LAUGH & LEARN – 2016
Our Laugh & Learn evenings are more and more successful and we thank you for your enthusiasm!
We apologize for those of you who have not yet been able to attend; we are doing our best to satisfy the largest number of people by programming an ever-growing number of tastings: wines, whiskies, beers, Gin &Tonic… So, pull out your calendars, first come … first served!
This first series is an introduction to the basics of winemaking and wine tasting. (Hosted by Xavier)
Thursday January 28: "Once upon a time...". A history of wine: how it all started, how it conquered the world. FULL
Tuesday February 16: "Roots: the vineyard”. What (varietals), where (geography, soil, climate...) & when (to prune, to harvest...).
Thursday March 3: "Bunches in barrels". Wine styles & winemaking. FULL
Tuesday March 22: "A lovely couple". Food & wine pairing.
In addition, we have a series of tastings devoted to various varietals: each evening, we'll discuss specific grape varieties in their worldwide aspects. The dates and themes are the following (Hosted by Patrick):
Tuesday February 9: “Grapes from Burgundy” (Chardonnay, Pinot noir) FULL
Thursday February 18: “Grapes from the Rhône Valley” (Marsanne, Roussane, Viognier, Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre) FULL
Tuesday March 1: “Grapes from Bordeaux” (Sémillon, Merlot, Cabernets, Petit Verdot..) FULL
Thursday Tuesday March 15: “The exiled grapes” (Verdelho, Zinfandel, Carménère, Malbec, ...)
The eight evenings can be attended separately. If you want to make the most out of it, attending all eight will boost your knowledge!
WHISKY TASTINGS (Hosted in English by our friend & connoisseur in single malts, Ray Walker and by Patrick)
Thursday January 21: “Understanding the Malt & Blended Whisky of Scotland - The Key Points” FULL
Thursday March 10: “Asian whiskies” FULL
Thursday April 14: "Bourbon & Rye whiskies" FULL
Thursday April 28: "All of Islay’s whiskies” FULL
Thursday May 26: "Re-Peat" Peated Whiskies from Islay and elsewhere
Thursday June 23: "WWW" World Wide Whiskies
BEER TASTING (Hosted by Emmanuele Corrazini from Nova Birra - craft brewer and artisan of the Big Mama Stout, the Big Nose, the P’tite Gayoule and by Xavier)
Thursday March 17: “Belgian Beers: from hops to … hiiiips !”
GIN & TONIC TASTINGS (Hosted by Patrick)
Tuesday February 23: “The oriGINal workshop!”: 6 gins with different tonics & garnishes FULL
Tuesday March 8: “The oriGINal workshop!”: 6 gins with different tonics & garnishes FULL
Tuesday April 5: “The oriGINal workshop!”: 6 gins with different tonics & garnishes
RUM TASTINGS (Hosted by Patrick)
Thursday February 25: “Start to Rum”
Thursday March 24 : “Start to Rum”
Reminder: these evenings will take place in the shop from 7:15pm to 9:30pm at Mig’s World Wines - 43 Chaussée de Charleroi, 1060 Brussels. Phone: 02/534 77 03.
We do not provide any food (except for bread), but please feel free to bring any finger food you may want to share!
Mig's wants you:
- To enjoy yourselves
- To learn while having fun
- To discover & taste a large variety of world wines & spirits
All you need to do is send us an email to book the evenings you have chosen. Numbers are limited to 15 people, on a first come first served basis, so be quick.
The cost of each evening is 20.00€ per person.
Do not transfer any money before checking availability with us!
We will send you a confirmation of your booking and the instructions for payment.
Because numbers are limited, we require payment prior to the tasting in order to ensure your booking.
Participants will be offered a 10 % rebate on any wines purchased or ordered that evening.
Please note that any cancellation made less than 3 days before the tasting will in no way be refunded.
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