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Begin your journey around the wonderful world of wine on one of our introductory events

Our relaxed Intro wine tasting evenings are perfect for anyone who wants to learn a little more about this fascinating subject and discover new and exciting styles of wine. 

The Introduction to Wine evening is your one-stop-shop where you can pick up all the tips and tricks on how to enjoy wine like a pro. We cover tasting technique, key grape varieties and a simple look at the role of climate and winemaking techniques. 

Our World of Wine evenings focus on a particular country or region (e.g. Rhone Valley, Chile, New Zealand etc.) and guide you through a delicious selection of wines which represent the local area. Great for discovering new favourites!

If you would prefer a more in-depth introduction to the world of wines take a look at our 8-week Wonderful World of Wine course. Your tutor will take you right across the globe; tasting, learning and making new friends as you go. 

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Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain - Vegan Special
Mon 19
Sep
- 2022 -
Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain - Vegan Special
Let Battle Commence! Following the success of our fantastic sell out Veganary battle, we decided to keep the Vegan events coming. You'll enjoy 3 bao buns paired with both a beer and a wine, but which pairing is the best? You decide!  
£40.00
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (York)
Sat 01
Oct
- 2022 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (York)
Come and enjoy a fun and relaxed day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. Luxuriate in the surroundings of Hotel du Vin as we kick off the day with a taster of Champagne. What a wonderful weekend!
£87.50
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Evening Introduction To Wine Tasting
Wed 05
Oct
- 2022 -
Evening Introduction To Wine Tasting
The launchpad to your wine tasting journey! Spend a couple of hours in the company of one of our qualified tutors practicing how to swirl, sniff and slurp your way around a glass of wine: learn to taste both whites and reds like a pro! 
£27.50
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Evening Introduction To Wine Tasting
Thu 06
Oct
- 2022 -
Evening Introduction To Wine Tasting
The launchpad to your wine tasting journey! Spend a couple of hours in the company of one of our qualified tutors practicing how to swirl, sniff and slurp your way around a glass of wine: learn to taste both whites and reds like a pro! 
£27.50
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 8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course
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Tue 11
Oct
- 2022 -
8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course

Hop onboard and set sail for your very own introduction to the World of Wine! Over 8 weeks spent in the company of fellow wine lovers and our highly qualified presenters, you'll sniff, swirl and slurp your way through 50 wines, learning as you go...&...

£200.00
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World of Wine Series: Bordeaux, Languedoc, and Rhone Valley
Tue 11
Oct
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Bordeaux, Languedoc, and Rhone Valley
We kick off our World of Wine series with a look under the skin at some of France's most illustrious and prestigeous regions. We'll cover common wine labelling terms, basic geography, key grape varieties and what makes some wines so expensive?
£27.50
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 15
Oct
- 2022 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch

Come and enjoy a fun and relaxed day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. Kicking off the day with 1er cru Champagne, you'll also enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch and taste 12 different wines. ...

£87.50
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World of Wine Series: Australia and New Zealand
Tue 18
Oct
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Australia and New Zealand
Next up on our World of Wine series we head down under to get to grips with wine down the Antipodean way... we've all heard about (and tried) Sauvignon Blanc from NZ and Shiraz and Chardonnay from Oz. But where are the hidden gems best found?
£27.50
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The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Thu 20
Oct
- 2022 -
The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
We love to pair wine and cheese! Join us for a taste through our greatest hits pairings-wise, featuring many different styles of wine and cheese. Fizz, Sweeties, Whites, Reds... We find a perfect cheesy partner to each and every one!
£35.00
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Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain
Mon 24
Oct
- 2022 -
Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain
Let Battle Commence! A three way collaborative tasting featuring North Brewing Co, YWS and Little Bao Boy. You'll enjoy 3 bao buns paired with both a beer and a wine, but which pairing is the best? You decide! The tastiest battle in town...
£42.50
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Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Tue 25
Oct
- 2022 -
Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Ah! Red Wine and Cheese... one of lifes great gastronomic pleasures! Come and indulge in one of the finest selections of farmhouse cheeses we can rustle up, matched perfectly to six delicious red wines. Winter is coming...
£37.50
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World of Wine Series: Loire and Burgundy
Tue 25
Oct
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Loire and Burgundy
Part 3 of our global wine journey sees a return to France, but now we head to the North to learn about the stunning whites of the Loire and Burgundy. Elegant, racy wines with an abundance of mineral notes; like Spring in a glass, whatever the season!
£30.00
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 29
Oct
- 2022 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch

Come and enjoy a fun and relaxed day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. Kicking off the day with 1er cru Champagne, you'll also enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch and taste 12 different wines. ...

£87.50
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World of Wine Series: Chile and Argentina
Tue 01
Nov
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Chile and Argentina
Time to hit up some South American sunshine as we journey to the land of Malbec, Carmenere and Torrontes! With the dramatic Andes as our backdrop we'll enjoy settle in to an evening of tasting wines big and bold with fruit and spice- delicious!
£27.50
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World of Wine Series: Italy, Spain & Portugal
Tue 08
Nov
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Italy, Spain & Portugal

Our roving World of Wine series continues with a broad brush stroke across the southern end of Europe. Wines from Italy, Spain and increasingly Portugal, are consistently voted favourites by our Wine Schoolers. Value for ££ and food frien...

£30.00
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Sat 12
Nov
- 2022 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Welcome to the Battle Royale of wine tastings... the classic French regions and grape varieties go head to head with the best that Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa and England have to offer. We'll end the show with a blind tasting challenge...
£87.50
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World of Wine Series: South Africa and North America
Tue 15
Nov
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: South Africa and North America
A night of New World wonders! Both countries are plagued by reputations forged on big brands, selling uninspiring wines, on deep supermarket discounts. But not with us! We're showcasing the area's most unique and authentic wines for you to enjoy!
£27.50
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (York)
Sat 19
Nov
- 2022 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (York)
Hotel du Vin is the perfect backdrop for our Battle Royale of wine tastings... the classic French regions and grape varieties go head to head with the best that Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa and England have to offer. 
£87.50
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World of Wine Series: England, Alsace & Germany
Tue 22
Nov
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: England, Alsace & Germany
A cornucopia of aromatic white wines awaits, our cups runeth over with Riesling, Bacchus, Gruner and Pinot Gris. If you're looking for some zing in your wine then this is the tasting for you! The fragrant aromas of spring, whatever the time of year!
£27.50
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Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Thu 24
Nov
- 2022 -
Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Ah! Red Wine and Cheese... one of lifes great gastronomic pleasures! Come and indulge in one of the finest selections of farmhouse cheeses we can rustle up, matched perfectly to six delicious red wines. Winter is coming...
£37.50
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World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Tue 29
Nov
- 2022 -
World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Our World of Wine Series reaches its finale as we toast the end of our journey. Fizz and Sweeties often feature at the start and the end of a great meal. They are drinks we reach for in times of celebration, marking a special occasion, so lets enjoy!
£30.00
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Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Tue 06
Dec
- 2022 -
Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Ah! Red Wine and Cheese... one of lifes great gastronomic pleasures! Come and indulge in one of the finest selections of farmhouse cheeses we can rustle up, matched perfectly to six delicious red wines. Winter is coming...
£37.50
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Sat 21
Jan
- 2023 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Welcome to the Battle Royale of wine tastings... the classic French regions and grape varieties go head to head with the best that Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa and England have to offer. We'll end the show with a blind tasting challenge...
£87.50
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 21
Jan
- 2023 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch

Come and enjoy a fun and relaxed day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. Kicking off the day with 1er cru Champagne, you'll also enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch and taste 12 different wines. ...

£87.50
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Sat 18
Feb
- 2023 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch
Welcome to the Battle Royale of wine tastings... the classic French regions and grape varieties go head to head with the best that Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa and England have to offer. We'll end the show with a blind tasting challenge...
£87.50
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Sat 18
Mar
- 2023 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch

Come and enjoy a fun and relaxed day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. Kicking off the day with 1er cru Champagne, you'll also enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch and taste 12 different wines. ...

£87.50
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