ASW Webinar Series with 67 Pall Mall - Zoom Webinar - London
Tune in to this Zoom Webinar on Sunday 24th May at 15:00 CET (15:00 Zurich, 14:00 London, 9:00 New York). Prepare yourself for an upscale wine webinar session from the safety and comfort of your own home! #KindnessSpreadsFaster
Your Zoom meeting link can be found directly on the ticket. You can access the link without installing the Zoom app and it can be used on both your laptop and mobile device. Should you have any issues, please find our Zoom instructions here.
The theme of this online wine webinar is about French Alps indigenous grape focus and discuss with Wink Lorch.
28 members and guests from 18 cities attended
Savoie and its neighbouring French Alpine wine regions are a hot-bed of indigenous grape varieties. Whereas Savoie’s white Altesse and red Mondeuse grapes have been valued as quality grapes for several decades, many other local varieties have been at great risk of becoming extinct. This century has seen a movement to rescue and rehabilitate these varieties and give value to the wines made from them.
Wink Lorch, author of Wines of the French Alps, (www.winetravelmedia.com/shop) will delve into the history of the important quality wine grapes of Savoie and discuss why it is so important today to preserve other varieties.
The wines in the tasting packs will help tell the story. We will begin with a taste of a rare wine from Syrah’s Mum, Mondeuse Blanche, with less than 10ha grown anywhere in the world, continue with Gringet, also very rare, but now made famous by Dominique Belluard. We will then zoom in on Altesse and Mondeuse before ending with the story of how the once revered Persan grape variety was so nearly lost to the world.
Wink will also tell the story of now retired vigneron Michel Grisard and how he galvanized colleagues and amateurs alike to save these Alpine grapes, at the same time rescuing a former vineyard hillside from abandonment.Wine Samples: (only available to 67 PALL MALL MEMBERS)
2019 Maison Philippe Grisard Savoie Mondeuse Blanche Originelle
2018 Domaine Belluard’ Les Alpes Savoie Ayse Gringet
2017 Domaine Orchis Quintessence Roussette de Savoie Altesse
2016 Gilles Berlioz La Deuse Savoie Mondeuse
2015 Domaine Giachino Savoie Persan
2016 Domaine des Ardoisières IGP des Allobroges Améthyste
Delivered to the UK £80
Delivered to EU £90
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