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WSET London School

Explore Amphora Wines

Explore the history of amphora, the original winemaking vessel, with Victoria Daskal DipWSET at WSET School London.

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Explore Amphora Wines
Explore Amphora Wines

Time & Location

02 Oct 2023, 18:30 – 20:30

WSET London School, 39-45 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XF, UK

About the event

Clay pots date back to the Neolithic period and were used by nearly all ancient civilisations. Used for fermentation, storage and transport, clay vessels have travelled the wine world for thousands of years and continue to influence production today.

While oak, concrete, and stainless steel have gained favour in modern winemaking, the use of amphora of all shapes and sizes is growing, particularly by artisanal and minimal intervention wine producers.

Join Victoria Daskal DipWSET for an exploration of wines from around the world that have been produced in clay vessels. Chart the progression of clay vessels from Georgian Qvevri, to Amphora in Italy, Talha in Portugal, Tinaja in Spain and interpretations around the world.

Book your ticket here: https://www.wsetglobal.com/wset-school-london/tastings-and-events/ay2023-24/ptasamph2401-explore-amphora-wines/

Example wine list
  • Orgo Saperavi 2021
  • COS, Pithos Rosso 2020
  • Iago, Chinuri 2021
  • Casa Balaguer, El Rosado de Padilla 2021
  • Pyramid ‘Orange’ 2020
  • AMPHORA WHITE, HERDADE DO ROCIM 2019
  • Josko Gravner Ribolla Gialla 2014
  • Voskevaz Karasi Collection Areni Noir Vieille Vignes 2015

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