Wine + Lifestyle
welcome to toro tries wine
Toro tries wine was born as a panacea to the intimidating and complex world wine would have you think it occupies.
Hello! I’m Daphne.
Oenology (the study of wines) is the perfect mix of science and art, geography and gardening, history and present day, but it doesn’t have to be that complicated. Wine is a way to bring people together, socialise and compliment meals. It signals that we’ve reached the point of the week where we can regroup and relax.
Whilst I was studying for WSET 2 and 3, I just didn’t find the resources I was looking for in one place.
I needed exam technique, practise questions and tips from people who had been there. Let’s learn more and explore together.
Want to contact me? I’d love to hear from you…
on the blog
It's been a hell of a year for WSET diploma students. News swirling around social media regarding missed and delayed exams, classroom sessions cancelled. It's been a bit of a bumpy start for the 2020 contingent. Start them on D1 and test their resolve, I imagine...
Meili Mountain - Yunnan Province Chinese wine. Would you chose it if you saw it on a wine list? What if I told you I knew a wine that takes precision French winemaking. Combines it with unrivalled attention to detail and supplicates the Himalayan landscape to...
Words by Georgie Fenn It’s no secret that the wine world is, at times, a little snobby. I’m up there with the worst, and while I stick to my belief that ‘as long as you’re enjoying it, it doesn’t matter what you’re drinking,’ I’d rather it wasn’t Echo Falls. Back...
Guides + WSET (inspired) Training
I’ve put together a few study tools in order to give you an idea what to expect if you undertake a WSET course. There are various schools around the country, and multiple ways of studying whether that is in the evening, as a block or at the weekend. It’s possible to work full time and study.
Tips, tricks + recommendations
Unsure what to expect or how to prepare for your wine exams? Head on over to my tips, tricks and resources. I’m a firm believer in being mentally prepared for the exam as well as making sure you retain as much knowledge as possible. It’s easy to pick up marks with the right preparation.