Ecole des vins - 2nd semester program 2022

Inter Rhône - Maison des Vins

Avignon

These get-togethers are the perfect opportunity to improve your knowledge, discuss with our consulting sommeliers, and learn about food and wine pairings with the fascinating Vallée du Rhône appellations.

Two spots in the very heart of Avignon
TUESDAYS
AFTERWORK
at the Maison des Vins
6 rue des trois faucons
6:30 to 8:30 pm

SATURDAYS
CLASSES
at the Carré du Palais
1 place du Palais des Papes
10:30am to 12:30

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 13 September
Food and Côtes du Rhône: A pairing for each and every one!
Sensorial experiences to better understand how to put together foods and wines, and what mistakes to avoid. Our sommelier guides you through this challenging exercise.

ATELIER - Saturday 17 September
Italy – Rhône Valley: Mediterranean pairings
Focaccia, prosciutto, bruschetta... Come along and learn how to totally enhance Italian foods with the southern Côtes du Rhône wines… fun and friendly, simplicity, and above all gorgeous food and wine.

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 20 September
Vinsobres, outstandingly refreshing
This tasting explores the specificity of this higher-altitude terroir and the influence of altitude on the freshness and finesse of the wines from Cru Vinsobres.

ATELIER - Saturday 24 September
Introduction to the Rhône Valley wines and vineyards in this wine-tasting workshop.
Explore all the sensorial complexity in the Rhône Valley vineyards in a methodolical approach that also teaches the terms and vocabulary used to capture and express the sensations.
Session in English.

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 11 October
AOC Luberon: Intriguing viticulture
Go on an investigation, and taste your way through the vineyards in the Luberon ... A session that is both a lot of fun, and educational ... to deepen your knowledge... If you happen to like mystery novels, this is for you!

ATELIER - Saturday 15 October
Just what can we learn from the label on an AOC wine bottle?
A label is much like an identity document and can tell you a lot. The rules in AOC appelations are complex! Come along to learn, understand and of course taste!

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 18 October
Côtes du Rhône Villages: Wine exalting food
A chef tells us about his / her wine favourites and shares ideas for recipes to go with them, to the sheer delight of our taste buds!

ATELIER - Saturday 22 October
Geo-sensorial tastings of the Côtes du Rhône Crus: the wines and the places
Learn how, through tasting, to recognize the origin of the wine, the terroirs... Enjoy a different approach that combines geology, pedology, and tasting pleasure too of course!

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 8 November
Food Pairing in Vinsobres: red wine and chocolate
Two strong tasting experiences, each with its own strong character, and that go together beautifully. A true gastronomic journey.

ATELIER - Saturday 12 November
Rhône valley wines and cheese
Discover and explore a few gorgeous cheeses that go amazingly with Rhône Valley wines...

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 22 November
The influence from the cork on Côtes du Rhône wines
There are different types of corks. Understand the winemakers' choices, the impact a cork can have on ageing and taste of the wine… An instructive workshop that will be accompanied by 'trompe l’œil' small plates.

ATELIER - Saturday 26 November
Introduction to the Rhône Valley wines and vineyards in this wine-tasting workshop.
Explore all the sensorial complexity in the Rhône Valley vineyards in a methodolical approach that also teaches the terms and vocabulary used to capture and express the sensations.

AFTERWORK Tuesday 6 December
AOC Luberon: Prestigious food and wine pairings
Come and sit at the table of a great chef and experiment with magical, delicious food and wine pairings.

ATELIER - Saturday 10 December
Bubbly wines in the Rhône Valley
Saint Péray, Clairette from Die and the Crémant from Die, the perfect opportunity to discover all the specificities of effervescent wines from the Rhône Valley vineyards.

AFTERWORK - Tuesday 13 December
Côtes du Rhône: Festive food and wine pairings
A talented chef works with our sommelier to propose subtle pairings with gorgeous holiday menus.

ATELIER - Saturday 17 December
The Crus from the Northern Côtes du Rhône: The Jewels in the Crown
Just mention of their names (Côte Rôtie, Hermitage, Condrieu…) makes mouths water throughout the world! Come and discover - and taste - these great character wines which express all their aromatic power with great elegance.

Gift certificate: all year long: www.ecoledesvins-avignon.com
Give the experience of a workshop on the Rhône Valley vineyards at the Ecole des vins.
Gift certificates are good for an entire year starting from purchase date, and can be used for the beneficiary's choice.
From introductions wine-tasting to food-and-wine pairing workshops, classes on the varietals, the terroirs andmore, there's something for every taste.
Order a gift certificate on line for any workshop at the Ecole des vins des vignobles de la Vallée du Rhône - all you need to do is print out the gift certificate and present it to the instructor on the day of the class.
The beneficiary should confirm the date he or she has chosen, at least 15 days before the event. Please confirm by phone at +33 (0)4 90 27 24 14 or by email at evoinier@inter-rhone.com
(Contact: Emmanuelle Voinier)

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Infos & réservations

From 13/09 to 17/12/2022, every Tuesday and Saturday.

Maison des Vins - 6 rue des Trois Faucons Carré du Palais - 1 place du Palais des Papes
84000 Avignon

35€