plains of the Béarn, along the great river valleys of the Garonne, Lot and Tarn and on the gentle rolling hills of Gaillac and Gascony.

    Because South West France has so many fine indigenous grape varieties combined with such a wide range of soils and sites it offers an extraordinary diversity of wine styles and flavours.

    To find out more about the region please visit http://southwestfrancewines.com

    Bookings

    3rd November London (venue to be confirmed)
    15:00 to 17:00

    The event is free to attend if you’d like to bool email Daniel@afws.co.uk with your full name, company name and job title. Please state how many places you require for your team.

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