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Embassy of France Wine Tasting: Battle of the Continents

Sat, April 29, 2017 @ 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Embassy of France/La Maison Francaise
4101 Reservoir Rd NW,
Washington, DC



Today, we step onto French soil for a special afternoon of wines from around the world.

Learn the basics of enjoying great wine as we taste and compare five wines from six different continents.  One wine each from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. 

Lead by an expert wine taster from Wine Bow, we will be instructed on the enjoyment of .proper wine tasting while allowing our senses to be the “battlefield” in which country produces the best wine.    Join us as the wines of the Europe all battle it out to be judged by you - to ultimately be crowed European champion!

Our expert renowned wine expert will offer this special introductory wine tasting class on the European wines. He will give us the what’s, where’s, when’s, and how’s with regard to basic wine tasting from each continent, including such interesting tidbits as:

- Basic differences between the preparation and tasting style of each European wine;
- Which European wine you may want to pick and for which occasion;
- How to tell what wines are overpriced;
- What wines go best at what time of day;
- How much wine per sip should be consumed for optimum enjoyment;
- How terms such as "mellow", "dry", "sweet fortified" are best applied;
- and much more!

Each attendee will sample and rate six different glasses of wine.


Suggested Attire

Smart Casual. Jeans, shorts or sneakers, or plain/design tee shirts are not acceptable.



Embassy of France/La Maison Francaise
4101 Reservoir Rd NW,
Washington, DC

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