Beaujolais Masterclass

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  • Humble Grape Battersea

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  • Drinks Tasting and Food & Drink
  • Tickets from £10.00
  • Battersea
  • Over 18
  • Tue, 9th Nov 2021 @ 18:30 - 19:15
  • 18:30 - 19:15

Gamay grapes may be thin-skinned and acidic, but when crushed they produce light-bodied, characterful wines which will charm your socks off. Beaujolais, south of Burgundy, has a warmer climate, so brace yourself for riper flavours.


The Perrachon family have been making wine on the La Bottière Estate since 1877, so they’ve had alot of practice at making bloody brilliant Beaujolais. Laurent, whose name adorns each of the bottles we’ll be sharing with you over the course of the 45-minutes, was more of a rugby player than a vintner as a young man. Luckily for us he hung up his boots and grabbed his tasting glasses, travelling the world, sipping and learning every step of the way. 


Hand-harvesting the grapes, and pledging to eliminate all chemical products from the vineyards within the next fifteen years marks a return to the winemaking of his ancestors, but the resulting bottles are startlingly modern and fresh.


Domaine Laurent Perrachon et Fils Fleurie Vieilles Vignes, Beaujolais, France

Fashionably fresh, fabulously fruity and full of feminine flair. F-enomenal. 


Domaine Laurent Perrachon et Fils, Roche Bleue, Juliénas, Beaujolais, France

Eye catching intensity combined with red fruit - this is one to get the blood flowing.


Domaine Laurent Perrachon et Fils, Corcelette, Morgon, Beaujolais, France

Rugged yet refined, rich yet smooth. Get in line, ladies!


Domaine Laurent Perrachon et Fils "Les Burdelines", Moulin à Vent, 2015, Beaujolais, France

Aged in new oak and reminiscent of a Burgundian Pinot Noir - this is Laurent really showing off his winemaking prowess. 


For a £10 entry fee (which you’ll get back as a voucher!) you’ll be able to try all four and you’ll have the opportunity to buy your favourite bottles afterwards - but book now, because tickets go fast.



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Beaujolais Masterclass

A whistle-stop tour through the iconic wines of this French appellation.

18:30 - 19:15 £10.00

Location

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2, Battersea Rise, SW11 1ED

Area

Battersea

Nearest Station

Clapham Junction (Rail)

Organiser

Humble Group Limited
No matter your wine knowledge, our tasting sessions are always fun and inclusive, packed with stories straight from the vineyard as we import our sustainable, organic, natural & biodynamic wines direct from the winemaker (no middle man!). We’ll teach you the basics of wine tasting, of different wine styles and varieties from around the world.

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Humble Grape Battersea

Humble Grape Battersea

Settled on bustling Battersea Rise in South London, elegant, industrial-inspired wine bar The Humble Grape is a happening hangout for wine lovers and those vino-curious amongst you. Boutique, brilliant and brimming with that oh so charming ambience, this neat little lair boasts the best stock of organic…

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  • Rating: 5

    Visited 3 weeks ago Written by Zara
    We have been to a few of the tastings and we always have a good time. We are novices in wine, but we find these sessions very accessible in trying to understand oenology. Recently we went to an enjoyable Beaujolais masterclass with Nicola who was very knowledgeable about the wine. He was able to give us a good recommendation for something to go with the fondue we were planning to have later that week too. We'll be back for sure. In vino veritas!!
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  • Rating: 5

    Visited 3 weeks ago Written by Lorena
    It was great to be able to discover more interesting facts about one of my favourite wines! Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Looking forward to the next masterclass :)
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