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How to start a wine cellar with Will Lyons

Online course

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Join Will Lyons, The Sunday Times wine columnist and vice president of The Sunday Times Wine Club, on the evening of Thursday, February 24 as he guides you through how to create the perfect wine collection.

From understanding the benefits of collecting wine to learning how to store it, during this 90-minute online course Will Lyons will dispense his expert advice for how to curate the perfect wine cellar.

Drawing on his extensive career in the wine business and coupled with his infectious charisma, Will will teach you the principles of wine investment and how to find value in your collection. He will also cover how to choose wines with ageing potential, the classic regions to explore when looking to stock up your cellar and share his personal insights and specialist tips so you finish the course with a wealth of knowledge about how to start your own wine collection.

Agenda

Part 1: Why start a wine collection

  • Wine as a collectable asset
  • How to taste and evaluate fine wine

Part 2: Which wines to collect

  • A focus on the world’s classic wine regions
  • Examples of wines that have the ability to improve with bottle age 

Part 3: How to buy wine 

  • The international auction scene
  • The rise of independent brokers
  • The best way to put together your cellar

Part 4: How to store your collection

  • Temperature controlled wine cabinets
  • Purpose built cellars ​​

​The course will be delivered on Zoom, and participants will be required to have their cameras and microphones on.  Numbers are limited.

Course date: Thursday, February 24, 6.30-8.00pm
Price: £75 - places are limited. 
 
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