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Organising a special occasion, birthday, or private get together in Brighton? Looking for an alternative and fun way to entertain or spend time with friends?

Wine and gin tastings are a fun and increasingly popular way to celebrate, creating a relaxed atmosphere and an activity for all the guests to enjoy. The wine tasting can also act as a perfect icebreaker as friends get to know each other - plus the wine is guaranteed to keep the party flowing!

We've hosted hundreds of private wine and gin tastings in Brighton and Sussex and pride ourselves in providing fun, unstuffy events suitable for anyone looking to have a great time in the company of good friends and good wine!

Private wine tasting events can be hosted at your home, our own venue, or at a location of your choice - we can recommend local venues to suit any party size or budget.  Every event begins with a quick introduction to wine tasting to break the ice, help everyone relax and ensure that everyone feels included and able to participate.

We are Brighton's leading provider of wine tastings - see what some of our customers think on TRIP ADVISOR!

Looking for an fun Online event? We can also hosts social wine tastings virtually. 

We usually advise a minimum party size of 10-14 for cost reasons. We can offer advice on themes and wines (see ideas below) or source wines to suit your own preference. Prices vary depending upon location, numbers, and of course the type of wine, but start from £30 per head. We have a minimum fee of £400

This includes:

  • the wines / gins
  • tasting glasses
  • wine notes
  • tutor fee
  • travel costs 

Venue hire
We can travel to your venue or we can book a private room for you subject to availability (extra budget)

You can choose from a number of our most popular options including

  • Classic Wine Tasting (3 whites and 3 red wines or 1 sparkling, 2 white, 1 rose, 2 red)
  • Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting
  • Cheese & Wine Pairing
  • Gin Tasting
  • English Wines
  • France v New World
  • Fine Wine Tasting

All of these Tastings can also be run as Wine Quizzes.  You can provide your own prize or we can arrange this for you (extra budget agreed with you).

Our wine tastings are entertaining and good fun, pitched at a level that ensures all the guests learn something new about wine and, most importantly, have a great time doing so. 

What our customers say...

I just wanted to say a huge “thank you” for arranging Lisanna to come and host an at-home wine tasting for our daughter’s 21st Birthday. It was brilliant and Lisanna pitched it perfectly for Maddy and her friends. It was really interesting hearing them talk about the wines afterwards and they definitely retained a lot of the knowledge imparted with comments made during the course of the weekend.

Best wishes for your continued success.
Sharon Padgett, Wine tasting at a private home

Jonny's wine tasting masterfully juggled the balance between providing a huge amount of information in a straightforward and accessible way and ensuring a relaxed and sociable evening. Wines are always carefully selected, venues are well chosen and tasting notes are provided. Highly recommended. 

Charlotte Marples, Guest

This was a fun evening for me. It was affordable and accomodating. Being young at such an event we felt we were no trouble, so if any kind of tasting is of interest, you will be welcome, no matter the person you might be. 
We had a calming evening meeting several pleasent people, making the experience quite charming! We got to taste six different types of gin while being educated in their origin, maybe finding a new favorite in the process!

Carine, Guest - Private Gin Tasting

Make An Enquiry

We would be delighted to organise your wine tasting event, so please get in touch by completing our wine tasting enquiry form below.

Or call Jonny Gibson on 01273 978122 or email

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