A Year of Wine at Cliveden

Wine Dinners hosted by our Head Sommelier

We are delighted to kick off 2020 by launching a year-long calendar of themed wine dinners hosted by our Head Sommelier, Zareh Mesrobyan. Each wine dinner starts at 7.30pm and includes a delicious three-course meal with expertly-paired wines. Discover wines from all around the world in 2020 with A Year of Wine at Cliveden and join us for one or more of our wine dinners programme...

Blind Tasting
Date: Friday, 21 February 2020 | Time: 7.30pm | Price: £135 per person
Experience the same wines that you would be served in a sommelier competition.
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Riesling: A Sommelier Variety
Date: Friday, 20 March 2020 | Time: 7.30pm | Price: £135 per person
This wine dinner looks at Riesling which has been overlooked for decades but has recaptured the imagination of every sommelier worldwide.
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Barolo Boys: The Movie
Date: Friday, 17 April 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Inspired by the true story of a handful of Piemontese winemakers that go on to change the perception of Italian wine forever.
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The Sideways Effect: Californian Pinot Noir
Date: Friday, 22 May 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Delve into the undiscovered side of Californian wines and how a movie can completely change the perception of the wine market.
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Judgment of Paris
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Date: Friday, 19 June 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Inspired by the legendary blind tasting in 1976 where Californian wines were unexpectedly rated best in each category throughout the competition and virtually put New World wines on the map.
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Sparkling Wine from Around the World
Date: Friday, 10 July 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Sparkling wine is growing in popularity and showing the world that Champagne isn't the only type of fizz worth paying attention to.
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A New Generation
Date: Friday, 14 August 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Inspired by how wine tastes and trends have changed over a circuit of three generations.
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The Wine Glass
Date: Friday, 25 September 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Discover how fine wine only started to make an appearance at the turn of the 18th century as a result of glasses being made better suited to tasting.
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Alsace: Time for a Revival
Date: Friday, 16 October 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Alsace is reminiscent of a lampshade that's been languishing, unforgotten in the loft for years only for you to rediscover it, dust it off and begin to enjoy it once again with a newfound enthusiasm.
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Loire Uncorked
Date: Friday, 20 November 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Located in the heart of France, the Loire Valley is famous for its natural beauty, magnificent châteaux and great wines, with a long history of winemaking dating back to the 1st century.
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Bulgarian Wine: A Discovery
Date: Friday, 18 December 2020 | Time: 19:30 | Price: £135 per person
Hosted by our Head Sommelier, Zareh Mesrobyan, and inspired by his home nation of Bulgaria. Not only does Bulgaria offer exceptional wine quality, there are many unique varieties that you just won’t find anywhere else. 
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These events take place in the Cellar Dining Room in an intimate setting for a maximum of 10 people, so tickets are limited. Guests will enjoy a delicious three-course dinner with perfectly paired wines expertly-selected by our Head Sommelier, Zareh Mesrobyan. 

Dress code: Smart

Subject to availability. Must be booked in advance. 10% discount available for Cliveden Club members.

Past events:
Pursuing the Master Sommelier | Friday, 17 January 2020
An exploration into the untold story behind the world's most difficult qualification.

Please note that we can cater for all dietary requirements with prior notice, including dairy free, gluten free, vegan and more. Please specify at the time of booking.