Monday, April 9, 2018, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Chapter 1: Apertivi Master Class (2:30pm @ The Voyage of Buck, Edinburgh)
Nick Hopewell-Smith invites you to join him at The Voyage of Buck to learn about one of Europe’s oldest distilleries and experience the delights of Nardini’s historic range of Aperitivi. The session will start with the refreshing Bassano welcome of Mezzo e Mezzo and an introduction to Nardini, before moving on to a tutored tasting through the range of Nardini’s Aperitivi and Amaro. For those of you not able to make to the master class itself, The Voyage of Buck will be running a short feature menu of cocktails and serves using this delicious piece of Italian heritage. The session will be limited to 30 people so please RSVP to The Voyage of Buck to secure your place to avoid disappointment, however if you turn up early, you might still be lucky.
Chapter 2: Grappa Master Class (5:30pm @ Kin, Edinburgh)
Nick Hopewell-Smith picks up the legend of Nardini with an insight into the ‘Spirit of Italy’. This comprehensive session will answer all the questions you have or never knew you had about the history and production of Grappa. The master class will not only include a full tutored tasting through the extensive range from Italy’s oldest Grappa distillery, but will also be the official Scottish launch for their new Selezione Bortolo range. This new range of ultra-premium Grappa takes the category to a whole new level. This session will be limited to 30 people, so we recommend you book your place directly with the team at Kin to avoid disappointment.Monday 9th April… 5.30pm for 6pm
The Battle of Bassano: Kin vs Callooh Callay (8pm @ Kin, Edinburgh)
Experience Grappa like never before, as Kin invite Callooh Callay to Edinburgh for Tales. This head to head showdown will see both bars put together a menu of contemporary serves and work side by side for one epic night at Kin. Get yourselves down to this hidden gem in Edinburgh to lend your support, enjoy some tasty libations and help us crown one of these bars the as the king of Bassano.