Friend Reunited - Private Wine Tastings

KEW & CHISWICK TASTING EVENTS SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

We have some great events in the coming months, see below for details and some dates for your diary. Call or email the store to express your interest in any of the events below:

KEW -South African Wine Bar Takeover

Thursday 5th September from 19:00-21:00 – £15 per person

The South African new wave invades London once again in September. Join us as we welcome Hanneke from Badenhorst Family Wines who will be pouring a great selection of wines to taste, which will also be available to buy by the glass. We will also be offering free corkage on all South African wines on the night!

CHISWICK -South African Wine Bar Takeover

Thursday 5th of September from 19:00-21:00 – £15 per person

The South African new wave invades London once again in September. Join us as we welcome absolutely legendary winemaker Duncan Savage and Berene Sauls of Tesselaarsdal, the newest icon of Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir who will be pouring a great selection of wines to taste, which will also be available to buy by the glass. We will also be offering free corkage on all South African wines on the night!

CHISWICK - Bordeaux Showcase Tasting

Friday 6th of September from 18:00-20:00 – £15 per person

This tasting will showcase the great value available in Bordeaux via a tasting of 10 wines in the £15-£25 range including both whites and reds. We will be offering free corkage on all Bordeaux wines to drink in on the night, alongside a selection of nibbles.

CHISWICK - Bordeaux Masterclass Left Bank vs. Right Bank

Thursday 12th of September from 19:00-21:00 – £50 per person

As part of Bordeaux wine month we are running our first ever Bordeaux Masterclass, illustrating the differences between the Left Bank and Right Bank wines of this most venerable of regions.

KEW - ‘Bonkers BLANKbottle’ Masterclass

Wednesday 18th September from 19:00-21:00 – £40 per person

What better producer than BLANKbottle for a masterclass tasting? The wide and ever-changing range of wines from Pieter Walser will ensure that this tasting is full of delights and surprises!

CHISWICK - ‘Bonkers BLANKbottle’ Masterclass

Thursday 19th of September from 19:00-21:00 – £40 per person

What better producer than BLANKbottle for a masterclass tasting? The wide and ever-changing range of wines from Pieter Walser will ensure that this tasting is full of delights and surprises!

CHISWICK - Fine Bordeaux Tasting

Thursday 26th of September from 19:00-21:00 – £100 per person

This very special tasting will illustrate just why Bordeaux has a reputation as the home of some of the finest wines in the world. We will taste through 8 different extremely special wines from all the key areas of the region including classed growths and iconic Chateaux.

KEW - Sensational Semillon Masterclass

Wednesday 9th of October from 19:00-21:00 – £40 per person

The Semillon grape is oft-overlooked but highly prized by those in the know. Expect a wide range of styles from all over the world to illustrate the understated greatness of this grape.

CHISWICK - Sensational Semillon Masterclass

Thursday 10th of October from 19:00-21:00 – £40 per person

The Semillon grape is oft-overlooked but highly prized by those in the know. Expect a wide range of styles from all over the world to illustrate the understated greatness of this variety.

KEW - Sherry Masterclass

Tuesday 5th of November from 19:00-21:00 – £45 per person

To celebrate International Sherry week, Pippa will be hosting a comprehensive masterclass covering all the sherry styles, focusing on our small, family owned producers and matching the wines with a selection of tapas. This will be a very special and eye-opening masterclass!

CHISWICK - Sherry Masterclass

Thursday 7th of November from 19:00-21:00 – £45 per person

To celebrate International Sherry week, Pippa will be hosting a comprehensive masterclass covering all the sherry styles, focusing on our small, family owned producers and matching the wines with a selection of tapas. This will be a very special and eye-opening masterclass! 

KEW - ‘Mind the Gap’ Masterclass

Wednesday 13th of November from 19:00-21:00 – £40 per person

Other than being good advice for commuters, ‘mind the gap’ refers to a informative tasting concept: 4 pairs of wines will be served ‘single blind’, but one in each pair will be twice the price of the other! Will you be pleasantly surprised that you prefer the cheaper one? Or will it confirm your incorrigibly expensive tastes?! There’s only one way to find out!

KEW - Winter Showcase Tasting

Sunday 17th November from 14:00-16:00 or 16:00-18:00 – £25 per person

Our big Winter tasting returns with a huge range of over 30 wines to taste representing all price points and a wide variety of styles. Choose between the 2pm-4pm or 4pm-6pm session.

CHISWICK - Winter Showcase Tasting

Sunday 17th of November from 14:00-16:00 – £25 per person

Our big Winter tasting returns with a huge range of over 30 wines to taste representing all price points and a wide variety of styles. Choose between the 2pm-4pm or 4pm-6pm session.

CHISWICK - ‘Mind the Gap’ Masterclass

Thursday 20th of November from 19:00-21:00 – £60 per person

Other than being good advice for commuters, ‘mind the gap’ refers to a informative tasting concept: 4 pairs of wines will be served ‘single blind’, but one in each pair will be twice the price of the other! Will you be pleasantly surprised that you prefer the cheaper one? Or will it confirm your incorrigibly expensive tastes?! There’s only one way to find out!

KEW - Tuscany Masterclass: ‘Capite ad Calcem’

Wednesday 27th November from 19:00-21:00 – £50 per person

As the name suggests, this masterclass tasting will take us from top to bottom in Tuscany with all the classic styles and some fascinating innovators too!

CHISWICK - Tuscany Masterclass: ‘Capite ad Calcem’

Wednesday 4th of December from 19:00-21:00 – £50 per person

As the name suggests, this masterclass tasting will take us from top to bottom in Tuscany with all the classic styles and some fascinating innovators too!