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Laithwaites Wine Tasting Evening for Two 1075623

4.5 out of 5 (based on 22 reviews)
7 locations to choose from
For 2 people
Valid for 20 months
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A great evening out for connoisseurs or complete wine novices. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of delicious wine. Hold on to your glass, as you will need it again and again. You are going to walk around the room sampling up to 40 delicious wines, with experts on hand to answer any questions. There is no formal tasting lesson, as you will stroll around at your own pace and are free to linger on the wines you like. You have the opportunity to taste a wide variety of wines from all over the world, from solid everyday table wine to the very finest vintages and from full-bodied reds, through piquant whites, to sweet dessert wines. Laithwaite’s knowledgeable and passionate team of wine producers and experts will be there to keep you topped up and provide guidance where needed. You’ll be given a tasting booklet with room to make notes and will have the opportunity to purchase your favourites to enjoy at home. Bottoms up!

What's included?
  • A wine-tasting evening for two at a participating location
  • A booklet of tasting notes
  • Exclusive offers on any wine purchased on the day
What do I need to know?
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • This voucher is not to be used in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts
  • Experience available at various locations
  • To book, please contact your desired location in advance
  • Please note that dates can sell out so please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment
  • This experience lasts around two hours and there are typically afternoon and evening sessions to choose from
  • Subject to availability, you are welcome to upgrade your voucher to one of Laithwaites live events (excluding dinner events in Le Manoir or George of Stamford). These are held on specific dates and would incur a supplement.
  • Upcoming events include:
    - London Live, 8th and 9th November 2019, Tobacco Dock - £3pp supplement
    - Manchester Live, 22nd and 23rd November 2019, Manchester Cathedral - £3pp supplement
    - Glasgow Live, 22nd March 2019, The Grand Central Hotel - £3pp supplement
    - Edinburgh Live 23rd March 2019, Assembly Rooms - £3pp supplement
    - The Vintage Festival 10th and 11th May 2019, Old Billingsgate London - £13pp supplement
    - Portsmouth 13th June 2019, Portsmouth Cathedral
    - Belfast 28th September 2019, The Titanic Hotel
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (based on 22 reviews)
21 out of 22 (95%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
24 November 2019
Excellent evening. So many wines to taste! Tip. If you are going to order wine do it before the end of the night when you have had too many tastes!
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Just because!
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyable Gift
24 February 2019
Was a really nice day & lots of wines to test, staff were very helpful. My only criticsms would be is there were not enough events in the time scale of my voucher for my location. Also the venue room was small for the amount of people there, it was overcrowded.
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Great gift
18 November 2018
Really well organised event in a stunning location.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
01 April 2016
A relaxed, informal wine tasting above the Laithwaites store with some contrasting cheeses to nibble on. 8 different wines and cheeses tasted and the background for each was explained by the two friendly Laithwaites staff to the 18 guests. Wine samples were quite generous (compared to other tastings I've been to). Consequently, the evening got more and more 'relaxed'. No sales pressure at all from Laithwaites to buy the wines tasted but they were discounted between 10 and 25% on the night. This was our first Laithwaites wine tasting but won't be our last.
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Father's Day
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
28 February 2016
I bought this as a gift for myself and my husband. It did not live up to the expectations that the evening implies.. This is an evening where you pay Laithwaites to sample their wines and buy them at discounted prices that are available on their website anyway. For your money you also get a few morsels of cheese (ran out), and as many Carr's water biscuits as you want. It was difficult to ask questions as there were so many people queuing up to get samples and the staff and the occasional producers there did not really have the time to engage. It is a win/win for Laithwaites. Knowledge gained - nil. Nice wines though, but we would definitely not go to another similar event.
Response from Buyagift
By Natasha, Customer Services, 01 Mar 2016
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your experience. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed by certain aspects of the tasting. I will log your comments and pass them over to our management team to take into account when reviewing our products in the future.
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Lovely Evening Out
24 November 2015
Great evening trying out different wines. No pressure to buy and lots of variety. Great having different foods there as well.
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Thoughtful gift
21 November 2015
Although I am a wine lover, I had never thought of going to a wine tasting event. It was a real eye opener and an experience that I full recommend to all wine lovers
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
wine tasting par excellence
14 December 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our first wine-tasting event in The Bath Guildhall. It gave us the opportunity to taste unfamiliar wines, such as the Chilean & Hungarian reds & whites. We felt the atmosphere was warm, intimate & relaxing. We particularly enjoyed the resident wine-tasting expert, who provided invaluable insights into Spanish whites. On this experience we will definitely return.
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Relaxed fun afternoon
14 December 2014
Experienced new wines from Hungary-really nice- and India- not recommended. Not stuffy. Friendly staff and attendees. Tried about 12 wines at different tables that you moved around. Some olives and cheese nibbles. Joined a small group tour with a wine expert. Would go again. Lovely venue The Guildhall in Bath
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
great christmas present
28 February 2014
thank you for another great night in Ipswich wine tasting,we enjoyed the night,the wines were very good,we thought some of them were abit pricey,but the atmosphere was brilliant,everybody seemed to be enjoying themselves.we brought a case of 12 wines that we had picked,and it was brilliant to taste them first and then pick the ones we enjoyed,
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Laithwaites Wine Tasting Evening for Two