I know what you’re thinking, chocolate and wine – you’ve obviously died & gone to heaven….! Well not quite, but nearly! This month at Alexander’s I’ll be showing a set of wines and good pal Bala Croman from The Chocolate Cellar will be showing a range of her delicious hand made chocolates. This really is […]
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.
Monday 11th September – Monday 9th October 7-9pm Our Autumn class of 2017 is now taking students who would love to learn the basics of wine. Over 5 weeks we will teach you how to assess and taste a wine, the main grape varieties and where they grow. Also how climate affects grape varieties and […]
Another new face for you all – Johnny Bingham from Jackson Nugent Vintners is incredibly enthusiastic about Chilean Wines, and in particular the wines from producer Casa Silva. Johnny will be presenting a delicious selection of Casa Silva wines from two different Chilean regions, and I’m sure you will all be as in love with […]
So here’s something different! There are some amazing French brandies out there from independent, family owned, boutique distilleries based in the regions of Cognac and Armagnac. If you like the odd tipple of brandy, or even if you are a whisky lover looking for something a bit different – this is the tasting for you. […]
Well it’s September, so we’d better have some Oktoberfest beer in! Dave will be selecting some traditional German styles, and he’ll also be throwing in a few maverick brews from elsewhere…. Sue will providing the usual accompaniments so grab your lederhosen and stein & we’ll see you there!
£15 / Sat 7th Oct / 1-3pm Grab your ticket quickly, as places are limited (please note that tickets will be booked via Alexander’s website, not Chester Beer & Wine).
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.
Not for the fainthearted, this will be the best that Belgium can offer outside chocolate…. As always Dave will be choosing 8 of the best to showcase for your delectation….
This is the one you’ve all been waiting for – the beautiful Abbey Suite of the Doubletree by Hilton, filled with dozens of bottles of Champagne and Sparkling wine from all over the world, and an army of lovely reps to help you indulge…… You will have three joy filled hours to sample as many […]
So we had a bit of a face off last year and I’m pretty sure the North of England won, so let’s see if the Southern softies can make a comeback this year….. Grab a front row seat – this should be interesting!!