Introduction to the Wines Of Italy, Friday 17th May 2024

Introduction to the Wines Of Italy, Friday 17th May 2024

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Introduction to the Wines Of Italy, Friday 17th May 2024

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With an estimated 1000-plus indigenous grape varieties, the wines of Italy can be baffling even to the well-versed wine-drinker, and downright daunting to the uninitiated. Though tasting every grape variety in a two-hour masterclass is perhaps impossible, join us for a relaxed yet educational evening designed to demystify the country. Just one tasting with us and you’ll be left feeling able to tackle your next Italian wine list with confidence and gusto. 

After an apéritif, your host will guide you through a fleet of white and red wines. We’ll cover classic regions such as Veneto, Piedmont and Tuscany alongside lesser-known areas such as Sicily and Sardinia. As ever, to keep you going through the evening, we will provide a delicious selection of Italian olives, cheese and charcuterie, served with freshly baked focaccia. 

Wines to be tasted:  

Apéritf: 2022 Vermentino, La Magia, Tuscany
2022 Berry Bros. & Rudd Gavi di Gavi by Roberto Sarotto, Piedmont
2020 Mirum, Verdicchio di Matelica, Riserva, La Monacesca, Marche
2020 Muganazzi, Etna Bianco, Graci, Sicily
2021 Ghirada Garaunele A, Barbagia Rosso, Esole, Sardinia
2018 Chianti Classico, Riserva, Badia a Coltibuono, Tuscany
2018 Brunello di Montalcino, La Magia, Tuscany
2021 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia, Bolgheri, Tuscany
2019 Barbera d'Asti, La Crena, Vietti, Piedmont
2018 Barolo, Ravera, G.D. Vajra, Piedmont
2019 Amarone della Valpolicella, Marion, Marcellise, Veneto 

Dress code: smart casual

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Tutored Tastings

Tutored Tastings

Treat yourself, your family or a client to one of our exclusive tutored tastings. One of our experts will guide you through a range of wines or spirits while educating you on the evening’s topic. From style and regional focusses to cheese and wine pairings, these are unmissable chances to broaden your wine and spirits knowledge.

Held in the Pickering Cellar, the space is perfectly suited to convivial wine tastings.