PORT and SHERRY tasting with food matches

PORT and SHERRY tasting with food matches

A dream night for all lovers of food and wine. This evening tasting in Manchester City centre is perfect for those who love Sherry and Port, and also for those who are yet to be converted to these delicious, complex and wonderful drinks. 

Port is named after the City of Porto, where the wines are matured. Many of the most famous Port houses of Porto, are still owned and run by British families. The wine starts its life in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the beautiful Douro valley and is produced from a diverse range of Portugal's indigenous grapes varieties.

We have all heard about Port and Stilton, but what about Port and other cheeses? and even chocolate? 

And what about Sherry? If you haven't been converted to its delights, what are you waiting for?

The complexity and diversity of Sherry makes it a fantastic candidates for some of the most interesting, and fun wine and food matching. If you still believe sherry is yesterday's tipple from generations passed and that it should only be seen at Christmas then this tasting will change your mind. This is the drink which consistently surprises people and they often go forth with a new love for Sherry!

The tasting will last 2 hours and will include the below:

  • Dry Manzanilla with roasted almonds
  • Dry Amontillado with manchego cheese
  • Sweet Pedro Ximenez with panetonne
  • 10yr old Tawny Port and Millionaire's shortbread
  • Ruby Port and red berry chocolate
  • Vintage port and Stilton Cheese

Places are strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

This tasting takes place in the Exchange Suite 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. (this will be emailed before the event). 

Why not make a full night of it and enjoy their 2 or 3-course menu offering before or after the wine tasting? Click here to see a sample menu. 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.

Do you know someone who might like this tasting? Like all our events, if you book a place we can send you a Gift Voucher detailing the event. Just click on the email when you receive your confirmation, request a voucher and we'll do the rest. 

Or do you want to buy a gift but let them choose which tasting they want to go to? jPurchase a Manchester Wine School gift voucher, with lots of different events available each month, they can decide for themselves. 

Places remaining: 22

Course Date/Time: Thu 24th Jan 2019 at 7-9pm

Duration: 2 hours

Venue: The Front Room - Royal Exchange Theatre

Event Price: £35.00

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