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Explore different regions, grapes and flavours and discover new wines. Start to discover why wines taste different and why you like the ones that you do.

Jump into 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 specific country's wine evening, through 4-week and 8-week courses to specialist Master Classes.

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Fine Wine Friday Online - Chile
Fri 06
Aug
- 2021 -
Fine Wine Friday Online - Chile
ONLINE
7:30pm
Only 6 places left!
Six wonderful wines from Chile.  If you'v not tried premium Chilean wine you are in for a treat!
£215.00
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Wine Wednesday Online - Bordeaux
Wed 25
Aug
- 2021 -
Wine Wednesday Online - Bordeaux
ONLINE
7:30pm
Only 8 places left!
An opportunity to explore six wonderful wines from the largest and most famous of fine wine regions.
£60.00
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4-Week European Wine Course
Starts
Fri 24
Sep
- 2021 -
4-Week European Wine Course
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
Taste 26 wines from across Europe including famous wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Chianti and Rioja.  Learn to "taste like a professional", no experience necessary, decode the mysteries of wine labels and discover your new favourite wine.
£100.00
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Introduction to European Wines
Fri 24
Sep
- 2021 -
Introduction to European Wines
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
An exploratory journey across Europe tasting 6 lovely wines, 3 white and 3 red from 5 different countries: France, Spain, Italy, Germany & Austria. An introductory level event, no experience necessary.
£30.00
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8-Week World of Wine Course
Starts
Fri 24
Sep
- 2021 -
8-Week World of Wine Course
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
Our comprehensive introduction to the wonderful world of wine.  Over 8 weeks taste 50 wines from over 10 countries and 20 different grape varieties.
£200.00
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The Tour de France
Fri 01
Oct
- 2021 -
The Tour de France
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
The most famous wine-producing country in the world produces a myriad of styles and most grape varieties you've heard of are grown here.  In this special evening we taste seven classic French wines, and decode the mysterious word "Terroir".
£30.00
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Magnificent Italy
Fri 08
Oct
- 2021 -
Magnificent Italy
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
A real treat as we visit the largest wine producing country in the world, to sample seven from its multitude of famous wines.  We also explore the principles of ensuring your food and wine match perfectly.
£30.00
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Discover Spain & Portugal
Fri 15
Oct
- 2021 -
Discover Spain & Portugal
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
From super refreshing white wines, to oaky aged wines from classic indigenous grape varieties there is so much to enjoy here, all accompanied by some Spanish-themed snacks. We also explore some of the science behind ageing wines in oak barrels.
£30.00
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Introduction To New World Wine
Fri 29
Oct
- 2021 -
Introduction To New World Wine
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
An exploratory journey across the world tasting 6 lovely wines, 4 white and 2 red from 5 different countries, including Australia, South Africa and the USA.  An introductory level event, no experience necessary.
£30.00
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4-Week New World Wine Course
Starts
Fri 29
Oct
- 2021 -
4-Week New World Wine Course
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left

Taste 24 wines from around the world including wines from famous areas such as Marlborough, Barossa Valley and Stellenbosch. Learn to “taste like a professional” and explore 20 different grape varieties, some very well-known, some much le...

£100.00
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Explore Australia & New Zealand
Fri 05
Nov
- 2021 -
Explore Australia & New Zealand
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
More than anywhere else, New Zealand and Australia are the flagbearers for the "Brave New World" of wine.  If you've only ever drunk mass-produced supermarket wines you're in for a treat, with six great wines that are uniquely from "Down Under"
£30.00
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Chile & Argentina - The Beautiful South
Fri 19
Nov
- 2021 -
Chile & Argentina - The Beautiful South
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
Two of the UK's most popular countries for supplying wine, Chile for its dazzling array of fruity favourites and Argentina for its powerful Malbecs.  Join us for this tasting and discover both countries have more to offer than you might think.
£30.00
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South Africa & USA - A Grape Encounter
Fri 26
Nov
- 2021 -
South Africa & USA - A Grape Encounter
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
Six lovely wines showcasing the very old "New World" winemaking of South Africa and what Californian wines can deliver away from those supermarket brands.  Iconic Pinotage and Zinfandel backed by a host of other varieties basking in the sun.
£30.00
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Sherry & Tapas Masterclass
Fri 03
Dec
- 2021 -
Sherry & Tapas Masterclass
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
Sherry and tapas is uber chic.  Find out why with our masterclass, where you will taste six classic Sherries with some lovely tapas.
£40.00
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Port & Cheese Masterclass
Fri 17
Dec
- 2021 -
Port & Cheese Masterclass
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
Only 4 places left!
A real Christmas treat.  Six lovely Ports matched with some lovely cheese (and chocolate).  Go on, indulge yourself, you know you want to...
£45.00
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Christmas Wine & Food Masterclass
Sat 18
Dec
- 2021 -
Christmas Wine & Food Masterclass
The Lion Hotel
7:00pm
10+ places left
On this event we will taste a wonderful range of seven premium classic wines that take us through the ideal Christmas day.
£40.00
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