Date: Friday 23rd September
Location: Vin Van Cymru at Newport Provisions Market, Newport
Award-winning sommelier and wine consultant, Robert Giorgione has been in
hospitality and food and drink retail for over 30 years, including 17 years of
experience in London. Being a New Zealand Brand Ambassador, Robert is also
very passionate about New Zealand food and drink and its regional
winegrowers and cultural heritage and has travelled extensively around the
country many times. He has also worked two vintage harvests with some of
the finest boutique vineyards in New Zealand, and over the years has forged
friendships with many of New Zealand’s winegrowers.
New Zealand is also a very special place for Robert, who has family connections
to the country on his late mother’s side.
Robert is very pleased to present a fantastic line up of six New Zealand ‘bucket
list’ white and red wines, sourced from the crème de la crème of premium
boutique producers, showing the diversity in grapes and regional wine styles
that New Zealand has to offer. You are in for a real treat.
As an extra bonus, as well as having the opportunity to taste these delicious
wines, including a trio of Pinot Noirs, you will be able to take away a copy of
Robert’s latest book: “Roving Sommelier’s Bucket List of New Zealand Wines”
(revised and updated edition published in summer 2022), as a gift. What’s not
Robert Giorgione is looking forward to welcoming you to his roving sommelier
pop up wine tasting and book launch at Vin Van Cymru.