Think you can taste the difference between the old and the new? Put your palate to the test in a blind wine tasting and sample some of Waitrose’s finest vintages.
In 1976, British wine merchant Stephen Spurrier held a blind tasting, pitting some of France’s best bordeaux wines against up-and-coming Napa Valley’s cabernet sauvignons. To much surprise, the Californian varieties scored highest in every category. The lesson? Never judge a wine by its label…
What to expect
A blind tasting of six wines under the guidance of an expert Waitrose Partner
Learn how to wine taste like a pro
Put your wine knowledge to the test
Tickets are £17.50. You must be 18 or over to attend; please bring proof of age. We operate Challenge 25.
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On the day
Please arrive in store at least 10 minutes before the start of your session – that way, you won’t miss a thing. Head to the wine bar as detailed on your confirmation email. Please bring your ticket with you – either printed or on your phone.