WORLD OF WINE - Explore Spain & Portugal (Preston)
It's time to take a closer look at Iberian wine-making! There are so many changes going on in Spain and Portugal, these two countries have increasingly grabbed attention in the wine world.
There is more to Portugal than just Port! The cool areas on the north-west coast produce some intriguing white wines, while in the Douro Valley they have been exploiting the Port grapes to make robust, ripe, chocolatey table wines - often some of Europe's best value reds! And in the south we find Ribetajo and Alentejo, all capable of producing interesting and complex wines.
Spain also makes some interesting white wines such as fragrant Albarino from Galicia, with a peachy soft juiciness reminiscent of Chardonnay balanced by the crisp finish of a Sauvignon Blanc. And when it comes to reds does Rioja still rule the roost or can the region of Ribera del Duero knock it off its perch? We'll taste blockbusters from both along with some delicious home-cooked tapas.
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Places remaining: 8
Course Date/Time: Thu 22nd Feb 2018 at 7-9pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Venue: Holiday Inn, Preston PR1 3AU