Wine Tastings

(tickets numbers will be emailed to you, no physical tickets will be issued)

Tutored Tastings

Come along for an hour and a half(-ish) worth of relaxation, expert chat and speed tasting through 10 selected wines from our range. No previous experience in wine tasting required. You will merely be asked to taste some delicious wines and listen a bit to us talk about them, nothing onerous. A great value night out if nothing else.

burgundy dinner at wedgwood

Wines of Burgundy Dinner at Wedgwood £120

Thu 25th April 2024 7:00 pm at Wedgwood, 267 Cannongate, Edingburgh EH8 8BQ

Richard will be hosting this one, bringing his irreverent style and in depth knowledge about one of the most highly revered regions in the wine world. A wonderful opportunity to try a great selection of Burgundies in one of Edinburgh's best restaurants. Wines below matched against the dinner. Does life get much better? Probably not. Macon Solutre Pouilly Domaine Romanin 2022 (white) St Veran Collovray et Terrier 2022 (white) Pouilly Fuisse Terroir de Fuisse 2021 (white) Rully La Chaume Domaine Chavenet 2020 (Red) Fixin Domaine Albert Bichot 2018 (Red) Pommard La Croix Blanche Parent 2020 (Red)

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Live Facebook /Instagram Tastings

Instagram and Facebook live wine every week. All you do is buy the wine, taste along and listen to our live chat! Get free delivery as part of a wine order over £89 or collect from the bottleshop/warehouse for free.  Join us and cheer up your/our mid-week.

Soleil des Alpes Rose

Instagram Live: Soleil des Alpes Provence Rose 2022

Fri 26th April 2024 7:00 pm

We are crossing all of fingers and toes that the sun might finally be making an appearance in time for JP to show this fab new wine on our list. It's everything you would want in a Provence Rose - pale, minerally, delicately fruity and…

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Bottleshops FREE DROP-IN Tastings

We will be doing tastings of some of our favourite wine, beer and gin. Follow us @greatgrogshop for more info. Very informal, just drop by.

Private Tastings

Fees and Costs:  Small private events are charged at £195 inc vat for a Host-Tutor for the evening plus any wines tasted at retail price.

Larger events are charged at £20 per head (minimum £400). No maximum number of participants. . A good number of wines to try is 8-10. Champagne or fine wine equivalent tastings are £30 per head (minimum £600)

Snacks: If you would like a food vs wine element to the evening we can do snacks (Olives, Smoked Almonds etc) for a small charge.

Tasting Themes: can be along “Country” themes, but could be by “Grape Variety, Organic, Regional” etc. The choices are almost limitless. We are happy to suggest wines along your chosen theme.

Venues: We can suggest venues that can host wine tastings if you don’t have your own space in mind.

What we bring: We will bring the wines, glassware, tasting sheets, spitoons (often under-used) and considerable expertise and entertainment..