Live Facebook Tastings

Facebook live Tastings of three wines each time: All you have to do is buy the pack and taste along! Get free delivery as part of a wine order over £82

 

£29 Friday 9th April 7pm  Wines that make you go mmm! -  JP will taste and talk through three wines that offer a huge amount of bang for their buck. Just Buy a Pack and taste along

£33 Friday 16th April 7pm  Raisin D'Etre!-  Simon will taste and talk through three wines that are made using the Italian 'Appassimento' technique. Just Buy a Pack and taste along

£42 Friday 23rd April 7pm  Rhone - Richard will be showing off our newly arrived and bloody marvellous Rhone wines from Chaume Arnaud. Just Buy a Pack and taste along

£35 Friday 30th April 7pm  International Viognier Day - Clare will be tasting and chatting about one of her favourite grapes with these three wines and telling us how, not too long ago, it almost disappeared completely. Just Buy a Pack and taste along

 

View old tastings HERE

 Zoom Wine Tastings

£28 Thursday 15th April 7pm - France - Paul Bartkowiak from Le Grand Chais de France will introduce our latest listings from the wonderful South of France. Buy a pack and join the voyage of discovery.

£56 Thursday 13th May 7pm - Tuscany - Castello Banfi - The rather charming and incredibly knowledgeable Jgor Mariani will take us to Tuscany (virtually at least!) by tasting and talking through three of Banfi's iconic wines. Just Buy a pack and taste along.

More dates coming soon. Watch this space...

Invites are sent 2 days before the event (please check your spam folder!). Call us 0131 555 0222 if you haven't received it. If you have any issues logging into our Zoom on the night please call the shop 0131 667 2855 as they are open until 8pm

Tutored Tastings

15th and 22nd April Tom Cannavan's Grand Tour of Italy. Tom is conducting a grand tour of one of the wine world's most exciting and diverse countries. Click for details of the course and buy a pack

3rd and 10th June Tom Cannavan's Made in Spain. Tom is conducting a grand tour of one of the wine world's most exciting and diverse countries. Click for details of the course and buy a pack

 

 

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Private Zoom Wine Tastings

Fees and Costs

Private events are charged at £150 inc vat flat rate for a host for the evening.
This is charged per event and is not dependent on number of participants.

No maximum number of participants
The wines are charged at retail cost in addition to the above.
An example of wine cost would be £30 for a selection of 3 wines to make up a "tasting pack" per household. This would be make for an interesting, quality tasting.

Delivery Options:

  • delivery to one address nationally - free.
  • Multiple Edinburgh/Glasgow addresses close together - free.
  • Multiple addresses not proximate to each other, nationally  - at courier cost per address (£10 inc vat via DHL).

Please provide us with delivery addresses for the packs at least a week in advance of the event.
Great Grog would deliver/courier the packs to participants addresses preferably the week beforehand (to ensure timely arrival).
If you would like us to host the zoom meeting we would send out an invite link and code for you to send on to participants.
If you would like to host the zoom you could let us co-host for the presentation.

Snacks
If you would like a food vs wine element to the evening we can deliver snacks (Drinks Biscuits, Olives, Smoked Almonds etc) at the same time as the wines (eg. Gordal Olives are £2.50)
This would be in addition to the £30 for wine

Tasting Themes
3 wines, we can suggest various themes. This can be along "Country" themes, but could be by "Grape Variety, Organic, Regional" etc.
2 whites and a red works well but, equally, it could be all white or all red.

Final Costing  - worked examples

  • 10 participants in central Edinburgh: £150 fee + 10 packs @ £30 + 10 Gordal Olives @ £2.50 + free delivery = £475 inc vat
  • 10 participants all over Scotland: £150 fee + 10 packs @ £30 + 10 Gordal Olives @ £2.50 + delivery @ £10 each address = £575 inc vat

One day, in the not too distant future, in a land far, far away, we will be able to do physical wine and beer tastings again.