How to Taste Like a Pro...Chardonnay - Our Next Wine Workshop on 28 April

chardonnay.jpg Please come and join me for our next wine workshop designed to explore the regional particularities of Chardonnay as a "Noble" grape varieties.

Expanding on our highly popular workshop "How To Taste Like A Pro", this class will also help us learn the specific "markers" that enable a wine pro to identify the variety in a blind tasting.

Using a systematic approach to tasting, we will also be able to pinpoint origin, evaluate its quality, and recognize the wine making techniques used to craft each wine.

This class is designed for wine lovers with advanced levels of tasting knowledge in particular those who have participated to our previous "How To Taste" workshops as well as WSET students Level 3 and Level 4.

In our session on 28 April, we will taste:

2006 Pouilly-Fuisse, Terroir de Fuisse, Olivier Merlin, Burgundy, France
2007 Ladoix, Les Grechons, 1er Cru, Sylvain Loichet, Burgundy, France
2008 Chablis, Domaine du Colombier, Burgundy, France
2008 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, California, USA
2006 Yarra Yering Chardonnay, Yarra Valley, Australia
2010 Chapel Hill Unwooded Chardonnay, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, Australia

when: 28 April (Thursday), 19h00 to 21h00
where: The Fine Wine Center, 3rd Floor, Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay
price:For one class: $650, 3 x classes: $1,750, 5 x classes: $2,750

The series will also include the following workshops:

- Sparkling Wine on 26 May

- Sauvignon Blanc on 09 June

- Pinot Noir on 16 june

Please inquire with The Fine Wine Center at for more information on availability.

This tasting will be led by JC Viens, who is a Certified Tutor of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and a holder of the WSET Diploma (Merit). He is now studying to become Master of Wine. Avid wine lover and a storyteller, he has traveled extensively throughout the various wines regions around the world.