Birmingham Wine Weekend – EVENTS

BIRMINGHAM WINE WEEKEND

24–26 April 2020

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BIRMINGHAM WINE WEEKEND


OUR 2020 EVENTS


Each year wristband wearers have the opportunity to book on to a whole series of fantastic events. To give you a flavour of what to expect in 2020, why not take a look at our 2019 schedule below?


#BWW2020

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ART & WINE TOUR


Birmingham Wine Weekend comes to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery to bring together fine art and fine wine! Victoria Osborne, Curator of Fine Art, will talk to you about five fascinating European paintings, whilst Tony Elvin from the Wine Events Company will talk to you about the five paired wines that you’ll be tasting during this truly unique event.


FRI 22 MARCH


Venue: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Times: 6pm-7:30pm
Booking required.

£10

HARVEY NICHOLS
WINE DINNER


Discover the perfect pairings of food and wine at an exclusive dinner in the Harvey Nichols Brasserie. Head Chef Stewart Mackie has created a delicious three-course menu while Wine Expert Siofra O’Brien has hand-selected some fun wines to perfectly complement the flavours. Tuck into baby artichoke salad, artichoke purée with sauce vierge with a glass of Palomino or ox cheek ravioli paired with Chene bleu rosé. This will be followed by pan-fried halibut, mussels and razor clam with heritage potato and wild garlic and Vermentino or Lamb rump, artichoke, heritage potatoes paired with a glass of La Ficelle. All before finishing with a Henriques Verdelho 10YO and pear crumble with an orange ice cream or Ricotta sponge, ginger ice cream and grapefruit sorbet paired with a H* Escarpment Riesling.  Your ticket price includes a glass of fizz on arrival.


FRI 22 MARCH

Venue: The Brasserie, Harvey Nichols
Times: 6.30pm onwards
Booking required. 
To book T 0121 616 6028 or click button below.

 

£10

MY NEW FAVOURITE WINE


Score wine knowledge points with your friends, broaden your horizons and try something new. ‘My new favourite wine’ is an exploration of fantastic replacements for your current go-to favourite wine. Want to find something new to drink instead of Sauvignon Blanc before it goes out of fashion? We’ve got you covered. Getting a little tired of auto-ordering your Rioja at the bar?

We’ve got just the tipple for you. Taking six classic wine favourites, we’re going to swap them out and pour you wines of a similar style that might just turn out to be your ‘new favourite wine’.


FRI 22 MARCH


Venue: Hyatt Regency Birmingham
Times: 8pm-9.30pm
Booking required.

£15

HARVEY NICHOLS 
WINE TASTING


Join Harvey Nichols Wine Expert Siofra O’Brien for a masterclass at #BWW2019. During the 1 1⁄2 hour session, Siofra will share her extensive knowledge and talk through her favourite tipples while guests can try a selection of four wines, including the store’s two Wine Weekend taster wines. And to ensure you get the most out of the tasting session, there’s even a complimentary cheese plate.


SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: Harvey Nichols
Start Time of Events: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
6-8 people per session. Duration 1.5hrs.
Booking required.

To Book T 0121 616 6024

£10

HARVEY NICHOLS 
WINE TASTING


Join Harvey Nichols Wine Expert Siofra O’Brien for a masterclass at #BWW2019. During the 1 1⁄2 hour session, Siofra will share her extensive knowledge and talk through her favourite tipples while guests can try a selection of four wines, including the store’s two Wine Weekend taster wines. And to ensure you get the most out of the tasting session, there’s even a complimentary cheese plate.


SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: Harvey Nichols
Start Time of Events: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
6-8 people per session. Duration 1.5hrs.
Booking required.

To Book T 0121 616 6024

£10

THE WINE LAB


Join us at Malmaison for The Wine Lab where esteemed wine expert Professor Vin Swirlnsniff will take you through a series of experiments to test preconceptions, theories and myths about wine. All, of course, whilst enjoying a number of different wines in a fun and interactive activity hosted by The Wine Events Company!

SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: Malmaison
Times: 2-3pm
Booking required

 

£20

HOW TO USE WINE IN COCKTAILS 


If you’re enjoying the Wine Cocktails this weekend and think you might want to recreate a couple at home – this is the event for you. This masterclass will teach you how to use different wines in cocktails. Join the team at The Birmingham Whisky Club for a welcome drink and then a session of how to put together two of your own wine-based cocktails. 


SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: The Birmingham Whisky Club
Times: 4-5pm
Booking Required.


£10

Amantia

FLAMENCO WORKSHOP


Drop in at Amantia at 6pm for a complimentary Flamenco workshop. Learn some Spanish moves before you sip a delicious Spanish wine. You’ll even be treated to a taster show! No dance experience necessary, just stop by for 45 minutes of Flamenco fun! First come, first served.

 

SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: Amantia
Times: 6pm-6.45pm
No booking required.

Free

LIVE MUSIC


The best Brass-toting Brummies out there are coming to Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill for Birmingham Wine Weekend! Comprising of some of the finest musos in the region, Keep Off The Brass is an exciting new mix of 3 piece brass band and live DJ – totally unique and exclusive to the city. Playing an exciting live fusion of funk, soul, RnB and house with a raw brass sound combined with high energy beats, they play it all – an eclectic array of tunes perfect to sip your BWW2019 wines to! And if you haven’t heard Clean Bandit blasted through a trumpet, quite frankly you need to reassess your priorities….


SAT 23 MARCH


Venue: Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill
Time: 9pm onwards
No booking required, just drop in.

Free

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THE WINE WEEKEND
SUNDAY LUNCH


Join us for the perfect Wine Weekend wind down . . with wine! A sparkling welcome drink awaits before a Hotel du Vin three course Sunday Lunch featuring Roast Beef and all the trimmings. Each course will be perfectly paired by Tony Elvin of the Wine Events Company who will talk you through each of the pairings during this fun and informal lunch. A glass of white with your starter, two glasses of red with your main course and a glass of dessert wine with your pudding. All dietary requirements can be catered for but must be advised in advance.

SUN 24 MARCH


Hotel du Vin
Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm
Booking required.

£39.95

Harvey Nichols Wine Shop

HARVEY NICHOLS
WINE TASTING


Join Harvey Nichols Wine Expert Siofra O’Brien for a masterclass at #BWW2019. During the 1 1⁄2 hour session, Siofra will share her extensive knowledge and talk through her favourite tipples while guests can try a selection of four wines, including the store’s two Wine Weekend taster wines. And to ensure you get the most out of the tasting session, there’s even a complimentary cheese plate.


SUN 24 MARCH


Venue: Wine Shop (Tasting Tables), Harvey Nichols
Times: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Booking required. Duration 1.5hrs.

£10

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CHINESE WINE DINNER


Join Tony Elvin of the Wine Events Company and Team Chung Ying for this fantastically fun Chinese Wine Dinner. Enjoy a sparkling welcome drink on arrival before sitting down to a four course Chung Ying Chinese banquet, all paired with the perfect wines. Relax, kick back and indulge as wine geek Tony talks you through each of the pairings over this sumptuous Oriental feast. And, finally, if you’re not too worried about partying on a school night, then we’ll be cracking out the Karaoke machine for anyone that wants to stay on after and finish Birmingham Wine Weekend in style


SUN 24 MARCH


Venue: Chung Ying Central
Time: 6pm-8.30pm
Booking required.

£39.95

Birmingham Wine Weekend – EVENTS

PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY

 
Birmingham Wine Weekend is a
trading name of Living For The Weekend Ltd
Company No: 10982589  Privacy
Design – ManMade


PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY

 
Birmingham Wine Weekend is a
trading name of Living For The Weekend Ltd
Company No: 10982589  Privacy
Design – ManMade