Zürich 2018

Matter of Taste
24 - 25 February 2018
The Dolder Grand
Kurhausstrasse 65 8032 View map

After its great success in 2017, “Matter of Taste – The Ultimate Fine Wine Experience” is returning for its 2nd Swiss edition on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2018.


Our two-day "Grand Walkabout Tasting"  is arguably the largest fine wine experience of the year open to the public in Europe, featuring over 800 iconic wines rated from RP90 to RP100 with more than 250 visiting wineries from all around the world.

DOWNLOAD THE WINE PROGRAMME (PDF) 


Boost your knowledge and tasting horizon with expert Master Classes hosted by our Wine Advocate reviewers or wind down and enjoy exclusive Wine Pairing Dinners featuring various culinary themes. 


This wine extraordinary weekend will be crowned by the Grand Finale Dinner on Saturday 24th February 2018 at 18:30 at the Dolder Grand. Each table will be hosted by winemakers who will share great wines and ensure maximum tasting fun!


LIMITED EARLY BIRD OFFER (first 300 respondents)


WEEKEND PASS (save up to CHF129.-)


1 DAY PASS (see below, save CHF20.-)



NOTE: All tickets will be issued electronically with a QR Code

 


Walkabout / Master Classes / Dinners



Day 1


Saturday, 24 Feb 2018
Grand Walkabout Tasting - Saturday
CHF 99.00
Non-member
CHF 79.00
Member
Grand Walkabout Tasting - Saturday
Join us for an unforgettable wine-weekend! Our two-day "Grand Walkabout Tasting" is arguably the lar... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 12:00 - 18:00 GMT+1
Dolder Grand Hotel Zurich
Kurhausstrasse 65
BMW PICK-UP & DROP-OFF
CHF 40.00
BMW - Chauffeur Service (Saturday)
Arrive in style at the Dolder Grand with our exclusive BMW chauffeur service and return to downtown ... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 12:01 - 19:00 GMT+1
The Dolder Grand
Kurhausstrasse 65
The Formidable 2015 Bordeaux Preview Masterclass
CHF 95.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW & Veronique Sanders & Alexander van Beek & Frédéric LOSPIED & Frédéric Faye
The Bordeaux 2015 vintage has made its mark with enthusiastic wine makers citing the "perfect" growi... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 13:00 - 14:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 1
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
"The New Vignerons, a New Generation of Spanish Wine Growers" - presented by Casa Del Vino
CHF 59.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Luis Gutiérrez & Telmo Rodriguez & Sara Perez Ovejero
Wine Advocate reviewer Luis Gutiérrez presents his first solo book: The New Vignerons, A New Generat... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 15:00 - 16:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 2
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
Best of Switzerland 2015 & The Pinot Noirs Not to Miss
CHF 35.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Stephan Reinhardt & Jean-Rene Germainer and Gilles Besse & Georg Fromm & Martin & Thomas Donatsch & James Paget & Alexandre Challand
Wine Advocate reviewer Stephane Reinhardt will share his enthusiasm for some of the best Swiss Pinot... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 16:00 - 17:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 1
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
Realm & the Napa Dream
CHF 148.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW & Scott Becker
Realm Cellars embodies the dream come true of entrepreneurs who in less than a decade overhauled a v... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 17:00 - 18:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 2
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich

Day 2


Sunday, 25 Feb 2018
Grand Walkabout Tasting - Sunday
CHF 99.00
Non-member
CHF 79.00
Member
Grand Walkabout Tasting Sunday
Join us for an unforgettable wine-weekend! Our two-day "Grand Walkabout Tasting" is arguably the lar... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 11:00 - 17:00 GMT+1
Dolder Grand Hotel Zurich
Kurhausstrasse 65
BMW PICK UP & DROP OFF
CHF 40.00
BMW Chauffeur Service (Sunday)
Arrive in style at the Dolder Grand with our exclusive BMW chauffeur service and return to downtown ... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 11:01 - 18:00 GMT+1
The Dolder Grand
Kurhausstrasse 65
Growers Champagnes on a Vintage Retrospective
CHF 85.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Stephan Reinhardt & Benoit Tarlant & Delphine Brulez & Erick de Sousa
Behind the mythical magic of Champagne lies the vineyard tending and wine making craft of growers wh... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 12:00 - 13:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 1
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
Condors of the Andes
CHF 35.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Luis Gutiérrez & Jose Lovaglio & Felipe Tosso
This tasting reveals some of the top wines Argentina and Chile has to offer accross styles and varie... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 13:30 - 14:30 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 2
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
Sine Qua Non
CHF 198.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW & Manfred Krankl & Mrs Elaine Krankl
Austrian born wine maker Manfred Krankl 's obsession with details and perfection has over just two d... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 15:00 - 16:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 1
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich
Super Tuscan Pioneer Tignanello
CHF 85.00
Masterclass
Presented by: Monica Larner & Stefano Carpaneto
This gem produced by the Antinori family was nothing short of revolutionary when it was first produc... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 16:00 - 17:00 GMT+1
Gallery Lounge 2
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich

Dining Experiences


The Grand Dinner - BYO ("Bring Your Own Bottle") Night
CHF 179.00
Dining
After a delightful day of tasting on Saturday, stay with us for great food, wines and company at "Th... [More Details]
24 February 2018 | 19:00 - 22:30 GMT+1
Dolder Garden Room
Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich, Switzerland
Smith & Smith's WINEOUT
CHF 149.00
Dining
To round up an amazing degustation weekend we have something special for those who are still keen fo... [More Details]
25 February 2018 | 18:00 - 22:30 GMT+1
SMITH and de LUMA Restaurant
Grubenstrasse 27

Partners


Title Partner & Official Wine Club
Official Glassware
Stölzle Lausitz
Official Card Partner
American Express
Official Fromageur
Rolf Beeler
Official Car
BMW Schweiz AG
Official Coffee

Amici Caffe

The Dolder Grand
Kurhausstrasse 65 8032