With over 45 years of experience as a drinks importer, distributor and specialist retailer for both consumers and the trade. This year we would like to invite all our customers to try something new with us, learn about Whisky, Rum, Brandy, Tequila and lots more through a series of in store masterclasses. We have chosen our South Kensington store and Bath store as the key locations to host a series of events. You will be joined by either our qualified in house team or selected expert producers, sometimes even both if you're in luck! 

 

Find a list of our upcoming events below and sign up via the Eventbrite link.


 

WSET Level 2 Award In Wines - South Kensington

WSET's Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner- to intermediate-level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts.
This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines or those seeking to build on the introductory knowledge gained with the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. You’ll gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world, the regions in which they are grown, and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, you’ll explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these wines with confidence.

Included:
35 wines to sample
18+ hours of expert tuition
1 hour multiple choice exam, resulting in an industry-recognised qualification.

 

When: Saturday 15th June 10.30am to 5.30pm

Saturday 22th June 10:30am to 5:30pm

Saturday 29th June 10:30am to 5:30pm


Where: Amathus Drinks, South Kensington
72 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LQ
Ticket price:  £490

 

 

CHAMPAGNE MASTERCLASS LOUIS ROEDERER - South Kensington

Join us for a Champagne Louis Roederer Masterclass, tasting through a range of Champagne including multi vintage blend Collection 244, Vintage 2015, Rose 2016, Blanc de Blancs 2016 and finishing off the line up with Cristal 2015! The evening will start with a glass of Louis Roederer Collection 242 poured from a magnum.

The Masterclass will be hosted by Alexis Deligny of Champagne Louis Roederer Reims and UK market manager, at our South Kensington Branch

When: Tuesday 21st May

6.30 pm - 8 pm
Where: Amathus Drinks, South Kensington
72 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LQ
Ticket price:  £95

 

 

WSET Level 1 Award In Wines - South Kensington

A beginner-level introduction to wine, suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Included:
7 wines to sample
6+ hours of expert tuition
45 minutes multiple choice exam

When: Saturday 11th May

10.30 am - 5.30 pm
Where: Amathus Drinks, South Kensington
72 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LQ
Ticket price:  £190

 


 

THE BALVENIE WHISKY MASTERCLASS - Hampstead

We are delighted to invite you to an extraordinary evening of whisky exploration. Amathus Hampstead is thrilled to present our Whisky Masterclass featuring The Balvenie, an exquisite Single Malt Scotch Whisky crafted in the heart of Speyside. Delve into the artistry, tradition, and exceptional flavours of The Balvenie, renowned for their mastery of cask finishing, all guided by experts. Don't miss this opportunity to savour the essence of Speyside's finest and discover the magic of The Balvenie, including their incredible 25 Years Old (£670) ! All for only £58, plus get a discount on bottles purchased on the night. Secure your spot today for an unforgettable whisky journey!

When: Friday 8th December

5.30 pm - 7 pm
Where: Amathus Drinks, Hampstead
4 Hampstead High Street
London NW3 1PR
Ticket price:  £58

 

 

THE BALVENIE WHISKY MASTERCLASS - Hampstead

We are delighted to invite you to an extraordinary evening of whisky exploration. Amathus Hampstead is thrilled to present our Whisky Masterclass featuring The Balvenie, an exquisite Single Malt Scotch Whisky crafted in the heart of Speyside. Delve into the artistry, tradition, and exceptional flavours of The Balvenie, renowned for their mastery of cask finishing, all guided by experts. Don't miss this opportunity to savour the essence of Speyside's finest and discover the magic of The Balvenie, including their incredible 25 Years Old (£670) ! All for only £58, plus get a discount on bottles purchased on the night. Secure your spot today for an unforgettable whisky journey!

When: Friday 8th December

5.30 pm - 7 pm
Where: Amathus Drinks, Hampstead
4 Hampstead High Street
London NW3 1PR
Ticket price:  £58

 

 

THE BALVENIE WHISKY MASTERCLASS - Hampstead

We are delighted to invite you to an extraordinary evening of whisky exploration. Amathus Hampstead is thrilled to present our Whisky Masterclass featuring The Balvenie, an exquisite Single Malt Scotch Whisky crafted in the heart of Speyside. Delve into the artistry, tradition, and exceptional flavours of The Balvenie, renowned for their mastery of cask finishing, all guided by experts. Don't miss this opportunity to savour the essence of Speyside's finest and discover the magic of The Balvenie, including their incredible 25 Years Old (£670) ! All for only £58, plus get a discount on bottles purchased on the night. Secure your spot today for an unforgettable whisky journey!

When: Friday 8th December

5.30 pm - 7 pm
Where: Amathus Drinks, Hampstead
4 Hampstead High Street
London NW3 1PR
Ticket price:  £58

 


 

 

PAST EVENTS & MASTERCLASSES

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Cognac Masterclass With Cognac Frapin

Taking craftsmanship to the highest levels of excellence, Frapin’s style embodies the very essence of Cognac. The whole estate, including 240ha of vineyards, lies in the Grande Champagne area which is regarded as Cognac’s best appellation. Still in original family ownership since 1270.

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Mezcal Masterclass with Los Danzantes 

Los Danzantes was founded in 1997 by two restaurateurs from Mexico City. They purchased a small distillery in Santiago Matatlán in Oaxaca. The distillery was then refurbished and adapted to modern requirements without forsaking traditional methods of production. Alipús was established in 1999 by Los Danzantes.

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Champagne Masterclass with Champagne A Bergère 

Champagne A Bergère is the most exciting new producer to arrive in the UK for several years. A grower Champagne based in Fèrebrianges, and with a building on the famous Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, the Bergère family have been growing grapes since 1848, with the winery founded in 1949. 

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Armagnac Masterclass with Château de Laubade

The 260 acres of one single vineyard make up the Château de Laubade, which was created in 1870, today they are one of the leading estates in Armagnac. It is situated in Sorbets d'Armagnac, in the Bas Armagnac appellation's finest region. Since 1974, the estate has been managed by the Lesgourgues family. 

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Copenhagen Distillery Whisky Masterclass

Copenhagen Distillery was born with an ambitious vision of innovating whisky production. They release whiskies in three categories, each with their own peculiarities: Raw, Rare and Refined. Master Distiller Lasse will be joining us all the way from Denmark to give us a deep dive into the Whiskies. 

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Tequila Masterclass with Komos Tequila

We are thrilled to present an exclusive Komos Tequila tasting event this July. Whether you're a seasoned Tequila enthusiast or a curious newcomer, this event promises to delight your taste buds and ignite your passion for this iconic Mexican spirit.