Cru Beaujolais 'half blind' tasting

11 September 2018 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  | New York

The Institute of Masters of Wine is delighted to announce the opening of our fall series of "half-blind" tasting in New York City. Here we will focus on Cru Beaujolais from top producers, although we might just throw in an outlier to keep things interesting. A series of MW-style questions will be distributed with the wines, and participants are encouraged to write their answers as they would for an exam.

As with our earlier tastings, this event is not limited to Masters of Wine or MW students: it is open to anyone who would like to taste through the wines, and completion of the questions is not mandatory.

We will taste six wines in an hour. This time our panel will consist of Charles Curtis MW, Roger Bohmrich MW, and Roger Dagorn MS. The combination of the MW and MS approaches that worked well last time will undoubtedly provide an interesting mix of ideas that will hopefully help everyone to understand both the wines and the process of blind tasting more thoroughly. The tasting will be strictly limited to 20 tasters and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Response to the first two topics was overwhelmingly positive. We hope that you will join us to taste interesting bottles from Jean Foillard, Marcel Lapierre, Guy Breton, Jean-Paul Thévenet, Thibault Liger-Belair, and more.

: 11 September 2018
Time: 1800
Location: “The Yard” 106 West 32nd Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10001
Cost: $45.00

Tickets are on sale exclusively on EventBrite.


For more information contact Charles Curtis MW


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