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If you want to dip your toe in the water - our INTRODUCTORY events are a great place to start. 

Choose a 2-hour Introduction to Wine evening where we will show you how to taste like a Pro, explain a little about the basics, and guide you through 6+ delicious wines from around the globe.

OR choose a full Saturday with Champagne (11am to 4pm), with a delicious lunch, and 12+ wines - it's a real treat for yourself and/or a friend.

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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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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 06
Mar
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Birmingham
11:00am
Only 2 places left!
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
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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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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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 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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 8 week World of Wine
Starts
Thu 15
Apr
- 2021 -
8 week World of Wine
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
The 8-week World of WIne Course is structured as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is designed specifically for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it. NOW ONLY £200. see more details...  
£225.00
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Introduction to European (Old World) wines
Thu 15
Apr
- 2021 -
Introduction to European (Old World) wines
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left

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, Champagne, Rioja, Chianti. Learn how to decode a wine label, and be able to choose much be...

£28.00
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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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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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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 24
Apr
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
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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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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 01
May
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
New Hall Hotel - Sutton Coldfield
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
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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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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 08
May
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Stratford Upon Avon
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
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Introduction to Beer
Sat 08
May
- 2021 -
Introduction to Beer
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Get to grips with the fascinating world of beer on this evening introductory course. This is designed for people who enjoy beer and want to learn more about it, in a fun, friendly and relaxed setting.
£30.00
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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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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 22
May
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Birmingham
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
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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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Introduction to the World of Wine Evening
Fri 28
May
- 2021 -
Introduction to the World of Wine Evening
The Old Joint Stock - Birmingham
7:00pm
10+ places left
Want to know more about wine? This evening will guide you through how to choose better wine, and will start you on your journey of wine discovery. If you know what you like but want to understand why - then this evening is for you. 
£28.00
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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 12
Jun
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Birmingham
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
Gift options available
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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 17
Jul
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Birmingham
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
Gift options available
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Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 14
Aug
- 2021 -
Saturday Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin - Birmingham
11:00am
10+ places left
Come and experience our most popular event - Starting with Champagne, with a delicious two-course lunch surrounded by 12 more superb wines. Friendly, informal and fun - no previous experience necessary - Relax and sip back our delicious wines!
£95.00
Gift options available
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Our World of Wine evenings focus on a particular Country or Region's wine, and guide you through a delicious selection of wines.

Food & Wine evenings are also ideal introductory level evening if you want to learn about how different wines match with different foods.

If you would prefer a more in-depth introduction to the world of wines – have a peek at our 8-week World course – looks at a different country/region each night for 8 weeks.

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