Tasting at Home - Burgundy versus The New World
Central France houses Burgundy, a wine region locked in any wine aficionados heart. It is steeped in tradition and home to classic grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Gamay and the expressive Pinot Noir. Within the undulating hills of Côte d’Or, from villages such as Gevrey-Chambertin and Puligny-Montrachet, we find the famous expressions of these classic grape varieties, and wines to die for (especially when looking at your bank balance). The region may be small in size but its influence is huge. The complexity of Burgundy can cast fear into the heart of even a seasoned wine pro, but fear not – we are here to talk you through the region and help you to go forth and find tasty and affordable wines!
What about these grapes when grown outside of France? What does "New World Chardonnay" taste like? What about a classic "New World Pinot Noir" and how do these compare to their counterpoints from Burgundy. Tasting side by side is the perfect way to explore the differences and see which you like best.
All in all a fantastic opportunity to taste exciting wines and learn something new. Challenge the way you think about wine - for ever!
Wine is not included but we will recommended wines to try during the tasting session, however these are not mandatory and can be substituted with wines of your choice from the region or grape variety.
If you'd like to purchase the wines we will be tasting during the live sessions, you can do so via Great Western Wines. When you book a place, you'll be sent a discount code to purchase the suggested wines. Great Western Wines already offers a 10-15% discount compared to buying the wines on the high street, with our exclusive discount code you'll receive a further 10% off. Delivery of the wine is free, on orders over £50, to any UK address. Plus you can add extra bottles too! So its a great offer all round.
Course materials and video will be available to you following the tasting so you can learn again at any time.
Sign up is per screen - those in the same household can participate together with just one purchase.
Great value at just £12.50 for this fascinating tutored sessions
This tasting is part of our 4 week Compare and Contrast: France vs The New World, so if you'd like to learn more about France and how wines from all over the world compare, join us for the full course and save - just £40 for four tutored tasting sessions.
Places remaining: 13
Course Date/Time: Wed 1st Jul 2020 at 7pm-8pm
Venue: Your home