Tickets for the Decanter Fine Wine Encounter (DFWE) London are selling incredibly fast and due to unprecedented demand, extra Grand Tasting tickets have been released to go alongside a Masterclass or Discovery Tasting featuring sensational wineries.
On Saturday 11th November 2023 at The Landmark London hotel, you will have the rare opportunity to delve into the world of fine Italian wines with Ornellaia – one of the world’s most prestigious wineries. This is set to be a phenomenal tasting of Ornellaia wines including the 1998 awarded 99 points and deemed ‘most likely the best vintage ever for Ornellaia’ by Aldo Fiordelli.
There are now limited places available, so don’t miss out on tickets.
Wines you’ll be tasting on the day
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 1990
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 1993
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 1998
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 2003
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 2008
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 2011
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 2013
Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy 2020
Ornellaia, Bianco, Toscana, Tuscany, Italy 2020
Ornellaia, Bianco, Toscana, Tuscany, Italy, 2014
Discover the essence of Ornellaia
Join Vianney Gravereaux of Ornellaia as he takes you on an extraordinary journey through time, exploring the winery’s rich history and evolution in winemaking. Founded in 1981, Ornellaia has become one of Italy’s most influential wineries, recognised globally for producing outstanding Bordeaux-style blends. Its strong development in the past few decades has helped to put Tuscany’s coastal Bolgheri region in the spotlight.
An unparalleled learning experience
This masterclass offers a unique opportunity to learn more about the evolution of Ornellaia’s style and philosophy, and the ability of its wines to age in the cellar. Gravereaux will lead you through a rare tasting of eight Ornellaia vintages spanning four decades from 1990 to the new-release Ornellaia 2020, giving you the chance to taste and compare the nuances of these exceptional wines that have been influenced by both time and terroir.
The estate is owned by the Frescobaldi family, a legendary name in Tuscany’s rich winemaking history. Bolgheri is celebrated for producing some of Italy’s most sought-after wines. With its meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence, Ornellaia stands as a true embodiment of the Tuscan winemaking tradition.
Beyond the exquisite tastings, Gravereaux will provide insights into the meticulous winemaking process that lies behind each bottle of Ornellaia. Through his guided tastings, you’ll savour the unique expressions of this prestigious winery’s flagship wine, allowing your senses to explore the complexities that make these wines truly exceptional.
Date: Saturday, 11th November 2023 from 11am to 5:30pm.
Location: The Landmark Hotel
222 Marylebone Road
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 8000
Price: £95 for Grand Tasting ticket and £225 for a Masterclass ticket