Monday, November 13th, 2017
terroir | tribeca
wine journalist / Arsenal supporter / massive, massive, massive expert on Champagne,
and author of the just published
The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, Terroirs of the Iconic Region
NOTE: The conversation with Peter is sold out. BUT:
starting at 8:00pm
Peter will be working the floor as a GUEST SOMMELIER.
He will be pouring a special flight of bubbles from the Champagne region
Robert Moncuit Brut Blanc de Blancs, NV
Jacques Lassaigne Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs, Les Vignes de Montgueux, NV
Henriet-Bazin Brut Blanc de Blancs, Marie-Amelie Fleur de Vigne, 2010
$30.00 for the flight (3oz. pours of each)
He will be singing songs from the Champagne region.
He will be acting out the history of the Champagne region
He will be crowning the future king of France as they once did in Reims.
He will be talking about his intimate nights with the widow Veuve Clicquot
He will be riddling some bottles.
He will be sabering a magnum.
Three Reasons (but there are at least 17) to join us on Monday night:
-if you know just a smidgen about the wine and its region,
there is no better guide / teacher than Peter to take you on a journey
to fully illuminate the glory of the place
-if you know just enough to make you dangerous with a Champagne list,
there is no better guide / teacher than Peter to make you
the envy of all your aspiring bubbles savvy friends
-if you know a lot about Champagne and drink it for breakfast every day,
there is no better guide / teacher than Peter
as he lives amongst the vines in the village of Epernay
(truly, he actually does drink Champagne for breakfast, along with his baguette & beurre!)
and can provide the highest of the lowdown about every single thing that is happening in this traditional wine community that is presently undergoing a massive wine revolution, on all fronts
What you will be tasting on Monday night:
J.L. Vergnon Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs Confidence 2009
Vilmart Coeur de Cuvée 2008
Tarlant Brut Nature Cuvée Louis NV
Marc Hébrart Extra Brut Blanc de Noirs Noces de Craie 2012
Roederer & Starck Brut Nature 2009
Lallement Brut Rosé NV
The conversation will focus primarily on terroir (a subject we love) and how the region is finally paying attention and elaborating on the incredible terra firma in its ‘hood.
Time Frame: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $78.00 all inclusive (and yes, snacks and pork sliders will be served too)
To reserve, please email Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org
We very much look forward to seeing you on Monday night
to celebrate Peter, his tome on Champagne, and the glorious wine itself.
And yes, the book will also be for sale.