Irish Whiskey Tasting (WINCHESTER)

Irish Whiskey Tasting (WINCHESTER)

In our everlasting mission to educate and expand our palates, we at Hampshire Wine School also host informal whiskey tasting events in the traditional and atmospheric function room of St James Tavern. Our knowledgeable and friendly whisky tasting tutor, Kevin White, focuses on providing the juicy details you really want to know, hopefully shedding light on the wine jargon that can so easily confuse.


Our Whiskey Tastings provide step-by-step instruction in how to get the most from tasting single cask, single malt whisky. Wherever you live in Hampshire, you can get together, relax and indulge with the Hampshire Wine School and like-minded students of all ages. Besides, what a fabulous way to spend a Saturday evening out! ;-)  

In this Irish Whiskey Tasting, you will:

  • learn how to taste whiskey like a professional
  • sample 5 different drams from IRELAND
  • learn about the fascinating history behind Irish whiskies
  • understand the differences between Irish, Scottish, American and Japanese Whiskies
  • learn the definitions of differing alcohol strengths, e.g. 'cask strength'
  • learn an overview on the detailed production methods and maturation types/lengths for malt whiskey

A fabulously fun tasting designed as an introduction to possibly the world's greatest spirit. Slainte!

"We just wanted to write and say what a fantastic night we had last night at Whisky Tasting it was great fun gained plenty of knowledge and very well presented. Would recommend your tasting classes to all we know. Hopefully will book another with you soon. Many thanks for a great night." (Paul Couch and Steve Patrick)

These whiskey tasting events are a treat for any whiskey lover and make an interesting and unusual gift. Click here to purchase a gift voucher from us.

If you would like to host your own private tasting or would like to organise a corporate tasting to then we also offer a number of set packages and bespoke tastings. Full details can be found on our corporate/private pages. Call Cecile Bergart on 07969-113382 for more information and quotes. 


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Course Date/Time: Sat 16th May 2020 at 7pm

Duration: 2 hours

Venue: St James Tavern, 3 Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5BE

Event Price: £35.00







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