Exciting news for booze lovers. Village East Bar and Restaurant in Bermondsey are launching The Grape Society, a new monthly wine and spirits masterclass series.
Experience alcohol of all varieties and learn about the rich notes and flavours within the finest aperitifs. At the Grape Society, you’ll have the chance to sample first-rate wine and full-bodied spirits in the company of knowledgeable experts and fellow booze enthusiast. But novices need not be put off. These masterclasses cater to all. Discussions are casual and conversational so you won’t find any pretentious wine speak or pompous gin jargon here. The Grape Society make alcohol education as welcoming and fun as can be and quench the thirst of all inquisitive palates.
The events run at Village East on the last Wednesday of every month and feature rotating topics on different wines and spirits from across the globe. Themes for the upcoming year include an introduction to fortified wines, an exploration of the loire valley, and an insight into the still and sparkling world of English wines, proper cider and perrys across Britain. Smashing! Expect many-a-tipple plus a plentiful supply of nibbles to keep you upright whilst you top up your fountain of knowledge by the glass full.
Schooling and sipping? We’ll cheers to that!