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Origins of Wine: Ancient Wine Techniques in Contemporary Winemaking

January 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$45.00

Join us of this educational tasting experience with Arterra Wines Owner and Winemaker, Jason Murray, and certified sommelier, Dale Clemence. During this experience you will try a variety of different wines from around the world; from wines produced in the Republic of Georgia using only the most ancient techniques; to contemporary wines utilizing these ancient principles but applied to modern capabilities. Discussions will include techniques dating back to 6000BC such as: Ancient vessels, Qvevri & Amphora, their uses & influence on wine; Comparisons of ancient vessels and barrels; History of Sulfite in Winemaking; Ancient & Contemporary practices of Native Yeast fermentations. Jason will present how Native Yeast is different, why he uses it, why commercial yeasts came about and how they influence wines. Resulting styles of wine from these various techniques will be conveyed and tasted.

Details

Date:
January 5, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$45.00
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/origins-of-wine-ancient-wine-techniques-in-contemporary-winemaking-tickets-52257938902

Venue

Arterra Wines
1808 Leeds Manor rd
Delaplane,VA20144United States
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CHARDONNAY   |   $30

A voluminous white, with great depth, varietal elegance, subtly accented by French Barrel aging, and balancing acidity.

APPLE WINE   |   $29

A local favorite, refreshingly sweet with vibrant apple character.

BLUEBERRY APPLE WINE   |   $29

Refreshingly balanced with vibrant acidity, joyful expression of sweet fresh fruit, and a clean delightful finish.

CABERNET FRANC   |   $35

Ripened to dark fruit & smooth tannin, medium bodied, broad & round.

PETIT VERDOT   |   $40

Full bodied front pallet, clean crisp finish. Dark fruit flavors & mellow tannin.

MALBEC   |   $40

Vivid varietal flavors, with a sophisticated balance of depth, medium bodied, and intriguingly complex.

TANNAT   |   $49

Full bodied, carrying depth & concentration, black fruit, great aging potential.

LATE HARVEST TANNAT   |   $49

Exceedingly ripened grapes producing a high alcohol and sophisticatedly sweet full bodied red, reminiscent of high-end Port.

DRY RIESLING   |   $29

An elegant and refreshingly clean white, with vivid floral and fruit character, showcasing volume and depth.

HAWKMOTH RESERVE   |   $49

A truly limited production red blend, celebrating the partnership of Arterra Wines and Hawkmoth Arts.

RESERVE   |   $49

Intensity, concentration and vivid black fruit characters merge in this powerful full bodied red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.

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