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Pour & Explore: French White Wines

New Zealand

Join our Le Cordon Bleu wine expert as they teach you the history, culture, and etiquette of French white wines with a tasting of 6 carefully selected wines.

Date: Thursday June 27th

Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm (a light supper is included)

Location: Level 2, 52 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Wine Fundamentals: Explore the intricate art of French white winemaking, understanding the significance of terroir, grape varietals, and winemaking techniques in producing renowned wines like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Viognier.

Cultural Insights and Historical Context: Unravel the rich history and cultural significance of French white wines, tracing their roots back to ancient Roman vineyards and medieval monasteries, and understanding how geography, climate, and tradition have shaped each region's winemaking identity.

Must-Try Wines: Delight your senses with a curated selection of French white wines, each representing the quintessential flavours and aromas of its respective terroir, from the mineral-driven Chablis to the floral and fruity Sancerre.

Essential Wine Etiquettes and Manners: Embark on a sensory journey as you learn the art of wine tasting, from proper glassware selection and serving temperatures to the nuances of swirling, sniffing, and sipping, guided by seasoned sommeliers.

Contact Details: +64 4 472 9800 | nz@cordonbleu.edu

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