Gavi was Italy’s first white wine to gain international repute and is still considered one of the top-ranking Italian whites today. Made exclusively from the Cortese grape, a variety which has a heritage dating back to the 1600's, this is a wine that reflects its terroir. It is noted for its bone-dry character and crisp, flinty and fresh acidity, coming from the mineral-rich soils of the area.
Valpolicella is the most famous wine district in north-eastern Italy's Veneto wine region. It’s not hard to understand why, given the easy-drinking appeal of regular red Valpolicella, coupled with the prestige of its powerful and intensely flavoured counterpart Amarone della Valpolicella. Everyday Valpolicella wine is a bright, tangy, fruity red with its distinctive 'sour cherry' note. As a refreshing, medium-bodied wine it is quite different from the district's Ripasso, Amarone and Recioto wines.
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This format really adds another dimension to wine appreciation and enjoyment. Two wines are tasted with each course — starter / main-course / cheese / dessert, giving you the opportunity to compare and contrast.”
Tutor — Neil Courtier Grape Sense
£ 45.00 pp — fully-inclusive of tuition, a minimum of seven wines for tasting and a four course dinner