A Febvreuary celebration

Chester Osborn from D’Arenberg, Australia

Febvre has a fascinating programme of events planned for next month!

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Wine Distributor, Febvre & Company Limited, introduces Febvreuary with various events taking place around Ireland throughout February.  The Febvreuary events, open to trade only, will include wine tasting from Febvre’s portfolio; allow attendees meet visiting winemakers; attend educational seminars and learn the latest in global consumer wine trends for 2016.  As places are limited, it is necessary to book in advance on http://febvrewines.ie/events/month/?tribe-bar-date=2016-02-01.

Fiona Beckett of matchingfoodandwine.com

Fiona Beckett of matchingfoodandwine.com

To the forefront of the Irish wine trade for over 50 years, Febvre is partnered with some of the most illustrious names in the wine world. The character of those partners is reflected in the quality of visitors coming to Ireland to partner Febvre in Febvreuary.

From France, Louis Fabrice Latour will host a tasting about the Twelve Wines that tell the story of innovation at Maison Louis Latour over the last century.

Marcelo Rematal, chief winemaker of De Martino, named 13th most influential winemaker in the world*, will talk about ‘A very different Chile’.

Winemakers Chester Osborn from D’Arenberg, will join Herve Robert of Delas Wines, in Dublin through Skype in a comparison of the ‘Rhône Style’ wines from Australia and the Rhône wines from Delas.

Jan Konetzki, head sommelier at Restaurant Gordon Ramsey, London will share his thoughts on creating a new wine list following his success at the ‘2015 Imbibe Wine List of the Year- Sommelier Award’.

Jan Konetzki, head sommelier, Gordon Ramsey, London

Jan Konetzki, head sommelier, Gordon Ramsey, London

What’s more, Italy’s Castello Banfi will host ‘The Tuscan Lifestyle’ tasting; Warre’s Port Quinta da Cavadinha a vertical tasting to include six vintages from 1992 to 2012; the Basque Culinary Centre an ‘Irish meets Basque’ Pintxos with Conde de Valdemar Rioja Wines and Lulie Halstead, Wine Intelligence UK a workshop on Global Consumer Wine Trends for 2016. And for those interested in food and wine pairings, Fiona Beckett of www.matchingfoodandwine.com  will demonstrate how seasoning affects your wine choice.

*(Source: Decanter magazine)

 

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