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Masterclass: English Sparkling Wine with Rathfinny

The Oxford Wine Company Shop, 6 Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DQ Thursday, 13 June 6.45 for 7.00pm £20.00 Presented by Rob Buckhaven - venue TURL STREET

Book online here: https://www.oxfordwine.co.uk/categories/tasting-tickets

Alternatively call Mark Warde-Aldam at the Turl Street Shop on 01865 604170 with your payment details, or email tastings@oxfordwine.co.uk.

Please note, there is no need to collect tickets in advance of the event. Simply book your places and turn up on the night!

Sarah and Mark Driver established the Rathfinny Wine Estate in 2010 near Alfriston in the South Downs of Sussex, one of England’s exceptional natural landscapes, with the express intention of producing some of the world’s best sparkling wine.

Rathfinny occupies a perfect south-facing slope, just three miles from the sea, and its climate, chalk soils and aspect make it probably the most perfect place to produce wine in a region that is already producing some of the best, award winning English sparkling wines.

“As we reach the crown of the hill, a green and pleasant Sussex landscape is revealed: a sun-soaked, slanting bowl of 600 acres, protected from the prevailing winds by an escarpment of National Trust land. In the distance, blue and magnificent is the English Channel. This is Rathfinny Estate ... soon to be England’s largest vineyard.” –Sunday Telegraph

The Estate’s state-of-the-art winery is capable of producing over one million bottles of Sussex Sparkling wine annually, but Sarah and Mark Driver’s vision is about a great deal more than the production of outstanding sparkling wine. They want Rathfinny to contribute something special to the unique spirit of place in this beautiful part of the South Downs, which has been farmed since medieval times.

We are very lucky to have secured Rathfinny’s Brand Ambassador Rob Buckhaven, who works closely with ex Champenois winemaker Jonathan Médard, to take us through a selection of these wonderful Champagne quality Sussex Sparkling wines. Rob has also promised to bring along one or two other products that Rathfinny is producing on the quiet too – and these will be a surprise to us all on the night. If you love seriously good Champagne quality Sussex Sparkling wine, then this is the event for you!

15% discount on the night

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