Grassmarket bar to offer Prosecco tasting flight

Edinburgh’s Cold Town House is celebrating Italian flavours by launching a prosecco tasting flight, which will be served with a mini pizza.

By Rosalind Erskine
Thursday, 31st October 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Thursday, 31st October 2019, 11:45 am
The Prosecco tasting flight will launch at Cold Town House on 1 November.
The Prosecco tasting flight will launch at Cold Town House on 1 November.

Prosecco fans can try three selected glasses of fizz in the Grassmarket venue thanks to the line up, which each have their own unique flavour profiles and tasting notes.

For £15, customers will be able to enjoy three different glasses of prosecco along with a stone baked Neapolitan ‘pizzette’ - allowing guests to explore the range of Italian fizz and flavours on offer at Cold Town House.

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During the flight, guests will sample Prosecco di Malia, which features hints of pears and apples, Prosecco V Dogarina, a modern take on the wine, and Prosecco Asolo DOCG, from the premium prosecco region of Asolo.

The prosecco tasting flight is accompanied by a Cold Town House ‘pizzette’ made in the venue’s authentic custom made Neapolitan pizza oven.

Guests can choose between a margherita or vegan pizza made using its signature dough fermented in Cold Town Beer for 24 hours creating a light and airy pizza base.

Jamie Napier, General Manager at Cold Town House said: “We are challenging people to explore and have fun with the wonderful world of Italian fizz at Cold Town House with our brand new Prosecco Tasting Flights.

"Prosecco is a firm favourite on the drinks list and we wanted to find an accessible way for our guests to discover our range of fizz on offer.

"The Prosecco Tasting Flight is a fun interactive way to learn more about the hugely popular drink and we hope that our guests will be able to learn something new!”

Jamie continued by saying: “Our stone-baked Neapolitan pizza is the perfect accompaniment to the three different varieties of prosecco. The light and airy base pairs beautifully with the tasting flight making is a great activity to be enjoyed with friends in the run up to the festive season.”

Cold Town House’s Prosecco Tasting Flight is available from Friday 1st November and pre-booking is essential.