The Great French Decanter Fine Wine Encounter Masterclasses


15th May 2004

Tickets £45 each

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Decanter is proud to announce our all star line-up of Masterclasses for The Great French Decanter Fine Wine Encounter. Learn from the experts at one of Decanter’s tutored tastings. Decanter Masterclasses allowing you to explore a selection of outstanding wines in an informal yet structured environment and learn from some of the greatest names in the wine world. A lively, fascinating seminar is for novice and expert alike.

Each Masterclass lasts approximately an hour and a half and tickets must be purchased separately from Grand Tasting tickets. Tickets cost £45 per person per Masterclass. Following the sellout success of previous Decanter Masterclasses early booking is advised to make sure you don’t miss this unrivaled tasting experience.

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Hotline: +44 (0) 20 7471 2000

10.00am – SOLD OUT

1990 Vintage Champagne

Serena Sutcliffe MW

Tickets £45 per person

Serena Sutcliffe MW, Head of Sotheby’s International Wine department, is renowned as one of the world’s greatest Champagne experts. Following the sell-out success of her previous Decanter Champagne Masterclasses Serena has selected her personal favourites from the magnificent 1990 Champagne vintage for a Masterclass that promises to provide a sparkling start to your day of tasting. Don’t miss this chance to explore the fantastic 1990s of Pol Roger, Gosset, Louis Roederer, Ruinart, Lanson, Veuve Clicquot, Krug and many other great houses, under the tutelage of this wonderfully engaging educator.

12.45pm – SOLD OUT

Groupement de St Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classés

Producer Panel including: Eric d’Aramon (Château Figeac), John Kolasa (Château Canon), Philippe Larché (Château La Gaffelière), Emmanuelle Fulchy-d’Aligny (Château Angélus) and Philippe Castéja (Château Trottevielle)

Tickets £45 per person

The “Groupement de Premiers Grands Crus Classés de Saint-Emilion” describe themselves as “Not only an association of estates, but also a group of people – winegrowers who manage outstanding vineyards and share the same attachment to their wine, their terroir and the town of Saint-Emilion.” This Masterclass, hosted by a panel of producers, is an unmissable chance to taste the 1998 vintage from this elite classification, including the wines of:

Château Cheval Blanc

Château Angélus

Château Beauséjour

Château Beau-Séjour Becot

Château Belair

Château Canon

Château Figeac

Château Fourtet

Château La Gaffelière

Château Magdelaine

Château Pavie

Château Trottevielle

3.30pm – SOLD OUT

The New France

Andrew Jefford

Tickets £45 per person

Decanter columnist Andrew Jefford’s book The New France took the wine world by storm, winning every major wine writing award and revolutionising the way people view modern French wine. Join Andrew for a fascinating tasting of some of his favourite French wines as he shares his passionate opinions on the importance of France in the wine world today. A fascinating tasting including: Domaine de Roquefort, Domaine de la Suffrene, Château Fombrauge, Brumont Madiran, Domaine Verget, Château Pierre-Bise, Domaine Marcel Deiss, Domaine Les Verdots, Domaine Gardiès and La Negly.

Book your Masterclass tickets today!

Tickets on sale now – Book online

Hotline: +44 (0) 20 7471 2000

Terms & Conditions

Visitors must be 18 years or over. The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission. Under 18s and babes-in-arms will not be admitted. Decanter reserves the right to change the event program without notice. In the event of readers wishing to cancel a booking up to 21 days before the event a cancellation fee of £12.50 will be charged for all tickets. No refunds will be given within 21 days of the event. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

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