Angeles City Clark Philippines Wine Shop: How Can I Organize a Wine Tasting Party?

December 24, 2010

Philippines Wine Supplier Yats Wine Cellars is pleased to share with you these articles about wine and luxury beverages.

A wine tasting party can be a great way to experience new flavors of wine, develop a wine palate, and spend a pleasant evening with friends. Organizing a wine tasting party well in advance ensures that it will run smoothly, and that everyone will have a good time. To host a wine tasting party, you will need a guide, an assortment of wines and drinking equipment, people to consume the wines, things to take tasting notes with, and possibly food to pair with the wines.
The guide is a crucial part of a wine tasting party. If you already know someone who is experienced and willing to facilitate, ask him or her to lead the group. If you do not know anybody who is knowledgeable about wine, consider hiring a sommelier or wine expert. If all the members of the group agree to split the cost, an expert may not be terribly expensive. Experts are also extremely informative and passionate about wine, and that will make the evening more fun.
Wine selection is an important consideration when holding a wine tasting party, and it is a good idea to come up with a theme. You may, for example, want to taste an assortment of Rieslings from all over the world to compare different growing techniques and production methods. Experimentations with pairings can also be enjoyable, or you could focus on biodynamic and organic wines. You can also go for a fun theme, like “Que Syrah Shiraz,” to get party goers into the theme. It can also be enjoyable to ask guests to bring a bottle each of their favorite red or white wine, to expose people to entirely new flavors.
The party organizer can either ask each guest to bring a bottle, or he or she can acquire all of the wines at once to ensure a proper selection. Bringing the wine expert along helps to ensure that the best wines for the tasting are chosen. Drinking equipment is also very important. An assortment of wine glasses along with a spitting bucket should be provided. Although spitting might seem rather uncouth, in a tasting which involves anything more than five wines, the guests will quickly be rendered incapable of thoughtful consideration of each taste unless they spit.
The people who consume the wines at a wine tasting party should all be of legal drinking age for the nation in which the party is being held. It helps to get a big group together, so that a wide range of opinions and wine tasting experience will be included. A big group can also help to split the cost of the wine, which can get formidable in large tastings.
Tasting notes are a crucial part of a wine tasting party. Make sure to have enough paper and pens to distribute to guests, so that they can take notes as they taste, to remember their experiences. You can also print up tasting rating cards which guests can use to talk about the wines. Tasting notes might seem silly until you taste 10 wines and cannot remember which was your favorite, so encourage guests to take notes. It can also be fun to compare notes during the tasting, and talk about the experiences that guests are having with each sip.

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Are these articles useful for enhancing your wine and dine experience in the Philippines. Do they also help you with travel, leisure, vacation, dining out, nightlife and other leisure activities plans in Manila and other major cities of Philippines? Yats Restaurant hopes to provide you with ample information so you can plan your trips to Pampanga Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone whether you are travelling from Manila or other Asian countries such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Malaysia or Korea.

Restaurant reservations in Manila Philippines, planning of menu, selection of wine for dinner and booking a private function and event in Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone can all be handled. Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar has been regarded by many to be the premier restaurant north of Manila Philippines. Its 3000-line award-winning restaurant wine list has kept many wine lovers happy dining in this restaurant in Angeles City Clark Philippines for over a decade.

Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar was built by Hong Kong-based Yats International in 2000 to provide a world-class cozy fine dining restaurant, business meeting facilities and venues for private dinners and functions in Pampanga Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone. Pampanga Angeles City Clark Philippines was selected for this restaurant because of safety, clean air, absence of traffic and proximity to Manila and Subic.

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Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Philippines? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

Restaurant waiters and servers aspiring to become good sommeliers in Philippines strive to earn a spot to train at the best wine restaurant in Philippines. Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar is well regarded by restaurants in Manila and Pampanga to be the best place to train to become a wine steward or sommelier. Yats is the only restaurant in the Philippines to earn the prestigious Best of Awards of Excellence for offering one of the best restaurant wine lists in the world.

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