High End Wines
Every now and then it is time to treat ourselves to some high end wines, and use the occasional to learn more about the techniques and terroirs in use to produce them to such high qualities.
Our professional Sean has over 20 years of knowledge and experience, having lived in France for 15 of those years while studying the wine industry and befriending the wine makers. His teaching experience shows in his presentation manner where he imparts his wealth of knowledge in a relaxed atmosphere.
High End Wine Tasting Themes
World’s most festive tipple
Champagne – a lesson in QA
Reims or Troyes? Majority Chardonnay or Pinot? Malo or not? Maison or Grower-Champage? Brut or zéro dosage? Oak or steel? Rosé saigné or assemblage? So many questions!
Masterclasses in innovation
Twenty years ago you could not give away Languedoc wine …
The exception that proves the rule?
The Italian wine industry was faced with a regulation crisis when Chianti producers decided to reinvent their product. The reaction from the authorities was surprising. What can we take from this story, other than two glasses of beautiful Tuscan wine?
The marketing (and distribution) miracle
How did Bordeaux achieve its unparalleled pre-eminence in the wine world?