Month Ahead: October

After the rainy flurry of new starts & moons that was September, October comes as a welcome sigh of sunny relief.  Events in the wine world echo our sentiment, with ample intimate & relaxed options to pepper days & evenings with.  Alongside some pretty fascinating tastings, from Champagne to Rhone to Bordeaux, we have dinners, pairings & musical all sorts.  Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen hosts a wine & cheese pairing night, which promises to be fun, straight up &, of course, delicious; OR, for those with sweet teeth in our midst, head to Whole Foods in Kensington for a evening of wine & chocolate.. We feel it might be wise to cover both, for full palatial research purposes. Enjoy!


Thursday 1st
Guigal Cote Rotie & Condrieu Tasting
West London Wine School, Fulham

Friday 2nd
Golden Age of Bordeaux Dinner
Milsoms, Dedham Essex

Sunday 4th
Sunday Specials – live music & wine tasting
Bedales, Borough Market

Wednesday 7th
‘The Lost Grapes’ – tasting
Bedales, Borough Market

 Wine Chat – Supermarket Sweep, Tasting
Unwined, Tooting

Thursday 8th
Autumn Lunch
Le Gavroche, London

Cheese & Wine Matching Masterclass
The Mitre, Greenwich

 Bottle vs Magnum vs Jeraboam Tasting, Jancis Robinson
67 Pall Mall, London

 Friday 9th
World of Wine: Chile & Argentina
The Mitre, Greenwich

 Saturday 10th
World of Wine Tasting Day
St John’s Chophouse, Cambridge

 World of Wine Tasting Day
Café 21, Newcastle

 Monday 12th
Intro to Wine
Unwined, Tooting

 Tuesday 13th
WSET Level 1 Course
South West London Wine School @The Mitre, Greenwich

 Fine Wine Rhone: Chateau de Beaucastel Vertical
West London Wine School, London

 Wednesday 14th
Grapes Deconstructed: Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay
Unwined, Tooting

 Celebrate Chocolate Week: Chocolate & Wine Pairing with Amelia Rope!
Whole Foods Market, Kensington High St, London

 Handford Super Second Bordeaux 1989 v 1985 v 1982
Handford Wines, London

 Friday 16th
World of Wine: USA & South Africa
The Mitre, Greenwich

 Discovering Wine with Monty Waldin
Hawkwood College, Stroud

 Saturday 17th Oct
World of Wine Tasting Day
Sam’s of Brighton, East Sussex

World of Wine Tasting Day
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

 World of Wine Tasting Day
Old Bank Hotel, Oxford

 Wednesday 21st
Wine Heroes: Cullen & Margaret River, Australia
Unwined, Tooting

 Discovery Wine Tasting & Antipasti
Jamie’s Italian, Bristol

 Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Wine & Cheese Night
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, London N1

 Thursday 22nd
Humble History of Wine in London
Haciendas Club, EC4V London

 An Evening with Les Vignobles Foncalieu
The Mitre, Greenwich

 An Evening of Fine Wine with MOW Matt Flemming
Avery’s Cellars, Bristol

 Friday 23rd
World of Wine: Sparkling, Sweet & Fortified
The Mitre, Greenwich

 Saturday 24th October
World of Wine Tasting Day
Bank Restaurant, Birmingham

World of Wine Tasting Day
Apex Hotel, Edinburgh

 Wednesday 28th
Passport of Wine: ??? vs ???
Unwined, Tooting

 Italy Showcase Tasting
Avery’s Cellars, Bristol

 2014 Loire = Pure Awesome!
Vagabond Wines, Fulham

 Thursday 29th
Discover Italy: North & North-West
The Mitre, Greenwich

 Saturday 31st
World of Wine Tasting Day
Radisson Blu, Glasgow




The Author

Helen Richards

Helen Richards

Hely's love of wine was born from a young age, spending summers exploring the vineyards of France. After studying Modern Languages at Oxford, she worked in publishing and branding before joining the JF Tobias team to help build our blog / written content. She loves wine, writing, yoga and adventure in equal measure and strives to balance all four, although not necessarily all at the same time!