Old World vs New World Wines (WINCHESTER)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TASTING WILL NOW RUN AT THE MERCURE WESSEX HOTEL, OPPOSITE THE CATHEDRAL
New World vs Old World - This fascinating course will focus on the classic wine regions of the Old World, such as Piemonte and Puglia in ITALY, Rioja in SPAIN, etc and compare them against the best of the New World.
Join us in Southampton at the fabulous White Star Tavern, as we taste several pairs of wines made from the same grape variety, but from different countries. Do you think you can tell the difference between Zinfandel from California and Primitivo from Puglia? – by the end of the night you will be able to! We will compare grape varieties such as Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc and learn more about the best locations and producers from the Old Wold and the New World. It is only when you taste these wines together that the differences really stand out, and the comparisons can bring some amazing insights into wine styles. We will taste wines from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, California, and compare them to wines from Italy, Germany and Spain.
All in all, a fantastic opportunity to taste 6 exciting wines from 6 different countries and discover those you like best. Challenge the way you think about wine - forever, AS ALL WINES WILL BE TASTED BLIND!
This tasting includes: Professional ISO tasting glasses, PowerPoint presentation, interactive tutorial and comprehensive tasting notes are all provided. No previous wine tasting knowledge required.
Places remaining: 12
Course Date/Time: Thu 21st Mar 2019 at 7pm
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: Wessex Hotel (a Mercure Hotel), Paternoster Row, Winchester, SO23 9LQ