A wine tasting with The Vintner is informative, educational and above all it’s terrific fun. Having run them for 14 years, we know what works and what doesn’t. Our experienced hosts are charismatic, entertaining, highly professional and extremely knowledgeable. We are adept at pitching the event at the level of your choosing, so whether you're a small team of avid oenophiles or a larger group of less-knowledgeable ( but no less enthusiastic) wine drinkers, we will set the tone that's right for you. With years of hosting under our belt you can rely on us to create an unforgettable and most enjoyable event.
Contact James Bidgood for more information.
Our office hours are: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm
By telephone: 020 3757 5531
By email: email@example.com
Below are our event options that can be tailored to suit the crowd - click the links for more detailed information. Please note the prices shown are exclusive of vat.
The Blind Taste-Off
Size: 20 - 120 people Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours Cost:£50 - £100 ex VAT per head
The ultimate Vintner wine event! Competitive, educational and fun, you'll be treating your friends, clients and colleagues to an evening they'll not forget. A tried and tested formula for team building & breaking ice with laughter and discussion.
Size: 10- 120 people Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours Cost: £45 - £120 ex VAT per head
An entertaining and informative tasting which gives guests the chance to explore the different expressions of leading world grape varieties from both Old World and New World regions, and discover why they vary so much.
Size: 8 - 40 people Duration: 3 hours Cost: £200 - £500 ex VAT per head
This can be held in most restaurants with a private room, and we will work with the chef to tailor a suitable menu. Wines are served with each course, with fascinating explanations provided to make a good lunch great.
Size: 10- 120 people Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours Cost: £30 - £120 ex VAT per head
This is a great blend of education and joviality that all can enjoy – perfect for larger scale or more informal events. Guests are greeted with a glass of fizz, a tasting sheet and a glass before making their way round three tasting tables.
Size: 10 - 30 people Duration: 1.5 - 2.5 hours Cost:£60 - £120 ex VAT per head
Demystifying the minefield of the world-renowned Burgundy, we taste sparkling, white and red wines from villages as far north as Chablis, right down to Mercurey and Pouilly Fuissé. An educational, relaxed and informal event.
How much do I need to know about wine?
You need to know that you like it but you by no means need to be an expert. If you enjoy drinking wine you will certainly enjoy our tastings.
Do you provide food?
No. We can work with our venue partners that do provide food but our expertise is with the wine and the tasting.
Can you suggest venues?
Yes, please call or email us to see how we can help.
Do you provide glasses? Yes we can do although our venue partners normally provide these.
Do the venues charge corkage? Generally not and where they do it is clearly stated when you view their sites.
Is there a minimum spend?
Yes, our minimum spend is £500 ex VAT.
What are the prizes for the winning team?
This varies on the budget however we always provide a 1st prize that we ourselves would love to win and generally a booby prize that we’d really like NOT to win.
Tom Gilbey Founder
Sales & Events
Nick Daniell Private Client Sales & Events
Will, I wanted to say a HUGE thanks to you and the team for another fab event. It was cracking as ever, greatly enjoyed by all, with clients very excited to have taken part. Clearly some 'creative' adjudicating went on to rob the winning team, but a moral victory all the same. Lots of people asking are if this is now an annual event; I think it has to be! Angus, Jones Lang Lasalle
Tom, Thanks so much to you and your team for last night. Everyone had a great time. Your enthusiasm is infectious! Hope to see you again soon. Phillippa, Kier Property
A BIG THANKS for such a brilliant evening! It was informative and thoroughly enjoyable...just the wrong result! 'The Vintner' is certainly worth knowing about and recommending! Carol, Altajir London
Thank you so much for the wine tasting on Thursday. You made us feel very comfortable and the relaxed atmosphere meant we could all get into the spirit of things without feeling self-conscious. The wine helped of course! And it was delicious… Rosa, Cushman & Wakefield
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