Events 2019

Upcoming Events

Aperitif Masterclass - Amathus Bath - 28th June - 7:00PM

Claire will be presenting delights personally chosen from our vast range at Amathus, such as Otto’s Athens Vermouth (liquid Turkish delight), Dolin (complex, boutique vermouths from Chambéry, France), Contratto Americano Bitter from Italy – capable of transforming a bitter-based cocktail into an exceptional experience - and the traditional Corsican apéritif wine Cap Corse L.N Mattei, famous for its incomparable bittersweet profile.

 

 

 

Past Events

Shichiken Masterclass - Amathus Soho - 24th June - 7:00PM

We are delighted to welcome Mr Kitahara, head of Shichiken brewery, who will guide you throught a selection of 4 sakes and unlock some of the production techniques used for this exciting category. You will also be able to taste a Japanese-inspired cocktail made from sake and Japanese yuzu liqueur.

Bordeaux Masterclass - Amathus Shoreditch - 29th May - 7:00PM

We will take you on a journey through the fantastic and iconic region of Bordeaux, discovering the identity and style of the region, its white wine characters and the different shades of red.

Bernard Massard Masterclass - Amathus Soho - 28th May - 7PM

We’ll be joined by Niels from Bernard Massard at our Soho store, who will lead us through a selection of their award-winning range as below.

Fox & Fox Masterclass - Amathus Bath - 24th May - 7PM

Jonica Fox will lead us through a selection of their award-winning range, accompanied by nibbles from our good friends at The Italian Food Hall.

Avantis Estate Masterclass - Amathus City - 21st May - 7PM

We’re delighted to be joined by winemaker Apostolos Balatsos who will guide you through the Avantis Estate's exquisite range of wines.

Gin Tasting - Amathus Bath - 16th May - 7PM

On the 16th May, we will be hosting a very special gin tasting in-store, hosted by our very own gin guru, Claire Best. On tasting, will be a selection of some of the finest gins from around the world, including Bobby’s Gin and Jenever and A.v.Wees Three Corners Premium Gin from The Netherlands, Ferdinand’s Saar Dry Gin and Quince Gin from Germany, Koval Dry Gin from Chicago and Spirit of Hven Organic Gin from Sweden.

American Whiskey Tasting - Amathus Bath - 22nd March - 7PM

For one night only we will be hosting an American Whiskey tasting in-store, hosted by our very own whiskey guru, Marlowe Harris. On tasting will be a selection of six whiskies from the likes of Kings County, Koval, Reservoir and Whiskey Thief – all very different in taste and style.

Woodstock Masterclass - Amathus Bath - 6th March - 7PM

General Manager of the estate Simon Spier joins us fresh off the plane from Down Under to explore their fantastic range.

Ochoa Masterclass - Amathus City - 6th March - 7PM

We’re delighted to welcome Beatriz Ochoa who will guide you through a selection of 7 wines from estate, including some delicious mature vintages.

Bruichladdich Masterclass - Amathus Bath - 21st February - 7PM

A lover of Islay whiskies? Bruichladdich Brand ambassador, Abigail Clephane will present, discuss and taste through a range of Peated whiskies on the evening.

Mas Cristine Masterclass - Amathus Soho - 7th February - 7PM

We’re delighted that Andy Cook will be joining us to present a full range of his superb wines at our Soho shop.

15 years ago, seduced by the combination of sun, sea and affordable old vines, Englishman Andy Cook moved to the beautiful French seaside town of Collioure in the deep south of the Roussillon, just a few miles from the Spanish border. Under the Tramontane and Mas Cristine labels today he makes a range of delicious, aromatic, textured white wines and ripe spicy reds plus an outstanding oxidatively aged fortified sweet white. Crafted from ancient low-yielding vineyards planted on steep schist soils, these have established a great reputation in France and beyond.

Sullivans Cove Masterclass - Amathus City - 5th February - 7PM

Join us on Tuesday, 5th February at Amathus City for a tasting of some of the world’s best single malt whiskies from Sullivans Cove in Tasmania. The evening will be hosted by their Production Manager, Heather Tillott, who will take you on a journey through the history and range of Sullivans Cove, followed by a tasting of the outstanding range.

Burgundy Tasting - Amathus City - 31st January - 7PM

Burgundy is home to the world’s finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This fantastic tasting will focus on some of the region’s most exciting winemakers, many being shown for the first time in the UK. The producers on tasting will include Domaines Gueguen and Charly Nicolle from Chablis, Philippe Le Hardi, Pierre Maizière, Roger Belland, Jean-Luc Joillot, Philippe Bouzereau, Chantal Lescure and Georges Roy from the Côte d’Or, Domaine de l’Ecette from Rully and Georges Burrier from the Mâcon. We’ll be tasting a selection of the outstanding recently released 2017s alongside some older vintages.

The wines will be presented by our very own Burgundy expert and Master of Wine; Jeremy Lithgow MW. All the wines will be available to order at special prices on the night, and your ticket price is refundable against purchases.

Remy Martin Masterclass - Amathus Bath - 31st January - 7PM

Join us for a tutored tasting of the sublime Cognacs of Rémy Martin at Amathus Bath on the 31st January. The tasting will be hosted by Jack Charlton (Rémy Martin Brand Ambassador UK) who will present, talk and taste through the VSOP, 1738, XO & rare Carte Blanche. The evening will finish with a cocktail masterclass incorporating their fabulous Cognac.

 

Pol Roger Champagne - Amathus SOHO - 29th November - 6:30pm

Champagne Duval-Leroy Dinner, 28th November 7:00PM

Champagne Duval-Leroy invites you to a tailor-made Champagne Dinner at the iconic Rex Whistler Restaurant in the Tate Britain Museum on 28th November.

Julien Duval-Leroy will guide you through a selection of Champagnes matched with 4 courses designed especially for the evening by the Tate Britain Head Chef Alfio Laudani.

Glenfiddich MasterClass - Amathus Soho - 21st November - 7pm

Join us in tasting and learning about the innate skill, drive and dedication that underlie Glenfiddich Malt Master’s ability to nose, taste and develop exceptional whiskies at our Glenfiddich masterclass at Amathus Soho on the 21st November, 7pm-9pm.

Mark Thomson, Glenfiddich Scotland Brand Ambassador will share with you how in 1886 and for 20 years William Grant nurtured a dream to make the ‘best dram in the valley’.

Pol Roger Champagne - Amathus City - 21st November - 7pm

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Masterclass - Amathus Soho - 4th October 7pm

Join us at Amathus on Thursday 4th October at 7pm for a unique tasting of the soon-to-be-released 2018 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection with Master Blender, Drew Mayville.

With over 34 years of experience working within the Whiskey industry, Drew will guide you through this special tasting, across a variety of Buffalo Trace Distillery brands, at our Amathus store in Soho at 7pm. Since joining the Buffalo Trace distillery in 2004, Drew has been instrumental in building & creating a range of award-winning brands from the world’s most awarded distillery, the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Please purchase a ticket to be taken through a tailored tasting of some of the award-winning brands from the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

 The Whisky Show - Old Billingsgate, London 29th September - 1st October

In addition to the Amathus team, you will also have the chance to meet the producers of these world acclaimed whiskies in person, who have travelled from all over the world to come and share their exciting and unique stories with you. Stand 90 is where it is at!The Whisky Exchange Show is the UK’s most popular whisky show, bringing together distillers and whisky fanatics from all over the world, taking place at the Old Billingsgate in the heart of London. We certainly want in on the action and will be there on the 29th September to the 1st October, showcasing the outstanding Spirit of Hven, Koval and The English Whisky Company.

Fess Parker Masterclass - Amathus Soho - 25h October 6:30pm

The Masterclass will be exclusively hosted by Tim Snider and Ashley Parker-Snider, owners of the Fess Parker estate in Santa Barbara.On the 25th October we will be hosting a Fess Parker Masterclass at Amathus Soho, starting at 6:30pm.

Amathus City - 27th September 7pm Glenfarclas Masterclass

On the 27th September we will be hosting a Glenfarclas Whisky masterclass at Amathus City, kicking starting at 7pm.

Imbibe Live - Olympia Grand Hall, London 2nd & 3rd July

We will be exhibiting a number of our outstanding agency producers across wines, spirits and beers.

Pol Roger Masterclass - Amathus Shoreditch 27th June, 6:30pm

Join us for a tasting of Pol Roger Champagnes, taking place at Amathus Shoreditch on 27th June at 6:30pm.    

The following Champagnes will be on tasting:

- Brut Reserve NV
- Vintage 2009
- Blanc de Blancs 2009
- Rosé 2009
- Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 2006

Plymouth Botanical Lab - Amathus City, Shoreditch & Soho, 7th & 9th June

Get those lab coats and goggles at the ready, as we join forces with Plymouth Gin to host a series of botanical lab workshops at Amathus Soho, City and Shoreditch.

During the sessions you'll be taken on a journey through the history and production of Plymouth Gin, then put to the test as we challenge you to make your very own gin.

The English Whisky Co Masterclass - Amathus Soho 23rd April, 6:30pm

The English Whisky Co. is England’s oldest registered whisky distiller. In 2005 the Nelstrop family designed and built the St George’s Distillery in Norfolk with the express purpose of producing the very finest English single malt whisky.

Following a string of successful releases over the past few years, along with numerous awards, The English Whisky Co. are releasing a limited number of bottles of the first 10yr old English whisky available for over a century.

Selected from exceptional ultra-rare casks of the Founder’s Private Cellar range it provides a promising glimpse of the whiskies we can expect to see from the distillery in the future: an incredible addition to the Amathus portfolio.

Bollinger Masterclass - Amathus City 18th April, 7:00pm

A tasting of Bollinger Champagne taking place at Amathus City on Wednesday 18th April, 7pm.

The following range will be on tasting:

Bollinger Special Cuvee
Bollinger Rosé
Bollinger La Grande Annee 2007
Bollinger R.D. 2004 (exclusive tasting)

Bruichladdich Masterclass - Amathus Shoreditch 28th March, 6:30pm

A tasting of single malt whiskies from Bruichladdich, taking place at Amathus Shoreditch on 28th March, 6:30pm.

The following whiskies will be on tasting:

Bruichladdich Classic Laddie
Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2007
Bruichladdich Bere barley
Bruichladdich Organic barley
Port Charlotte Islay Barley
Bruichladdich Octomore 8.4

Calle 23 Masterclass - Amathus Soho 13th March, 6:30pm

Amathus cordially invites you to the UK launch of Calle 23 Criollo. Sample the newest addition to the Calle 23 range with founder Sophie Decobecq.

Find out more about Calle 23 HERE

Northern Restaurant & Bar 2018 - Manchester Central Convention Complex, 20th & 21st March 

Northern Restaurant & Bar returns to Manchester Central on 20-21 March, bringing the entire Northern hospitality industry together for two days of networking, discovery and innovation. It is the place to source new products and services from 275 exhibiting suppliers, be inspired by 65 live food & drink demos, and attend a programme of events designed to make you and your establishment more successful.