As with all things, the proof is really in the pudding, so what better way to learn about the world of fine champagne and spirits than coming along to one of our tasting events?

We hold regular tastings and masterclasses in St. Albans and Harpenden showcasing a wide range of spirits, champagnes and fortified wines. These are hosted by ourselves, our producers and experts from the wine and spirit industry, so there’s a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the world of fine drinks. Recent highlights include:

  • Ruinart Champagne masterclass with Frederic Paniotis, head winemaker of Ruinart Champagne
  • Old Pulteney, Balblair and AnCnoc aged Single Malt Whisky masterclass with global brand ambassador Lukasz Dynowiak
  • Bollinger Champagne portfolio tasting with Karl Reuter
  • Nikka Japanese Whisky masterclass with brand ambassador Stephanie Holt
  • Ardbeg Single Malt Whisky and artisan cheese matching masterclass
  • Sacred Gin blending masterclass with Ian Hart, master distiller
  • Dalmore Single Malt Whisky and chocolate tasting with brand ambassador Scott Lyth

Have a look at our Events page to see information about our upcoming tasting events.

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We also run bespoke private tasting events for our customers at our store and other venues in and around St. Albans and Harpenden. We are able to cater for groups of 6 to 18 people for spirits tastings and 10 to 15 people for champagne tastings.

Our private tastings are completely bespoke and can be tailored to suit your own particular tastes and interests. So, whether you fancy exploring the peaty whiskies of Islay, artisan Caribbean rums or London’s burgeoning small batch gin microdistilleries, we have just the ticket for you.

We have put together a selection of exciting tastings that you can purchase through our online shop by clicking here. We can also arrange bespoke tastings to order so if you would don’t see anything that takes your fancy, please do get in touch by emailing us at and we would be delighted to help you.