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Workshops & experiences Natual Wine Festival Amserdam

Level: Enthusiast, (Semi) Professional

6 Tasting Glasses = 6 Coupons

Time : 15.15-16.00 Place : Hallen Studio’s, Room 1

Koen Omes has been in the wine industry since he was 22 years old, “Perhaps a little late to start” he says. At 24, he obtained his WSET3 certification and became a sommelier at Rijsel in Amsterdam. “This is where I learned the most, when working with such an expansive cellar”. His autodidact approach drove him to learn more about the technical side of wine, with a curiosity for soil types and the chemical make-up of wines.

His “Wine and volatile acidity” (V.A) workshop is his attempt to explain a facet of the wine world that is often a great point of discussion.

What is V.A.? And what other types of acidity are present in wine? Generally V.A. is seen as a wine fault. Some winemakers make conscious use of it though. What causes V.A. to develop, or rather what prevents its development?
Koen will take you on a journey through a tasting of six wines.
From there onwards your thinking about acidity will never be the same.