Wine Events

Winemaker Lunches – 2019 dates

25 July 2019 4:00 pm

Join us in the boardroom at 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP for the following Spectator Winemaker Lunches where…

The Spectator Wine School 2019

25 July 2019 1:05 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. We are delighted to announce that the Spectator Wine School’s eight week autumn term will start…

Winemaker’s Lunch with Bodegas Artadi – Friday 27 September

25 July 2019 1:02 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 27 September for the next in our series…

Winemaker’s Lunch with Château de Pommard – Friday 11 October

25 July 2019 1:01 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 11 October for the next in our series…

Winemaker’s Lunch with Glenelly Estate – Friday 25 October

25 July 2019 12:57 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 25 October for the next in our series…

Winemaker Lunches with Joseph Phelps Vineyards – Friday 8 November

25 July 2019 12:52 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 8 November for the next in our series…

Winemaker Lunches with Domaine Léon Beyer – Friday 15 November

25 July 2019 12:47 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 15 November for the next in our series…

Winemaker’s Lunch with Château Grand-Puy Ducasse and Château Meyney – Friday 22 November

25 July 2019 12:43 pm

To buy tickets, head to the Spectator Shop. Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 22 November for the next in our series…

Review: Winemaker’s Lunch with Chapel Down

25 July 2017 3:03 pm

Mark Harvey, Chapel Down’s managing director of wines, was in great form last week at our Spectator Winemaker’s Lunch, held…

The Spectator Wine School: New World wines

7 November 2016 3:44 pm

We had some fascinating wines at the Spectator Wine School’s penultimate class of term this week. The theme was wines…

Eradus Wines Special Offer

14 October 2016 2:37 pm

We had such a fine Spectator Winemaker Lunch with Michiel Eradus of boutique New Zealand winery, Eradus Wines, the other…

Our lunch with Vega Sicilia

28 July 2016 5:22 pm

Jonathan Ray looks back on a fine Spectator Winemaker Lunch with Vega Sicilia. An excellent lunch in the Spectator boardroom…

The Spectator Wine School

28 July 2016 4:31 pm

This 8 week course has now begun. If you are interested in joining another one of our Wine Schools please…

Our lunch with Pol Roger

20 July 2016 12:06 pm

We had a full house in the boardroom last Friday with James Simpson MW, managing director of Pol Roger (UK),…

Our lunch with Olivier Humbrecht

13 July 2016 11:40 am

We had a fine Spectator Winemaker Lunch with Olivier Humbrecht of leading Alsace producer Domaine Zind Humbrecht the other day.…

Review: Theatre and Wine Tasting with Sanford Winery

6 July 2016 2:11 pm

Sideways has long been one of my favourite films, the hugely enjoyable bittersweet tale of two ill-matched old friends, Miles…

Our lunch with Massaya

16 May 2016 10:58 am

Last week’s Spectator Winemaker’s Lunch with Sami Ghosn of Massaya was an instant a sell-out. For some reason it was…

Our visit to Chapel Down

28 April 2016 11:44 am

I have a particular fondness for the Chapel Down Winery near Tenterden, Kent. I was brought up just down the…