The London Wine Week is starting today, since it that takes place from 18 to 24 May. Don't miss a program full of novelties, tastings, lectures and wine tours by the best spots in town.
Over 100 establishments in the city will offer wine within a route that visitors can not miss, in order to discover new varieties. This route is part of the event and participants can purchase the London Wine Week bracelet, which gives the opportunity to taste wines in these different places.
But also events are the major figures of this week, in which wine is the central axis of the City of London. Know first-hand the lectures by oenologists, tastings, pairing dinners, parties and pop-ups...
For example, the activity of Brunswick House Winery, London, makes possible the tasting and selection of wines in a two-hour experience where you can taste 15 different wines.
While in Devonshire Square there is an event to learn more about wine and to celebrate the launch of the App WineTubeMap, and prizes will be drawn every day.
Dinners are other attractions of this wine week. In The Jugged Hare will be held a dinner with wine tastings organized by ETM Group. Sommelier Guillaume Mahaut will speak about the pairing of some foods and wines.
Le Cordon Bleu in London, one of the leading schools in the world, organizes courses on wine and dinners to taste white and red wines with Mathieu Longuere, Master Sommelier, as well as several wine tasters.
At Masonic Temple there is a special tasting to explore three different grape varieties across multiple regions, with six wine glasses paired with six canapés.
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2009: a wine red with the VT Castilla y León DO based on the best of syrah and cabernet Sauvignon from 2009 and with an alcohol content of 14º.
Coto de Imaz Reserva 2008: a red wine of the Rioja DO with tempranillo of 2008 and with an alcoholic strength of 12.5º.