Take a look at the grapes and wines calendar we've compiled for you to help you explore new wines.
It happens to the best of us, we’ve all gotten ourselves stuck in a bit of a rut when it comes to choosing wines. We end up picking something tried and tested, familiar and comforting like a pair of worn shoes rather than being a bit adventurous and trying something new.
If you would like a bit of a push to try new wines, take a look at the grapes and wines calendar* we have compiled for you and use this to guide some of your next wine choices. On its calendar day, why not try something new? Pour a Pinotage on 12 October, make it Malbec on 17 April.
You never know, you might find a new favourite!
12 October – International Pinotage Day
18 October – International Champagne Day
31 October – International Carignan Day
7 November – International Merlot Day
14 November – International Tempranillo Day
21 November – Beaujolais Noveau Day
(This year it takes place on 21 November ’19, but it’s different every year, falling on the 3rd Thursday of November)
24 November – International Carmenère Day
17 April – World Malbec Day
3 May – International Sauvignon Blanc Day
If you would like to learn more and build your wine tasting confidence, why not sign up for our Level 1 Award in Wines today? Or for a bit more of a challenge, find out about our Level 2 Award in Wines here.
*We’ll be adding to this as we discover more international days, but let us know if you can think of any tag @wsetglobal on social media.