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Private Tastings

Organising a special occasion or birthday, looking for a sophisticated or light-hearted Hen or Stag night activity?

Or maybe just an alternative and fun way to entertain or spend time with friends?

Wine tasting parties 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!


Not sure exactly what kind of tasting you are looking for, drop us a line, and together we can create something that fits what you have in mind for your special event.

We've run hundreds of different tastings both in-person and virtually so we'll be able to use that experience to make something extra special for you. 


A wine tasting game is a fun way to celebrate, creating a relaxed atmosphere and it is an activity all guests can enjoy. Our popular 'Whose Wine is it Anyway?' tasting game is a proven format for groups large and small.

There are lots of carefully-picked clues and helpful tips from your wine host to allow novices as much chance of winning as seasoned wine drinkers. Our fee for this includes the wine samples to taste that we bring with us, professional wine tasting glasses and equipment.

This option is great for a staff social, birthday party, hen party, team building or anniversary celebration.

Private Wine Tasting Events in person
You will sample at least 6 different quality wines and compare them side by side and you can also include Champagne to add a touch of sparkle to the proceedings.

Looking for something a little different? As well as wine tasting, we can also arrange:

Tutored Beer Tasting of 6 traditional styles, using either high-quality local beers in varying styles or more specialist ones from further afield.
Tutored Gin Tasting with a focus on local distilleries, we compare varying styles and botanicals, as well as taking a look at the history of this fascinating drink.


We are independent wine educators who don't sell wine, beer, or spirits, so our tastings are fun and relaxed events with no pressure to buy wine at the end. 

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


Email: and we will happily assist you.


What our customers say...

Amazing night!!! We asked Alex to help us with an activity for our works Christmas party & it is fair to say he did not disappoint! He recommended a game called "Whose Wine is it Anyway" and it was a hit all round. Everyone enjoyed playing, whilst being educated on wine, and most importantly tasting the wine!! Very generous amounts of wine provided too. I would 100% recommend this experience for any kind of social event. Thanks so much!

Isabella Burton, Redwood

Alex was fantastic. We had a wine tasting at home as part of celebrations for my husband’s 60th. He hit the right balance of fun and information. He is incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. I warmly recommend him for any events.

Anna Casburn-Jones, Private Client
Me and my wife recently had a private tasting class and were overwhelmed by the quality and knowledge shown during this session.
Every sip would take us to a delightful journey full of history, flavours and elements which, combined, turned everything into a brilliant and unique experience!
Can't wait for the official opening and would highly recommend Thames Valley Wine School.  
Thanks again to Mr. Stevenson who would go the extra mile to make us feel comfortable providing us with a smooth and pleasant afternoon.
Guilherme Weber, Private

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 Alex Stevenson on 0118 40 50 252 or email

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