Saturday Tastings & Lunches

We run a variety of Saturday tastings, from Prosecco or sparkling wine lunches, Introduction to wine in a day courses to specialist Fine Wine tastings.

Our Saturday courses are suitable for anyone. Those who haven't had any previous wine tasting experience will feel completely at home, but with great wines to taste and explore even experienced tasters will learn something new.

Read what some of our recent customers thought about their day with us – on TRIP ADVISOR

These courses can be purchased as a £90 Gift Voucher.  great for birthdays and anniversary gifts!

Our most popular are our Introduction to Wine Tasting  days, these wonderful session include 12 wines, glass of fizz on arrival and a delicious 2-course lunch!

TYPICAL COURSE TIMES

11.00am – 1.00pm: A glass of fizz to start & morning session (6 wines)
1.00pm – 2.00pm: 2-Course Lunch 
2.00pm – 4.00pm: Afternoon session & food matching (6 wines)

A delicious 2 course lunch is included in our Saturday tastings, the menu changes seasonally but here is an example of a typical choice of the lunch menu -

To Start

  • Salt cod fritters, watercress aioli, courgetti
  • Goats cheese, honey, pumpkin seed dukkha, pickled grape salad (v)
  • Chicken Caesar croquettes, romaine, parmesan
  • Sweetcorn chowder, corn & coriander salsa, garlic bread (v)

Main Course

  • Sage & butter roasted cauliflower steak, cauliflower cheese sauce, raisin puree, celery, capers (v)
  • Chicken Milanese, heritage tomato caponata, parmesan & spring onion baked potato
  • Baked Hake loin, warm potato & herb salad, sauce vierge, crispy onion petals
  • Smokey aubergine tagine, apricot chutney, roast lemon & herb quinoa (ve)
     

For more information on how to access these venues please see our ‘Where to find us?’ page

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch :: Sat 25th Jan 2020

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift or a great day out in Manchester City Centre? Then why not join us for our Introduction to Wine in a day course,  Taking place

Places remaining: 0
Date/Time: 25th Jan 2020 at 11:00am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre - with lunch at The Rivals

Price: £90.00
Old World v New World Superstars - Saturday afternoon 8 wine tasting

Old World v New World Superstars - Saturday afternoon 8 wine tasting :: Sat 15th Feb 2020

What better way to fight the cold and post-Christmas blues than to book into a fabulous wine tasting in Manchester City Centre on a Saturday afternoon? After the runaway success

Places remaining: 0
Date/Time: 15th Feb 2020 at 2-4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Price: £45.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch :: Sat 22nd Feb 2020

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift or a great day out in Manchester City Centre? Then why not join us for our Introduction to Wine in a day course. Forget

Places remaining: 2
Date/Time: 22nd Feb 2020 at 11:00am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre - with lunch at The Rivals

Price: £90.00
Spring Sparkling Saturday - Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting with 2 course lunch

Spring Sparkling Saturday - Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting with 2 course lunch :: Sat 21st Mar 2020

This tasting is fully booked but don't worry - we have another "Summer Sparkling Saturday" coming up in August - CLICK HERE for details and book early to avoid disappointment.  Looking

Places remaining: 0
Date/Time: 21st Mar 2020 at 11-2pm
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre with lunch at "The Rivals"

Price: £60.00
Super Saturday Sauvignon Blanc & Malbec Celebration with 2 course lunch

Super Saturday Sauvignon Blanc & Malbec Celebration with 2 course lunch :: Sat 25th Apr 2020

World Malbec Day is April 17th, although for some reason it’s actually called Malbec World Day. Meanwhile the 1st May is International Sauvignon Blanc Day. In homage to both of these great occasions

Places remaining: 4
Date/Time: 25th Apr 2020 at 11-4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester City Centre

Price: £90.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch :: Sat 16th May 2020

Looking for the perfect gift or a great day out in Manchester City Centre? Then why not join us for our Introduction to Wine in a day course,  Taking place at

Places remaining: 14
Date/Time: 16th May 2020 at 11:00am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre - with lunch at The Rivals

Price: £90.00
Prestige Champagne and Sparkling Wine Masterclass

Prestige Champagne and Sparkling Wine Masterclass :: Sat 20th Jun 2020

For many people we know, the first rule of wine is that it should be sparkling. If you fall into that bracket, or you know someone who does, allow us

Places remaining: 14
Date/Time: 20th Jun 2020 at 2-4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Price: £45.00
Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch at The Rivals

Saturday Introduction to Wine with 2 course lunch at The Rivals :: Sat 11th Jul 2020

Looking for the perfect way to spend an summer Saturday in Manchester? Join us in Manchester City Centre for an Introduction to Wine in a day course. This intersting and informative

Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 11th Jul 2020 at 11am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre with Lunch at "The Rivals"

Price: £90.00
Summer Sparkling Saturday - Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting with 2 course lunch

Summer Sparkling Saturday - Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting with 2 course lunch :: Sat 15th Aug 2020

Looking for a great fun filled fizz experience in Manchester City Centre on a Summer Saturday? Join us this March at the historic and beautiful surroundings of the Royal Exchange

Places remaining: 12
Date/Time: 15th Aug 2020 at 11-2pm
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre with lunch at

Price: £60.00

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