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Gusbourne Estate – the crème de la crème of English sparkling wines.

A unique and fascinating tasting which will investigate the quality potential of the best of English sparkling wines. We will be guided and inspired by Andrew Weeber, the charismatic owner of Gusbourne Estate in Kent, which has fast become one of England’s 2 best-respected sparkling wine producers.

Date:

Wednesday 7th June 2017
Apero from 18.30-19.00.
Tasting will finish by 21.00 at latest.

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF90.–/person












Canapés will be served with the wines, but this is not a formal, sit down dinner.

Seats at this tasting are restricted to 15, so please book early to reserve your place!


This tasting will include:

  1. A “vertical” of several vintages of Gusbourne’s prestige Blanc De Blancs, going back to 2006, their first vintage.

  2. Gusbourne Estate Brut Reserve from 2 older vintages. From each vintage we will compare one example which has been given extended ageing on its lees with another which was disgorged younger, but then aged longer in bottle. How important are lees- and bottle-ageing in English sparkling wines?

  3. 2 vintages of Taittinger Comte de Champagne – THE Champagne above all others which Gusbourne aim to match in quality!






The Real Wines BIG Autumn wine tasting

on Monday 24th October 2016,
from 17:00 – 20:00 in the Restaurant St. Peter, Zürich

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If you are interested in attending this event please contact us soon to reserve your place.

«The best of the Douro»

Wine and Dine event on Monday 13th June,
from 18:30 – 21:30 in the Carlton Restaurant, Zürich







Theme: A relaxed tasting of 15 or more of the best red table wines from Portugal’s Douro Valley, together with a simple three course dinner and coffee.
We will taste some modern Douro “classics” from Quinta Do Vale Meao, Quinta De La Rosa, Quinta Do Crasto, Quinta Do Vallado, Wine and Soul, Prats & Symington, Quinta Da Manoella, Roquette & Cazes, Foz Torto etc

Date:

Monday 13th June 2016
Apero from 18:30-19:00
Wine and dine from 19:00-21:30

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF 190.– all inclusive

Format: Relaxed, walk around tasting with the opportunity to meet some of our winemakers






















If you are interested in attending this event please contact us soon to reserve your place.
Only 15 seats available.

The Real Wines Spring Wine Tasting – Burgundy and Burgundy-style wines from around the world.

On Thursday 28th April 2016

From 17:00-20:00 in the Restaurant St Peter, Zürich





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Weinabend - Hafenrestraurant in Zug

Come and join us on Thursday 21st January 2016 in the Hafen Restaurant, Zug,
for an evening of delicious Fusion cuisine matched with some great wines from
Australia and New Zealand!

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Burgund Weingala

On the 18th January in the wonderfully atmospheric Waldhaus Hotel in Sils Maria, Real Wines, together with Pascal Marchand, will be participating in a tasting of Burgundy wines from some of the regions very best producers.

There will be a walk around tasting during the afternoon between 4pm – 6.30pm followed by a Gala dinner in the evening, with wines specially selected by each producer.

If you might be interested in attending, please click below to find out full details.



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The Real Wines BIG Autumn wine tasting

on Thursday 29th October 2015,
from 17:00 – 20:00 in the Restaurant St. Peter, Zürich

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Spring food and wine matching event with Australian chef Scott McKay

Theme: Come and enjoy the tastes of Spring with a delicious seasonal menu matched with a variety of wines from around the world

Date:

Friday 29th May

Timings: 18:30 – 22:00

Venue:

The Siehbachsaal
Chamerstrasse 33
6300 Zug

Cost:

CHF120.- per person with a 10% discount for groups of 6 or more.
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Please e mail us by Monday 25th May latest to reserve your place: paul@realwines.ch

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A fascinating tasting of Charles Heidsieck’s full range of champagnes, together with some very rare older vintages

Date:

Monday 17th November

Timings: 18:30-20:30
Apero 18:30-19:00; guided tasting 19:00-20:30

Venue:

The Nietturm Bar
2nd Floor (above LaSalle Restaurant)
Schiffbaustrasse 4
8005 Zürich

Cost:

CHF100.- per person payable in advance















Charles Heidsieck is one of the world’s best quality Champagne houses and we are delighted to be their sole appointed retailers in Switzerland. With a history dating back over 160 years, these champagnes win more international trophies and medals than almost any other, yet they are barely known in the Swiss market. We hope this tasting of their current vintages with a few older bottles thrown in will be one of your wine experiences of the year!
Small eats will be served with the Champagne, but not dinner.

You will be able to taste the following Champagnes:

Brut Reserve
NV
Rosé Reseve NV
Vintage 2005
Blanc de Millenaires
1995
Blanc de Millenaires
1985
Blanc de Millenaires
1983
Charlie 1985
Charlie 1981










Places are strictly limited so please register your interest now: paul@realwines.ch

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A “vertical” tasting of the best of Moss Wood, Australia’s most famous Cabernet Sauvignon producer. Vintages going back to 2001

Date:

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Timings: 18:30-22:00

Venue:

In Zürich, still to be confirmed

Cost:

To be confirmed









This tasting will be hosted by Clare and Keith Mugford, owners and winemakers of Moss Wood in Margaret River, West Australia. It will be a unique opportunity to taste how well first class Australian Cabernet can age.

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The Real Wines BIG Autumn wine tasting

on Monday 27th October 2014,
from 17:00 – 20:00 in the Carlton Restaurant, Zürich



Theme: The Real Wines BIG Autumn wine tasting:
Classic wines from the Old World and the very best of the New World

Date:

Monday 27th October 2014 - 17:00 – 20:00
(16.00-17.00 Trade only)

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF 20.- to be reimbursed on orders taken on the night over CHF 200.-

Format: Relaxed, walk around tasting of over 80 fantastic wines, with the opportunity to meet some of our winemakers
















As well as having the opportunity to taste many new vintages of our favourite wines in our range, you can taste for the first time the following new arrivals this autumn:
• The fantastic champagnes of Charles Heidsieck, one of the very highest quality Champagne houses. Their Brut Reserve Non Vintage won the trophy for best sparkling wine in last year’s International Wine Challenge in London, whilst their prestige cuvee “Blanc des Millénaires 1995” won this year’s Decanter Magazine International Trophy for best sparkling wine over £15.

• Simply the best Argentinian Malbec we have tasted, from the rugged region of Patagonia in the far south of Argentina; this also won an International Trophy in Decanter’s World Wine awards 2014

• HJ Fabre Barrel Selection Malbec 2013

• “Bedrock” Zinfandels from Sonoma Valley; these are the oldest vine Zinfandels in California, from vines ageing between 80-125 years, and are amazingly silky, fresh and full of concentrated red fruit flavours.

• “World’s End” super premium Cabernet Sauvignons from the best sites in Napa Valley and the great 2010 vintage in California

• Pascal Marchand’s 2012 Burgundies – our pick of his different crus from the outstanding 2012 vintage.

Not to be missed!

Please register here by e-mail: paul@realwines.ch

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Fresh seafood and wine matching event with Australian chef Scott McKay

Theme: It’s not so often that you find wonderfully fresh seafood in Switzerland. On this occasion we will be matching 6 of Scott’s favourite seafood dishes with some delicious wines specially selected by Paul Liversedge.

Date:

Friday 26th September

Timings: 18:30 – 22:00

Venue:

The Siehbachsaal
Chamerstrasse 33
6300 Zug

Cost:

CHF120.- per person with a 10% discount for groups of 6 or more.
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Please e mail us by 19th September latest to reserve your place;
first come first served.: paul@realwines.ch


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Burgundy 2012

Date:

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Timings: 16:00-20:00

Venue:

Hotel Schweizerhof
Saal Trianon
Bahnhofplatz 11
3001 Bern

Cost:

CHF30.-, of which CHF20 will be refunded on orders over CHF100.-













To register, please e mail events@gerstl.ch to reserve your place by 1st June latest.

2012 is an excellent vintage in Burgundy, and this tasting, organised by my friends at Gerstl Weinselektionen, promises to be one of the vinous highlights of this year. You will be able to taste a wide variety of top 2012 Burgundies, all imported directly by Gerstl, as well as the 2012s of some of our favourite “Real Wines” producers – Pascal Marchand (Nuits St Georges, Burgundy), Zind Humbrecht (Alsace) and last but not least Felton Road (Central Otago, NZ).

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Theme:

The best of Australia and New Zealand

Date:

Monday 5th May 2014

Timings: 17:00 – 20:00
(16.00-17.00 Trade only)

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF 20.- to be reimbursed on orders taken on the night over CHF 200.-

Format:

Relaxed, walk around tasting with some delicious Fusion cuisine finger foods






















The quality of wines from “down under” has never been better! With a run of top quality vintages, particularly 2010 and 2012 in South Australia, this is THE perfect opportunity to taste the wines from many of Australia and New Zealand’s best quality producers and judge for yourself just how good they are. New to our range this Spring we are excited to present the amazing mature Hunter Valley Semillons and Shiraz of McWilliams Mount Pleasant winery and the multi-layered and complex Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs of Escarpment Vineyard from Martinborough, New Zealand.
Australian chef Scott McKay will provide a small selection of delicious Australasian-style finger foods to show how well these wines partner local foods from Down Under.
We will also taste a small selection of Pascal Marchand’s delicious 2011 Burgundies which should provide a fascinating comparison with Australia and New Zealand’s finest Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs.

Wines on tasting will include latest releases from:

New Zealand – South Island
Felton Road – Central Otago
Dog Point – Marlborough
Villa Maria – Marlborough

New Zealand – North Island
Kumeu River – Auckland
Escarpment Vineyards – Martinborough

Australia
McWilliams Mount Pleasant – Hunter Valley
Ten Minutes By Tractor – Mornington Peninsula
Clonakilla – Canberra Highlands
The Lane Vineyard – Adelaide Hills
Kalleske – Barossa Valley
Schild Estate – Barossa Valley
Henschke – Barossa Valley
D’Arenberg – MacLaren Vale
Majella – Coonawarra
Moss Wood – Margaret River, West Australia
Harewood Estate – Great Southern, West Australia
Stanton & Killeen – Rutherglen, Victoria

Burgundy
Pascal Marchand



With over 60-70 delicious wines in total to try, we are sure you will
not be disappointed.
Please pre-register here by e mail by 1st May latest: paul@realwines.ch



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Christmas Wine Tasting

Date:

Sunday 17th November 2013
Anytime between 14.00-17.30

Venue:

Restaurant Brauerei Baar
Langgasse 41
6340 Baar

Cost:

No entry fee














Real Wines invites you to taste a wide selection of our favourite wines for this Christmas period.
There will be something to suit all palates and price points, from fruit-charged Aussie Shiraz and Grenache to traditionally-made Riojas which are the height of elegance and finesse.

Please note – the above vintages and wines are subject to change in case of out of stocks

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Super Shiraz tasting and dinner

Date:

Monday 11th November - 19:00 – 22:00
Apero starts 18:30

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF250 including dinner











Only 15 places available –please contact us soon to reserve your place!

A rare and fascinating opportunity to taste a cross section of Australia’s most famous Shiraz, from traditional classics such as Penfolds Grange 2008 (awarded the magic 100 points by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate) and Henschke Hill of Grace 2008 to modern classics like Torbreck’s Run Rig and Ben Glaetzer’s cult “Amon-Ra”. We will taste a total of 12 great wines together with the Carlton’s set 3 course Monday night dinner.

Wines we will taste:

Schild Estate Sparkling Shiraz 2009, Barossa (Apero)
D’Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz 2009, McLaren Vale
Chapel Hill The Vicar Shiraz 2010, McLaren Vale
Schild Estate Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz 2009, Barossa
Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2010, Canberra Highlands
Schild Estate Moorooroo Shiraz 2008, Barossa
Ben Glaetzer Amon-Ra Shiraz 2010, Barossa
Penfolds Magill Estate Shiraz 2010, South Australia
Henschke Mt Edelstone Shiraz 2009, Barossa
Jim Barry The Armagh Shiraz 2007, Clare Valley
Torbreck Run Rig Shiraz 2009, Barossa
Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz 2008, Barossa
Penfolds Grange Shiraz 2008, South Australia


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The Real Wines BIG Autumn range tasting on Monday 28th October,
from 17:00 – 20:00 in the Carlton Restaurant, Zürich



Theme:

The Real Wines BIG Autumn wine tasting:
Classic wines from the Old World and the very best of the New World

Date:

Monday 28th October - 17:00 – 20:00
(16.00-17.00 Trade only)

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF20 to be reimbursed on orders taken on the night over CHF200

Format:

Relaxed, walk around tasting with the opportunity to meet some of our winemakers - from Vina Falernia, Lopez Heredia, Dog Point and more.






















This is our biggest and best tasting of the year. This Autumn we will have many new wines for you to taste, including:
Schild Estate – fantastic old vine Grenache and Shiraz from the Barossa, South Australia
Harewood Estate – exciting Chardonnay and Rieslings from the Great Southern, West Australia
Stanton & Killeen – unique fortified Muscats from Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia
Kumeu River – New Zealand’s best Chardonnays from Auckland, New Zealand
Esk Valley – a great value Bordeaux blend from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Vina Falernia – a hugely impressive, fruit-packed and attractively priced range of wines from Chile’s most Northerly vineyard in the Elqui Valley
Lopez Heredia – unique, classic red and white Riojas made in the traditional style as they always used to be – and still should be! – from Rioja, Spain
Histoire d’Enfer – the very best whites and reds we have tasted from from Valais, Switzerland

We will also be showing new wines and vintages from many other of our favourite producers from the old and new world as below.
Don’t miss this opportunity to taste a cross-section of the best and most unique wines the world’s wine regions have to offer. There is limited capacity so please book early to avoid disappointment.
If you would be interested in attending this event please contact us to reserve your place by Thursday 24th October latest; places are restricted.

The full list of producers we will be tasting is as follows:-
Australia
Moss Wood of Margaret River
Harewood Estate of the Great Southern region in West Australia (new!)
Schild Estate (new!) and Kalleske of Barossa Valley
The Lane Vineyard of Adelaide Hills
D’Arenberg of MacLaren Vale
Majella of Coonawarra
Clonakilla of Canberra Highlands
Ten Minutes By Tractor of Mornington Peninsula
Stanton & Killeen of Rutherglen, Victoria (new!)

New Zealand
Kumeu River of Auckland (New!)
Felton Road of Central Otago
Dog Point of Marlborough
Villa Maria of Marlborough

Chile
Vina Falernia of Elqui Valley (new!)
Matetic of San Antonio Valley

California
World’s End of Napa Valley

France
Zind Humbrecht of Alsace
Domaine d’Orfeuilles of Vouvray
Pascal Marchand of Burgundy
Francois Villard of the Northern Rhône
Domaines Binet Jacquet (New!) and Barral of Faugères in Southern France
A selection of delicious Bordeaux 2009s

Madeira
D’Oliveiras

Lebanon
Chateau Musar

Italy
Tenuta di Castellaro of the Lipari Islands

England
Camel Valley of Cornwall
Ridgeview of Sussex

Austria
Weingut Geyerhof of Kremstal

Switzerland
Weingut Florin of Stein am Rhein
Histoire d’Enfer of the Valais region


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Fusion food and Australian/New Zealand wine matching event with Australian chef Scott McKay on Friday 4th October in the Pulverturm, Zug

Theme:

A relaxed and informative evening where we match 6 delicious Australasian dishes with some of the best wines from “down under”

Date:

Friday 4th October, 18:30 – 22:00 h

Venue:

The Pulverturm, Zug

Cost:

CHF115 per head, payable in advance

Please see below for full details of the event.


















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In this the second of our “famous grapes and food” matching events, gifted Australian chef Scott McKay will be concocting a range of delicious “standing foods” to match the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. We will taste a selection of 3 very different Chardonnays and then 3 equally dissimilar Pinot Noirs, each wine with its own specially prepared dish to accompany it. Paul Liversedge will introduce each wine and provide some background to both grapes and their varying styles; should be another fun, tasty and informative evening!

Food and wine matching with the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes

Date:

Friday 24th May from 19:00 – 23:00

Venue:

Siehbachsaal, Chamerstrasse 33, 6300 Zug

Cost:

CHF 115.- per person

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Matetic tasting - James Joyce Bar

Bodeaux 2001 tasting at the Carlton

Date:

Monday 29th April

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Relaxed, informal tasting of one of our favourite producers from Chile with a few tasty bites to eat.
Feel free to drop by at any time to meet the producer and taste these delicious wines.

Wines on tasting will be:
• Matetic EQ Sauvignon Blanc 2011
• Matetic EQ Chardonnay 2008
• Matetic Corralillo Gewurztraminer 2010
• Matetic Corralillo Pinot Noir 2010
• Matetic Corralillo Syrah 2010
• Matetic EQ Syrah 2007

Matetic is a boutique-style winery producing a range of fantastic wines using organic and biodynamic farming methods in the beautiful San Antonio Valley between Santiago and the Pacific Ocean.

Matetic’s wines have elegance and style, yet wonderful intensity and purity of fruit. Rarely can one small winery deliver such consistently high quality from such a wide range of grapes in one small growing region

Places are limited, so if you would like to attend please confirm in advance by email to:
nicky@realwines.ch / paul@realwines.ch
or telephone on 043 466 08 90.

Matetic tasting - James Joyce Bar

MATETIC WINE TASTING - ONE OF CHILE’S STAR PRODUCERS!
With Arturo Larrain of Matetic Wines

Date:

Tuesday 19th March, anytime between 18:30 – 21:00

Venue:

James Joyce Bar, Pelikanstrasse 8, 8001 Zürich (in the wine cellar)

Cost:

free tasting!

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This is the first of 3 food and wine events we will be running this year where we try to find the perfect food matches for 6 of the world’s most famous grapes. In this first event, talented Australian chef Scott McKay will be cooking up some delicious “standing food” to match the Riesling and Shiraz grapes. We will taste a selection of 3 very different Rieslings and then 3 equally dissimilar Syrah/Shiraz wines, each wine with its own specially prepared dish to accompany it. Paul Liversedge will introduce each wine and provide some background to each grape and its varying styles; should be a fun, tasty and informative evening!

The Lane Vineyard - Team

Food and wine matching with the Riesling and Shiraz grapes

Date:

Friday 1st March from 19:00 – 23:00

Venue:

Siehbachsaal, Chamerstrasse 33, 6300 Zug

Cost:

CHF 115.- per person

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Pulverturm Zug

A perfect opportunity to match a selection of your favourite Christmas dishes with some classic wines so that no mistakes are made on the day itself. Food prepared by talented Australian chef and owner of Custom Catering - Scott McKay - and wines carefully selected by Paul Liversedge, Master of Wine, from Real Wines.

Limited spaces only – please book early to avoid disappointment!

Christmas food and wine matching

Date:

Wednesday 5th December - 19:00 – 22:00

Venue:

The Pulverturm, Zug

Cost:

CHF 115.00 per head payable in advance

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You are invited to join Paul Liversedge and Toni Albino of Triangel Restaurant to a tasting of special wines for this Christmas period.

From the traditional classics of Bordeaux and Burgundy to modern classics from New Zealand and Australia, together with some wonderful surprises from England, the Lebanon and Madeira, there will be something to suit all tastes!

The Lane Vineyard - Team

Christmas Wine Tasting

Date:

Saturday 24th November - 11:00 – 16:00

Venue:

Triangel Restaurant – Bar
Ebmatingerstrasse 3
8126 Zumikon

Cost:

admission free

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Date:

Saturday 10th November - 11:00 – 17:00

Venue:

Schützenhaus
Ausser Gamlikon
Reppischtalstrasse 104
8143 Stallikon

Cost:

admission free

Format:

Informal “walk-around” tasting of around 30 delicious wines from our range. A great opportunity to make some decisions about what you will be drinking for Christmas!

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Date:

Sunday 11th November - 14:00 – 17:30

Venue:

Baar Brauerei
Langgasse 41
6341 Baar

Cost:

admission free

Format:

Informal “walk-around” tasting of around 30 delicious wines from our range. A great opportunity to make some decisions about what you will be drinking for Christmas!

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Marty Edwards, owner of The Lane Vineyards in Adelaide Hills, South Australia, will host this dinner matching some delicious “fusion” cuisine prepared by renowned Swiss chef Beat Caduff with his latest wine releases.

Only 20 spaces available – first come first served

The Lane Vineyard - Team

An evening of Asian Pacific cuisine and wines from
The Lane Vineyard

Date:

Monday 5th November - 18:30 – 22:00

Venue:

Caduff’s Wine Loft
Kanzleistrasse 126
8004 Zürich

Cost:

CHF120 payable in advance

Format:

Informal dinner with the winemaker which includes 4 courses, cheese, coffee and a selection of 6 delicious wines from The Lane Vineyard

Pulverturm Zug

Our very first food and wine matching event, this will be a fascinating opportunity to match the exciting cooking of talented Australian chef Scott McKay with some of the best wines from New Zealand and Australia. We will serve several different “finger foods”, both hot and cold – all delicious, exotic and the best flavours of Australasia – and you decide which wines go best with each dish. This relaxed but informative evening promises to be a real feast for the senses.

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Theme:

A fun-filled evening of Fusion finger food combined with fantastic wines from “down under”!

Date:

Friday 28th September - 19:00 – 22:00

Venue:

The Pulverturm, Zug

Cost:

CHF 95.00 per head payable in advance

Come and taste over 80 of our top tips for this Autumn/Winter. Everything you could ask for from great value wines for party-giving to the full spectrum of classics for Christmas dinners. Taste the amazing single vintage Madeiras from D’Oliveiras (including a 104 year old Boal from 1908!), Her Majesty the Queen’s favourite English sparkling wines, classic 2010 Burgundies, wines which scream of their terroirs from the Loire, Alsace and the Island of Lipari, the best of New Zealand and Australia and much more!

This will be a relaxed, walkabout tasting where you will have the opportunity to meet and chat with the producers from Dog Point and Villa Maria of New Zealand, Moss Wood of West Australia and Weingut Florin of Stein am Rhein.

Wines on tasting will include latest vintages from:

France
Zind Humbrecht of Alsace
Domaine d’Orfeuilles of Vouvray
Pascal Marchand of Burgundy
Francois Villard of the Northern Rhône
Domaine Gallety of the Southern Rhône
Domaine Barral of Faugères in Southern France
A selection of delicious Bordeaux 2009s

Madeira
Old vintages from D’Oliveiras back to 1908

Austria
Weingut Geyerhof of Kremstal

Italy
Tenuta di Castellaro of the Lipari Islands

England
Camel Valley of Cornwall
Ridgeview of Sussex

Switzerland
Weingut Florin of Stein am Rhein

New Zealand
Felton Road of Central Otago
Dog Point of Marlborough
Villa Maria of Marlborough

Australia
Ten Minutes By Tractor of Mornington Peninsula
Clonakilla of Canberra Highlands
The Lane Vineyard of Adelaide Hills
Kalleske of the Barossa Valley
D’Arenberg of MacLaren Vale
Majella of Coonawarra
Moss Wood of Margaret River

California
World’s End of Napa Valley

Chile
Matetic of San Antonio Valley

With over 60 delicious wines in total to try, we are sure you will not be disappointed!

Please e mail paul@realwines.ch by Thursday 25th October to reserve your place.

Maximum 200 places.

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Carlton Restaurant & Bar

Theme:

Our BIG Autumn wine tasting:
Classic wines from the Old World and the very best of the New World

Date:

Monday 29th October - 17:00 – 20:00
(16.00-17.00 Trade only)

Venue:

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Cost:

CHF20 to be reimbursed on orders taken on the night over CHF200

Format:

Relaxed, walk around tasting

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Theme:

How to taste wines blind and work out where they’re from

Date

Thursday 17th November

Timings

Tasting runs from19:00-21:00 with apero starting at 18:30

Venue

Belvoir Park Hotel Fachschule, Zürich Enge

Cost

CHF 70.- per person

Impress your friends by learning some quick and easy tips as to how to identify a wine without seeing the bottle! This short course attempts to give some basic structure and method to your tasting experience and help you become a more impressive wine taster in future. A selection of wines will be tasted during the course to link tasting theory with practice.

Maximum attendees 30

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Theme:

Tour de France

Date

Thursday 24th November

Timings

Tasting runs from19:00-21:00 with apero starting at 18:30

Venue

Villa Villette, Cham

Cost

CHF 70.- per person

In this seminar you will be taken on a tour of the key wine regions of France, learn all the basic information you need to be able to impress people with your French wine knowledge in future, and taste some delicious examples from across the country. The seminar will be relaxed but informative and the wines we taste will show the wonderful diversity of France; sparkling, whites from the Loire, Alsace, Burgundy and the Rhone, reds from Burgundy, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, the Rhone Valley and the South of France - and a dessert wine to round things off.
The perfect way to improve your understanding and appreciation of French wines!

Theme:

The best of Australia and New Zealand – and some wonderful 2010 Burgundies!

Date

Monday 7th May

Timings

17:00-20:00 (16.00-17.00 Trade only)

Venue

Carlton Restaurants & Bar
Bahnhofstrasse 41
8001 Zürich

Format

Relaxed, walk around tasting

Cost

CHF 25.- to be reimbursed on orders taken on the night over CHF 200.-

The quality of wines from “down under” has never been better! This is a perfect opportunity to taste the wines from many of Australia and New Zealand’s best quality producers and judge for yourself just how good they are. Also present will be Pascal Marchand, one of the original and leading biodynamic winemakers in Burgundy, who is one of Jancis Robinson MW’s highest ranked producers of all the 2000+ Burgundy 2010s she tasted earlier this year. His wonderful range of 2010 Burgundies should provide a fascinating comparison with Australia and New Zealand’s finest Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs.

Wines on tasting will include latest releases from:

New Zealand:
Felton Road – Central Otago
Dog Point – Marlborough
Villa Maria – Marlborough

Australia:
Ten Minutes By Tractor – Mornington Peninsula
Clonakilla – Canberra Highlands
The Lane Vineyard – Adelaide Hills
Kalleske – Barossa Valley
D’Arenberg – MacLaren Vale
Majella – Coonawarra
Moss Wood – Margaret River

Burgundy:
Pascal Marchand

With over 50 delicious wines in total to try, we are sure you will not be disappointed.
Please pre-register by e mail here. paul@realwines.ch

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Real Wines,   Im Junker 8,   8143 Stallikon,   Tel. +41 43 466 08 90     Fax. +41 43 466 08 89