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Wines of the Rhône Valley with Steven Spurrier, International Wine Expert & Journalist


2 hours, $125

During his career, Steven Spurrier has excelled as a wine critic, journalist, buyer, entrepreneur, guide, vintner, visionary, mentor, restaurateur, author, educator, judge, communicator, and consultant. After attending the Rugby School and then university at the London School of Economics, Spurrier joined Christopher’s in St James’s in 1964. At that time, Christopher's was the poshest of London carriage-trade merchants. Soon after that, he did the Grand Tour of Europe’s vineyards. Spurrier worked a vintage in Burgundy and spent another six months in Bordeaux, the Rhône, Alsace, Champagne, Germany and Spain. It was in the 1970s that he first came to fame as a wine merchant in Paris, with his store Les Caves de la Madeleine. Later Spurrier would start the first consumer wine school of its kind, L’Académie du Vin. He currently is the President of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET), and he was just named 2017 Decanter Man of the Year.

Join Steven Spurrier as he leads a class and tasting on the wines of the Rhône Valley, France. We will taste 10 wines: Condrieu Guigal, Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Beaucastel, Crozes-Hermitage Blanc, Gigondas Ste Cosme, Chateauneuf Clos des Papes, Bandol Domaine Tempier, Cornas Clape Renaissance, Cote Rotie La Vialliere Champet, St Joseph Estate Chave, and Hermitage Delas.

Price: $125.00

Start Time: 6:30 pm
End Time: 8:30 pm

Date: Jan 26, 2018

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Suite #7, Third Floor
Washington, DC
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