Spring has sprung in Cayman and it’s time to awaken your taste buds and try new wines.

Grand Old House has an exciting lineup of wine tastings scheduled from March to May:

Wednesday, 20 March, 5.30pm

Bordeaux – 1990s Vintage 

Oh là là!  What’s not to love about wines from Bordeaux, France?

Wines from Bordeaux are characterised by their longevity.

This wine tasting features wines ranging from 1990 to 1997.

The line-up includes:

Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste, Pauillac, 1994

Château Kirwan, Margaux, 1999

Château Caronne Ste Gemme, Haut-Médoc, 1990

Château Talbot, St. Julien 1996      

Château La Violette, Pomerol, 1997

CI$150 plus gratuities, canapes provided.

Wednesday, 10 April, 5.30pm

Rule Breakers, Lunatics Or Trailblazers? 

Learn about the practices of five of the most well-known and groundbreaking wine makers from around the world: 

Nicolas Joly, Clos de la Coulée de Serrant, Savennieres, Loire Valley, France,1995
The Sadie Family, Grenache, Soldaat, Olifants River, South Africa, 2021
Bibi Graetz, Testamatta, Tuscany, Italy, 2019
Alvaro Palacios, Finca Dofi, Priorat, Spain, 2016
Alban Vineyards, Syrah, Patrina, Edna Valley, California, 2018

CI$150 plus gratuities, tapas provided.

Wednesday, 24 April, 5.30pm

Classic France versus USA – Blind!

Let the battle commence!

Put your palate to the test and decide which wine you prefer with the choices presented by renowned vineyards in France and the USA.

00 Wines, VGW, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2021 vs. Domaine Joseph Pascal, Meursault, Burgundy, France, 2021
Hyde de Villaine, Ygnacia, Los Carneros, Napa Valley, California, 2018 vs. Henri Boillot, Les Fremiets, Volnay, Burgundy, France, 2018
Quilceda Creek, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2015 vs. Château d’Armailhac, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France, 201

CI$160 plus gratuities, tapas pairing included.

Thursday, 9 May, 5.30 pm

A Decade

Does age enhance the aroma, flavour and aftertaste of each wine?

Maybe or maybe not. You can decide when you compare three European wines from the same vineyard but from varying decades.

Vega Sicilia, Alion, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2001 vs. Vega Sicilia, Alion, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2015

Château de Beaucastel, Rhône Valley, France, 1999 vs. Château de Beaucastel, Rhône Valley, France, 2009
Valdicava, Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy, 2006 vs. Valdicava, Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy, 1997

CI$160 plus gratuities, tapas pairing included.

Wednesday, 22 May, 5.30pm

Off The Beaten Path – And Further Away! 

Wine enthusiasts will be given the opportunity to sample a range of wines from five different wineries and countries which are considered maybe a little off the beaten path with not as much access and exposure as others!

The wine-tasting event is guaranteed to be insightful and you may find a new  wine to add to your list of favourites.

Château Musar, Blanc, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2014
The Sadie Family, Cinsault, Pofadder, Swartland, South Africa, 2021
Mayer, Tempranillo, Yarra Valley, Australia, 2021
Quinta do Crasto, Touriga Franca, Douro Valley, Portugal, 2017
El Enemigo, Cabernet Franc, Gran Enemigo, Gualtallary, Mendoza, Argentina, 2018

CI$150 plus gratuities, tapas pairing included.

Reservations can be made via email at 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗲@𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲.𝗰𝗼𝗺 or visit their website.

Hurry, these wine tastings at Grand Old House sell out quickly!