Discovering Grape Varieties Tasting

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Discovering Grape Varieties Tasting

Take a tour through some of the most important grape varieties in the world, understand how to recognise them, why they taste differently and how to appreciate them. 

About the Discovering Grape Varieties Tasting

Picture yourself in a restaurant. You’re going through the Wine Menu and you want a red but you realise you don’t know what difference in taste to expect from a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Shiraz. Or maybe it’s a warm day and you want a refreshing, crisp white – would that be the Sauvignon Blanc or the Pinot Grigio?

This informative, fun and entertaining masterclass will help you know more about the most common grape varieties, those that you see all the time in restaurant menus and shops, and give you some initial tools to recognise them and appreciate their quality. Then you can explain your friends (and show-off a bit!) about your newly acquired wine knowledge, and feel more confident when ordering wine.

In this 90-minutes beginner’s tasting you’ll have the opportunity to try six wines, three whites and three reds, made from six of the most famous grape varieties in different countries. Our wine expert Natalia -who might know something as she completed her WSET Diploma with the highest marks in the UK-, will lead a very easy to understand tasting, talking you through how to recognise key grape varieties, and what to expect from their different production methods and origin.

The tasting also includes a welcome sample of fizz and some snacks. What’s not to like!


  • Welcome sample of one of our sparkling wines
  • Six wine samples from different grapes and countries
  • 90 minutes tasting with an experienced, WSET Diploma qualified host
  • Snacks to accompany your tasting
  • £30pp
  • NEW DATE! Friday 9th February at 6 pm

Please note

  • The Wine Bar closes at 8 pm. Please arrange your taxi/lift accordingly.
  • Stanlake Park Vouchers or Gift Cards are valid to book this experience, but we might need to book you manually. Contact if your voucher is not recognised at check-out.
  • Third-party vouchers are not redeemable against this event; upgrades are not possible.
  • Due to space constraints, you may be required to share your table with other guests, which is a great way to make new friends!
  • Over 18s only, and no dogs are allowed on this event.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the tasting start time to check-in.
  • We’re unable to offer different wines other than the above mentioned, or non-alcoholic options.
  • Please also see our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Event Details
9 February 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stanlake Park Wine Estate
Stanlake Park
Twyford, Berkshire RG10 0BN United Kingdom
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1 Guest
Admits one guest.
£ 30.00
10 available

How to book using a voucher

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Third-party vouchers

If you have a voucher from one of our partners (Virgin Experiences, Buy a Gift, Into the Blue, Red Letter Days, etc), your voucher code won’t work at checkout.
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To book a tour, please choose a date with enough availability for two guests on our Events Calendar, and then email stating:
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* Name and Surname

* Voucher Serial Number

* PIN (only for Virgin Experiences vouchers)

* Date and time of the preferred tour

* Contact number
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You will receive an email confirmation within one business day.

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Please note: a supplement might be requested on some tour dates. 

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Please note that all third-party vouchers are valid for two guests on a Wine Tour & Tasting only, and we can’t offer upgrades to any other experience, even if you are willing to pay the difference. Sorry about that.
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If you have questions about your voucher, or it has expired and would like to receive an extension, please contact your voucher supplier.

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Please note that we are no longer part of the nationwide Activity Superstore offer, even if your voucher might list us as an available venue. For any enquiries regarding this, please contact Activity Superstore as they are the voucher issuers.
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