A Journey Through Natural Wines (Session 2: Drop-In) - Winemaker and Master of Wine Candidate Nupur Gogia

Date: Feb 15/24, Thu     Time: 19:00:00-20:30:00     Style: Drop-In

A Journey Through Natural Wines with Winemaker and Master of Wine Candidate Nupur Gogia, at the Fine Wine Reserve Tasting Room.
(439 King St. W.)

Curious about natural wines? New to PetNats and Orange wines? Interested in exploring the world of minimal intervention or just want to learn more? Then join Master of Wine Candidate and winemaker Nupur Gogia on an educational tour of natural wines. We will taste 6 natural wines from around the world, including a PetNat (sparkling), a skin contact white wine, a white wine and 3 reds. Nupur will guide participants on the philosophies behind natural wine making and why it is gaining so much traction and recognition globally. br>


Uivo PetNat - Douro, Portugal
An extra brut style of sparkling wine with vibrant apricot and melon notes.

Khush, Skin Contact Riesling - Beamsville, Ontario
15 days on skins with hints of ginger spice and mandarin orange.

Gonzalez Bastias, Tierra Madre - Maule, Chile
An exuberant blend of Torrontel and Semillon, old vines, exotic fruit, ripe citrus, jasmine.

Gonzalez Bastias, Pais en Tinaja - Maule, Chile
200-year-old Pais vines aged in 300-year-old amphora—bright red cherries, forest floor.

Chateau Plaisance, Rouge - Fronton, France
A blend of Negrette, Gamay and Cabernet Franc—a fantastic everyday bistro wine with raspberry, blackberry and peppery notes.

Chateau Plaisance, Le Pitchou - Fronton, France
Negrette and Syrah provide a full bodied and palate pleasing vin! Cassis and black plums with a spicy finish!

ABOUT THE HOST - Nupur Gogia
Nupur is passionate about all things wine. While she has travelled extensively across the globe, a cooking trip in Italy ignited an interest in learning more about wine. Fast forward 10 years, Nupur is now in Stage 2 of the Masters of Wine Program, has completed Levels 1, 2, 3 and Diploma of WSET and holds a Spanish Wine Professional Certificate from the Ocea Mae Institute. Nupur also has a Doctorate degree from the University of Toronto and has extensive teaching experience across a wide range of fields and venues.
Nupur has over 20 years of experience working in the food and beverage sector. She currently divides her time working with a wine import agency and a local winemaker. She recently started her own wine label - Khush Wines and has made 5 wines under the brand. She has traveled to numerous wine regions in every continent that produces wine, including countries such as Chile, South Africa and even India, along with numerous trips to France, Italy and Spain. She has also done harvest in parts of Spain and Chile.








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