The highlight of every wine-lover's calendar... Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith are back for the long-awaited wine tasting of the year – the Big Christmas Wine Fest!
Oz, Tim and Olly, the UK's favourite wine experts, can't wait as they have a stellar line-up of producers signed up from all over the globe to share their wines with you this Christmas. The event comprises the main walkaround tasting plus 3 masterclasses for those who want to learn more. Together with on-stage features all provides the perfect opportunity to taste and discover your next favourite bottles and fill up the wine rack in time for the festive season. Plus, many of the exhibitors offering special show offers on their wines.
If you’re new to wine and you have never been to a tasting, Oz, Olly and Tim want you there. They will point you in the direction of some top tipples to taste and start you on the road to vinous pleasure. If you are passionate about wine and cannot wait to share the next drop at a dinner party, they want you to come and find something new and exciting. If wine is important to you, they want to show you the stuff you never knew existed. It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert or an enthusiast - just grab a glass and join in.
What can you expect at the tasting?
- Over 600 wines to taste - all included in the ticket price
- Wines of all descriptions from reds, whites, rosés, sparkling, sweet and fortified - something for every palate
- Mingle with the experts - Oz, Olly, Tim and Tom are always on hand for a wine chat
- Talk wine with the people behind the labels
- Many of the exhibitors will have special show offers - time to fill up the wine rack for Christmas
- Pop-up Tio Pepe Sherry cocktail demonstrations and tastings with expert Tom Surgey
- Feature area with Wines of Portugal
- Three themed masterclasses - tutored tastings to learn more: Oz choice of fizz this Christmas - Cap Classique, Tim on Spain's Rías Baixas and Tom on Portuguese wine*
Wine is our passion and we want you to share it with you! So get ready to sip splendidly.
Oz, Tim and Olly will be on hand and ready to point you in the direction of some top tipples. You grab a glass and move from table to table to taste and buy from the hundreds of wines on offer. They will be mingling with the visitors to answer questions, give recommendations or generally engage in wine chat.
The tasting sessions are (separate ticket required for each time slot below):
- Session 1: Friday 17th Nov 6-9pm
- Session 2: Saturday 18th Nov 1-4pm
- Session 3: Saturday 18th Nov 5-8pm
The Big Christmas Wine Fest is always a sell out event and we expect tickets to go like hotcakes - so, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now!
*A separate ticket is needed for each masterclass