Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath, Wine Cheese Bristol & Bath
Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath, Wine Cheese Bristol & Bath

Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting


Wine Tasting in Bristol 

Venue: Bordeaux Quay Restaurant

Duration: 2 Hours 

Please see the drop down menu below for dates and availability.

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Cheese & Wine Tasting in Bristol

Calling All Cheese & Wine Lovers!

Spend a relaxed and fun evening in the company of an experienced wine host and a delicious selection of Artisan Cheese and fine wines from around the world.

We'll give you a fun introduction to wine tasting to start the evening off and deliver lots of helpful hints and tips on everything from buying wine and finding value to how and why pairings work as we go. Tasting glasses, artisan bread, water, and notes will also be provided.

This is a sumptuous celebration of fine wine and some of the finest artisan cheese available locally, hosted in a welcoming, relaxed, informative, informal and social environment at Bordeaux Quay Restaurant.


Capricorn Goat, Somerset, UK & Riesling QbA, Reichsrat von Buhl, Pfalz, Germany

Single Gloucester, UK & Bourgogne Blanc, Dom. Moreau, Burgundy, France

Coolea, Country Cork, Ireland & Ferrari Maximum Brut, Trento, Italy

Sparkenhoe Red Leicester, UK & La Chapelle d'Escurac, Bordeaux, France

Gruyere 1er Cru, Switzerland & Ramos Pinto 10yr Old Tawny Port, Portugal

Gorgonzola Dolce, Piedmont, Italy & Muscat Beaumes de Venise, Rhone, France   

Shropshire Blue, UK & Quinta do Noval LBV Port, Portugal

THIS EVENT MAKES A PERFECT GIFT ! You will be given an option to select your purchase as a gift in our checkout area, we will then send you a gift certificate by email or post to present to your guest.

Please note: This is our most popular wine tasting evening which regularly sells out, so early booking is strongly advised!

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The Host

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Our friendly wine tutor Tristan Darby has certified wine knowledge and 20 years experience in both the catering and wine trade. He is the founder of Bristol Wine School and also runs a wine school for IWC regional wine merchant of the year Great Western Wine in Bath.

He trains wine and catering professionals, consults for bars restaurants and private clients, works with cookery schools, hosts wine dinners and events with some of the region's top chefs and is a judge for both Bristol Good Food awards and Bath Good Food Awards.

Tristan is passionate that world of wine shouldn't be a pretentious, elitist place and has a earned a great reputation for imparting his knowledge in an enthusiastic, un-stuffy, non-patronising and approachable way. He'll answer questions as you go, and hopes to give you the confidence and tools to break habits, expand horizons  and explore new and interesting wines. 

The Venue

Situated on the picturesque and historic harbourside right in the heart of Bristol's vibrant city centre, Bordeaux Quay is an award-winning restaurant with a reputation for great food and service, stylish décor and a stunning waterside location.

A restaurant, deli, brasserie, wine bar, bakery and cookery school under one roof. Bordeaux Quay is easily one of the Bristol’s best-loved independent restaurants.

"this is a gleaming jewel of a restaurant" - Matthew Norman, The Guardian