Food & Wine Matching Workshop

Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath, Food Wine Bristol Bath
Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath, Food Wine Bristol Bath

Food & Wine Matching Workshop


Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath

Venue: Bordeaux Quay, Bristol & The Chequers, Bath

Duration: 2 hours

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Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath | Food & Wine Matching

This fun workshop is a must for all foodies and a fantastic introduction to the principles of food & wine pairing.

Spend two hours in the company of an experienced wine tutor who will share essential hints, tips and techniques in an unstuffy, accessible and deliciously fun hands-on way.

Taste your way through a seven food types and wine styles to discover how to assess elements in both food and wine to help find the ideal matches, as well as learning what to avoid - and why! You'll learn about key principles and the foundations of pairing techniques, and at the same time discover which wines stand up to curry, whether red wine really can go with fish and much more. Tasting glasses, food samples, artisan bread, water and notes to take away will also be provided.

This event runs on the same day as our Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting, so why not come along to both sessions and make a day of it?

THIS EVENT MAKES A PERFECT GIFT - You will be given the 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.

The Host

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