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Tues September 17th 2019- Alternative Sparkling Wines

Join us for a fun-packed evening looking at the diverse world of sparkling wines beyond Champagne and Prosecco. Expect the unexpected.

Tickets £15 via Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alternative-sparkling-wine-tasting-tickets-68051007395

 

 

Tues October 15th 2019- Mackmyra Swedish Whisky

Join us for a fascinating evening tasting through various styles of whisky from Swedish distillery Mackmyra. Brand manager Alex will also be bringing along a selection of finger food to match.

Tickets from £15 via Eventbrite or see a member of staff in-store.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mackmyra-swedish-whisky-tasting-tickets-68244630527

 

Tues November 26th- Chateau Musar Masterclass

Join us for a very special evening tasting through a selection of wines from Lebanon’s iconic Chateau Musar, hosted by UK brand ambassador Elliot O’Mara on the evening of Tuesday 26th November. Carrington’s is blessed to stock a vast array of back-vintages of the Musar label as well as some great value “2nd wines” under the Hochar” and “Musar Jeune” labels too. This is your opportunity to see how this incredible fine wines were made, the individual stories of each vintage and most importantly, how they taste!

This will be a very popular event and with places limited to just 15 pax, we strongly advise you book your tickets early to avoid missing out!

Tickets £20 + bf via Eventbrite link below or see a member of staff in-store:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chateau-musar-masterclass-tickets-72914873349

22/04/14 // Château Musar Vertical Tasting

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Carringtons will be hosting a vertical tasting in conjunction Château Musar at the Aladdin restaurant. The event will profile the red, white and rose vintages produced by the Hochar family of Château Musar and pair the wines with Middle Eastern cuisine, with options to accommodate vegetarians on the menu. With a history dating back to just after the First World War, Château Musar has a rich history to compliment their wines.

Gaston Hochar established the vineyard in 1930 after he returned from Bordeaux having completed his winemaking studies. Subsequently his son, Serge, took over the vineyard in 1959, and set about applying many of the modern oenology techniques he learnt in Bordeaux, as his father did though under the tutorage of Jean Riberau and Emile Peynaud.

Musar have cemented their reputation for producing wines that are profoundly unique in their expression of the Lebanese terroir, despite comparisons being drawn between to the wines Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone valley and those produced by the Hochars.

Musar arguably produce blends in the style of these regions, using Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan and Cinsault grapes for his reds, and the indigenous Lebanese varieties Obaideh and Merwah in his whites and roses, though with the later includes a little Cinsault for colour.

1979 proved an important year for Musar, Michael Broadbent declaring Chateau Musar’s ’67 vintage ‘The Find Of The Fair’ at The Bristol Wine Fair. This proved the catalyst that brought Musar to the UK and mainland Europe.

Despite the many obstacles of producing wines in an area that has been plagued by violence and conflict, Musar have continually produced vintages year in year out, missing only ’76 due to the roads being impassable and no electricity being available.

Now run by the 3rd generation of the family, Musar have achieved a cult status internationally, with a dedicated and passionate following. We hope you can join us to explore the truly unique and renowned wines of Château Musar. To RSVP, please email – info@carringtonswines.co.uk

Event Details

Aladdin Restaurant

528 Wilmslow Road
Withington
Manchester
M20 4BA

Date – 22/04/2015
Time – 7pm for 7.30pm start
Tickets £35 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/12/14 // Christmas Day // A Seminar

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A structured guide to Christmas Day and the possibilities available. Hosted by Carringtons and Eue De Vie, this event will explore sherries, kirs and gin cocktails though with a twist, adding variations on these traditional aperitifs that highlight the possibilities of exploration.

In addition to this a selection of wines and beers will be paired with the traditional meats eaten on Christmas Day, aiming to compliment their mutual textures and tastes. Further to this digestifs will be covered, focusing not only on whisky and brandy but also a few unexpected and unusual suggestions. For more info please email – info@carringtonswines.co.uk

09/12/14 // An Evening With Brightside Brewery

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A small, family run brewery, this event, hosted by the brewer’s daughter will showcase their award winning beers in some detail, discussing the brewery’s history and their take on producing vegan and vegetarian beer. They brew a range of about a dozen cask ales changing on a monthly basis, and sell to bars, pubs and restaurants in and around Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire. For more info please email – info@carringtonswines.co.uk