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Online - Sip-Size Sessions: Beyond Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Other Crus of S Rhone

02 Nov 2021 7:00 - 07:45 pm
Online via Zoom (link provided on purchase)
Online - Sip-Size Sessions: Beyond Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Other Crus of S Rhone
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As one of the most recognisable wine appellations on the planet, Châteauneuf-du-Pape has always worn the crown in the southern Rhône. But it is only one of nine ‘cru’ wines in the region and in this session we’ll explore the other eight, giving them some well-deserved time in the spotlight.

After explaining what unites the region in terms of terroir and climate, we’ll touch on all the crus, explaining the styles of wine permitted and the nuances that make them different. After that it’s time to dive deeper into some of the most under-valued crus (and Anna’s personal favourites) Gigondas, Cairanne and Vinsobres.

The three wines that Anna will be using in the session will be released on 26th August. You’re welcome to buy one, two or all three; or simply join with a cup of tea!

Anna Spooner

Anna Spooner is the Tastings and Events Co-Ordinator at The Wine Society. She joined the team in 2018 after working at The West London Wine School as a wine tutor and loves to bring her passion for wine education to our members. She completed her WSET Diploma in 2021 and is currently a Master of Wine Stage 2 student.

Our online tutored events are one of the most popular styles at The Wine Society. Drawing on a wealth of knowledge from our tasting team, our buyers, and sometimes our producers, we love giving our members the opportunity to learn with us and broaden their understanding of the vast world of wine.

Themes vary from big picture topics to detailed deep dives and if you’re not sure if the event will be pitched at your level of experience, then simply get in touch at

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