Vive La France - Languedoc & Provence
Join us in Manchester for a wonderful night of wines kissed by the warm Mediterranean sunshine . On the night we will taste 8 wines, showcasing the best of the Languedoc and Provence has to offer.
The Languedoc is increasingly known for great wines at a great price. Many wines are a blend of different grape varieties and vineyards are often called ‘patchwork’ because so many different grape varieties grow together. This was the first French region to be introduced to vine-growing and wine-making by the Romans, and has been home to a wealth of vineyards ever since. This is red wine country with bold reds from Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan. The region is also home to the seafood friendly white - Picpoul de Pinet.
On this evening we will travel east along to the Mediterranean to also taste some wines from beautiful Provence, here Rosé is the star. These light, pale, delicate wines are the perfect summer drink and a sharp contrast to many people pre conceptions of what a Rosé wines taste like. Also home to Bandol, known principally for its characterful, warmly spicy oaked reds made predominantly from Mourvèdre, the wines of Provence are sure to go down well at this one off tasting.
All tastings include; tasting 8 wines that are easily available, nibbles, full-tasting notes with a digital presentation
Places are strictly limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!
This wine tasting would make the ideal gift for the wine lover in your life, and like all our events if you book a place, we can send you a gift voucher. 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 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
Places remaining: 6
Course Date/Time: Fri 24th May 2019 at 7-9pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Venue: Royal Exchange heatre