FIFTY SHADES OF PINOT NOIR Zondag 19 april 2020

Fifty shades of Pinot Noir

Sunday 19 April 2020




Rijks Restaurant

Museumstraat 2 – Amsterdam


with Meike Näkel and Mark Haisma

No single grape variety is as divers as Pinot Noir. There are more than 1000 different clones and Pinot Noir is extremely sensitive for climate, soil and the winemaker’s hand.

Fifty Shades of Pinot Noir is a great opportunity to experience the enormous diversity of Pinot Noir.

From 11.00 to 12.30 hour Meike Näkel of leading Ahr wine producer Meyer-Näkel and Mark Haisma, the wine world’s favourite micro-négociant in Burgundy will share with you their secrets of taming this variety every vintage. How did they make refined, elegant wines in 2018, the hottest vintage on record?

After a Rijks-lunch (of course with Pinot) you can taste 50 different Pinot Noirs from all over the world: Burgundy, Ahr, Baden, Hemel en Aarde vallei, Elgin, Oregon, Central Otago.

This is the first time in The Netherlands that you can taste such a diverse selection of Pinots.


11.00               Reception

11.15 – 12.15   Seminar –taming Pinot by Meike Näkel and Mark Haisma.

12.30               Lunch at Rijks Restaurant (3 courses, Pinot and coffee)

14.00 – 16.00   Fifty Shades of Pinot Noir, tasting of 50 different Pinots from Burgundy, Ahr, Baden, Hemel en Aarde vallei, Elgin, Oregon, Central Otago.


You can register for the entire programme or for the tasting only. Seats for the seminar and lunch are limited.


A ticket for the entire programme is EUR 100,00. A ticket for the tasting only is EUR 35,00. Registration via You will receive an invoice via email.


The seminar is part of the WineWise Graduates Academy and education permanente of the Club of Weinakademiker.