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Meet the Maker with Howard's Folly

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2 hours

Event Description

Join us as we spend an evening in the company of Tom Bilton, the European sales director for Howard's Folly. A superb winery based in the Alentejo region of Portugal, with more than a few important ties to Yorkshire! Taste and learn more tonight...

Please note, our venue will be Bottega Milanese, 2 Bond Court, Leeds LS1 2JZ.

The start time will be 6.30pm, running to 8.30pm.

Howard's Folly is located in Estremoz, right in the heart of central Portugal's Alentejo wine region. A place known for rugged beauty and under-the-radar wines which deliver a great deal of value for money. Heading up Howard's Folly is Yorkshireman Howard Bilton, a man with a passion for the unusual indigenous grape varieties of Portugal. Together with David Baverstock, he founded Howard's Folly to help realise their dream of both fantastic wine and great food (the winery boasts a hotel and two restaurants) in Estremoz. With Howard as the visionary behind the project, and David as head winemaker, Howard's Folly has won critcal praise and numerous awards (including best winemaker in Portugal for David, twice!). 

Join us this evening to discover more about these delicious wines and also how a small slice of Yorkshire was realised in a Portugese dream. 

Wines Tasted:

Sonhador Branco (RRP £18.50)

Sonhador Rose (£17.50)

Sonhador Tinto (£18.50)

Freshco (£18.50)

Reserva Branco (£29.50)

Reserva Tinto (£40)

Wines available for sale in the UK via Wonderlust Wines

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