First of all, a quick reminder of the next tasting coming up in May:
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Thursday 19 May 6.45-8.30pm
'Island wines' tasting £28.95
This original tutored tasting will hop around from one island to another across the world taking in six to eight wines (depending on numbers), travelling from the Mediterranean (Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Greece...) to where the Indian Ocean meets the South Pacific (Tasmania, New Zealand...).
And here's the new programme of events so far for the summer, autumn and winter 2016-2017:
Friday 1 July 6.45-8.30pm - Sparkling wine tasting £36
We'll sample and compare six top-notch bottles of fizz from around the wine cosmos, including well-known favourites such as Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, alongside a few eye-openers from the Southern Hemisphere like New Zealand, Australia, South Africa or Chile...
Saturday 8 October 11am-2pm - Italian wine tasting with lunch £50
Six to eight (depending on numbers) premium Italian wines tasted from around one of the world's most diverse and exciting wine producing nations, followed by your choice of a main course from the hotel's bar menu.
Thursday 24 November 6.45-8.30pm - Bordeaux & Burgundy wine tasting £36
Six sumptuous whites and reds savoured from arguably France's two most famous wine regions, showcasing some classic styles of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot - more details to follow.
Saturday 4 February 2017 10.45am to 4.30pm - New World wines one-day workshop £90 Including lunch, course manual and at least a dozen wines tasted from across the Southern Hemisphere and North America. More details to follow.
The venue for these wine events is the Ramada Encore Hotel in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. More info and online booking on the Wine Education Service site:
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Click here for more about PayPal payments and your privacy. WES terms & conditions apply, which will be emailed with your invoice or can be viewed on this site HERE. Wine Education Service NI does not sell wine - our wine tastings and classes are designed to be purely educational and informal while focusing on getting enjoyment out of tasting wine; we source high quality representative wine samples from a variety of different retailers.