Amphora Wines: Make History the Future

Amphora Wines: Make History the Future

02 Jul 2019, 15:30 - 16:15

The Winemakers' Cellar

Clay vessels – partly or fully buried – have been used for winemaking for thousands of years. These 'amphorae' are making a comeback in wineries all over the world.  But  what can qvevri, ceramic eggs and terracota pots bring to the wine, and why do winemakers want to use them? Join Master of Wine Sarah Abbott for her analysis as she presents a rare comparative tasting of amphorae wines from the Old and New World.


  • Sarah Abbott MW



    Sarah studied Classical Italian and Greek Literature at University and took a Post Graduate Diploma in Enterprise at Durham Business School before...