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James Hocking, Director of Wine for The Vineyard Cellars and Alan Holmes, Wine and Restaurant for The Vineyard, have put their heads together and come up with an exciting wine school programme that will leave you wanting more!
30 years ago it was all about Chardonnay and Cabernet, but in recent years some great wines have been produced from a whole host of varietals as California has grown up.
With chocolate being one of the hardest foods to match with wine, we’ll be looking and tasting a range of wines that pair up exceedingly well, including Port, fortified dessert wines and rich red wines. Chocolate and wine will never be a difficult pairing again!
1976 saw the Judgement of Paris blind tasting stun the world by showing just how Californian wines could compare and beat the French. But this has been replicated numerous times around the world as other countries aim to mimic that occasion. Join us as we compare great examples of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon wines from around the globe in an attempt to see who will come out on top!
The image of English wine has improved enormously in recent years, helped by the Olympics and its promotion at Royal events such as the Jubilee. With recent warmer weather conditions improving quality and consistency, along with an increasing demand, English wines are becoming a popular choice among consumers and diners. We’ve chosen a number of fantastic English wines for you to taste and learn about the grapes and problems that arise from producing wine in our moderate climate.
Please call us on 01635 528770 to book.