Take your foodie obsession to the next level – become an expert
Learn How To Be… A Coffee Sommelier
If you can’t start your day without a java jolt, then this coffee master class in Rwanda could be perfect for you. During your workshop you will learn about the history of coffee, be given the chance to harvest cherries from the trees in the garden, taste coffee from all over Rwanda and create your own custom blend.
Learn How To Be… A Champagne Expert
When you pop a bottle at your next party, make sure that you are “tasting stars”. Join the master sommelier from Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa found near Reims in France. The sommelier will take you behind the scenes of the great Champagne houses and give you the chance to enjoy private tastings with the artisans who have created this sparkling tipple.
Learn How To Be… A Michelin-Starred Chef
You will have no fear of Paul Hollywood pointing out that your dish has a soggy bottom, when you sign up for Ecole de Cuisine Alain Ducasse. The Michelin-starred chef offers an array of courses at his school in the heart of Paris’s 16th arrondissement. So whether you want to master pastry making, haute cuisine or want to host a perfect brunch, he can take you from zero to food hero in a matter of minutes.
Learn How To Be… A Master Carver
If you can make a joint look like pulled pork, when you only intended to carve off one slice, book a Meat Carving Master Class at Simpson’s in the Strand, London. You will be taught how to sharpen your tools and carve a roast, which you will then do in front of your dinner guests when you all sit down to enjoy a three-course meal in the restaurant. You leave with a carving set and apron so that you can continue your mastery at home.
Learn How To Be… A Vintner
Guarantee that the house wine is the perfect vintage every time – make your own. At Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley, California, you can gather the skills needed to create your own vintage. Visit the resort’s on-site wine cave and learn how to blend grape varieties, add spice or play with texture to create the ultimate label. The team will inspire you to start your own house, by giving you a taste of your own blend to take home.