One-day Introductory Wine School, Saturday 26th March 2022

One-day Introductory Wine School, Saturday 26th March 2022

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One-day Introductory Wine School, Saturday 26th March 2022

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Our One-Day Introductory Wine School is a relaxed yet educational experience, designed to introduce you to the basics of wine tasting and the classic grape varieties. Your tutor will guide you through different pairs of wines, helping you to compare and contrast them. You’ll be encouraged to think about your observations, linking these to the climate and country where the grapes were grown. We will cover all the elements in the glass, from acidity through to tannin, alcohol and oak. At the same time, we’ll look at the key grape varieties and their regions. You’ll learn to trust your intuitions – and you may discover that you know far more than you gave yourself credit for. The morning tutorial is followed by a superb four-course food and wine-matching luncheon, during which you’ll have the chance to practice your newfound skills.
 
Wines to be tasted:
Berry Bros. & Rudd Champagne by Mailly, Grand Cru
2020 Berry Bros. & Rudd New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc by Isabel Estate, Marlborough
2020 Pouilly-Fumé, Domaine Seguin, Loire
2019 Pouilly-Fuissé, Sur La Roche, Olivier Merlin, Burgundy
2017 Ramey, Rochioli Chardonnay, Russian River, California, USA
2017 Doctors Flat, Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand
2017 Gevrey-Chambertin, Les Platières, Domaine Guyon, Burgundy
2017 Leeuwin Estate, Art Series Shiraz, Margaret River, Australia
2017 Côte-Rôtie, Ampodium, Domaine René Rostaing, Rhône
2014 Allende Tinto, Rioja, Spain
1992 Viña Tondonia Tinto, Reserva, Bodegas R. López de Heredia, Rioja, Spain
2012 Château Montrose, 2ème Cru Classé, St Estèphe, Bordeaux
2011 Château Canon, 1er Grand Cru Classé, St Emilion, Bordeaux
2001 Château d'Yquem, 1er Cru Class Supérieur, Sauternes, Bordeaux
 
Dress code: smart casual
 
NB Wines for this event have been chosen from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s historic stock and may not be available to order following the event
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One Day Wine School

One Day Wine School

Our one-day wine schools are a great way to get a thorough overview of a region in a day.

Starting in the morning with tea and coffee on arrival, we spend around 2 hours exploring the region, with 8-12 wines showcasing all different styles. With the basics covered, we head to our vaulted Napoleon cellar for an aperitif and to put the morning’s education to the test with 5 more wines paired over a delicious lunch, crafted by Head Chef Stewart Turner.

The day finishes around 3.30pm.