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The Asheville School of Wine @MetroWines Presents

 
Wine Courses and Wine Credential Programs as featured in "Carolina Epicurean"
 
Saturday, 25 June 2022 12:36

Wine Dinner Before Wine Tour!

Wine Tour to Provence with Jean-Chrsitian Rostagni and Contrast Tours - Want to Know More?
 
Join Jean-Christian and some of the travelers at RendezVous on July 6th
This dinner is to give a taste of some of the wines, and of what you could be doing during a wine tour in Provence. The dinner is very convivial, all at one table, sharing the food, discussing the wines, and solving some of the world's most persistent problems.
 
There will be pétanque before dinner, since Asheville is graced with RendezVous's superb pétanque facility (with "boules" available for you to play)
 
Pétanque is at 5:45
Dinner is at 7:30 at RendezVous

Only 12 seats available
$90 per person including gratuity and taxes
All the wines will be available for purchase through MetroWines.
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Saturday, 18 June 2022 17:36

Wine Tour to France

Wine Tour to Rhone Valley and Provence, September 10th - 24th, with Jean-Christian Rotagni of Contrast Tours
 

Experience the wine regions of Provence and the Rhône Valley like an insider! Native Frenchman Jean-Christian Rotagni of Contrast Wines will take you to the best local restaurants, wineries as well as dine with winemakers. You will even tour several wineries during the harvest and crush, a rare opportunity.

But this is not just a wine tour. You’ll also visit Roman and pre-historic vestiges like the oldest cave paintings in Europe, and meet local photographers and artists. For a unique experience, Jean limits the number of guests, books hotels that are four star or equivalent and selects restaurants with quality cuisine.

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Friday, 17 June 2022 13:21

World Verdejo Day

 

World Verdejo day which was held last week was a chance to spread the “notoriety “ of DO Rueda, and to better inform consumers on the quality of the wines from the region, according to managing director Santiago Mora.

Shop Balnea Verdejo @MetroWines $12.99

From Vinex:  “Verdejo day has become more and more important,” he claimed. The event, which first took place in 2013 in four cities in the US, had grown, within five years, to become an international celebration of the Verdejo grape led by DO Ruedea in tandem with the Ribera de Duero DO.

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