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.
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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 -
- 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)
- 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
Spring Sparkling Saturday - Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting with 2 course lunch :: Sat 21st Mar 2020
If you can't make this date but would like to attend this event, we have another "Summer Sparkling Saturday" coming up in August - CLICK HERE for details and book
Places remaining: 1
Date/Time: 21st Mar 2020 at 11-2pm
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre with lunch at "The Rivals"
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: 2
Date/Time: 25th Apr 2020 at 11-4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester City Centre
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: 13
Date/Time: 16th May 2020 at 11:00am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre - with lunch at The Rivals
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
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"
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: 16
Date/Time: 15th Aug 2020 at 11-2pm
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre with lunch at