Wine Appreciation Club

Hosted by Rosie Bainbridge, who frequently writes about wine in local magazines, these relaxed sessions allow you to not only try out new wines but also sample appropriate accompying food.

We meet every fortnight on Fridays at 7.30pm at the Village Hall. These sessions will look at different countries & wine regions to compare grape varieties and their wines. We’ll look at the background of each region and the major influences upon quality, style and price.
Also included will be food & wine matching ideas.

At each session we taste /evaluate 5-6 wines (plus a mystery wine) and have a wine quiz!!

Wine Tasting Programme (2017):
July 28th            Australia & New Zealand

August 11th       TBA

August 25th       Chile & Argentina

Sept 8th              Bordeaux v New World

Sept 22nd           Portugal, Spain & tapas

Oct 6th                South Africa & California

Oct 20th              Italian classics

Nov 3rd               France, Southern Rhone

Nov 17th             Unusual varieties - lesser known wines

Dec 1st               Mystery 3 white & 3 red varieties to test the taste buds!!

Dec 15th            TBA

 All you need to bring along is a set of six tasting glasses and you're ready to go. For more details contact Rosie on 01332 824429.

 

 

A'Vinho Verde' evening looking at the region, the grape varieties, wine making traditions, tasting eight wines










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