Battle of the Grapes - The Red Wine Grape Off -  Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, Malbec

Battle of the Grapes - The Red Wine Grape Off - Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, Malbec

As the summer draws to a close and the nights get darker, you can't beat a nice glass of red wine! Join us this September in Manchester city centre, where we will taste our way through some of the best examples of red wines from around the world. Not sure about which particular red grape varieties you like but know what style you're into? Well for those of you who are interested in red wine need look no further. The Red Wine grape varieties will battle it out with some classics from the Old World tasted against some firm favourites from the New World. Which will you prefer?

By comparing and contrasting red wines from around the world, we will explore how styles can differ dependent on county and climate. We will focus on the differences between Old World wines and their New World counterparts.

On the night we could be comparing some of your favourite varieties, which could include, Shiraz, Merlot, Malbec, and Cabernet Sauvignon

Do you think you can tell the difference between Syrah from Rhone Valley and Shiraz from the Barossa Valley?

What about a Malbec from Cahors v the famous Argentinian Malbec. Does a classic Bordeaux Claret appeal or will you prefer a South African version?

We'll take you on a guided tour through each region/country to find the right one for you.

All accompanied by full tasting notes as well as a selection of cheese and cold meat to accompany the tasting.

This wine tasting would make the ideal gift for the red wine lover in your life, and like all our events is available to book as a gift voucher. Just book a place below, click on the email link when you receive your automatic confirmation, request a voucher and we'll do the rest.

This tasting takes place in the atmospheric "Front Room" at the Royal Exchange Theatre. We are delighted to offer those booking a 20% off drinks voucher which can be redeemed at The Rivals bar/restaurant.

Why not make a full night of it and enjoy their 2 or 3-course menu offering before or after the wine tasting? We do recommend you book at table as it can get busy with theatre guests too so click here to do that and there is a reservation option at the bottom of the page as well as a sample menu.

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Course Date/Time: Thu 13th Sep 2018 at 7-9pm

Duration: 2 Hours

Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre - Manchester City Centre

Event Price: £27.50

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