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Pinot Noir tasting at Meat Fish Wine

Meat Fish Wine have just launched their Wine on Wednesdays evenings to showcase their extensive wine collection (they hold over 650 wines) and the We Know Melbourne team were lucky enough to attend the Pinot Noir evening last night. Set in the beautiful space of the Meat Fish Wine restaurant, the class was held in one of their private function rooms with views over Russell Street. Keeping the class to a small number of people (a maximum of 10 people), the evening was cosy and intimate with a fun, social feeling to the room. Gavin, the director of Operations of Apple & Pears was our wine teacher for the night and he started us off with a 2015 Bird in Hand Sparking Pinot Noir from Adelaide Hills (which was our favourite wine of the night). We didn’t even know that a sparkling Pinot Noir could exist, and that’s what Gavin wanted to show us – Pinot Noirs don’t always have to be that real masculine flavour that we’re used to, they can be a versatile …

Drink a drop with us at Wine on Wednesdays!

Wine, we all love to drink it, but do we know how to tell a good drop from a bad one? If you were to take a blindfold test, would you be able to tell the difference between a shiraz from a cabernet sauvignon, a riesling from the chardonnay? Meat Fish Wine have just launched Wine on Wednesdays where they aim to expand your wine knowledge, because let’s face it we’d all like that extra bit of help when you’re that person that has  to bring to dinner. The courses are designed for all wine enthusiasts, whether you’re a novice wine drinker or full-on wino. Moving through the 8 noble grapes (ten points if you can name them!), the course will discuss the origins of the grape, aliases, what it looks like, where it grows, the ultimate climate for best grape growth and how much of the grape is in production. To finish off the course, you’ll get to taste 6 wines typical of that grape variety. We Know Melbourne Giveaway: Want to enjoy some delicious …