To Chablis or Not to Chablis? A Most Fabulous French Wine Tasting
When: Friday, September 26, 2014 7-9pm
Where: Rising Star Building, 1556 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver
It would be almost a sin to call a Chablis by its grape Chardonnay.
That’s because this beautiful chardonnay made in the town of Chablis, France (tiny, tiny town in northeast France) is a Chardonnay like no other. Finesse, elegance, verve – how not to fall in love! Join us for a tasting of our favourite Chablis and learn about Chablis, Premier Cru, and Grand Cru and even Petit Chablis, which really has no business taking on the Chablis name. Come find out why! And leave with the confidence to buy and enjoy Chablis on your own.
This wine tasting includes a stones tasting (yes, a stones tasting), and oysters on the half shell (and a few other pairings to go with) to learn about “terroir” and the confounding and controversial use of the word “mineral” to describe wine. It is the first of three Wine Adventures Tastings for Fall/Winter 2014 we’ll be hosting.
To Chablis or Not to Chablis? Is there even a question!
*This is a small group tasting around a beautiful table in the heart of East Vancouver off Commercial Drive. Expect a group of gregarious wine lovers and curious coming together for a social evening that engages, entertains, and enlightens.
Get details of all three Wine Adventures Tastings and three wine tasting workshops and for Fall/Winter 2014 here: http://wineadventures.eventbrite.ca
Tell me about the Three Wine Adventures Tastings Special
We’re holding three Wine Adventures Tastings for 2014/2015 – each to explore a different wine region and its characteristic wines, all to increase your wine pleasure! (And become smarter wine consumers) Get tickets for all three at a 20% discount by choosing the Three Wine Adventures Tastings Special ticket in advance of the first wine tasting.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We are located a very short walk from the Commercial/Broadway Skytrain and the 9/99 Broadway buses.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call us: 604 805 2140
Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Yes. We cannot offer refunds, but should plans change for you, you’re more than welcome to send a friend in your place for the same tasting. Just send us their contact details in advance: email@example.com
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