Wine tasting is one of those skills that are great for social occasions, and being able to be discerning in your choice of wine and sound knowledgeable is something that is helpful in a range of situations and that many people respond to.
For instance, if you can tell a date about a bottle of wine then this is something that will often impress them, and likewise, if you can mention it at a dinner party then it's a great way to impress.
If you want to learn wine tasting then going on a wine tasting course is a great way to do so, as is going wine tasting for just a day. This way you will normally get a short lesson thrown in and will get to try a variety of wines.
And actually in most cases, if you consider the amount of wine you get to taste, and the price you pay, you'll find that you get more than your money's worth of alcohol too.
The decor when wine tasting indoors is often very modern and well designed, and outdoors it can be very natural and give you the impression of being in Southern France. It's a great date and great to enjoy with a group of friends.
You can learn more about wine and spirits though from looking up wine tasting online and learning about how to do it. This way you can take more notes, and at the same time, you can take more time to absorb the information. That said though the combination of looking online and trying wine tasting you is the best way to learn.