Wine Tasting Courses in London

You don’t need to spend a fortune to be able to enjoy interesting wines. Learn about different grape varieties and regions and use your taste buds to find the right wine for any occasion. Our classes take place throughout the week and the weekend, by informed, knowledgeable tutors.

Read some tips on wine tasting and matching wine with food from Build tutors Valerie Cowan and Pippa Hayward.

  1. Citylit wine club: an introduction to Portuguese wines

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Portugal boasts an amazing number of grape varieties- and it offers a fantastic range of superb quality wines at affordable prices. Our tasting will guide you behind the mystifying labels and into lovely and surprisingly different wines from Vinho Verde, the Douro and Dao in the north down to Lisbon and Alentejo.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. Wine: a Mediterranian cruise

    Course Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mediterranean Magic Explore the wines made around the shores of the Mediterranean and its islands. Our tour will take in wines from places as diverse as the Languedoc, Sicily, Corsica, Santorini and Crete and cover a range of wine styles including dry whites and reds and sweet wines.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Citylit wine club: a South American road trip

    Course Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Our South American Road trip will take you across wine regions in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay ,tasting some familiar names and several new and exciting wines . South American wines have always been great value –now they have really come of age.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  4. Build's guide to sherry: with tapas

    Course Date: Fri 8 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Sherry is finally trendy after a long time of neglect . Our guide to the world’smost versatile fortified wine will introduce you to the full range of Sherry styles from bone dry to lusciously sweet –paired with tapas. Discover why this Andalucian treasure is so exciting.

    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  5. Citylit wine club: the wines of Tuscany

    Course Date: Fri 22 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Tuscany is one of Italy’s most enchanting regions and home to some justifiably famous wines. We will taste 5 red wines chosen to illustrate the diversity of its most important grape – Sangiovese and a white from San Gimignano.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  6. Rhone rangers: your guide to wines of the Rhone

    Course Date: Fri 5 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Rhone Valley is one of France’s largest and most important wine regions. Rhone wines come in white, red , rose and even sweet and sparkling styles. Our course will guide you through the region’s different grapes and styles through tasting 9 wines. It’s a beautiful region with stunning and great value wines .

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. New Spain: A tasting of the best of new wave Spanish wines, both red and white

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From traditional Rioja to Galicia’s gorgeous aromatic whites, Cava and Catalunya’s new whites , Old Vine Garnacha in north east and Jumilla’s sun-kissed reds in the south Spanish wine is really having a moment – it’s never been better or better value.

    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  8. Citylit wine club: Modern Greek

    Course Date: Fri 24 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Ancient Greeks spread wine making around Europe - Modern Greek wines now offer an extraordinary range of styles –delicious reds and whites based on their native grapes and even Retsina has had a make-over !

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  9. Wine: Languedoc part 1 - west

    Course Date: Fri 7 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Languedoc has always been home to great value wines -now its wines are better than ever as its regions evolve. In this first of 2 course we will cover the wines of the Roussillon and the western side of this huge region, including sparkling form Limoux, whites, reds and a fortified sweet wine.

    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  10. Citylit wine club: Fantastic fiz

    Course Date: Fri 28 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fantastic Fizz will introduce you to the different methods of making Sparkling Wines- from Prosecco to Cava, Cremant to Champagne and the delicate delights of Moscato.Taste 6 sparkling wines and learn how the differentt method gives each one its special character and style.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Wine: Languedoc part 2 - east

    Course Date: Fri 5 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Languedoc has always been home to great value wines -now its wines are better than ever as its regions evolve. In this second of 2 courses we will cover the wines of the Roussillon and the eastern side of theishuge region , including the wines of Picpoul, rose, whites, and reds.

    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  12. Citylit wine club: New Zealand

    Course Date: Fri 19 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Citylit’s Wine Club’s guide to New Zealand will give you an up to date experience of all the wines this lovely island produces including - but definitely not limited to - Sauvignon plus Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Syrah . Widen your knowledge of New Zealand Wines.

    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  13. Rioja revisited: a guide to classical and modern wines

    Course Date: Fri 2 Aug 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Rioja is Spain’s oldest and most famous wine region –and also one of its most innovative and modern, offering wines for every taste and budget.

    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

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