18 Jun 2020

Wine & War Masterclass

Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh

A fun evening of history and wine - back by popular demand!   

Learn how the vinegrowers, wine villages and wine regions survived the ravages of war across the world whilst sampling 13 white and red wines - and discover their link with the world wars with Rose as your guide.  

During the first part of the evening you will discover wines from families in the French regions of Champagne, Alsace, Burgundy and Loire and learn about their involvement in WW1 and WW2.   In the second part of the evening you will sample wines from war torn corners of the world - including Syria, Lebanon, Armenia and Kosovo.

Wine & War Wine TastingVisuals will illustrate the producers and regions.

A selection of fine cheeses will also be served alongside the wines.

Times: 7.30pm start   9.30pm finish

Wine & War Tasting[Pictured above: Eagles Nest in Bavaria where Hitler hid many of the great French wines he stole from famous cellars in Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy; American tanks outside Hugel's office in Riquewihr, Alsace on 5 December 1944; Nazi flags flying in Riquewihr, Alsace during WW2].