Blind Tasting Challenge | Event in Dubai | Townscript
Blind Tasting Challenge | Event in Dubai | Townscript

Blind Tasting Challenge

Feb 05 | 07:30 PM (GST)

Event Information

The Blind Tasting Challenge is BACK
To kick-off this monthly tasting by The Tasting Class, we pit Old vs New. The young upstart vs the old hand, the rule-makers vs the rule-breakers...who will come out on top in the first blind tasting of 2021. Challenge yourself and see how loyal you really are as we taste three wines from Old World regions and three from the New World. The grape will be the same but the origins will be from different continents. 

Please note: We will seat 5 people per table. If you don't book a full table then there is a chance you will be sitting with some new friends. For mixed tables, we will ensure there is min of 1m spacing between each person. 

How much does it cost?
  • Earlybird Tickets are AED 220 p/p
  • Standard Tickets are AED 250 p/p
What is included in the Blind Tasting Challenge?
  • 6 glasses of wine
  • A good selection of cheeseboards and condiments
  • A wine tasting lesson from The Tasting Class
  • Tasting aids and mats
How does the Blind Tasting Challenge work?
  • We sit at social tables of 5 (It's a mixer so if you don't book a whole table you may end up sitting next to some new friends)
  • The Tasting Class sommelier will offer some quick tips on how to taste like a pro and impart a little wine wisdom on the theme of the tasting 
  • Six different covered mystery bottles of wine are shared by everyone at the table 
  • We then have some time to blind taste the wines and try to guess what they are using some clues provided, our sense of smell and taste, and our friends around the table
  • We all vote for our favourite at which point the wines are revealed to raucous applause and laughter 

If you’re a wine beginner don’t be intimidated to join. This is a good bit of fun where you’ll learn a new trick or two about wine. If you know a thing or two then it’s a great chance to put your tasting skills to the test.

Above all else, this is a good bit of social fun where you’ll make a few new friends at your table and taste a broad range of wines.

What is Blind Tasting?
Blind tasting wines is when you don’t know what you’re drinking so you can really taste free from bias. It makes for a fun conversation with everyone seated around your table, plus there is an interactive lesson provided by The Tasting Class.

Additional Info:
A bar will be open upon arrival to warm you up for the main tasting and then again after the tasting
Tickets must be purchased in advance

Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
Al Sufouh, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The Tasting Class (www.thetastingclass.com) hosts tasting events and experiences in hotels, restaurants and people’s homes throughout Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the UAE, while also providing service and beverage training and consultancy for the hospitality industry.
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