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.

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.

Fouzi Isaa

Live Festive Tasting with Faouzi Issa

Wed 13th December 2023 6:30 pm

Owner and Winemaker at Domaine des Tourelles will be joining us live online to chat about his year as a Winemaker. We'll discuss the highs and lows of his harvest, what's coming up next for Faouzi and and try a couple of his fantastic Vieilles…

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Richard’s Christmas Day “Tasting” £80

Mon 25th December 2023 2:00 pm at online

Back by popular? demand, "Richard the Elf" will be doing a tasting on Facebook Live, 2pm Christmas Day. Just buy a pack for yourself or as a GIFT! and taste along as he chats about some of his favourite festive treats (sobriety optional) - Champagne…

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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..