WORKSHOP – Wine & Food Pairings
Wine and food pairings technique
Tuesday November 27th 2018
This workshop is a presentation of a simple and easy to apply pairing technique that will help you create better wine and food matches. Also covered are mistakes to avoid, classic pairings and a few tricks for increased compatability. A tasting of 3 wines with food pairings.
WHISKY NEW STYLES WORKSHOP
November 29th 2018
Scotch Whisky has enormously evolved in the last decade. The Single/Pure Malt Scotch Whisky industry has created many new styles and cuvées of this trendy spirit: Cask Strength, Double Matured, Vintage dated, Organic, Blended Malt, Single Barrel… Every aspect of these new styles of Scotch Whisky will be covered during this seminar. A selection of 6 whiskies will be served and explained. Come and discover these novelties of the Single Malt Scotch Whisky industry.
Douglas Laing Rock Oyster Islands, Islay Blended malt
Kilchoman 2009 Vintage Islay
Highland Harvest Organic Sauternes Finish, London & Scottish Int. Ltd
Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve Single Malt Speyside
Auchentoshan American Oak Lowlands
Compass Box The Spice Tree Scotch Blended Malt, Highlands
WORKSHOP – Sparkling vs Champagne
Tuesday December 11th 2018
Sparkling wines are very trendy. In this workshop we explain the differences between the many types of sparkling wines produced in the wine world. Sparkling vs Champagne? Is Champagne really in a class of its own? The winemaking techniques and styles of sparkling/Champagne wines will be explained. Come discover these effervescent wines and better understand why they are so popular/trendy. Tasting of 3 sparkling wines including a Champagne
Course: Introduction to wine
Wednesdays Feb 6—13—20—27 and March 6th 2019
The Intro course will help you better understand wine by covering the major steps of winemaking, its raw material (vine and grape), the art of tasting and its vocabulary, the service of wine including glassware and cellaring. We will also discuss the most important international grape varieties, wine categories, wine and food pairings and obviously taste three (3) wines every evening.
Workshop – The art of Tasting
February 12th 2019
ome discover how to taste wines. Understand what to look, smell and taste for ! Increased vocabulary will help you express your opinion. See how easy the art of tasting becomes with simple basic information. With better knowledge of wine tasting and its vocabulary, comes highten appreciation and enjoyment. With tasting of 4 wines : 2 whites and 2 reds.
Workshop -WINE & FOOD PAIRINGS
Tuesday March 12th 2019
Wine and food pairings technique : this workshop is a presentation of a simple and easy to apply pairing technique that will help you create better wine and food matches. Also covered are mistakes to avoid, classic pairings and a few tricks for increased compatability. A tasting of 3 wines with food pairings.
Workshop – New Trends : natural, orange, organic
Tuesday April 9th 2019
What’s new in the wine world : in this workshop we cover the latest changes and novelties in the production of fine wine : natural wines, organic and bio-dynamic wines, orange wines and the latest techniques that influence the new styles of wine produced today. Discovering these new techniques will help you better understand the various taste profiles of whites, reds and rosés produced in this era.
Workshop – Proper service of wine
Tuesday April 30th 2019
Proper service of wine: In this workshop we will cover all the facets of wine service : from glassware to the wine cellar, including service temperatures, order of service, decanting and letting wines breathe (oxygenating). All this important information will help you enjoy your wines even more. With tasting of 3 wines.
Workshop – Canada, an important wine producing country!
Tuesday May 14th 2019
Canada, an important wine producing country ! In the last few decades the Canadian wine industry has dramatically evolved. In this workshop we will cover the most important provinces : Ontario, British-Colombia, Quebec and Nova-Scotia. The Canadian appellation systems, grape varieties, the many regions and styles produced in Canada will also be presented. Tasting of 4 wines from different provinces.
Course : Italy, l’Oenotria
Wednesdays May 1, 8 and 15th, 2019
Come discover the number one wine producing country of the planet. We will cover history, grape varieties, reputed wines and appellations of the 20 fascinating wine regions of Italy. A tasing of three wines will be served every evening.