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South America: an al fresco evening of food & wine pairing· Thursday 21/6/18 · Chester

£35.00

South America has been a favourite amongst Cheshire wine lovers and beyond for many years now and Argentina is very much ahead of the game with quality wines at fantastic prices. However we are now seeing great wines from Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay and Bolivia in our high street and independent wine stores as well of course from the old regional star, Chile.

 

We’ll be matching our chosen wines with delicious canapés and cheeses presented from Restaurant 1539 as you enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of The Roof Lounge which overlooks Chester’s historic racecourse. As we enter the summer season enjoy your evening with us al fresco with the roof open. In the event of rain the roof is retractable, ensuring guests will remain as dry as the wines!

 

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What's included

Join us in The Roof Lounge overlooking Chester’s historic racecourse and taste your way around the amazing wine regions of South America.

 

We’ll be matching our six chosen wines with delicious canapés and cheeses presented from Restaurant 1539 for you to fully appreciate how wines can change when matched with the correct ingredients. Weather permitting the roof wll be open for a true evening al fresco. Take in the panoramic views over Chester racecourse and pick up some fun wine facts in a relaxed environment.

 

Expect a great selection of wines, all of which will be sourced from our favourite local stores at prices that will prove you can discover fantastic wines without breaking the bank.

Canapés and cheeses will be served during the evening, individually paired with our wine selection.


Vegetarian and specialist dietary options are always available by prior arrangement.

Your wine school host

The evening will be hosted by our Founder, Richard Smith, who will share with you some of his twenty five years knowledge of all things wine as well as some anecdotes (but alas, no secrets) from his time as a butler. Richard trained at one of the world’s finest hotels and is proud to have advised several members of the British Royal Family and a number of international heads of state and celebrities. Richard has recently been featured in The Daily Mail and Cheshire Life magazine and he regularly writes for The Taster magazine. He most recently appeared at Three Wine Men in Manchester alongside TV wine legends Oz Clarke, Olly Smith and Tim Atkin MW.

Date & Time

Thursday 21st. June 2018, 7.00pm – 9.00pm (approx.)

Timings are approximate and subject to change

Location

The Wine School of Cheshire at Restaurant 1539, The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY.

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The pedestrian entrance to Restaurant 1539 is at 9 Nuns Road, Chester, CH1 2LY.

Access to Restaurant 1539 for customers with special access requirements is via a lift from the car park: proceed through the tunnel under the restaurant, bearing left. The lift is located directly in front of you.

Important Information & allergens

Spittoons will be available for any participants wishing to use them – this is of course optional! However we ask all attending to drink responsibly and strongly advise you do not drive after the event. Visit www.drinkaware.co.uk for the facts.


In accordance with the law, all persons attending our events must be over 18 years of age. Admission will be refused if suitable age verification photo ID cannot be provided upon our request and under these circumstances we regret that a refund will be not be possible.


We strongly advise that you do not drive on the day, however if it necessary to do so free parking is available at the racecourse for restaurant guests. There is a charge of £10 to leave vehicles overnight. Please advise us on arrival if you are driving.


Food allergens: we understand that some guests may have specific food allergies and we are always able to provide alternative ingredients and, if required, alternative dishes to ensure your food and wine pairing experience is enjoyable. We do require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to the event start time to ensure our venues are able to access the appropriate ingredients and appreciate your understanding and kind assistance when this is necessary.


Please be aware as we are a wine school that wine is served at all our events and all wines produced do contain sulphites. We endeavour to feature wines where additional sulphites are not added by the winemaker or transporter, however UK legislation requires that all wines are correctly labeled as containing sulphites as these are produced in small quantities naturally during fermentation. If you suffer from a sulphite allergy we will be unable to offer any alternatives to wine and this must be considered before booking. We regret that a refund will not be available if we are informed of a sulphite allergy after your booking has been completed. Please refer to our full terms and conditions for further reference.

Gifting

If you’re booking for someone as a gift and would like a presentation voucher sent to you to give to them free of charge please use the special instructions box at the checkout. Please also state here if you wish your voucher to be posted in plain packaging instead of our branded envelopes.

 

If you’d like us to send it directly to the recipient please include their name, address and personal message which we will include for you.

 

Our vouchers are sent UK first class within two business days of purchase. If you would prefer to buy a gift voucher for the recipient to select their own wine tasting, click here to find out more.