A special wine tasting for visually impaired people
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul will host a special wine tasting event which will be held for the first time in Turkey for visually impaired culinary fans.
Sponsored by Küp Winery and designed by Bensu Kaya, the event will be conducted by Mehmet Yalçın, one of Turkey’s most famous wine experts, on Feb. 26 between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
During the tasting, 10 visually impaired guests from GÖZDER will sample special wines including Epic Chardonnay 2010 (Master of Wine score 91), Küp Blush (Kalecik Karası-Shiraz) and Epic Merlot 2010 (Gold medal from Vinalies Internationales Paris) which have Braille alphabet on the bottle.
After the tasting, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul’s Executive Chef Giovanni Terracciano and his talented team will serve delicious specialties to the guests. The tasting will be accompanied by live music from Engelsiz Orchestra led by Selim and Kerim Altınok, whose members consist mostly of visually impaired musicians.