4.5 hour class
An understanding of Bordeaux is essential for any would-be wine connoisseur. Discover why the region has such an enviable reputation for its red wines and explore its whites too. Learn about the landmark 1855 classification of Bordeaux and taste a plethora of wines featured then, which continue to have glowing reputations today.
Not only will you have the chance to compare and contrast all the famous village names but you will also taste older wines from the region. All this will be followed by a Bordelais-themed luncheon in our cellars, accompanied by even more fine Bordeaux as it is meant to be enjoyed – with haute cuisine.
During the session, you will be tasting 17 different Bordeaux wines from across the districts. Seven of these samples will be served alongside a customised Bordelaise-style lunch for a full wine sampling experience and further discussion.
Now you can
- learn about a new region with historical significance in the wine industry
- impress friends and family with an extended wine knowledge
- provide great recommendations for parties and special occasions
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About your host, Berry Bros. & Rudd
Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant having first opened its doors in 1698.
Being a supplier to the Royal family since the reign of George III the company has held two Royal warrants from the reign of Edward VII. Still in its original shop at No. 3 St James’s Street London, the shop has altered little since those times providing an atmospheric experience for customers and curious visitors alike.
With over three centuries of accumulated knowledge, the close relationships developed with the world’s finest spirit and wine producers and seven Masters of Wine working for the company, Berry Bros. & Rudd provides the ultimate fine wine and spirits experience.
Whilst embracing its heritage Berry Bros. & Rudd is constantly looking to innovate; being the first wine merchant to create a website in 1994, and temperature controlled wine cellars in the 1960s. Today’s modern state of the art warehouses contain more than 8.5 million bottles of wine.
With the establishment of the warehouses in Hampshire and in the continuing spirit of innovation Berry Bros. & Rudd has made use of the original cellars underneath No.3 St James’s Street. Recently refurbished to a high standard, Berry Bros. & Rudd now runs friendly, fun and informative courses in these historic spaces. Leveraging off all the acquired expertise of the Masters of Wine and numerous other connoisseurs there is no better place to learn about wine and spirits than in the extraordinary Pickering Cellar.
Wines for this event will be chosen from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s stock at the time of the event, so most will be available to order afterwards. Please note, the dress code is smart casual.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.