w/ Peter Marks, MW and Monika Vescovi, dipWSET
Climate change has affected the world’s most famous wine region – is that good or bad?
Learn how the Champagne region has modified the way it grows, produces, bottles, and exports its most prized asset. Instructor and Champagne expert Jess Helfand (Diploma WSET) guides us through everything from canopy management, harvest dates, bottle weight, and more.
Yes, we can tend to the planet while indulging in our favorite bubbly, and yes we can feel great about it!
We welcomed special guest presenter Matthew Kaner, Master of Wine Peter Marks, and Dhane Chesson representing the Rioja region. We also had the pleasure to present special messages from icons of the region – Alvaro Palacios of Palacios Remondo, Maria Urrutia of CVNE and Pablo de Simon of Valserrano.
Rosé Revolution with Elizabeth Gaby, Master of Wine
Join us for an interview with Elizabeth Gabay Master of Wine on the Rosé wine revolution. As global sales of rosé continue growing over the last decade, the face of both the consumption and production of rosé is changing globally. We will discuss both the successes and challenges that rosé producers are facing today. Elizabeth Gabay is the world’s leading authority on pink wine and the author of “Rosé: Understanding the pink wine revolution.”