Fabulous Fizz: All About Sparkling Wine

pjbe07Please join Spec’s fine wine buyer Bear Dalton at 7pm on Monday, November 14th at The Wine School at l’Alliance Française for FABULOUS FIZZ, the first of our three up-coming classes on sparkling wines. In Fabulous Fizz, we will taste and discuss the range of sparkling wines from around the world as we look at how they are made, their styles, where and from what grapes they are made, serving, glassware, and bubbly wine with food. This is where you learn why your sparkling wine tastes like it does and get to taste through a bakers dozen of some of the best bubblies the market has to offer.

The wines tasted will be served in Riedel Degustazione stemware and a selection of cheeses and bread will be served

The lineup includes:
Zonin Prosecco, NV
Zonin Asti Spumante, NV
Perelada Brut, Cava, NV
Gramona Gran Cuvee, Cava 2009
Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace, NV
Labet Cremant de Bourgogne, NV
Jansz Brut, Tasmania, NV
Domaine Carneros Brut, Carneros
Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, California
Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, Champagne, NV
Delamotte Blanc De Blancs Champagne, NV
Taittinger Brut Millesime, Champagne, 2002
Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque (Flower Bottle), Champagne, 2007

Fabulous Fizz will cost $60 per person (cash or check) or $63.16 (regular). To purchase your ticket, please contact Susan Coburn at 713-854-7855 or coburnsusan2@gmail.com.

L’Alliance Française is French Cultural Center in Houston. Located at 427 Lovett Blvd., it is on the Southeast corner of Lovett and Whitney (one block south of Westheimer and two blocks east of Montrose).

If you buy a ticket and will not be able to attend, please cancel at least 24 hours before the class or you may be charged. Later cancellations will not be charged if we can fill the seat. This is often case as we regularly have waiting lists for these classes.

With over 35 years in the wine business and 30 plus years experience teaching about wine, Spec’s fine wine buyer Bear Dalton is one of the top wine authorities as well as the most experienced wine educator in Texas.

More Classes Coming Soon:
11/21/16  Champagne (all Champagne across its full range of drier styles)
11/28/16  Sparkling Rosé (with an emphasis on Champagne)
12/05/16  The State of Zinfandel (America’s great red)
12/12/16  Port
01/09/17  Pulling the Cork: What you need to know to more fully enjoy wine.

 

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