James Suckling Teaches Wine Appreciation | Official Trailer | MasterClass

By Brian Lemay 51 comments

You can tell a lot from
a wine just by smelling it. Ugh. I wouldn’t recommend
it to my worst enemy. The first thing you gotta
do is invest in a corkscrew. [CORKSCREWS POPPING] I try not to be
pretentious about wine. But if you want to be, I
can help you do that also. Never do this. Tips– you always
look at the color. How to swirl the glass– just go like this. More descriptors–
vibrant, silky, there’s tannin structure. That’s all part of the game. But at the same time, I
want you to enjoy wine. Oh. I’m going to take
you to Tuscany. I want to teach you about the
principles of viticulture, the balance in the
soil and microclimate, and why great wines are great. Because this is my home, we will
immerse ourselves in the Tuscan winemaking history. I want to teach you how
to really taste wines. I’m using the 100-point scale. I give up to 15 points for
color, 25 points for aroma, 25 points for
structure, and finally, 35 points for the
overall quality. Wow. This is an excellent wine. You’re gonna learn how
to make great buys– $15 bottles that taste
like a hundred bucks. And you’re gonna to talk the
talk with the wine merchant. And I have a special philosophy
about food and wine pairing. I like to break the rules. I don’t even mind trying white
and red at the same time. And this is a way
to really increase your knowledge, understanding,
and also confidence with wine. It’s a journey. It’s an experience. I’m James Suckling, and
this is my MasterClass.



Dec 12, 2018, 3:16 pm Reply

My dad would love this Masterclass! 😀

Marcellinus Chrisnada Putra

Dec 12, 2018, 3:19 pm Reply

I'll stay with the basic, grape juice


Dec 12, 2018, 4:21 pm Reply

Reminds me of Adam

gantur purevsuren

Dec 12, 2018, 4:33 pm Reply

Nice! Now i can be a professional alcoholic through online class
10/10 would get drunk

Dr. Royalty

Dec 12, 2018, 4:44 pm Reply

Tbh, vodka is good enough for me.


Dec 12, 2018, 7:28 pm Reply

I really looking forward to this one!
In the future, will it be possible to pay by direct debit procedure?

Patrick Bateman

Dec 12, 2018, 10:27 pm Reply

Masterclass, come on.

Hendrik Frans

Dec 12, 2018, 6:17 am Reply

I can't afford wine. Why youtube recommended me, THIS?


Dec 12, 2018, 4:41 pm Reply

Wow red and white at the same time?!? Savage


Dec 12, 2018, 12:00 am Reply

I don't get how this is supposed to be useful when it was proven that that wine critics can be tricked by changing the color of wines with tasteless food coloring.

Jean Q Nguyen

Dec 12, 2018, 12:15 am Reply

He's charming and funny , forget masterclass he should do master wine tour

The Spy

Dec 12, 2018, 1:00 pm Reply

I'm sorry to say this but I recommend a different Wine Enthusiast by the name of Jerma985. He's even got a movie trailer about wine called "This Vineyard"

Quillan Jacobson

Dec 12, 2018, 9:23 pm Reply

you can tell a douchebag by whether or not they smell wine instead of drink it.

Vegetarian Soylent-Green

Dec 12, 2018, 9:48 am Reply

His surname fits his occupation so well, it's unbelievable.

Gabe R

Dec 12, 2018, 4:49 pm Reply

This is for someone who invites their friends to dinner and orders wine and then interrupts their friends conversations just so he can look like a HUGE wanker who knows wine. (But no one is gonna be impressed because he learned everything he knows about wine from an even BIGGER wanker)


Dec 12, 2018, 10:36 pm Reply

……… y? at this lvl


Dec 12, 2018, 12:37 am Reply

this guy makes me want to punch myself until i look like a eggplant


Dec 12, 2018, 2:25 pm Reply

i bet he sits on a wine bottle daily

Paul Haas

Dec 12, 2018, 3:06 am Reply

Wine is just alcohol not an Algebra equation


Dec 12, 2018, 4:17 pm Reply

This is a parody, right?


Dec 12, 2018, 4:18 pm Reply

I especially love how the guy swirls the glass. ABSOLUTELY NO MERCY!!


Dec 12, 2018, 3:05 am Reply

That was a nice wooden door.

FuckOFF Coffee

Dec 12, 2018, 3:38 am Reply

1:07 and 50 points for Gryfindor

Jacob bond

Dec 12, 2018, 12:40 am Reply

masterclass should may aswell do a class on how to get shitfaced

Daniel Salazar

Dec 12, 2018, 6:53 pm Reply

A wine tasting class without tasting wine? More like a class on how to look like you know what you're doing.


Dec 12, 2018, 4:27 am Reply

Niles and Frasier brought me here from the Corkmaster Competition.


Dec 12, 2018, 7:14 pm Reply

I still don't get why Bret Easton Ellis is teaching a wine tasting course.

Caleb Cameron

Dec 12, 2018, 9:41 pm Reply

Paging Tim and Eric

Matt Greer Music

Jan 1, 2019, 4:19 pm Reply

Good Lord, this just oozes with the essence of douche.

Eddie Avinashi

Jan 1, 2019, 1:38 am Reply

Probably the most useless masterclass offered by the most useless person on the planet.


Jan 1, 2019, 10:08 pm Reply

And now I'm craving red wine

thefanification 2

Jan 1, 2019, 11:46 pm Reply

this class is probably the most useless to be honest look for the adam ruins everything episode, masterclass is a good source to learn something but wine tasting is not something you can learn XD

Engineer Force

Jan 1, 2019, 4:44 am Reply

When you watch: Adam Ruins Everything.

I cant tell this is a lie or an actual teacher.


Jan 1, 2019, 10:47 am Reply

if this man ever judged my wine i'd ride out with my largest steed and my thickest claymore and cleave his head off in one quick slash. I'd be doing this world a favor. probably bottle his neck blood and serve it as a Merlot or some bullshit…

Never Gonnatell

Jan 1, 2019, 8:59 pm Reply

You try not to be pretentious about wine? You're probably THE most pretentious and to put it bluntly, cunty people I've ever seen. You're the one that made, I didn't ask to watch it.


Feb 2, 2019, 2:30 pm Reply

Well his name is SUCKLING so he better know about fuckin wine

Marco Clayton Jade Smith

Mar 3, 2019, 3:00 pm Reply

Wow….. Didn't know appreciating something was something that you could get taught how to do….

Zakir Sheriff

Mar 3, 2019, 10:12 pm Reply

So this is basically teaching you how to become a professional alcoholic!

Ethienne Fogaça

Mar 3, 2019, 2:34 am Reply

Very useful

Metehan Gücü

Apr 4, 2019, 8:21 pm Reply


Cat Gamerzz

Apr 4, 2019, 11:38 am Reply

Why do I need this??? Because of $180 a year subscription…that's why

J Lupus

Apr 4, 2019, 1:00 am Reply

Wouldn’t wine making be more useful? I don’t need a class on appreciating film, why one on wine?

Raghu Seetharaman

Jun 6, 2019, 8:07 am Reply

0:16 you try not to be pretentious about wine?






Dangas Photo

Jun 6, 2019, 11:36 am Reply

whats the song from 0:40 secound


Jun 6, 2019, 9:28 am Reply

How can you cellar a wine with a metal cap?


Jun 6, 2019, 9:29 am Reply

How can you cellar a wine with a metal cap?

B Luxe

Jun 6, 2019, 4:37 pm Reply

What Sucking's method REALLY is …"Any wine which invites him to VIP events and dinners = 92 points. Extra points are tacked on for any extra attention they give him." Seriously … I think it's pretty much known to anyone who even has a slight interest in wine that subtracting 4-5 points from ANY Suckling rating is probably right on the nose. This dude would give a bottle of Three Buck Chuck a 92 if Trader Joe's invited him to a tasting dinner … and probably has. This should be a Master Class on networking, not one on rating wine. Quite simply put, James Suckling is a hack.


Jul 7, 2019, 6:50 pm Reply

I am someone who doesn't like alcohol in general – the more "girly" the drink, the better. This translates to wines as well – I love sweet wines and think dry wines are disgusting. Does this mean that wines are simply not for me?


Aug 8, 2019, 4:43 pm Reply

and then there is the blond at 1:05? I'm in!


Aug 8, 2019, 11:04 pm Reply

Who the fk would buy this


Aug 8, 2019, 1:32 am Reply

This and Drops of God (Manga) Made me appreciate and want to try drinking wine.

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