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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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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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Warming Reds For Winter
Wed 07
Dec
- 2022 -
Warming Reds For Winter
As the winter nights draw in, it's time to wrap ourselves up with help of 6 rich and warming red wines. The perfect tasting for all you red-heads, come and indulge in a variety of rich and spicy wines designed to give you that warming glow...
£30.00
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Wine and Crisp Pairing Evening
Tue 17
Jan
- 2023 -
Wine and Crisp Pairing Evening
As classic wine parings go, who hasn't enjoyed some crisps with their wine?
£35.00
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Harrogate)
Sat 21
Jan
- 2023 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Harrogate)
Our France vs The New World Saturday is surely the most fun you can have whilst actually learning a great deal about the role of 'terroir', wine making, and grape variety? Hotel du Vin, Harrogate will be the perfect backdrop to your indugent day
£87.50
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (Leeds)
Sat 21
Jan
- 2023 -
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (Leeds)
Come and enjoy a fun-filled day, in the company of other wine lovers, learning a little more about your favourite tipple. We start with 1er cru Champagne, later you'll enjoy a delicious lunch with local seasonal ingrediants made fresh by The Reliance
£87.50
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Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Tue 24
Jan
- 2023 -
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...
£40.00
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Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper
Wed 25
Jan
- 2023 -
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper

Join us for the tastiest date at YWS! Your Fish and Chip Supper will be served alongside a tasting of 6 perfectly picked wines. Starting with classics like Picpoul and Albariño, we'll finish with both a Premier Cru and a Blanc de Blanc Champag...

£45.00
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YWS Wine Fair: Meet The Merchants
Fri 27
Jan
- 2023 -
YWS Wine Fair: Meet The Merchants
YWS's Wine Fair is back: end your Dry January in style! As usual we've invited the great and the good of the Yorkshire drinks scene to celebrate with us: friends, suppliers, professional wine-slingers. All for you enjoy! Or, a perfect Christmas gift?
£27.50
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Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain - Vegan Special
Mon 30
Jan
- 2023 -
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!  
£42.50
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Red Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening
Mon 30
Jan
- 2023 -
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
Gift options available
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Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
Wed 01
Feb
- 2023 -
Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
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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Warming Reds For Winter
Mon 06
Feb
- 2023 -
Warming Reds For Winter
As the winter nights draw in, it's time to wrap ourselves up with help of 6 rich and warming red wines. The perfect tasting for all you red-heads, come and indulge in a variety of rich and spicy wines designed to give you that warming glow...
£30.00
Gift options available
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Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper
Wed 08
Feb
- 2023 -
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper

Join us for the tastiest date at YWS! Your Fish and Chip Supper will be served alongside a tasting of 6 perfectly picked wines. Starting with classics like Picpoul and Albariño, we'll finish with both a Premier Cru and a Blanc de Blanc Champag...

£45.00
Gift options available
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Wine and Crisp Pairing Evening
Wed 08
Feb
- 2023 -
Wine and Crisp Pairing Evening
As classic wine parings go, who hasn't enjoyed some crisps with their wine?
£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Warming Reds For Winter
Thu 09
Feb
- 2023 -
Warming Reds For Winter
As the winter nights draw in, it's time to wrap ourselves up with help of 6 rich and warming red wines. The perfect tasting for all you red-heads, come and indulge in a variety of rich and spicy wines designed to give you that warming glow...
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (York)
Sat 11
Feb
- 2023 -
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
Gift options available
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The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Tue 14
Feb
- 2023 -
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!
£42.50
Gift options available
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 8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course
Starts
Wed 15
Feb
- 2023 -
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...&...

£220.00
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World of Wine Series: Bordeaux, Languedoc, and Rhone Valley
Wed 15
Feb
- 2023 -
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?
£30.00
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World of Wine Series: Australia and New Zealand
Wed 22
Feb
- 2023 -
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?
£30.00
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Warming Reds For Winter
Thu 23
Feb
- 2023 -
Warming Reds For Winter
As the winter nights draw in, it's time to wrap ourselves up with help of 6 rich and warming red wines. The perfect tasting for all you red-heads, come and indulge in a variety of rich and spicy wines designed to give you that warming glow...
£30.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Leeds)
Sat 25
Feb
- 2023 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Leeds)
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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Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper
Wed 01
Mar
- 2023 -
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper

Join us for the tastiest date at YWS! Your Fish and Chip Supper will be served alongside a tasting of 6 perfectly picked wines. Starting with classics like Picpoul and Albariño, we'll finish with both a Premier Cru and a Blanc de Blanc Champag...

£45.00
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Discover Italy 4 Week Course
Starts
Wed 01
Mar
- 2023 -
Discover Italy 4 Week Course
Italy! Land of pasta, pizza and Prosecco! But, my word, there is so much more to the gastronomic and vinous pleasures of this land. Come and join us as we journey around Italy, discovering a plethora of incredible grape varieties and wines as we go
£120.00
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World of Wine Series: Loire and Burgundy
Wed 01
Mar
- 2023 -
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!
£32.50
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Battle of the Bao: Grape vs Grain
Mon 06
Mar
- 2023 -
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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The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Mon 06
Mar
- 2023 -
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!
£42.50
Gift options available
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World of Wine Series: Chile and Argentina
Wed 08
Mar
- 2023 -
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!
£30.00
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World of Wine Series: Italy, Spain & Portugal
Wed 15
Mar
- 2023 -
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...

£32.50
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France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (York)
Sat 18
Mar
- 2023 -
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
Gift options available
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World of Wine Series: South Africa and North America
Wed 22
Mar
- 2023 -
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!
£30.00
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World of Wine Series: England, Alsace & Germany
Wed 29
Mar
- 2023 -
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!
£30.00
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Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
Mon 03
Apr
- 2023 -
Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper
Wed 05
Apr
- 2023 -
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper

Join us for the tastiest date at YWS! Your Fish and Chip Supper will be served alongside a tasting of 6 perfectly picked wines. Starting with classics like Picpoul and Albariño, we'll finish with both a Premier Cru and a Blanc de Blanc Champag...

£45.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
World of Wine Series: Fizz & Sweeties
Wed 05
Apr
- 2023 -
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!
£32.50
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Malbec World Day Tasting
Mon 17
Apr
- 2023 -
Malbec World Day Tasting
Every 17th April we join the global celebration which is Malbec World Day; an occasion to be joyful and merry as our glasses overflow with many many wines all made from amazing Malbec! Join us for the fun...
£35.00
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Malbec World Day Tasting
Mon 17
Apr
- 2023 -
Malbec World Day Tasting
Every 17th April we join the global celebration which is Malbec World Day; an occasion to be joyful and merry as our glasses overflow with many many wines all made from amazing Malbec! Join us for the fun...
£35.00
Gift options available
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Malbec World Day Tasting
Mon 17
Apr
- 2023 -
Malbec World Day Tasting
Every 17th April we join the global celebration which is Malbec World Day; an occasion to be joyful and merry as our glasses overflow with many many wines all made from amazing Malbec! Join us for the fun...
£35.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
Thu 20
Apr
- 2023 -
Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
Thu 04
May
- 2023 -
Introduction To Wine Tasting Evening
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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Tue 09
May
- 2023 -
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!
£42.50
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper
Wed 17
May
- 2023 -
Fabulous Fizzy Fish & Chip Supper

Join us for the tastiest date at YWS! Your Fish and Chip Supper will be served alongside a tasting of 6 perfectly picked wines. Starting with classics like Picpoul and Albariño, we'll finish with both a Premier Cru and a Blanc de Blanc Champag...

£45.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Evening
Wed 17
May
- 2023 -
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!
£42.50
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Harrogate)
Sat 10
Jun
- 2023 -
France vs The New World Tasting Day with Lunch (Harrogate)
Our France vs The New World Saturday is surely the most fun you can have whilst actually learning a great deal about the role of 'terroir', wine making, and grape variety? Hotel du Vin, Harrogate will be the perfect backdrop to your indugent day
£87.50
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch (York)
Sat 24
Jun
- 2023 -
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
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
More Info
 8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course Sheffield
Starts
Tue 03
Oct
- 2023 -
8 wk Wonderful World of Wine Course Sheffield

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...&...

£220.00
Gift options available
Sorry, Sold Out
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