Paz Levinson, executive head sommelier for acclaimed French chef Anne-Sophie Pic’s restaurant group, is hosting three trade masterclass across the UK featuring 16 of the best wines from Argentina.
the drinks business and Wines of Argentina are heading north after years hosting successful masterclasses in London.
Hosted by Paz Levinson, the masterclass series will take in the cities of Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh showcasing 16 wines from top Argentine wineries.
The aim will be to showcase different varieties and regions, highlighting the contrasts between them as well as exploring new products, trends and also traditions.
Levinson, who oversees all things wine at Anne-Sophie Pic’s restaurant group, has a glittering record of accolades to her name.
In 2015 she won the A.S.I. & APAS Best Sommelier of the Americas, came fourth in Best Sommelier in the World in 2016 and has also worked alongside Marco Pelletier at 3-Michelin-starred restaurant at Hotel Le Bristol.
She was also named Best Sommelier of Argentina in both 2010 and 2014 by the Argentine Association of Sommeliers (AAS). She holds the advanced sommelier certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Pic is a French chef best known for gaining three Michelin Stars at her restaurant Maison Pic, located in Valence in southeast France. Last she she opened her first restaurant in the UK, at the new Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square hotel. Her restaurant portfolio also includes La Dame de Pic in Paris and Anne-Sophie Pic at the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Wines of Argentina have been promoting the country’s wines abroad since 1993, helping to develop an export strategy and analysing consumer trends to aid producers.
The trade body works with over 200 different wineries from every region in the country.
Dates and times
Manchester: 11am, 16 October, King St Townhouse
Leeds: 11am, 17 October, Shear’s Yard
Edinburgh: 11am, 18 October, Balmoral Hotel.