For members

$65

For non-members

$75


About this Event

Join Master of Wine Matthew Stubbs, for a tutored tasting of 6 wines from the South of France covering the regions of Provence, Rhône and Languedoc-Roussillon. Discover the diversity of styles, grape varieties and the personalities of this breathtaking 300 mile stretch of the Mediterranean and why it is home to some of the most exciting wines of France. Interactive, fun and educational, Matthew Stubbs will discuss the regions specificities, vineyards and winemaking techniques. By the end of the evening you will know your Picpoul from your Bandol, your Chateauneuf-Du-Pape from your Côtes du Roussillon.

About Matthew Stubbs

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After graduating in 1987, Matthew joined Seagram UK, one of the world’s largest drinks companies. During this period he started studying for his wine exams which culminated with passing the Master of Wine in 1996 and achieved the best performance in the Tasting and Winemaking papers. He is one of 342 people in the world to hold this prestigious qualification. After working as the head of the Wine Department of Safeway, the UK’s third largest Wine Retailer, he set up his own wine broking and Consultancy Company in the Languedoc and a Vinécole, a wine school based near Carcassonne.

He now runs courses, wine tours and seminars at this Languedoc base and around the world. His clients include private individuals, wine companies and academic institutions and locations where he currently teaches range from the USA, UK, France and Germany to China, Hong Kong, Japan and Lebanon.

Upcoming Events

Tasting

Clear the Cave - January

An Evening of Fine Wine from Our Collection

Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM


SOLD OUT
Calling all wine lovers! Join us for a unique tasting featuring a special selection of wines from our very own cellar.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: Culturethèque

An introduction to our e-library

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:30 PM To 6:00 PM

Come to this discovery workshop to learn more about Culturethèque and the resources available online to French Cultural Center members.

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Exhibition

French Eyes on Boston

portraits and landscapes by Marguerite Wibaux

From Jan 25, 2019 To Feb 28, 2019

The Center is proud to host the show French Eyes on Boston, a collection of portraits and landscapes painted by Marguerite Wibaux. The opening reception will be held on January 25 at 7:00 PM. RSVP required.

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