The Stafford Wine Tasting

Join our knowledgeable Head Sommelier and his team in The Stafford Wine Cellar for an informal evening of wine tasting.  Nestled beneath the hotel, the Wine Cellars offer 400 years of history, plus an exclusive collection of over 8,000 bottles of the world’s finest wines.

Your evening will begin at 6pm with a welcome drink in our tasting chamber, before moving to the main tasting room, where you will be led through an informative tasting paired with canapes.


Steep Sips: A Journey Through Wines of Heroic Viticulture
28th June 2024

Prepare to be surprised as we savour wines from some of the world’s most breathtakingly steep vineyards. Each sip promises a unique story, reflecting the challenges and triumphs of viticulture in extreme conditions.

Wines to be tasted:

Welcome Drink: Domaine des Hauts Perrays, Crémant de Loire, Brut, France

White wines: 2022 Riesling Trocken, Lieserer Niederberg Helden, Axel Pauly,Mosel
2019 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc, E. Guigal, Rhone Valley

Red Wines: 2019 Valdeorras DE, Escalada do Sil, Alberto Orte, Galicia Spain
2020 Douro DOC Quinta do Vesuvio Tinto, Symington Family, Douro, Portugal


The Art of Bubble: Exploring Exquisite Traditional Method Sparkling Wines 
26th July 2024

Get ready to celebrate! We’ll be popping open some of the World’s best Traditional Method sparkling wines, showcasing the brilliance of this classic
technique from various regions.

Wines to be tasted:

Pear Cider, Eric Bordelet “Poiré Authentique” , Normandie, France
Ca’ del Bosco Cuvee Prestige, Franciacorta DOCG, Lombardy, Italy
Rathfinny Estate ‘Blanc de Noirs’ Brut, East Sussex
Louis Roederer, Collection 244, Champagne, France
2015 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, North Coast, California


Clash of the Titans: Wines from Jurassic & Volcanic Soils
27th September 2024

Ready to explore the impact of terroir? We will be tasting wines grown on two fascinating geological wonders: Jurassic soils whispering stories of time, and volcanic soils bursting with mineral energy. Learn how these unique environments shape the resulting wines.

Wines to be tasted:

Welcome Drink:  Charpentier ‘Terre d’Emotion’, Blanc de Blancs Brut, Champagne

White Wines: 2022 Chablis Vieilles Vignes, Paul Nicolle, Burgundy, France
2022 Assyrtiko Estate Argyros, Santorini, Greece

Red Wines: 2019 Etna Rosso DOC, Federico Graziani, Sicily, Italy
2021 Saumur Rouge, Domaine Guiberteau, Loire Valley, France


To book your ticket, email our reservations team on or call on 020 7493 0111

Why not extend your evening with dinner in The Game Bird? Book your table in advance to continue your wine journey there…


T&C’s – Full pre-payment will be required at the time of booking, free cancellation up to 48h prior to the event, cancellation after this time will result in the full ticket price being charged.