The best sommeliers in the capital have curated tasting flights especially for you – showcasing a grape, region, producer or style of wine that they think you ought to know about. Each flight is just £5 with a festival pass… surely it’s the best wine tasting in the land?
So here’s a quick glimpse of what’s in store…
Barrica Tapas Bar
Marta's Cava Flight'
All hailing from Penedes, Catalonia, Spain and made from Xarel-lo, macabeu and parellada grapes -
Marta's Reserva Cava, Marta's Rose Cava and Marta's Gran Reserva Cava.
Humble Grape Battersea
POP. FIZZ. CLINK!
Any excuse to open some fantastic fizz from around the world, starting from Veneto, Italy then to Alsace and finally all the way down to the Southern Hemisphere in South Africa where you will find Baboons roaming around the stunning vineyards.
Jackson + Rye City / Soho
A Flight of Bubbles and Rosé
A flight of champagne, prosecco and rosé wine.
Wines of a different kind…
An Introduction to Sherry
A selection of Sherries from the Gonzales Byass bodega featuring a Fino, Amontillado and Oloroso Sherry.
Tapas Brindisa (various)
Brindisa Sherry Flight
Featuring sherries from Bodegas Hidalgo, a family winery based in Sanlucar de Barrameda and founded in 1792. It is one of the most popular and renowned sherry bodegas in the world the perfect way to learn about the differences between the sherries from dry to sweet: Manzanilla, Amontillado and Oloroso.
Kikizake Sake Flight
Omakase Sake flight
Butlers Wharf Chop House
The Great British Flight
Championing one of England's leading winemakers - Chapel Down. It will feature a sparkling wine (Chapel Down Brut), a white wine (Chapel Down Bacchus, and a red wine (Chapel Down Union Red).
68 & Boston
68's Flight of Discovery
Pick and choose from their impressive Discovery Wines sourced from less well known regions and varieties.
Le Vieux Comptoir
A selection of wines from Corsica's 'Domaine de Pratavone', demonstrating all that is great about Corsica.
The Wine Parlour
A flavour of the Old World, featuring a German Weissburgunder, an Austrian St Laurent and a rosé from the Ardeche.
Summer in Greece
Sparkling Paranga - a mix of Chardonnay, Xinomavro and Moscato, rosé Ktima Avantis made from the Mavrokountoura grape and samos nectar - a traditional dessert wine from the island of Samos.
Music To Drink Wine To
Enjoy a Slovenian Chardonnay, an Austrian Zweigelt and a Portuguese rosé.
Join the rosé revolution
Vinoteca Farringdon / Marylebone / Kings Cross
Discover a range of irresistible rosé from England, France and Spain with smile-inducing freshness and overflowing summer fruit.
A bunch of Rosés
Hailing from Rioja - Spain, Provence - France and Kamptal – Austria.
Flight Of The Nautical Navigator
A Nautical journey through rosé, starting from Provence, winding through Loire and finishing in the coastal region of Italy.
Tannin & Oak
Vin Naturel CRU Cairanne – Natural wines from Cairanne village in the Rhone Valley. Featuring a sweet fortified amber wine, a sulphur free red and a second red made with minimal intervention.
The Indigenous Tasting
Celebrating the ancient and indigenous varieties, as well as the vinification and process of the honest old school methods of production. Bottle fermented Prosecco from Veneto, a skin contact Trebbiano from Marche and a Grignolino from Piedmont.
The Laughing Heart
The Possibility of Natural
From Alsace through to Northern Italy and back to the Loire - two whites and a red.
The Mountgrove Bothy
Return of “the beast from the east”
Natural wines from Eastern Europe - Bencze birtok, Riesling, Badacsony 2015, Madl, Pinot Noir, Moravia, 2015 & Sterkov, Portugal, Autentista 2016.