Prosecco & Italian Sparkling Wine | £35

Wine Tasting Bristol - Prosecco tasting Bristol
Wine Tasting Bristol - Prosecco tasting Bristol

Prosecco & Italian Sparkling Wine | £35


Venue: Kensington Arms, Bristol | The Chequers, Bath

Duration: 2 hours

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Wine Tasting Bristol & Bath | Prosecco & Italian Sparkling

Calling all bubble lovers! There's much more to prosecco and the sparkling wines of Italy than you might think...

Join us for a relaxed and interactive masterclass of prosecco and other quality Italian sparkling wines -  including Italy's answer to champagne! 

As well looking at the different styles, quality levels and price points of prosecco (including a taste of Italy's highest awarded) you'll sample a range of fine Italian sparkling wines exhibiting some of Italy's best in a variety of styles.

We'll give valuable tips on how to buy prosecco, how to read and understand labels, and how to store and serve to keep the all-important bubbles at their best. We'll also teach you how prosecco and other sparkling wines are made and explain how the different styles and quality levels are achieved.

You'll be amazed and delighted to discover the diversity and quality of Italian sparkling wines and we'll partner a few of the wines you taste with some Italian nibbles to show their food-matching potential as we go. 

The tasting lasts two hours and includes a tasting of prosecco alongside other fine Italian sparkling wines, Italian cheese, crackers, an experienced wine host, an introduction to Prosecco and the world of sparkling wine and tasting notes to take away.



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. (Should the date be unsuitable, your guest can change the date provided we have a minimum of 10 working days notice).

The Host

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Bristol Wine School is run by Tristan Darby, who has certified wine knowledge and 20 years experience in the catering, hospitality and wine trade. He is the founder of Bristol Wine School and also runs courses at award-winning wine merchant Great Western Wine in Bath. 

Tristan is the drinks columnist for The Bristol Magazine and The Bath Magazine, he trains wine and catering professionals, consults, works with cookery schools, hosts wine dinners and events with some of the region's top chefs and is a judge for Bristol Good Food awards.

As a former professional actor and singer Tristan takes every opportunity to entertain and add theatre to his events. Passionate that world of wine and spirits shouldn't be a pretentious and elitist he has earned a great reputation for imparting knowledge in an engaging, un-stuffy, non-patronising and approachable way. He'll answer questions as you go and hopes to give the confidence and tools you'll need to break habits, expand horizons, and choose better wine.

The Venues


The Chequers, Bath

50 Rivers Street, Bath

A stone's throw away from the beautiful and historic city centre of Bath, and a two-minute walk from the world famous Circus & Royal Crescent, The Chequers has been serving visitors to Bath and locals alike since 1776.

A stylish gastropub, Chequers has built a great reputation for food and service with 2 AA rosettes awarded. Offering a modern British menu using the finest local and seasonal produce, expect dishes that are inventive, with beautiful presentation and delicately balanced flavours.