There’s no better way to explore the wonderful world of wine than by coming to our in-store tastings. Grape Minds has already developed a reputation for delivering incredible tastings consistently over delivering on value for money. However, they do book up quickly, so if interested, please do grab your tickets now!
Fri 18th October 7-8.15PM - Hungarian Masterclass by Audrey Zarach (£10PP) - SOLD OUT
Our Hungarian range is one of the most exciting in the shop, and it doesn’t stop at Tokaji. For this showcase, we welcome Audrey, our Hungarian specialist, to talk us through this little-known but fantastic wine nation, and find out why you should fall in love with their wines too.
Wed 30th October 6-7.30PM - Italian Red tasting (£15PP) - SOLD OUT
Big Barolo, Silky Sangiovese or soft southern reds, Italy has it all covered! We will try 7/8 of our favourite Italian reds
Thurs 31st October 6-7.30PM - Oneirik South African Wines (£10PP)
We are delighted to be importing Oneiric wines who are based in Elgin, South Africa. They will arrive in mid-November however Shan Pascall will be here to give you a sneak peak of the wines coming over and the chance for an exclusive pre-order.
Tue 5th November 6-7.15PM - French Classics (£10PP)
Heard of Cotes du Rhone, St Emillion, Macon Villages – but not entirely sure what they entail? Well come and join us on a voyage of discovery as we explain all about the classic french wines!
Fri 8th November 7-8.30PM - Rhone Valley Tasting (£20PP)
Michael has returned from the Rhone Valley with a re invigorated love for all things Rhone. Join him as he talks you through the Valley and why it truly is one of the greatest wine regions in the world.
Wed 13th November 7-8.30PM - Grape Minds Fine Wine Showcase (£30PP)
In partnership with our friends at #38, we will be hosting a fine wine showcase. Come and sit in their beautiful dining room, as Michael and Graeme talk you through 8 of their favourite fine wines. Nibbles will also be provided, alongside some discount for purchases on the night and then relax and enjoy a drink at the wine bar
Fri 15th November 6-7.15PM - American tasting (£10PP)
American wine isnt just White Zinfandel and Barefoot Merlot you know!?
We have a small but superb selection of Californian Chardonnay, Pinot, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon and will talk you through them!
Tue 19th November 6-7.15PM - Wines with weird and wonderful tasting notes (£10PP)
Ever read a description or a tasting note of a wine and thought ‘what on earth?!’
Well, we will explore some of the more unusual wines in our shop, with intense and unusual aromas and flavour characteristics…
Wed 20th November 6-7.15PM - 2014 Vintage Tasting (£20PP)
2014 was a great vintage throughout Europe and we will show you some absolute classics. Fizz, White and Red; England, France, Spain and more. 2014 wines are some of the best – let us show you why!
Fri 22nd November 7-8.15PM: Champagne de Saint Gall Launch tasting (£20pp)
Grape Minds are importing their very own champagne. Come and try the Champagne de Saint Gall Champagnes, mainly Premier and Grand Cru, including a Rose, Extra Brut and a 2004 Prestige Cuvee! A tasting not to be missed
Please fill in the contact form below to register your interest in a tasting! One of the Grape Minds team will then get in touch with you to take payment for your ticket(s).
Please note, where tastings have a ticket price, generally speaking, the ticket cost will be refundable against a purchase. Different tastings and tickets have different minimum spends to qualify but generally £10 tickets have a £40 minimum spend, £20 tickets have an £80 minimum spend etc. Terms and Conditions Apply, please ask in store for details.