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Maison Marchand-Tawse Vintage 2021 Horizontal Workshop

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There were big frosts around April 7: down to minus 8 degrees. The vines finally recovered but there was a big hail on June 21, which destroyed all hopes in 15 minutes. And the heavy rain in September put a lot of pressure on disease control. 2021 is the year when everything was fierce.

In this region, "the yields are historically low", estimates François Labet, president of BIVB. “ We have generally between 30 and 50% losses but there are big differences, with 70 and 80% losses for the whites of the Côte de Beaune and 50% in the Chablis and the Mâconnais ".

With the spring frost of 2021 wiping out much of that vintage, “The Côtes de Beaune was hit worse than the Côtes de Nuits,” Laurent Delaunay president of BIVB says. “Production of regional wines will suffer the most, and a lot of people won’t be able to fulfill their contracts. And 2021 will not be a good year for production of entry-level wines,” which has long been a BIVB objective to bring new wine lovers into the fold.




The story of the Maison Marchand-Tawse in Burgundy begins with the extraordinary story of Pascal Marchand who in 1985 at 22 years old, took the reins of the Clos des

Epeneaux in Pommard. Pascal Marchand arrived in Burgundy in 1983 and went solo in 2006, having established his reputation at top domaines such as Bruno Clair and

Comte Armand. In partnership with fellow Canadian Murray Tawse, they now combine an expanding range of domaine-owned vineyards with their micro-negociant arm

Marchand-Tawse”. Many top terroirs are represented here, but sadly in tiny volumes





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       學期  時間 / 地點

      1 Feb 2024 (星期四)

      19:30 - 22:00

      WA503 - 尖沙咀北京道71-77號誠信大廈5樓503室


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      If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.

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      All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.

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      Our maximum class size:

      Level 1:22 人

      Level 2: 14 人

      Level 3: 14 人

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      Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.

      Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.

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      WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.

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