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Wine Tastings in Bath

September 2017

Novel Wines’ Annual Portfolio Tasting

Join us for the biggest wine tasting party of the year!

Taste over 100 wines at our prestigious Annual Portfolio Wine Tasting! High quality wines, food by Taste of Bath and an evening of fun await…

Hosted at Hilton City Hotel, Walcot Street, Bath, on 23 September 2017 from 5-10pm.

 

Or host your own…

Alternatively, why not host your own wine tasting at your chosen venue or in the comfort of your own home? Ben travels to you and brings all you need for an exciting evening of fine wine.

Find out more about Ben’s private wine tastings…

Bath Wine Tasting Events

Tastings At A Glance

  • 6 or more exceptional wines to try
  • 2-3 hours in duration
  • Artisan breads and other nibbles included
  • Full specialist tasting notes
  • ISO-type professional glassware
  • Hosted by a certified wine expert
  • Spittoons also provided

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Give Ben a call on 07545353147 or use the form below to send him an email:

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Past Events

Christmas Indulgence: Cupcake & Sweet Wine Tasting
December 9, 2016
8:00 pm
Bath Cake Company, Fountain Buildings, 14 Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5DX
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Taste 7 deliciously indulgent dessert wines alongside the Bath Cake Company's homemade moreish cupcakes. The evening will be hosted by Ben Franks, Bath's leading wine expert, and will include a range of sweet wines from Moscato to Muscat, Sherry to Port and much more. Full tasting notes included. Spaces strictly limited.
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Explorer's Curious Wine Tasting with Cheese
May 29, 2016
2:00 pm
Haringtons Hotel, 8-10 Queen St, Bath BA1 1HE
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Do you want a sneak peak into the undiscovered wines of the world?


Join Ben for a truly different wine tasting experience with wines from England, Wales, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and beyond. All 10 wines will be served alongside artisan cheese supplied by Nibbles Cheesemongers, Bath's oldest independent cheesemonger.


Expert tasting notes, glassware and spittoons will be provided.


The event is strictly limited to 12 spaces.

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Luxury Italian Wine & Cheese Tasting at Barton St Wine Bar
May 5, 2016
7:45 pm
28 Barton St, Bath, Avon BA1 1HH
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Enjoy a taste of luxury at one of Bath's hottest wine destinations: Barton Street Wine Bar.


Join us downstairs to taste 7 delicious Italian wines alongside a selection of cheeses and dry cured meats. We'll learn to taste them like a professional using the ISO-Type glassware. You'll get your own tasting pad to jot down notes and my expert tasting notes to take home with you at the end.


To celebrate all things Italian we've selected a whole range of wines from around the country. Known as the "jurassic park" of the wine world, there's an abundance of different styles to enjoy so come along and discover a new favourite!


Spittoons will also be available for anyone not looking to consume alcohol but would still like a taste.

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Dessert Wine & Cupcake Tasting with the Bath Cake Company
April 7, 2016
7:30 pm
15 Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5DX
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Following the success of the first dessert wine and cupcake tasting, two of Bath's finest independents - Ben Franks Wine and the Bath Cake Company - are teaming up a second time to put on this uniquely sweet event in April.


Join us at the Bath Cake Company HQ for a tasting of 7 stunning dessert wines that have been expertly chosen to complement the delicious and moreish cupcakes prepared by Celia Adams and her team.


The evening will be co-hosted by certified wine expert Ben Franks and cake extraordinaire Celia Adams.


Book your ticket from only £30pp or choose two tickets for just £50. Very limited availability, so book now while tickets last!


Spittoons will also be available for anyone not looking to consume alcohol but would still like a taste.

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Valentine's Dessert Wine & Cupcake Tasting with the Bath Cake Company
February 12, 2016
7:30 pm
15 Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5DX
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Love cake? Love wine? Two of Bath's best independents - Ben Franks Wine and the Bath Cake Company - are teaming up to put on this uniquely sweet event for Valentine's Weekend.


Join us at the Bath Cake Company HQ for a tasting of 6 stunning dessert wines that have been expertly chosen to complement the delicious and moreish cupcakes prepared by Celia Adams and her team.


The evening will be co-hosted by certified wine expert Ben Franks and cake extraordinaire Celia Adams.


Book your ticket from only £30pp or choose the "couple's ticket" to get two spots for just £50. Very limited availability, so book now while tickets last!


Spittoons will also be available for anyone not looking to consume alcohol but would still like a taste.

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Christmas Wine Tasting with Cheese & Salami Board
December 11, 2015
7:00 pm
28 Barton St, Bath, Avon BA1 1HH
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Get festive and enjoy a fun luxury wine tasting, complete with a cheese and salami board prepared by Barton Street Wine Café.

Join us downstairs in one of Bath's finest wine venues. We'll learn to taste six stunning wines like a professional using the ISO-Type glassware. You'll get your own tasting pad to jot down notes and my expert tasting notes to take home with you at the end.

To get you in the mood for Christmas we've selected some interesting wines, including an aromatic and spicy Gewurztraminer and a full bodied Amarone. We'll also top it all off by cracking open a 2004 vintage Joseph Perrier Champagne. It doesn't get much better than this!

Spittoons will also be available for anyone not looking to consume alcohol but would still like a taste.

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Christmas Wine Tasting at The Chequers Bath
November 26, 2015
7:00 pm
50 Rivers St, Bath, BA1 2QA
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Exciting times as Christmas will be just around the corner! Try four outstanding full bodied wines, one excellent bubbly and a lusciously-good dessert wine - plus an extra wine to be tasted blind! - all for just £30 a head.

The evening is complete with a personalised tasting pad, professional tasting glassware, spittoons for those who don't wish to consume any alcohol but would still like a taste, and expert tasting notes for each wine. All wines are sourced personally by Ben, who is a qualified wine specialist.

Throughout the evening we will serve you bread and water so to ensure those palettes are cleansed! We recommend you have a roast dinner in the pub downstairs before the event and enjoy two-Rosette dining!

Total wines tried in the evening: 7 (2 red, 2 white, 1 sparkling, 1 dessert, 1 blind)

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Autumn Wine Tasting at Coworking Bath, The Guild
October 30, 2015
7:00 pm
The Guild Coworking Hub, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW
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Join Ben and guests for a luxurious yet informal and relaxed tasting of six hand-sourced wines, plus one wine tasted blind.

The evening is complete with a personalised tasting pad, professional tasting glassware, spittoons for those who don't wish to consume any alcohol but would still like a taste, and expert tasting notes for each wine. All wines are sourced personally by Ben, who is a qualified wine specialist.

This event in particular will look at fuller wines - red, white, rosé, and finishing on a dessert wine - and aims to get you excited about what you could be drinking this Autumn!

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