Vive La France - Alsace and Corsica super tasting

Vive La France - Alsace and Corsica super tasting

Join us in Manchester for a wonderful night of wine from Alsace and Corsica regions of France.  On the night we will taste 8 wines, showcasing the best these two wonderful regions have to offer. 

Alsace in eastern France lies on the border of Germany and is as German as it is French in terms of population, architecture and its’ grape varieties. Germanic Riesling and Gewurztraminer are found here side-by-side with French Pinot Blanc and Gris all adding to a small-but-complex wine producing region offering the most aromatic and different styles in comparison to the rest of France. It unusual, its unique, its great.

France’s Mediterranean island of Corsica is traditionally hitched to Provence's wagon in wine books, and they share some vine varieties just as they once shared rulers. The Corsican varieties Nielluccio (identical to Italy’s Sangiovese) are increasingly appreciated and product wonderful rosé. Vermentino (Rolle) is regarded as the island's own white grape and can produce dry, firm and sometimes aromatic whites. 

We usually taste 6 wines at our evening events but on this night we will treat our guests to 8, and with some really high quality, big price tag wines in the mix too! 

Tasting notes and some palate cleansing nibbles also included. 

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

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Course Date/Time: Fri 14th Jun 2019 at 7-9pm

Duration: 2 Hours

Venue: Royal Exchange heatre

Event Price: £35.00

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