Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power Mar. 02, 2017Cost: $95 IWEG Drinks Academy - Downtown
211 Yonge St., Ste. 501, Toronto, ON M5B 1M4
Join IWEG alumni & MS John Szabo, author of Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power & "one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject” according to Drinks Business Magazine (www.thedrinksbusiness.com) on a discovery tour of the world’s greatest volcanic wine regions & the unique wines produced within them. His work has been met with critical acclaim, making the top drinks books of 2016 in publications such as Decanter, Forbes, The Guardian, Globe & Mail, & JancisRobinson.com, among others, & was shortlisted for the André Simon Award. John will share his perspective & research into volcanic terroirs, how their soil structure & chemistry have, in some instances, preserved genetic vine biodiversity, & why they yield some of the world’s most original wines. You’ll taste up to a dozen wines from Sonoma to Santorini, covering a large swath of volcanic earth.