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Online Old World v New World

Online Old World v New World

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Where do the best wines come from? The traditional Old World regions of France and Italy or the New World, represented by New Zealand, Australia, California and South Africa?

Does tradition trump technology? Is it always a question of terroir or can the Old World be taught some New World tricks.

In this 4 week course we explore stylistic differences between wines from Europe and wines from the New World. Each week we take a single grape variety and taste two wines made from that grape but in different parts of the world. 

The Wines:

1.       Touraine Oisly Climat No 1, Lionel Gosseaume, Loire Valley 2020 @ £17.99 

2.       Ken Forrester Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2020, South Africa @ £17.99

3.       Wildsong Pinot Gris Organic 2019, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand @ £17.99

4.       Trimbach Reserve Pinot Gris Reserve 2017, Alsace, France @ £26.99

5.       Yves Cuilleron Syrah 2020, Rhone, France @ £17.99

6.       Teusner Riebke Shiraz 2019 Barossa, Australia @ £21.50

7.       Bogle Old Vine Zinfandel 2019, California @ £19.49

8.       Vigneti Salento Primitivo Zolla 2020, Italy @ £18.99

The especially curated case of wines is being supplied directly by Carruthers & Kent and comes with an exclusive 10% discount.

The case of 8 bottles costs £143 including free local delivery (£10.00 nationwide)

Join us on Thursday 13th October as we decide if indeed fashion is temporary, class is permanent.

Please note the 4 week course will run on Thursdays 13th and 27th October and 3rd and 10th November. We miss Thursday 20th October for our Gourmet Wine Dinner at Jesmond Dene House.

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