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The wines and terroirs from Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet are some of Bourgogne’s most legendary. But what are their similarities and differences? This webinar will explore some of the nuances between Bourgogne’s most renowned Chardonnay villages to help students better navigate between the three in terms of personality, wine style and terroir.

 
Presenter: Robin Kick MW

Originally from the Chicago area, Robin is a Master of Wine who is presently based in Lugano, Switzerland, where she works as an independent wine consultant, wine judge, journalist and educator. 

Following studies in French and English literature, she changed career paths in 1998 when she left her teaching position at the Université de Nice to study wine at the BIVB (Bureau Interprofessionel des Vins de Bourgogne) in Beaune, France and the Université du Vin in Suze-la-Rousse in France’s Rhône Valley.
 
In the 20+ years of working in the wine business, she has held a number of different positions including wine auction specialist for Christie’s in Beverly Hills, California and fine wine buyer for a pre-eminent London-based wine merchant with an award-winning Burgundy list. 
 
In 2014, after many years of study and a successful dissertation on whole cluster fermentation in Pinot Noir from the Côte d’Or, she became a Master of Wine. 
 
Her main wine passions are Burgundy, Champagne, northern Italy, particularly Piedmont, Switzerland and Jerez.
Published in Bourgogne wines

Puligny-Montrachet is home to some of the greatest expressions of Chardonnay in the world.

Subtle variations in soil and aspect give rise to numerous differences in style and quality.

The apogee of quality here is undoubtedly the 1er and Grand Crus.

Join Thimothy Magnus for an in-depth look at the different Crus of Puligny-Montrachet and what gives each one its unique style. We will also explore the benchmark wines and producers of these world-famous wines.

Presenter: Timothy Magnus Dip WSET - Weinakademiker

After growing up in Australia and falling in love with wine from an early age, Timothy Magnus spent several years working in the New South Wales wine region Hunter Valley. In 2007 Tim met a Swiss wine lover and it was truly love at first sight. They married in 2008 and now live near Zürich Switzerland with our 2 young children.

In 2012 Tim completed the WSET Level 4 Diploma through the Wine Academy Austria, becoming an Associate of the Institute of Wines & Spirits. In 2015 upon completion of his research thesis Tim received the title 'Weinakademiker' as well as winning the inaugural 'Swiss Wine Award' for his research thesis. He is also an Accredited International Bordeaux Wine Educator. Since 2011 Tim has taught wine courses for different companies and schools including Switzerland's largest and most famous.

Sharing his passion for wine is what Tim lives for, which is the reason for establishing Magnus Vinum.

Published in Bourgogne wines

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