Edinburgh masterclasses on sale

Festival of Wine - Edinburgh Wine Tasting Masterclass

Tickets for the main Festival have almost sold out, so we’ve bundled the last few tickets with your choice of one of these fablous masterclasses – and we’ve taken a fiver off the package price too! Tickets are on sale now. These sessions are tutored by winemakers and world-renowned experts and offer incredible value for money.

12:45pm to 1:30pm – A decade on at Nyetimber

Nyetimber masterclassJoin this terrific masterclass for a detailed look at the last 10 years at pioneering English Sparkling Wine producer, Nyetimber.  There is no doubt that Nyetimber sits at the top of the English sparkling tree – as it has for many years. We’ll taste the house’s current releases, with a rare chance to do so alongside older bottles from the prodigious 2009 vintage, to discover just how complex and age-worthy these fine wines can be.

2:15pm to 3:00pm – Uncovering the Douro Valley’s Diversity

Douro Valley masterclassThis will be a tour of the Douro Valley, one of the most challenging terroirs on earth. A deep valley carved into slate soils, its vineyards are perched on the towering slopes of its various twists and turns giving hugely varied altitudes and exposures. Our presenter is Hugo Oliveira e Silva, owner of Adega Artesanal, who will explore these differences through this tasting at the Edinburgh Festival.

3:45pm to 4:30pm – The World of Château Suduiraut, Sauternes Star

Suduiraut masterclassJust in time for Christmas, a special tasting of Château Suduiraut Sauternes wines that will be an absolute treat for fans of arguably the world’s greatest sweet wines. It will include vertical vintages of this classic 1e Cru over the last ten years, presented by Ana Carvalho, Global Brand Ambassador for owners AXA Millesimes. The tasting will also include a glass of Blanc Sec de Suduiraut as an aperitif as you sit down.

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