Grape Expectations - Gamay & Grüner Veltliner

Grape Expectations - Gamay & Grüner Veltliner

Join us in Manchester City Centre for this wine tasting which forms part of our "Grape Expectations II" course. Each month we will look at some of the world's most famous and loved Red and White grape varieties and taste the diverse selection of varied flavours and styles of wines these grapes produce. In July we will be tasting Gamay & Grüner Veltliner.

Grüner Veltliner – please don’t call it GruVe – is grown in many parts of central Europe, but it has been propelled onto the world stage by its exploits in Austria. Here, it is capable of making white wines that vary from crisp, light and refreshing to full-bodied and peachy, depending on where and by whom it’s grown. Its success here has prompted several producers in the southern hemisphere to experiment with the grape, and we’ll compare what they produce with the Austrian originals. 

Gamay is best known for its role in Beaujolais, which is a candidate for the most improved region in French wine over the past two decades. Forget Nouveau, modern Beaujolais is juicy, thirst-quenching wine that great in summer but which goes down pretty well in winter too. Beaujolais will be the focus for the line-up, but we may sneak in an example from the Loire Valley or further afield.

On the night we will taste at least 6 wines accompanied by full tasting notes and some cheese and ham to nibble on. 

Perfect for those who love wine and want to know more. A great gift idea too!

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.

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.

Or do you want to buy a gift but let them choose which tasting they want to go to? Just purchase a Manchester Wine School gift voucher to the value of your choice and we can send it to you via email or post; with lots of different events available they are sure to find something that interests them within the next few months.

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Course Date/Time: Fri 3rd Jul 2020 at 7-9pm

Duration: 2 hours

Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre - Manchester City Centre

Event Price: £30.00

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