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Festival Of Prosecco

Festival Of Prosecco

Events and offers to dazzle and delight across the hotel this September!

We are delighted to announce that our Festival of Prosecco is returning to The Merchant Hotel for its second year this September, and it’s even bigger than before! Guests can enjoy a wide range of dazzling events and special promotions; from luxury tasting flights, wine dinners and masterclass events to unique Prosecco cocktails - there is something for every Prosecco fan out there. Please browse the below events and offers for further information:

 

Events:

 

Valdo Prosecco Masterclass: The Future is Bubbly!

Date: Thursday 6th September 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Venue: Champagne Lounge

Ticket Price: £36.50 per person

Enjoy a Prosecco filled evening with a unique masterclass experience led by wine expert Noel McMahon of Febvre Wines. Guests will be welcomed with a Valdo Prosecco reception and then taste their way through five different types of sparkling wine.  Noel will discuss the history, nuances and where he sees the future of Prosecco.  Whether you are new to Prosecco, or a well-versed connoisseur, this evening will educate and enlighten where Prosecco is heading for 2018 and beyond. Each table will also enjoy delectable cicchetti towards the end of the event.

The tasting will include the following:

1) Valdo Spumante Origine Rosé
2) Valdo BIO Prosecco Brut D.O.C. (organic)
3) Valdo Prosecco Cuvée Viviana D.O.C.G. Cartizze 
4) Proa Cava Brut (Spain)
5) Simonnet – Febvre Creamant de Bourgogne Brut (France)

To purchase tickets, click HERE.

 

The History Of Prosecco: From Grape to Glass 

Date: Thursday 13th September 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm 

Venue: Champagne Lounge 

Ticket Price: £36.50 per person

Ever wondered where Prosecco comes from, or indeed how Prosecco is made?  We are delighted to host an insightful masterclass event with an Expert of GreatVine, to consider the geography of Prosecco and how Prosecco is made. GreatVine is a local Northern Irish company whose founders have lived for many years amongst the finest producers in the Veneto wine region of Italy. Guests will be welcomed with a Prosecco cocktail before tasting their way through four different types of Prosecco while learning about the 'Prosecco Process' from our expert. Each table will also enjoy delectable cicchetti towards the end of the event.

The tasting will include the following:

1) Perlage D.O.C. Treviso, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017
2) Montagner D.O.C.G. Valdobbiadene, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017
3) Montagner D.O.C.G.Valdobbiadene, Brut Millesimato 2017
4) Montagner D.O.C.G. Valdobbiadene, Cartizze 2017 

To purchase tickets, click HERE.

 

Taking Prosecco Tasting Flights to New Heights 

Date: Thursday 20th September 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm 

Venue: The Merchant Hotel Roof Garden

Ticket Price: £36.50 per person

Elevate your Prosecco knowledge with a fabulous and fun evening on The Merchant Hotel Roof Garden! We will have an Expert from GreatVine to welcome guests and talk about all things Prosecco - while you sip your way through an extensive tasting flight on the search to find your preferred style. Entertainment will be provided with live Italian guitar music and guests will also be served delectable cicchetti towards the end of the event.

The tasting will include the following:

1) Montagner D.O.C. Treviso, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017
2) Perlage D.O.C. Treviso, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017 
3) Montagner D.O.C.G. Valdobbiadene, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017
4) Perlage D.O.C.G Valdobbiadene, Col de Manza, Extra Dry Millesimato 2017
5) Montagner D.O.C.G. Valdobbiadene, Cartizze 2017

 

 

Berts Prosecco Supper Club

Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm 

Venue: Berts Jazz Bar

Ticket Price: £55.00 per person 

Prosecco is taking over Berts Jazz Bar for one night only!

Indulge in a bespoke five course meal with carefully paired glasses of the finest Valdo Prosecco, which will be introduced by Emiliano Fermo, Export Director of Valdo Prosecco. Finish with tea, coffee and petit fours. Guests can enjoy live jazz entertainment on the night from Belfast’s finest jazz musicians.

For selected wines and to view the menu, click HERE.

The tasting will include the following:

1) Valdo Floral Jungle Spumante Rosé Brut
2) Cuvée 1926, Valdobbiadene Superiore D.O.C.G. Extra Dry
3) Numero 10, Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze D.O.C.G. Brut Metodo Classico 2015
4) Cuvée Viviana, Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze D.O.C.G. Dry

 

 

Elevate your Prosecco Knowledge! - SOLD OUT

Date: Thursday 27th September 2018

Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Roof Garden

Ticket Price: £36.50 per person

Join us up on the Merchant Hotel Roof Garden for a Prosecco filled evening with wine expert Noel McMahon of Febvre Wines. Enjoy a Valdo Prosecco reception on arrival and then taste your way through five different sparkling wines.  Whether you are new to Prosecco, or a well-versed connoisseur, this evening will discuss what the future holds for Prosecco for 2018 and beyond. Entertainment will be provided with live Italian guitar music on the night and guests will also be served delectable cicchetti towards the end of the event.

The tasting will include the following:

1) Valdo Spumante Origine Rosé
2) Valdo BIO Prosecco Brut D.O.C. (organic)
3) Valdo Prosecco Cuvée Viviana D.O.C.G. Cartizze
4) Proa Cava Brut
5) Simonnet – Febvre Cremant de Bourgogne Brut (France)

 

Prosecco offers throughout the hotel:

 

Prosecco by the Glass

As part of The Merchant Festival of Prosecco we are delighted to introduce a number of special ‘by the glass’ offerings which will be available in The Great Room Restaurant and The Cocktail Bar throughout September.

Available in The Great Room Restaurant and The Cocktail Bar

VALDO ORIGINE PROSECCO SPUMANTE, BRUT
£7.95 
Fine and fruity, with floral hints and green apple

VALDO ORIGINE SPUMANTE, ROSÉ
£7.95
Summer red fruits, ripe strawberries, raspberries, red cherries and a swirl of cream 

VALDO BIO BRUT ORGANIC
£7.95
Delicate citrus notes with a bite of crisp apple

PERLAGE D.O.C.G. VALDOBBIADENE, COL DE MANZA EXTRA DRY 2017
£7.95
Floral with flavours of peach, yellow peach rose and white wisteria

MONTAGNER D.O.C.G. VALDOBBIADENE DI CARTIZZE D.O.C.G. 2017
£9.95 
Fresh and fragrant with fruity aromas and mild floral notes - the Champagne of prosecco! 

 

Speciality Cocktails

Our award-winning cocktail bar mixologists have created an exclusive drinks menu using the finest prosecco, sure to tempt you away from your usual cocktail choice!

Available in The Great Room Restaurant and The Cocktail Bar

DEATH IN VENICE

Campari, Grapefruit Bitters, Valdo Prosecco

TIP-TOP

White Port, Aperol, Strawberry, Valdo Prosecco

APPLE SCAFFA

Calvados, Green Apple, Lemon, BIO Valdo Prosecco

BENGAL SMASH

Dingle Gin, Mango, Cucumber, Lemon, BIO Valdo Prosecco

 

All £13.00

 

Valdo Prosecco Tasting Flight

We have carefully chosen a flight of three different styles of Prosecco to try. Enjoy the elegance of the Spumante Origine, reminisce the summer days with the rich, fruity Rosé, and experience the fresh, crisp notes from the Prosecco BIO that culminate in our exquisite Valdo Prosecco tasting flight. The most difficult decision is choosing your favourite!

Available in The Great Room Restaurant and The Cocktail Bar 

- Valdo Spumante Origine
- Valdo Origine Spumante Rosé
- Valdo Prosecco BIO

£13.95 (x3 100ml glasses)

 

The Cloth Ear

Join us in The Cloth Ear for a unique vegan offering for Festival of Prosecco! Enjoy a glass of Perlage Prosecco D.O.C. Treviso Extra Dry, paired with our vegan Eton Mess dessert for £12.95. If you can't resist a second glass, enjoy this delicious prosecco on its own for £7.50. 

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