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WSET L4 Practice Tasting - Sangiovese vs Nebbiolo


These 2 grapes are often confused during a blind tasting. We will learn the differences by focusing on wine making, context & structure. It will also be an experiment in identification of modernist vs tradionalist, long very short ageing, and big vs small oak.

We will taste 6 wines to compare & contrast the most important differences & learn how to identify them using the WSET SAT.  We will also emphasise quality assessment techniques to use it for origin identification.

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.

When: 29 April - 19h00 - 21h00 at above dates


RSVP: Eventbrite link http://bit.ly/1kx3O7Z

Where: Cliftons, L5, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central, HK


Cost: HKD 400


Space: Maximum 20 participants


Glasses: 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 Tuesday 29 April 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