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WSET L4 Practice Tasting - Oak & Red Wines


In this tasting, we will learn to differentiate the various types of oak used to ferment & mature red wines.

This will include an overview of oak types, origin, length of maturation & size of vessel.

We will taste 8 wines to compare & contrast the most important production techniques using oak & learn how to identify them using the WSET SAT.

The session to include 30-45 minutes of theory and at least 60 minutes of tasting. Written hand-outs to be provided. Focus will be on identification, vocabulary, and to confidently assessing quality & style based on the WSET SAT Level 4.

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When: 20 March - 19h00 - 21h00 at above datesRSVP: Eventbrite link http://bit.ly/1jQtI3IWhere: Cliftons, L5, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central, HKCost: HKD 400Space: Maximum 20 participantsGlasses: Each participant to bring 6 glasses

Please kindly make sure to register & pay in advance to secure your place. you can pay directly on the site or by cheque as per instructions. Refund will be provided if cancellation at least 7 days prior to the tasting.

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.

Event details

Date Thursday 20 March 2014
Time 7pm to 9pm
Event type Tutored tasting
Cost HKD 400
Booking required? Yes
Venue details L5, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd,, Central, HK Island, Hong Kong