French Wine Training: A Journey Through France
Date: Tuesday 6, 13, 20 August
Venue: City Club
Cost: $240 per person, includes 3 training sessions with 3 light courses per night
A wine tutorial like no other. Over a series of three dinners, Club Sommelier Christian Maier explores the tastes of his homeland. Discover major French wine regions and dominant grapes, understand the appellation systems and learn how to pair with food. Start your taste exploration in Champagne before travelling through Christian’s birthplace Alsace, then to Burgundy, Rhône and the Loire Valley before finishing in Bordeaux. Along the way, Christian highlights benchmark wines from each region.