Events calendar

 

 

ABERDEEN GIN APPRECIATORS TASTING GROUP

NEXT MEETING, BOOKINGS NOW BEING TAKEN

  • Thursday 28th June 2018, 7.30-9.30pm, Atholl Hotel 
  • Theme: Aberdeen Connections
  • Tutored tasting of 5 different gins 
  • £25.00 per person
  • Advance booking/payment necessary, please get in touch to reserve your place
  • Please note that refunds/credit towards future meetings cannot be given but if you are unable to attend, please do send someone along in your place.

What to expect….

·  A little history, a touch of the science bit and an introduction to each gin

·  5 different gins (20ml)

·  A selection of tonics and garnishes to create the producers (and your own) perfect serve.

 Come and join me for some gin-tuition!

 

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Thursday 5th July 2018

NAPA VALLEY MASTERCLASS

Venue: Atholl Hotel, Kings Gate Aberdeen

Time: 7.15pm for prompt 7.30pm start, finish 10pm

Cost: £35 per person.

Discover California’s Napa Valley and some of its sub AVA’s (American Viticultural Areas) through a tasting of 8 different red wines including a Pinot Noir, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Franc, a red blend and a comparative tasting of 4 Cabernet Sauvignons.

A cheese platter will be served at the end of the tasting.

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Wednesday 5th September and Wednesday 12th September 2018

DISCOVER RIOJA – Short course over 2 evenings

Venue: Atholl Hotel, Kings Gate, Aberdeen

Time: 7pm- 9.30pm

Cost: £65.00 per person

Whether you are a long term Rioja fan or new to the region, this course will guide you around the region and introduce you to new styles.

I recently became a Certified Rioja Educator so look forward to sharing my experiences of the region on this short course which will take place over 2 evenings. Attendees will receive an Advanced Level Certificate of Attendance supported by the Consejo Regulador DOCa Rioja.

Please get in touch for more info on the content. Only 14 places available.

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Thursday 27th September 2018

RIOJA MASTERCLASS- WINERIES OF THE HARO STATION QUARTER

Venue : Atholl Hotel, Kings Gate, Aberdeen

Time: 7.15 arrival for prompt 7.30pm start finishing 10pm

Cost: £36 per person

The Haro Train Station Wine Quarter is home to the highest concentration of century old wineries in the world, all just a short walk from each other.

Join me for a tutored tasting of 7 Reserva level wines highlighting the different winery styles, their history and influences.

A cheese platter will be served at the end of the masterclass

  • Book and pay for both the Discover Rioja short course and the Rioja Masterclass at the same time for £96 per person

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Sunday 30th September, Saturday 6th October, Sunday 7th October 2018- 3 day course

WINE AND SPIRIT EDUCATION TRUST LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES AND SPIRITS

Venue: Atholl Hotel, Kings Gate, Aberdeen

Time: 9am-5pm daily

Cost: £395 per person includes all study materials, exam entry, all wines, tuition, tea/coffee on arrival and soup and sandwich lunch each day

Optional but highly recommended box of 6 ISO tasting glasses £15.

Booking deadline Tuesday 11th September 2018 to allow delivery of study materials for pre course study.

IMPORTANT: Please note that the multiple choice exam will be held at the end of the final day on Sunday 7th October. Attendees should be able to attend all 3 days as well as the exam and should allow time in their schedules for essential preparation

More info about the course content and study requirements can be found here.

https://www.wsetglobal.com/qualifications/wset-level-2-award-in-wines-and-spirits/

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NEW ABERDEEN WINE APPRECIATORS DATES ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

http://wineuncorkededucation.co.uk/site/awa

 

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M&S UNION SQUARE ABERDEEN IN-STORE TUTORED TASTINGS

Dates: Tuesday 12th June and Thursday 14th June 2018

Book in store, please choose 1 date as the same wines will be tasted at each June date. £10.00 deposit required,.

Time: 6pm-8.30pm


M & S INVERNESS INSTORE TUTORED TASTING

Date: Wednesday 13th June 2018 - Book in store, £10.00 deposit required

Time: 6.00pm-8.15pm

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Booking terms and conditions

To book a place on any of the listed courses and events, please email me at carol@wineuncorkeducation.co.uk

Full prepayment is required within 7 days to confirm your booking, this is non refundable or transferable to another event but if you are unable attend, please send someone in your place.

Tastings and courses require a minimum number of bookings to run. If I have to cancel or postpone any course or tasting, a full refund will be given.

 

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