Ordinarily I cover wine events in the U.S. but this event n London caught my eye. Estates & Wines, the Moët Hennessy Wine Division (part of the LVMH) will be hosting a new wine event to showcase their collection of "New World" wines. The inaugural 'Discover the Flavours of the World' will take place in London on May 14, 2008 at Il Bottaccio
, Grosvenor Place, Belgravia, London, UK . It will feature LVMH brands including Cloudy Bay from New Zealand
and its sister winery Cape Mentelle in Australia
; Australian sparkling wine Green Point
; Terrazas de los Andes
from Argentina which plants specific plants at the optimal altitude; Cheval des Andes
also in Argentina; and Napa Valley's Newton winery
which is a new addition to the LVMH portfolio. I had no idea LVMH had so many New World labels.
A limited number of free tickets are available, and can be reserved when ordering a special case of Moët Hennessy wines (£60 for a case of six bottles, plus p&p in the UK) of either Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2006 or Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Chardonnay 2006. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased for £60. For further information, to purchase a case and ticket, please contact Rosalyn.LANE@mhuk.co.uk.