Tasting Events

Our whisky events are often booked to capacity the second we announce them. As such, we have added these additional events to our calendar this year.

You can enquire about each event using the form at the bottom of the page, or by calling us on 01756 700886.

Our in-store wine tastings are free – there’s no booking required, however once the wine is gone – it’s gone! (So come earlier rather than later in the day!!).

Wright Wine Company managed events:

Whisky Tasting
Price: £25 per person (18 and over only)
Includes: 7 whiskies plus supper (let us know at time of booking about any dietary requirements, i.e.; vegetarian, vegan, coeliac, intolerances etc)
Time: 7pm for 7:30pm start

Wine Tasting
Free! In the shop, 12-3pm, last Saturday of 
each month.

14 Sept 2019

Wines of Bordeaux #1

The largest wine producing area of France produces some of the most revered wines in the world.

This week is white and dessert wines where we explore the world of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon.

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

19 Sept 2019

Pernod Ricard Whiskies

On this Pernod Ricard -focussed evening we will sample whiskies from their portfolio, such as Allt-a-Bhainne, Scapa, Aberlour and Chivas Regal. 

Great opportunity to compare and contrast different whisky styles.

£25 pp

Pre-booking required

Location: Rendezvous Hotel, Keighley Road, Skipton BD23 2TA

21 Sept 2019

Wines of Bordeaux #2

The largest wine producing area of France produces some of the most revered wines in the world.

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

28 Sept 2019

Wines of Bordeaux #3

The largest wine producing area of France produces some of the most revered wines in the world.

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

10 Oct 2019

New Zealand vs South Africa taste challenge

Award-winning wine journalist, Master of Wine and author of The Wines of New Zealand Rebecca Gibb joins Master of Wine, Richard Kelley during an evening which will see the two aficionados challenge each other to put forward their favourite wines based on seven categories: Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Aromatic white / blend, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Bordeaux Blends.

£85 pp

Contact and booking:  www.bowcliffehall.co.uk

Location: Bowcliffe Hall, Bramham, Wetherby 

11 Oct 2019

Les Compagnons du Beaujolais Dinner

This event is being hosted by, and held at The Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey.

Please contact them, or check their website for details and booking.

£45 pp

Contact and booking:  www.thedevonshirearms.co.uk

Location: Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey Estate, Skipton BD23 6AJ

24 Oct 2019

Riedel

Riedel Wine Evening

Details coming soon…

Contact and booking: www.northcote.com

Location: Northcote, Langho

26 Oct 2019

Wine Tasting Rioja

Say ¡Hola! to Rioja!

Get introduced to wine whose grapes can only be grown in the autonomous communities of La Rioja and Navarre, and the Basque province of Álava.

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

07 Nov 2019

Scotch vs Irish Whisk(e)y Tasting

Battle of these two forefathers of whisky – different flavour profiles, production methods and so, so much more.

Who will come out the winner? After seven whiskies – will it even matter as long as you have a great night?

£25 pp

Pre-booking required

Location: Rendezvous Hotel, Keighley Road, Skipton BD23 2TA

13 Nov 2019

Joe Fattorini

An evening with Joe Fattorini

Details coming soon…

Contact and booking: www.northcote.com

Location: Northcote, Langho

30 Nov 2019

Wines for Christmas…

Yep, it’s coming round already. Where some will rejoice, others will shudder. Either way – we’re here to help get you sorted and organised in time for the parties and presents you need to consider.

Join us in-store for this free wine tasting.

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

More TBC

Watch this space

We will be announcing more wine, and whisky, tastings on this page – so please keep popping back!

12 – 3pm

£ FREE

Location: Wright Wine Co, Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 1NP

Here’s what you’ve been missing out on…

Jan – Spain vs Portugal – red, white and dessert wine

Feb – Glencadam whisky, Tavel Rosé wine

March – Tullibardine whisky and Portuguese wine

April – The Glenlivet whisky, Amrut / Kavalan / Nikka whiskies, Austrian and German wines

May – English wine from Three Choirs, Nyetimber and Wiston

June – Wines from New Zealand

July – Summer wines for picnics and BBQ’s

August – Wines of Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Lebanon, Moldova, GlenAllachie Whisky Distillery, South African Wine

September – Richard Kelley MW – Liberator Wines

Whisky Tasting Enquiry Form


For more than 6 tickets, please contact us on: 01756 700886

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Whisky Tasting Event Booking

  • Please call us on 01756 700886 or use the form.
  • We will contact you back to confirm your place and take pre-payment.
  • When booking is confirmed, please inform us of any dietary requirement, or accessibility needs.
  • Due to the alcoholic nature of these events, they are for people aged 18+ only.
  • Responsible drivers are encouraged to take samples home.
  • Our events are held at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton who have rooms for those wishing to stay the night. Please enquire directly with the hotel; Rendezvous Skipton
  • We cannot be held responsible for hotel and taxi booking should our dates change for any reason.

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