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Alongside our busy schedule of ticketed tastings and masterclasses, we are also able to provide bespoke private tastings. For groups of friends or colleagues, we provide a range of options at a variety of price points to suit you. Below is an outline of the packages we can offer. We can also provide a fully bespoke tastings, so if there's something specific you'd like to do, please do get in touch!

Contact John Shuckburgh, Head Tutor of The Oxford Wine School on tastings@oxfordwine.co.uk to make an enquiry or booking.


Private Tasting Packages

We can offer a variety of wine tasting events for groups of friends or colleagues. These can be held at our Turl Street Shop in Oxford City Centre, or at your own venue. See below for a range of the options we can offer.

Please do bear in mind that while we will do our best to accommodate you, this is all subject to availability. The pricing below relates to tastings held in the cellar of our Turl Street Shop. Due to the character of the building, the room is not accessible by wheelchair. We are able to run tastings at other locations, although an extra charge may be applicable.

Basic Tasting: £150 For a maximum of 15 participants

A casual tasting experience aimed at those with an interest in wine but possibly not the knowledge to go with it! Great for beginners and students.

A tasting of six wines (at retail prices up to £10), run by a member of OWC retail staff, lasting approximately one hour.

Wine Tasting: £295 For a maximum of 15 participants

A structured tasting aimed at those who are interested in learning a little bit more about the wonderful world of wines. Six bottles will be tasted representing differing styles from around the world, with an experienced, WSET educated member of OWC on staff to offer explanations.

A structured tasting run by experienced WSET qualified professionals. Six wines will be tasted, at retail prices of £10-£20. The tasting will run for approximately 90 minutes.

Premium Tasting: £560 For a maximum of 15 participants

For those who are interested in sampling some more premium wines, and delving a little more into what makes them so delicious! Six wines will be selected by our team of experts, each chosen for its poise, balance and complexity. The wines will all be at a retail value of £20-£40.

We are able to create bespoke tastings to your own requirements - for example, wines of a specific style, or from a certain region. Please let us know if there's something special you are after and we will see how we can help!