Events

  • Real Wine Fair

    Real Wine Fair

    The Real Wine Fair is at London’s Tobacco Dock on Sunday, April 28th 2024, open to both consumers and trade, and continue into Monday, April 29th 2024, exclusively for trade visitors. This year’s fair promises an impressive showcase of 180 producers who are at the forefront of organic, biodynamic and low-intervention winemaking. Attendees will have…

  • Virgin Wines London Wine Tasting

    Virgin Wines London Wine Tasting

    Virgin Wines is set to host a wine tasting event in London on Saturday, 5th October 2024. The event is scheduled from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm at Lindley Hall, located on Elverton Street in London, SW1P 2QW. This event will be featuring an exclusive range of hand-crafted, boutique wines. In addition to these unique…

  • Wines for Your Christmas Table

    Wines for Your Christmas Table

    On 15th December 2023, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, the Wine Society is hosted a free online event. Hosted by Emma Briffett and Catherine Housden, this festive session guided attendees on the best wines to pair with Christmas meals, from the rich Christmas pudding to the Boxing Day ham and even sprouts. The session aimed…

  • Feliz Rioja, November 2023

    Feliz Rioja, November 2023

    This November, the UK will have Feliz Rioja, a month-long event set to highlight the prominence of the Rioja wine-producing region across various outlets in the UK. Independent retailers, restaurants and wine bars throughout the country have registered their participation. With over 100 outlets involved, the event aims to provide a comprehensive exposure to Rioja…

  • Lidl’s Chateaux Noir Returns, Challenging Wine Etiquette and Preconceptions

    Lidl’s Chateaux Noir Returns, Challenging Wine Etiquette and Preconceptions

    Four years after its sell-out success, Lidl (UK) has once again launched its wine tasting event, Chateaux Noir. This unique experience, designed to democratise wine and challenge traditional wine etiquette, aims to change perceptions this festive season. Recent research indicates that more than a quarter of people still believe that pricier wine labels guarantee better…

  • Champagne Masterclass with Nicolas Jaeger

    Champagne Masterclass with Nicolas Jaeger

    On 11th December 2023, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, there’s an online Champagne masterclass for Wine Society Members. This session features Alfred Gratien’s chef de cave, Nicolas Jaeger, who will be joined by the Wine Society’s Champagne buyer Sarah Knowles MW and Ewan Murray from the Tastings Team. Together, they will discuss the various Champagne…

  • The Ultimate Christmas Drinks Workshop

    The Ultimate Christmas Drinks Workshop

    On 11 Dec 2023 7:00 – 08:00pm, for Wine Society Members, Emma Briffett and Catherine Housden from the Tastings Team will offer an online comprehensive guide on hosting the perfect Christmas drinks party. They’ll address challenges like determining the right amount of food and wine for various event styles. Additionally, they’ll recommend simple canapés and…

  • Big Christmas Wine Fest

    Big Christmas Wine Fest

    The Three Wine Men ‘Big Christmas Wine Fest‘ is will be on at The Royal Horticultural Halls, Lindley Hall, London on Friday 17th November and Saturday 18th November 2023. This year, there’s an impressive line-up of wine producers from around the world ready to share their wines with attendees. The event includes a main walk-around…

  • 1874 Autumn – Walkaround tasting

    1874 Autumn – Walkaround tasting

    The Wine Society have a 1874 Autumn – Walkaround tasting in London on 11 September 2023 6:00 – 08:30pm. There are also similar events in Lancaster on 19 September and Leamington on 20 September . Based on the Wine Society’s 1874 magazine’s Autumn edition, this tasting will encompass a series of brief walkaround sessions featuring…

  • Wine Escape Murder Mystery

    Wine Escape Murder Mystery

    Maidstone, Kent is set to host an immersive dining experience that blends the excitement of escape room games. This special event, organised by Wine Escape, is scheduled for September 30, 2023 and promises to transport guests to the opulent era of the 1920s at the Hawker Wine Estate. The setting for this thrilling evening is…

  • ‘Back to Basics’ – Cheese and wine pairing

    ‘Back to Basics’ – Cheese and wine pairing

    Online ‘Back to Basics’ – a Cheese and wine pairing event free for Wine Society members. Nick Bayne from The Fine Cheese Company will join the Wine Society’s Tastings Team for an evening exploring wine and cheese pairings. Nick will introduce a selection of four English cheeses, each to be paired with one of our…

  • Wines of Vesevo & Fantini Tasting – Campania & Puglia, Italy

    Wines of Vesevo & Fantini Tasting – Campania & Puglia, Italy

    The Vesevo & Fantini wine tasting events at Morrish & Banham (M&B) will showcase Italian wines created by Valentine Sciotto. The events will be hosted at M&B’s Dorchester and Bridport locations on 28th and 29th September 2023. The evenings will include an aperitif, canapés and a guided tasting of six wines. Tickets are £25 and…

  • Discover Greek Wine

    Discover Greek Wine

    On 16th August 2023 at 7pm, Cellar Magnifique in Woking is hosting a wine discovery event. This month’s focus is on Greek wines, guided by the Events Manager and winemaker, Sam. The wines will be paired with authentic Greek food from the local restaurant, Elia. I’ll be reporting back on this event.

  • Decanter’s London Fine Wine Encounter 2023

    Decanter’s London Fine Wine Encounter 2023

    Priority booking is open for Decanter’s members’ only London Fine Wine Encounter 2023, set for Saturday, 11th November at The Landmark London. The Landmark London will provide an ideal setting for respected wineries to showcase their offerings. Attendees will be immersed in an all-day Grand Tasting event where they can sample over 1,000 exquisite wines…

  • Barbeque Food and Wine Pairings

    Barbeque Food and Wine Pairings

    The Wine Society have a free BBQ with wine online event on 22 Aug 2023 7:00 – 08:00 pm. Join Emma Briffett and Ewan Murray from The Society’s Tastings & Events team as they share their guidance on pairing wine with outdoor grill food. They’ll discuss what combinations work well and which ones to avoid….

  • Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival

    Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival

    Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival will take place from 16th to 17th September 2023. It will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 18:00. The event will feature a Jazz Breakfast with Lianne Carroll, along with stalls, bands, and demonstrations. Sunday Brunch star CJ Jackson will make a welcome return. The focus of…

  • Everything’s coming up Rosé – Rosé workshop

    Everything’s coming up Rosé – Rosé workshop

    The Wine Society have a free Rose workshop for members on 10 Aug 2023 7:00 – 08:00 pm. Once dismissed as a mere summer refreshment, rosé wines have experienced a significant resurgence, with the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) noting a 22% rise in sales in 2020. With a vast range of styles from…

  • Wines of Chile Tasting

    Wines of Chile Tasting

    The Wines of Chile wine tasting event is taking place on Wednesday, 13th September 2023, in London. The Royal Horticultural Halls, Lindley Hall and Lawrence Hall will open their doors, from 6 to 9 pm, for this anticipated event. Wine connoisseurs Oz Clarke, Olly Smith, and Susy Atkins (wine specialist for telegraph.co.uk and Delicious Magazine)…