This intimate wine tasting is led by Pedro Mazuelas, one of Spain's most renowned sommeliers. Mazuelas will explain the art of wine tasting in detail, assessing the flavours, qualities and characteristics of wines through all four senses--sight, taste, smell and touch.
You can ask for the tasting be centred around a particular type of grape or specific geographic region. If you would like to personalise your tasting to a theme, please indicate what you're looking for in advance so that we can prepare the tasting accordingly.
Finally you and your team will enjoy a delicious dinner where you can dicuss all you have learnt at one of Madrid's trendiest and most unique restaurants: the MOMA.
Time: 21:00h to 00:00h
Place: MOMA Restaurant.
C/ José Abascal, 56. 28004 MADRID
we do during the tasting?
assess the flavours, qualities and characteristics of wines through all four
senses--sight, taste, smell and touch.
detailed list of each step of the tasting:
Principles of Sensory Analysis
Methodology of tasting still wines
Development of white wines
of 4 white wines
features of Appellations of Origin (Denominaciones de Origen) of wines tasted
wines. Development of red wines
of 4 red wines, including a young (joven), vintage (crianza), and reserve
primary, secondary and tertiary
sensations: assessment and balance
- Nasal and
retro-nasal olfaction, and aftertaste
Characteristics of Appellations of Origin of wines tasted
- All activities mentioned in the programme
- An expert sommelier that will take you through a 3-hour tastingDinner Menu
- Clams in Marinara Sauce (tomato, garlic, and herbs)
Almejas a la marinera
- Smoked Salmon Tartines from the renowned Ahumados Dominguez with Dill Sauce.
Tartines de Salmón ahumado de hermanos Domínguez con salsa de eneldo.
- Carpaccio of Cod with Tomato Confit Base
Carpaccio de bacalao con base de tomate confitado.
- Sticky Rice with Prawns
Arroz meloso con gambas.
- Fresh Grilled Foie with a Berry Reduction
Foie fresco a la plancha con reducción de frutos del bosque
- Timbale of Grilled Vegetables with Goat Cheese au gratin
Timbal de verduras a la plancha con queso de cabra gratinado.
- Scrambled Eggs with Iberian Cured Ham
Huevos rotos con jamón ibérico
- Sirloin Steak with Finely Cut Potatoes
Entrecotte de buey con papas panaderas