Introduction to Old World classics

Ideal for beginners, this tasting will introduce you to some of the most famous and enduring European red and white wine regions, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rioja and Barolo.

Thursday, August 22, 2019


Tastings finish between 8.00 and 8.30pm.

39-45 Bermondsey Street, London. SE1 3XF

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Beginner wine tasting

Perfect for those just starting to learn about wine, our Old World classics tasting explores eight of Europe's signature red and white wine regions. We'll delve into world-famous grape varieties in their native soils and discuss how regions such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, Rioja and Barolo became benchmarks for wine excellence. We'll also demystify some of the complex labelling terms and jargon surrounding this wines. Presented by Lucy Stevenson DipWSET.

If you fancy learning more about wines of the world, our New World classics tasting is the perfect follow on, taking place a month later. 

Sample wine list


  • Chablis
  • German Riesling
  • Sancerre
  • Soave Classico


  • Rioja Reserva
  • Bordeaux Haut-Medoc
  • Barolo
  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Booking Terms and Conditions

Payment in full must be made at the time of booking and places are not confirmed until payment has been received, we cannot take provisional bookings.

Transfer requests will be accepted up to two weeks before each event.

Cancellation charges:

  • Up to 2 weeks before the tasting you will receive a refund less 10%.
  • Within 2 weeks of the tasting fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Contact us

Book online or call student services on 020 7089 3841.

If you have any enquiries about any of our tastings please email