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Discover different countries, regions, grape varieties, tastes and flavours and begin to understand why wines can taste so amazingly different! 

 

Suitable for all levels - no experience necessary - join one our explore events where you will discover more about different countries, regions, grape varieties, tastes and flavours and begin to understand why wines can taste so amazingly different! Anything from a World of Wine evening, through to 4-week and 8-week courses, and everything in between. You can even get a professional wine qualification!

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New Year Fizz
Thu 21
Jan
- 2021 -
New Year Fizz
Online
7:30pm
ONLINE with 3 weeks of delightful Fizz, exploring and tasting some of the well know and less well known sparkling wine regions. Katie and Geoff will be your guides through champagnes, crémant, cava and sparkling wines from around the world.
£50.00
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Virtual Tour of Italy
Wed 03
Feb
- 2021 -
Virtual Tour of Italy
Online
7:30pm
10+ places left
Join us on a 5 week virtual tasting tour of some of Italy's most fascinating wine regions, taking in 10 different wines from Tuscany, via Sardinia and all the way down to Puglia in the heel of the boot! 
£70.00
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Wine To Fall In Love With - Valentine's Virtual Tasting
Sat 13
Feb
- 2021 -
Wine To Fall In Love With - Valentine's Virtual Tasting
Online
7:30pm
10+ places left
This Valentine's Day, join us for an evening of tasting wines we love! Wines are included in the tasting price...
£55.00
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 2 Week Intro To Wines Online Tasting
Starts
Fri 19
Feb
- 2021 -
2 Week Intro To Wines Online Tasting
Online
7:30pm
10+ places left
Want to know more about wine? By combining our red & wine intro evenings, we will guide you through how to choose better wine, and will start you on your journey of wine discovery. Wines are included in the price, with a £10 discount.
£100.00
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Intro To White Wine Online Tasting
Fri 19
Feb
- 2021 -
Intro To White Wine Online Tasting
Online
7:30pm
10+ places left
For beginners and those looking to demystify the world of wine! Learn how to taste, why wines taste different from each other and much more...
£55.00
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Intro To Red Wine Online Tasting
Fri 26
Feb
- 2021 -
Intro To Red Wine Online Tasting
Online
7:30pm
10+ places left
For beginners and those looking to demystify the world of wine! Learn how to taste, why wines taste different from each other and much more...
£55.00
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 4 Week Red Wine Course
Starts
Fri 05
Mar
- 2021 -
4 Week Red Wine Course
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Join us as we spend four delicious weeks exploring and tasting some of the finest red wines, as we tour the vineyards, and regions that produce these top quality reds...  
£120.00
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Ripe, Smooth reds
Fri 12
Mar
- 2021 -
Ripe, Smooth reds
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Like your reds ripe and smooth? This is your evening. We will taste 6+ delicious red wines, all different, but with one common theme - they will be smooth, rounded, and very moreish! 
£35.00
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Big, Bold and Powerful reds
Fri 19
Mar
- 2021 -
Big, Bold and Powerful reds
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Like your red wines big and bold - then look no further. We will be tasting 6+ huge red wines. They will be intense, full of flavour, deeply delicious with a long long finish. Some of your favourite wine regions will feature. Maybe Chateauneuf-du-Pap...

£39.00
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Fabulous Fizz
Sat 20
Mar
- 2021 -
Fabulous Fizz
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
Only 4 places left!
Enjoy an evening of Fantastic Fizz including Champagne, English fizz, Prosecco etc. Learn and taste how they differ and become a Fizz aficionado...
£35.00
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Wines paired with Charcuterie & cheeses
Fri 26
Mar
- 2021 -
Wines paired with Charcuterie & cheeses
Sutton Town Hall
7:00pm
10+ places left
A fabulous selection of wines, carefully selected to match with charcuterie and cheeses. Geoff, your local wine expert, will bring some of his favourite wines and pairing with a wonderful range of cold meats and cheese.
£35.00
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Reds - Posh v Plonk
Fri 26
Mar
- 2021 -
Reds - Posh v Plonk
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Think you know what good wine tastes like? Of course you do - if you like it, it's a good wine - simple. But can you tell your posh from your plonk? 
£32.50
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Port and Cheese pairing
Fri 26
Mar
- 2021 -
Port and Cheese pairing
Warwick Arms Hotel - Warwick
7:00pm
Only 5 places left!
A wonderful evening tasting 6+ Ports paired with a selection of cheeses. A tasting devoted to this most excellent fortified wine, and the chance to sup it alongside some delicious cheeses.
£38.00
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Port and Cheese pairing
Sat 27
Mar
- 2021 -
Port and Cheese pairing
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
A wonderful evening tasting 6+ Ports paired with a selection of cheeses. A tasting devoted to this most excellent fortified wine, and the chance to sup it alongside some delicious cheeses.
£38.00
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 4 week Tour of Europe
Starts
Thu 15
Apr
- 2021 -
4 week Tour of Europe
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Really want to gain an appreciation of wine - this 4 week course is the place to start. A fascinating introductory tour of the major European wine countries, otherwise known as the Old World. Discover why wines are named after regions, eg Chablis, Ch...

£120.00
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Pinot Pinot Pinot Noir!
Fri 16
Apr
- 2021 -
Pinot Pinot Pinot Noir!
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Petulant, Tempestuous Fickle Pinot Noir, but wow what a wine! Not to everyones taste but in my view there is nothing quite like Pinot Noir.
£35.00
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Spain & Portugal
Thu 22
Apr
- 2021 -
Spain & Portugal
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

It's time to take a closer look at Iberian wine-making! There are so many changes going on in Spain and Portugal, these two countries have increasingly grabbed attention in the wine world. And we will wow you with exciting new wines and regions...&nb...

£32.50
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English Wine & Cheese
Fri 23
Apr
- 2021 -
English Wine & Cheese
Sutton Town Hall
7:00pm
10+ places left

An evening for English (and Welsh) wine lovers. We will be exploring and discovering all that's good about English wine. We'll taste some wines from local wineries and from all over the UK. We'll seek out the best local and English cheeses to complem...

£35.00
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The Grand Tour De France
Fri 23
Apr
- 2021 -
The Grand Tour De France
Warwick Arms Hotel - Warwick
7:00pm
Only 8 places left!

Join us on this Grand tour as we try to squeeze into one evening the sheer diversity of wine styles France produce. Birthplace of “modern” wine, you’ll learn all about the grape varieties you know and love, including, Sauvignon Blan...

£35.00
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The Grand Tour of Italy
Thu 29
Apr
- 2021 -
The Grand Tour of Italy
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Join us as we travel through the very different and fabulous wine regions of Italy. We will taste some of the myriad of indigenous grapes that make Italian wine so different and intriguing including - Nebbiolo (Barolo), Sangiovese (Chianti), Corvina ...

£35.00
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Rob's Private Cellar - Chateau Musar
Sat 01
May
- 2021 -
Rob's Private Cellar - Chateau Musar
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
Only 2 places left!
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to taste a vertical of EIGHT different vintages of Chateau Musar's flagship red wine Vintages, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 and 2011. 
£70.00
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The Grand Tour De France
Thu 06
May
- 2021 -
The Grand Tour De France
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Join us on this Grand tour as we try to squeeze into one evening the sheer diversity of wine styles France produce. Birthplace of “modern” wine, you’ll learn all about the grape varieties you know and love, including, Sauvignon Blan...

£35.00
Gift options available
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 4 week New World Wine Course
Starts
Thu 13
May
- 2021 -
4 week New World Wine Course
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Explore all your favourite wine countries in this 4 week gander around the New World. You will discover brand new wine regions and get to taste some of the more premium wines from these countries. Great wines with accompanying cheeses.  
£120.00
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Explore the New World
Thu 13
May
- 2021 -
Explore the New World
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

The New World, a strange term! But means countries such as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, USA, Chile and Argentina. These are the UK's favourite wine countries - we drink twice as much wine, in the UK, from these countries v European countries...

£30.00
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Discover Australia & New Zealand
Thu 20
May
- 2021 -
Discover Australia & New Zealand
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Welcome to Australia & New Zealand. Enjoy a selection of intense, complex and powerful wines from down under. Australia our favourite wine country in the UK, closely followed by New Zealand. So come and enjoy some top wines (not the mass produced...

£30.00
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South Africa & Argentina
Thu 27
May
- 2021 -
South Africa & Argentina
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

What a fantastic duo. Two great emerging wine countries. For almost a century South Africa was dominated by one cooperative, KWV, but with the end of Apartheid in 1990 started the path to freedom and much better wines. came the end of KWV’...

£30.00
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Chile - cool calm and complex
Thu 03
Jun
- 2021 -
Chile - cool calm and complex
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

Premium wines from Chile. Tonight, we taste the top wines from Chile. Single vineyard wines, wines with pedigree, wines that are cool, calm and complex! Chile has rightly earned a great reputation for good value wines, but tonight we will taste some ...

£35.00
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