A guided tour from Lyon in the Northern Rhone down to the Southern Rhone and Avignon. Join Andrew Hawes from Thorman Hunt as we explore this beautiful part of France whilst we sample some delicious wines, and indulge in some suitable nibbles.
Our evenings are aimed at all levels of wine knowledge – from the absolute beginner to the experienced quaffer – no one is left out and no one is left uninterested. We feel that you can’t get better value for money for £18, and our customers seem to agree with us!
Ticket price includes light buffet when the event takes place at the shop and is seated. All events (at the shop) begin at 7.15pm and finish at approximately 9.30pm. There is a 10% discount on all wine and beer purchases made on the evening. There is no discount on spirits.
The “Portfolio Tasting” event is held at the Doubletree Hilton, begins at 6.00pm and will finish at 9.00pm. No buffet or seating is provided as this is a walkaround event. All wines, spirits and beers on taste are available to order, a 10% discount will be given on orders placed on the night.
The Beginner’s Wine Course costs £90 and is seated, though no buffet is provided. The course is run on Monday nights from 7pm to 9pm. Dates are as advertised.
All tickets for tasting events must be paid for in full, in advance and, once purchased, all sales for ticketed tasting events are final, non refundable, non returnable and non transferable.
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