Saturday Wine tasting with 2 course lunch -  Ideas for Christmas

Saturday Wine tasting with 2 course lunch - Ideas for Christmas

Taking place at the historic and beautiful surroundings of Canton House, its sure to be a day to remember.

  • Like wine but not sure why?
  • Want to discover new wines & grape varieties?
  • Confused about which wine to drink with what food?
  • Want some great ideas for Christmas drinking?

If you are interested in wine and would like to learn why certain varieties have different tastes and understand how they flavour of wine changes depending on where in the world it comes from then this day is for you.

Come and enjoy an informal and fun wine tasting journey incorporating at least 12 wines from around the world with a glass of Fizz on arrival. Lunch will be served in the highly regarded and iconic Yang Sing restaurant. Serving exquisite dim sum and Cantonese cuisine, the Yang Sing offers cordial old school service; some contemporary takes on traditional Cantonese cooking and an enviable reputation as one of Manchester’s finest food institutions. Serving locally sourced produce and buying seasonally, Yang Sing is a grande dame of Manchester’s vibrant food and drink scene.

COURSE TIMES

11.00am – 1.00pm: Fizz start & morning session (6 wines)
1.00pm – 2.00pm: 2-Course Lunch at "Yang Sing" Restuarant
2.00pm – 4.00pm: Afternoon session & food matching (6 wines)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the World’s major wine regions
  • New World Wines (Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California) vs Old World Classics (France, Italy, & Spain)
  • Major Red Grape Varieties – Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & others.
  • Major White Grape Varieties – Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, & others!
  • How wine is made - grapes, fermentation, ageing
  • Improve your senses! - Nez du Vin
  • How to taste wines – aroma, taste, describing wines
  • Recognising elements of wine - tannin, acidity, oak
  • Tutored Tasting of 13 Wines (usually 6 White, 6 Red and a Sparkling)
  • The effect of climate on the taste of wine
  • Which wines to buy / where to obtain the best value for money / storing & serving wine / understanding wine labels
  • Food & Wine Matching – tips & advice

We look forward to seeing you there!

Places remaining: 7

Course Date/Time: Sat 21st Nov 2020 at 11-4pm

Duration: 5 hours

Venue: Princess Room, 3rd Floor Canton House, 34 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 4JY

Event Price: £90.00

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