Midsummer Fizz Masterclass at Yield N16
Written by: Sophie Taylor
Until five minutes ago I would’ve believed Pet Nat was a healthy dog food brand from Wood Green. I’m half right actually*, but in the booze world it’s a fizzy wine.
Pétillant Naturel is light and bubbly, usually pretty low on the alcohol scale and rather sweet. Think the opposite of a dry red wine.
The question is, do you know more about fizzy wine than I? Probably. Or have you ever tasted a Pet Nat?
Luckily for philistines like me, the wine and cheese aficionados of Newington Green are hosting a fizzy alcohol masterclass. Yes, next Thursday at Yield N16 you can finally get the lowdown on all things bubbly boo.
Find out how Cava and Prosecco stack up against their Kim K of a sister, Champagne. Discover the real difference between vintage and non-vintage once and for all while you gurgle down a glass.
Get the answers you need and more at Yield’s midsummer sparkling party ‘and discover how much more there is to bubbles than just champagne.’ Don’t be afraid to pipe up either and ask things like “how does everyone feel about the fact I sometimes buy wine in a box then pull the bag out and squeeze the last drops into my mouth of a Sunday evening?”
Everyone will be thinking the same and will quietly thank you later over a glass of Pet Nat me pet lamb.
We love Yield N16, particularly the time we went and were treated to a taster of Tony’s homemade, toe-squeezed wine from Italian grapes that went down like a glass of Ribena Toothkind. Except much tastier. That stuff was actually gross and definitely not kind to teeth.
Tickets are £30 and includes tastes of 8 different sparkling wines, as well as a cheese and charcuterie platter. Click here to book tickets and check out Yield’s other regular tasting events too.
Midsummer Masterclass, 20th July 7:30pm – 10pm
Yield N16, 44-45 Newington Green, N16 9PX
*Yes, there’s a pet healthcare brand called Pet Nat who sell things like “itchy dog starter pack” and “skin conditioning spray”.
Read about the time we visited Yield last year, ‘Hampers, Jazz and Corkage‘.
First and last photos via Yield N16 Insta.
Second photo by Mike Barry
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