We will be joined by some friends in the trade who will help us pour some of our favourite wines
from various wine producing regions of France.
The session will run from 5.30 - 7.30 and will include some tasty food matches from the Fourth & Church kitchen.
Tickets are £20 pp in advance and can be bought from Fourth & Church or on-line here.
The ticket price includes a tasting of 4-5 wines, some tasty treats and a table reservation from 5.30-7.30pm
We would politely request your table back for restaurant reservations post 7.30pm
You are of course welcome to stay on for some dinner post tasting and will be contacted to confirm a reservation once a ticket has been purchased.
All tickets are non-refundable unless we can re sell the table for the tasting.
We will be joined by some friends in the trade who will help us pour some of our favourite wines
A great opportunity to taste the wines of Waterkloof Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa. We will be showing two of their exceptional wines made biodynamically with minimal intervention to reflect the character of the land and the grape varietal. The wine maker will be on hand for the hour to present the wine and answer questions on how it is made. The wines will be paired with a couple of Fourth & Church pinchos.
Tickets are £10pp in advance and can be bought from Fourth & Church or on-line here.
Why not stay on for dinner? continue with some wine and some of our exquisite small plates. Contact us to book a table.
We will be joined by Henry Butler and will open a few bottles that we recommend for your festive table.
A fizz, a festive white , a couple of reds and Ports alongside some F&C nibbles.
Tickets at £20 per person in advance, reserves your table from 6pm-7.30pm. BUY TICKETS
Why not extend your reservation at point of booking and make a night of it!
Enjoy four different styles of Sherry wine from Valdespino paired with Fourth & Church's Pinchos and Crostini.
We will have the team from Valdespino and Fourth & Church to talk you through these fantastic single vineyard wines and the history of Valdespino.
The Tasting will run from 6pm until 7.30pm
Tickets £20 per person
Why not extend your reservation post tasting and enjoy dinner.
Please mention when booking your ticket for the tasting,
We will have some additional wines from Valdespino which we will pair with dishes from our main menu
In celebration of the Tour de France, we will be offering a drop in Wine tasting with Butler's Cellar.
Each Butler's shop plus Fourth & Church will show a different wine from a different French region. Why not cycle to all three outlets? Get the whole family involved and create your own peloton as you cycle around. We will be hosting our normal 'Try Before You Buy' tastings in each shop and Fourth and Church will be offering Loire wines by the glass and bottle and serving their superb food alongside, if desired.
Le Grand Depart - Butlers Queens Park Road will show wine from the Rhone.
La deuxième étape - Butlers Kemp Town will show wine from Bordeaux.
La dernière étape - Fourth and Church will show wine from the Loire.
We are hoping that Proper Cycling http://www.propercycling.co.uk/ and their race team will be in attendance for the day. They will be happy to advise about bike maintenance, fittings and social rides.
Osborne are one of the oldest Sherry wine firms in Spain. Founded in 1772 by the young English entrepreneur Thomas Osborne Mann and based in the famous Sherry town El Puerto de Santa Maria.
Who doesn’t know Osborne’s iconic Black Bull logo and the silhouettes that are spread over the Spanish countryside. We are very excited to welcome Osborne to Fourth & Church on the 28th June to explore their range of Sherries with our tasty plates.
Meet the Winemaker-Sample tasting
Join us between 6pm - 7pm to chat with the Osborne and F&C team, for a sample tasting of their Sherry wines with a Fourth & Church nibble. Tickets in advance at £10 per person. Please call in to book your table and ticket.
Exclusive Winemakers Dinner
Later that evening we will host an exclusive wine dinner in our private tasting room for eight lucky guests, to include a four course menu matched with Osbourne exemplary Sherry wines, not to be missed by any enthusiasts of the wines of Jerez.
Tickets in advance at £50 per person -Four courses and matching wines
7.30-9.30pm. Buy your ticket here.
On Thursday 12th April during Brighton Wine Week we are very excited to welcome the guys from Gusbourne Estate to host an evening of events at Fourth&Church.
One of the UK's leading wine producers Gusbourne have vineyards in Kent and West Sussex, producing both Sparkling and still wines
Join us between 6pm - 7pm to chat with the Gusbourne and F&C team, and to taste a sample of their sparkling and still wines with a Fourth & Church nibble.
£10 ticket per person in advance will reserve you a table(approx 45 minutes)
Why not stay after the tasting for dinner and a glass or two from our wine list
Exclusive Winemakers Dinner - SOLD OUT
Later that evening Gusbourne and Henry Butler will host an exclusive Gusbourne wine dinner in our private tasting room for eight lucky guests, This will include a four course menu with some suprises matched with Gusbourne's exemplary wines, not to be missed by any enthusiasts of English wine.
Portugal’s wine regions and exceptional wines have remained under the radar for many years. However, we are seeing more of their wines in the UK, often at a much lower price point than an equivalent wine from more established regions. Butlers Wine Cellar have specialised in wines from Portugal since they opened and we have an outstanding range to showcase.
Join Henry Butler and the Fourth & Church team to taste a selection of regional bottles from some of our favourite producers.
These food friendly, approachable wines will be matched with F&C bites, small plates and tapas dishes.
In a nod to the Welsh on St Davids day we will commence proceedings with a Gimlet showcasing Pollination, Wales’s finest gin,produced with foraged botanicals from the stunning Dovey valley in mid wales, a world biosphere reserve and an area of outstanding natural beauty (and homeland of Fourth&Church’s very own Paul Morgan)
Christmas is a favourite time of year and we love to celebrate its arrival with our annual Fourth & Church Christmas Wine Tasting.
Our host will be the super-knowledgeable Henry Butler of Butlers Wine Cellar, who will no doubt provide his own inimitable festive cheer!
In the wake of the hugely successful Butlers Christmas Wine Fair at St Mary's Church, Kemp Town on Friday 17th November, Henry will talk us through a selection of delicious treats suited to all households for the holiday period.
We will enjoy the wines along with some seasonal delights from the Fourth & Church kitchen. These will feature on our December menu, in our deli fridge and on our shop shelves.
Tickets are £40 and can be purchased in advance at Fourth & Church. Do please let us know, when you book, if there are vegetarians in your party.
Doors open at 7pm and the tasting begins at 7:30. The event will last for approximately 2 hours.
Buy tickets HERE
We look forward to seeing you there!
St Mary's Church, Kemptown, Brighton
Butlers will be hosting a walkaround, fair style tasting in the beautiful St Mary's Church, Kemp Town.
This year they will be showing 60 - 80 different wines. Wines they love, think are fun, and suitable for festive enjoyment. Producers, suppliers and the Butler's team will be presenting the wines.
Any wines ordered placed on the evening will be discounted. This is a great chance to try a lot of fantastic wines, and to have a one stop shop for Christmas drinking.
Buy tickets HERE.
A three-course menu plus three matching wines:
Confit cod, pickled salsify, wild mushrooms, celeriac
Jerusalem artichoke custard, Koji pickled mouli, radicchio, caramelised pecans
Served with a glass of Casal Sta. Maria Arinto (Portugal)
Red wine-braised ox cheek, smoked parsnip, cultured leeks
Roasted chestnuts, ricotta dumplings, braised chard, black garlic emulsion
both served with Crispy potatoes and roast pumpkin, rosemary and caper salsa
Served with a glass of Vinteloper Touriga Nacional (Australia)
Spiced poached pear, iced pistachio, yogurt parfait
Served with a glass of Ch Lapuyade Jurancon Petit Manseng (France)
Price £20 per person
When Sunday 12pm-7pm; Monday-Thursday 12pm-10pm
To book: call 01273 724709 quoting OctoberBest
We are very excited to have our good friend Frederik Van Niekerk at Fourth&Church to host an evening of some fantastic French regional wines.
Fred will talk us through some of our stunning wines from Burgundy and The Loire valley with plenty of information and informal chat.
In addition to the wines we will taste some of the Fourth&Church favorite well traveled seasonal tapas in between each wine
Tickets are priced at £35 per person with guests being seated on sharing tables and ledges in true tapas style, please let us know at time of booking should you not eat meat or fish.
Doors 7pm First wine at 7.30pm
To buy Tickets CLICK HERE
Maternity Worldwide are excited to announce a Wine Tasting event in Brighton on Friday 7th July hosted by Butlers Wine Cellar.
The evening will include a tasting of 6 different wines including a glass of fizzy on arrival and some nibbles to soak it up! We will also do a raffle and the prizes are always excellent! All money raised from the evening will go to Maternity Worldwide.
For more information please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01273 234033
Butlers wine Cellar worked with Plumpton Wine College for many years. Henry Butler completed his wine exams at the college and has frequently appeared as a guest speaker. We are pleased to announce a Butlers outing to the winery this is a one off event, not to be missed.
A bus will will collect attendees from Queens Park Road and take us to Plumpton College. Once at the college we will enjoy a glass of fizz, a tour of the winery and vineyard. Hosting will be Dan and Sarah the wine maker, presenting a tasting of Plumpton still and sparkling wines over lunch. We will provide delicious lunch boxe, made by Fourth and Church. Weather permitting we will enjoy the tasting and food outside. A couple of students will run a pop up bar for any extra thirsty people to pay for any enjoy if required throughout the afternoon.
When booking please confirm if you would like a meat or vegetarian lunch box and of any allergies/intolerances.
Places are limited and this is a bargain so book now as tickets will sell fast. This will be an amazing one of a kind event at the college where ALL English wine makers have attended. This is such an important place for English wine production and we're really excited to be doing this.
Buy tickets HERE
Vinho Verde has now become a household wine, testament to the well made examples which are now readily available. We will be hosting a tasting with Butlers Wine Cellar and two of our favourites producers, who we have worked with for many years now, and we are pleased to say both winemakers will be in attendance.
Many of you will have tried the Raza wines, these are affordable light and quaffable. In contrast Soalheiro, who have often been voted Portugal's best white wine, offer a more serious but delicious proposition. Come and find out what makes the Vinho Verde wines so special.
We will be tasting 4 whites and 2 reds with matching food.
We have a unique opportunity to meet the wine producer from Quinta Sant'Ana who will be at Fourth & Church Wednesday 17th May between 6 and 8pm. The estate is 30 minutes north of Lisbon and makes elegant wines influenced by the relative cool climate and elevation. We particularly like their varied range, featuring both region specific and international grape varieties.
We will feature some of the wines on our list by the glass and bottle and you will be able to buy the wines to take home.
£40.00 per person Book Tickets Here
Butlers Wine Cellar are one of the biggest retailers of Californian wines in the UK and through them we have a burgeoning collection at Fourth & Church.
We are pleased to be hosting this incredible one off event with Butlers Wine and the California Institute. We will be showing 7 different wines from different regions across California, each wine presented by a different wine maker or importer. Each wine will be paired with a tapas style food inspired by the region.
This is an opportunity to meet wine makers and taste top end rare wines from excellent producers for a sensible ticket price.
A tasting Inspired by a buying trip around Barolo, Barbaresco and the Veneto. These regions produce an amazing variety of styles and we will be exploring reds, whites and sparkling wines, from elegant and subtle to sturdy and concentrated. 6 different amazing wines throughout the evening, paired with food inspired by the region. (As usual there will also be delicious vegetarian options- please let us know when booking)
Join us on December 8th for our final tasting of the year. We will be trying a range of delicious wines from perfect for Christmas. The evening will gently carry you through a a delicious selection for the festive period, including an aperitif fizz, whites, red and some fortified wines. We will be offering some seasonal food pairing to enhance the wine. This will once again, be a fun, relaxed evening.
For tickets, please click here.
St Mary's Church, 61 St James's Street, Brighton, BN2 1PR
We are back at St Mary's Church with our partners Butlers Wine Cellar for our Christmas wine festival.
We will have a massive selection of around 60 - 80 different wines to taste with all the Christmas festivities in mind.
We have mixed cases ready to buy filled with wines to match the seasonal foods you are likely to consume on Christmas day, all these wines will be available to taste and we will offer 10% discount on any orders placed and paid for on the night.
Orders will be ready for delivery or collection within 10 days of the tasting.
There will also be hampers from Fourth & Church available to order, and a selection of cheese, charcuterie and other treats to accompany the wine tasting.
We love Sherry at Fourth and Church and regularly visit the Bodegas in Jerrez. It is and amazing value wine that is great with food! We will be celebrating international Sherry Week with some special bottles by the glass and a menu designed to pair with this amazing wine (It will work with other wines too!) We also have an great range of Sherries on the shelves to buy from deeply flavoured but fresh En-Rama Fino to nutty aged Olorosso and sweet PX Sherry. Come on down to Fourth & Church for a voyage of discovery.
The Story of Nikka whisky starts with a Japanese man falling in love with Scotland, it's whisky and the woman who would become his wife. http://www.nikka.com/eng/founder/index.html They produce a selection of whiskys that are rich and redolant of dried fruits and a fantatic integration of flavours rom the wooden barrels they are matured in. We have a special Nikka whisky menu with dishes matched with two whiskys running alongside our usual autumnal menu. Drink these Nikkas while admiring the Bras that make up part of the photographic exhibtion from Jamie McCartney running throughout october as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe
£30.00 per person
We are very passionate about the wines of California so are very excited to be hosting this tasting to showcase the different wines of the region.
Henry from Butlers Wine Cellar will talk you through six wines from Butlers exclusive Californian range. To include three whites and three reds alongside some interesting tapas sized foods with a nod to California.
This runs alongside Brighton artist Jamie McCartney "Bra Spangled Banner" photo exhibition, as part of the Brighton Photos Fringe.
As usual, to allow for better mingling and to allow you to see all of Jamie’s photos, seating will be limited. There will be plenty of space to prop or lean
St Mary's Church, 61 St James's Street, BN2 1PR
Butlers have one of the largest ranges of Portuguese wines in the UK, which we are very excited to showcase. There will be around 60 - 80 different wines to taste, from all the key wine regions throughout Portugal, and maybe a few you haven't heard of.
Team Butler and various Portuguese experts on hand to answer questions and talk you through the wines. There will be bento boxes and tinned fish to buy from Fourth & Church and we will offer 10% discount on any orders placed and paid for on the night..
Exhibition on During opening hours
Jamie takes images of hundreds of people to build up these photographs. Like his famous sculpture, The Great Wall of Vagina, they are beautiful and deftly thought provoking. During the show he will be creating new bra flags with visitors volunteering as models.
A flag is a symbol, as is the act of subverting it. People assign power to these symbolic objects, so by using them in his artworks Jamie recycles and refocuses that emotional power.
Butlers Wine Cellar present their first tasting at the Dripping Pan, Lewes FC. They will be showing a selection of six wines from around the world, in the club bar. So you will have the option to re-hydrate in between wines, with the excellent beers from Burning Sky.
Book here: Lewes Football Club Tasting Friday 23rd Sept
Monday 4th July between 7 and 9pm
We welcome Darren Rook from The London Distillery. The creator of Dodd's Gin who has just released a fantastic new gin in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The result is an incredibly clean but vibrantly flavoured gin with a creamy mouthfeel.
We will serve a couple of taster cocktails and a canapé or too and as always feel free to stay on for a drink or something to eat!
A deluxe wine-tasting extravaganza, showcasing two excellent ranges of wines from a couple of mavericks of the English wine world.
Peter Hall from Breaky Bottom near Lewes will talk us through his award winning and delicious sparkling wines. This is a great opportunity to meet one of the legendary winemakers, with over 40 years of English wine production experience.
Dermot Sugrue from Wiston Estate near Pulborough has been in charge of making wines at Wiston Estate from their first vintage. The strikingly clean, dry and complex style of his wines are comparable to some of the best growers champagnes.
There will be Pinchos, Crostini including house cured fish and English cheeses designed by the team at Fourth & Church to compliment the wines shown.
50.00 per person
Butlers Wine Cellar, 247 Queens Park Road
We are pleased to announce we will be hosting a Pinot Noir tasting, around the same time Brighton will be hosting the International Cool Climate symposium. We hope to include wines from Burgundy, California, Germany, Austria and quite possibly Australia.
Spain produces excellent and varied wine across its diverse regions. We were inspired by a recent extensive tasting trip to Spain to hold an event showcasing some of these wines and regions, both well known and more unusual. We will be exploring wines from Rioja, Rueda, Galicia, Toro, Ribera del Duero among others. Our guide for the evening will be the hugely knowledgeable Carlos, who has been working with all the wine makers, vineyards and bodegas for many years.
We will taste eight delicious wines accompanied by pinchos and tostadas. This is sure to be an excellent event with special food and wine, so come along if you can!
£30.00 per person