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Travel Burgundy from North to South with Frederick Wildman and Sons, Ltd. Wine Spectator Wine Seminar


When
Saturday, February 25
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Important Info
Smart Casual Seated 21 years of age and older Indoors Wines

Description

Taste through amazing Burgundy properties showcasing wines from specific villages from Meursault to Beaujolais

Colonel FREDERICK S. WILDMAN, SR., occupied a unique position in the history and development of the American fine wine and spirits market. He founded his import company in 1934, based on the relationships he made in France during World War I. His was a remarkable story of entrepreneurial vision matched with an unrelenting quest for quality, a mission that animates Frederick Wildman and Sons, Ltd. to this day. When Wildman founded his import company in 1934 he was already one of America’s rare authorities of fine French and European wines and spirits, experience that was directly attributable to his WW I service in France.

Join us on a journey through Burgundy as we taste amazing wines from world famous producers. We will start in the North with Domaine Jacques Prieur, an iconic producer and exclusive owner of Premiers and Grand Cru vineyards in the Cote d’Or. Our next stop will be in Puligny-Montrachet with Maison  Olivier Leflaive, the famed Chardonnay expert from one of the oldest and most respected families in Burgundy. We will visit the benchmark estate of Pouilly-Fuissé, the venerable Château Fuissé. Our tour will end in Beaujolais with elite cru wines by the historic Domaine Labruyère estate.

Grand Crus and Premier crus from some of the most famous villages and generational family owned iconic properties such as Maison Olivier Leflaive-Chardonnay expert from the oldest and most venerable family in Puligny Montrachet; Domaine Jacques Prieur- iconic producer and exclusive owner of Premiers and Grand Cru vineyards on the Côte-d'Or. Chateau Fuisse- the benchmark estate of Pouilly-Fuissé with five generations of winemaking history.  Domaine Labruyère, elite cru Beaujolais wines by famed winemaking team of Domaine Jacques Prieur.

Featured Wines
Meursault Blagny Sous le Dos d'Âne 1er Cru Monopole, Maison Olivier Leflaive, 2019
Beaune Champs Pimont Blanc 1er Cru, Domaine Jacques Prieur, 2019
Pouilly-Fuissé Le Clos, Château Fuissé, 2019
Volnay, Clos des Angles 1er Cru, Maison Olivier Leflaive, 2019
Chambertin Grand Cru, Domaine Jacques Prieur, 2018
Le Clos du Moulin-à-Vent, Domaine Labruyère, 2018

All net proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.