TASTINGS

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. We will offer a £10 or 10% (whichever is greater) discount on any mixed case orders of ANY of our wines on the night. A great value night out if nothing else.

Sparkling Wines

Wed 8th December 2021 7:00 pm at The Royal Scots Club

Christmas is on the horizon, plans are set, hopes are high, and now to think about what fizzy tipple to serve; do you go for Champagne, Spumante, Frizzante, Cava? Let us help with the choice and join us for a wonderful tasting of 10 of our favourite sparkling wines for £25. SOLD OUT

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Want snacks for your tastings? Just add them to your basket and we'll deliver as part of your order.

Live Facebook Tastings

Facebook live One wine every week. All you have to do is buy the wine, taste along and listen to outr live chat! Get free delivery as part of a wine order over £89. Live questions/comments very welcome during the tasting. 

Wine Wednesdays - to cheer up your mid-week.

Cremant with Richard £11.15

Wed 8th December 2021 6:45 pm

Richard will be broadcasting live from The Royal Scots Club just before our sold out in person fizz tasting to tell you all about why Cremant is such a fantastic fizz alternative

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Lebanon with Clare £16.35

Wed 15th December 2021 7:00 pm

Lebanon has a wine making history that goes back centuries and some excting vinous things are happening there, despite everything they've had thrown at them. Clare will be chatting about Faouzi's delicious Vielles Vignes Cinsault. Just buy the wine and taste along

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Richard’s Christmas Day Tasting £54

Sat 25th December 2021 2:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Richard will be hosting a tasting on Facebook Live, 2pm Christmas Day. Just buy a pack and taste along as he chats about some of his favourite festive tipples - Gobillard NV, Macon Solutre Pouilly 2020 and Catherine Marshall Pinot Noir…

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Shop Christmas Tastings

In the run up to Xmas, we will be doing tastings every Friday and Saturday between 2pm-6pm on some of our favourite wine, beer and gin. Please call the shop 0131 667 2855 if you need more info.

Sorry, no upcoming dates for now

Private Tastings

Fees and Costs- Private events are charged at £150 inc vat flat rate for a Host-Tutor for the evening. This is charged per event and is not dependent on number of participants. No maximum number of participants.Wines are charged at retail cost in addition. A good number of wines to try is 8-10 (12 is often beyond the capacity of mere mortals)

Snacks- If you would like a food vs wine element to the evening we can do snacks (Olives, Smoked Almonds etc) at the same time as the wines

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 a space in mind.

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