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Wine Tasting Nottingham and Derby from Notts Derby Wine School

 We're back to our face to face tastings!!

Notts Derby Wine School is a local, independent wine education company which specialises in hosting wine tastings and wine courses in Nottingham and Derbyshire. Our courses are open to everyone and anyone; no previous wine tasting experience is necessary. Our wine courses and wine tastings focus on learning about wine in a relaxed and informal environment

We also offer a full range of WSET professional Wine Courses.The best place to study WSET courses - with the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner's Local Wine School network. 

For our FULL list of events Classroom based and online please click HERE

Our online events and our online WSET courses will continue to run along side our face to face events for the forseeable future.

If you have any queries about an existing or future booking please click here  e-mail us or give us a call.

Don't forget if you want to get together with family, work colleagues or friends we can organise a fun wine tasting evening for you. Check out the link HERE

Click here to find out more about the measures we will be taking to ensure our events are Covid safe. We will continue to closely monitor government guidelines as they evolve and working with our local venues we will issue any updates required in our guidance here.

Our main tasting venues are city centre Nottingham and Derby, but we also host fabulous Corporate & Private wine events right across Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire.

  • Learn about wine in a friendly and social environment
  • Taste a wide range of wines side by side so you can taste the difference
  • Receive impartial advice on other wines you might like to try
  • Learn how to match wine with food

Our Wine Courses and evening Wine Tastings in Nottingham and Derby are for all levels of experience and focus on enjoying wine and learning in a relaxed setting.

 Introduction To Wine Evening Courses

  • We have a great range of Introduction To Wine evening courses in Nottingham. You'll enjoy a relaxed and fun night learning about how to taste wine properly, different grape varieties and a little food and wine matching with our range of nibbles too!
  •  Introduction To Wine - Only £22.50 - You'll try 6 different wines on this fun night. You'll be able to really see the difference in taste and flavour between different grape varieties. Buy A Gift Voucher

Introduction To Wine Saturday Day Courses in Nottingham and Derby

  • Our Introduction To Wine Saturday Courses are available at our Nottingham and Derby Venues. A great way to spend an enjoyable day learning about wine and include lunch and Champagne! This Wine Tasting Day is suitable for those who haven't had any previous wine tasting experience; but with 13 great wines to taste and explore, we are sure that even those with a little knowledge will learn something new. Only £85.00 for a great day out or Buy A Gift Voucher.

8 Week World of Wine Tour

  • 8-Week World Tour - £95 is our flagship course. It runs for one evening over 8 consecutive weeks, with a different region explored each time. By the time you've finished the course you'll be a bit of an expert having tasted over 50 different wines! Don't worry about the time commitment either - if you can't make an evening you can just pick it up the next time around. A great way to meet like-minded people who share a passion for wine. Buy a Gift Voucher

World Of Wine Evening Courses

  • We also have an exciting range of World Of Wine One Evening tastings in Nottingham focussed on individual countries and regions. Starting at 7.00pm - Come along and taste a selection of fantastic wines in a relaxed environment.
  • Nights include, Chile and Argentina, UK and Germany, Bordeaux and Rhone, USA and South Africa, Burgundy and Loire. A  great night trying a range of wines and learning a little about the country and regions and the wines it produces.

Food and Wine Workshops

  • Food and Wine - Ever wondered which wine works well with which food? On our evening food and wine workshops you'll discover how and why certain wines work well with certain food styles, and why some really don't!! Check out the food and wine pairings coming up from our events list HERE
  • Cheese and Wine - A match made in heaven....I agree! Join us to taste some classic cheese and wine pairings, from your Vintage Cheddar and Argentinian Malbec to your Goats Cheese and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. HERE


 Our wine tastings make perfect gifts, and we offer Gift Vouchers for all of our events.

Notts Derby Wine School is an independent wine education company, not affiliated to any wine merchants or retailers. We do not sell wine, we run Wine Tastings and Wine Courses for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it (no previous wine tasting experience necessary).

To see all the Wine Tastings and Wine Courses we are running in over the next  few monthsjust click here.

If you are booked on a tasting and are unable to attend please check out our terms and conditions HERE


Venues and Times

NottsDerby Wine School uses beautiful venues, in the heart of Nottingham and Derby and easy to reach (We can also offer tastings across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire in other private venues as well as at your own home!)

Nottingham - Jurys Inn

Some of our Evening Wine Tastings and WSET courses in Nottingham are held at the Jurys Inn Hotel.

Our Saturday Introduction To Wine Courses are held at The Lace Market Hotel, where we spend the day tasting12 wonderful wines with a 2 course lunch, cheese and biscuits and champagne too!






A great Location in Nottingham City Centre. Only a short walk from the train, tram and bus station. Its an excellent venue for corporate events as well as our evening and Saturday tastings too.


Need Help?

Not sure which course to select? Have a general enquiry about wine tastings or Notts Derby Wine School? Please call us on 0115 772 2041 or 07532214055 and we will be delighted to help.

Or send us a note via the Contact Us page.

Debbie Ault


Other Wine Schools

We are proud to be part of the Local Wine School network - the only UK-wide network of independent wine schools. All our centres offer fun wine tastings and courses to suit everyone from absolute beginner to the serious enthusiast. 

All our tastings can also be purchased as great gifts that can be redeemed at any of our wine schools across the UK. All our Gift Vouchers have FREE DELIVERY and are VALID for 2 YEARS. Check out our National website for further details -  

All our Wine Schools are specialists in Wine Education with a wide selection of  Wine Tasting Courses







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