The Tastings

To celebrate the opening of The Adrianna Vault, we are hosting a series of exciting tastings showcasing the finest wines from Catena Zapata. Guests will be able to enjoy tutored tastings featuring back vintages, vertical tastings, single vineyard bottlings and more.

Alongside this, guests can also enjoy Catena wines from our Enomatic selection, or request a personal tasting with Catena’s winemaker and European Manager, Guillermo Pontis, by contacting Guillermo here.

Please see below for details of forthcoming events and the opportunity to purchase tickets.

Introducing Catena Zapata

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Friday, 22nd September 2017, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Hosted by Guillermo Pontis 

Hedonism is delighted to begin our series of Bodega Catena Zapata tastings with a very special introduction to the many wines the estate produces. The tasting begins with a fascinating vertical comparison of two vintages of Catena Alta Chardonnay vinified a decade apart followed by a selection of very fine Malbecs before a duo of Catena's flagship Cabernet Sauvignon blend Nicolas Catena Zapata.

We look forward to welcoming you to our store to celebrate the opening of the Adrianna Vault at Hedonism and the beginning of what is sure to be a fantastic series of tastings & masterclasses.

 Wines to be tasted include Catena Alta Chardonnay 2005 & 2015, Nicasia Vineyard Malbec 2013, Argentino Malbec 2013, Nicolas Catena Zapata 2006 & 2013.

Tickets for this event are £50, with £25 redeemable against any purchase of Bodega Catena Zapata wines on the evening of the tasting.

The Art of Blending

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Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Hosted by Guillermo Pontis 

While single vineyard bottles are swiftly becoming a greater focus at Catena, the winery's reputation is built on their ability to pick the finest parcels from each site and blend them producing consistently enjoyable wines year on year. This is represented in their portfolio by such wines of Catena Alta Chardonnay and Catena Alta Malbec.

This tastings focusses on the component parts of the winery's wonderful Catena Alta Malbec 2014. Guests will taste each component part of the blend before enjoying the assembled wine. Catena's own Guillermo Pontis will pour samples of Malbec from Angelica vineyard, La Piramide vineyard, Nicasia vineyard & Adrianna vineyard lots 3 & 9.

This is set to be a truly fascinating event giving a unique insight into the art of blending.

Tickets for this event are £50, with £25 redeemable against any purchase of Bodega Catena Zapata wines on the evening of the tasting.

The Single Vineyards of Catena Zapata

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Tuesday, 24th October 2017, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Hosted by Guillermo Pontis 

 Catena currently identify six different vineyards across their estate - Adrianna, Domingo, Nicasia, Angelica, Angelica Sur and La Piramide. Each of these vineyards has a different terroir & varietal characteristics are imbued in the grapes grown on these sites.

This tasting showcases wines made from Catena's flagship, high altitude vineyard Adrianna, which is situated nearly 5,000 feet above sea level. Guests will sample 5 different wines from the vineyard, including White Bones Chardonnay 2014, White Stones Chardonnay 2014, Fortuna Terrae Malbec 2013, Mundus Bacillus Terrae Malbec 2013 & River Stones Malbec 2013.

Tickets for this event are £50, with £25 redeemable against any purchase of Bodega Catena Zapata wines on the evening of the tasting.

Vertical Tasting Showcase

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Tuesday, 21st November 2017, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Hosted by Guillermo Pontis 

 The final event in our series of tasting offers guests the chance to sample rare back vintages from Bodega Catena Zapata with a focus on the estate's two most premium bottlings - Nicolas Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon & Adrianna Vineyard Malbec.

Older vintages of these wines are rarely available to enjoy and this tasting will give attendees the opportunity see the beneficial effects of bottle age on wines of the structure and concentration of those made by Catena.

Guests will sample three vintages of each wine - Nicolas Catena Zapata 2001, 2004  and 2006 and Adrianna Vineyard Malbec 2004, 2006 and 2007.

Tickets for this event are £60, with £30 redeemable against any purchase of Bodega Catena Zapata wines on the evening of the tasting.