A main ticket is required for admission to masterclasses.
Tickets also available for the Wine Gang Christmas Fair 2013 in London and Edinburgh.
Following the success of The Wine Gang’s inaugural Christmas Wine Fair in Bath last year, the five leading wine writers will be returning to The Guildhall to create a wine tasting experience with a difference. Fun, friendly and relaxed, The Christmas Fair provides the perfect opportunity to taste, learn and buy, with independent experts on hand to guide you.
There will be 300 high quality wines priced between £6 to £60 available to taste, and throughout the day there's the chance to join a free 'wine walk', where a member of the Wine Gang will guide you to some of their favourite wines. See also the excellent value sit-down masterclass programme below - tutored sessions where visitors will benefit from an in-depth tasting of some of the world's greatest wines. And don't miss our 'Pop Up Shop', with a selection of wines available to buy at a special show discount.
12:30 The Sparkling Wines of Ferrari, Italy
Italy’s leading producer of Medoto Classico sparkling wines, Ferrari uses the Champagne grapes Chardonnay and Pinot Noir to fashion superb wines priced from £23.50 to £60. A rare chance to taste this range.
14:00 Dare to be Different: wines of South West France
Bored with Bordeaux? Chardonnay making you slumber? Come to this fascinating tasting of the unusual grapes and varied wine styles being produced in France's 'hidden gem', the South West. We'll taste from Gaillac to Madiran, and beyond...
15:30 Perfect Wine; Perfect Cheese
Wine and cheese can be a perfect match - but not always. Here Jane Parkinson will provide an expert guide to the principles - and practice - of great matches with gorgeous cheeses from Paxton and Whitefield and wines from The Wine Society.
17:00 Exploring the Wines of the New South Africa
It's only 25 years since South Africa fully re-joined the world, and in that time its wine scene has been incredibly dynamic and fast-changing. Tom Cannavan and Ant Rose will bring you some of the best wines they tasted on their recent visit.