Base Wine Bash

2019 Bubbly Base Wine Tasting

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Time: 8:45 am to 12:00 pm, 

Venue: BTAC, Okanagan College, Penticton, B.C.

Cost: Free

Join your counterparts in an opportunity to taste other base wines from BC, talk ideas, successes, struggles, and other sparkling related topics. The format will be a round table blind tasting of the 2019 vintage base wines destined for tirage. All that is needed is yourself (a sparkling winemaker), your 2019 base wine (one only for this tasting), an open mind and opinion.

Bring what you want to show or talk about. Be it clean, ancestral, spectacular, a problem child, singular component destined to be part of a blend, the final blend, etc.

Given the aim and nature of the tasting, participation will be limited to method traditional Winemakers or Winemakers who will be making method traditional in the very near future.


8:45-9:00 Registration with Coffee/Tea/Snacks
9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks
9:15-10:45 Tasting
10:45-11:15 Palate Cleansing Break with Coffee/Tea/Meat and Cheese Platter
11:15-11:40 Tasting
11:40-12:00 Closing Remarks


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