Engine Shed, Clock Tower Yard, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH, 15th June 12.00pm to 3.00pm
This year's Summer of Wine event has found a new home with the recently renovated Engine Shed, next to Temple Meads Station. We are taking over the whole venue to offer the ultimate tasting experience with over 100 wines to taste from around the world, including our top picks for summer, staff highlights and new arrivals. We'll be welcoming many of our favourite wine-makers and producers to the tasting to give you insider knowledge on all things wine. AND we'll be hosting free to join master class sessions with WSET(Wine & Spirits Education Trust) throughout the day focusing on some of the hot topics of wine today
Housed in Brunel’s original station, dating back to 1841, Engine Shed houses a number of ‘Components’ that together make an exciting hub for activity where entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, students, and corporates can collaborate, inspire, and be inspired, enable and be enabled. It showcases the strengths and innovations of the Bristol and Bath city region in an informative and inspiring way.
TASTE OVER 100 WINES
MEET THE WINE MAKERS AND THE AVERYS TEAM
FREE TO JOIN MASTER CLASS SESSIONS HOSTED BY THE WSET
EXCLUSIVE OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS ON THE DAY
Our Master Classes Sessions are hosted by the WSET and are free to join, but will be limited to only 15 people per session on a first come, first served bases. You can book in advance by contacting the events team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Master Class Sessions with WSET....
12.30 to 1.00pm - Classic Italy. Focusing on just Piedmont, Veneto and Tuscany to highlight three of the most important and well recognisable areas of Italian production.
1.15 to 1.45pm - Dry Riesling. Possibly the greatest grape variety ever! We be tasting 3 examples of bone dry, refreshing and mineral Riesling to highlight why so many people consider it the best grape variety in the world.
2.00 to 2.30pm - Chilean Top Grapes. No other country matches Chile for quality and value. With amazing weather conditions, an unique growing environment and variety this isn’t a country to turn your nose up at.
Tickets to the tasting’s afternoon and evening sessions, includes a glass of Champagne on arrival, unlimited sampling, and a tasting booklet.
Averys began in 1793 and over the years, the family has built its reputation as one of the UK's most pioneering wine merchants. Today, it is 5th generation Mimi Avery introducing a new generation of wine lovers to Averys. At the heart of what we do - and have done for over 220 years - is share our passion for wine. We love discovering wines with a story to tell – whether for everyday drinking or fine wines for the cellar. So, if you're looking for 'real' wines, full of character and flavour, then welcome to Averys.