Know Your Classic Grape Varieties
A chance to examine the chameleon nature of eight classic grapes such as Chardonnay, Chenin, Riesling, Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon from around the world , how to tell them apart and how they determine the style of wines.
Matching Wine & Food
What to drink with oysters? How to choose the wines for a four course meal? This tasting will provide you with all that you need to know on how to select the best style of wine to complement the food being served.
Over the course of the evening you will taste the wines and experiment with different wine and food combinations, choose wine from a restaurant wine list for specific dishes, and select the wine for a dinner party from a high street retailer.
Followed by an open discussion.
We also run the following wine and food tastings :
Matching Wine & Spicy FoodPrice: £39
Matching Wine & ChocolatePrice: £39
Matching Wine & CheesePrice: £39
A very unique chance to taste the exceptionally fine and rare wines from the classic regions. Learn about these regions, their producers and specific vintages.
If you want to learn more come to:
Bordeaux Fine WinesPrice: £48
Burgundy Fine WinesPrice: £48
Rhone Valley Fine WinesPrice: £48
Italian Fine WinesPrice: £48
A look at Champagne Region , its grapes, wines, producers and vintages. We taste eight different style champagnes, blanc de blanc, blanc de noir, demi-sec, vintaged from small producers as well as big Champagne Houses.
The tasting is full of anecdotes and quotes and there is also a little quiz and a chance to win a bottle of champagne
It is a party style, standing tasting followed by a selection of smoked salmon canapés and cheeses.
It is the most popular tasting of all.
Why are there are 3 colours of wine? Why are some of them sweet and others dry? Why does wine have bubbles? Why are some wines spicy or smoky?
You will get the answers to all these questions and more during one evening.
We will taste 8 wines and discover the contribution of mother nature and wine maker to the appearance, smell and taste of a wine.
Please visit the hotel website to book accommodation if you would like to stay overnight.
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