We hold informal tastings for private groups in our lovely drawing room downstairs at Fourth & Church. Below are some indications of prices for winetasting and food options. We are happy to discuss your requirements further. The drawing room holds 12 people, for parties over this on the shop floor we can discuss bespoke options. Please note: a 10% service charge will be added to your bill.
Wine tasting options
Everyday Favorites- A selection of six tried and tested wines, selected for everyday drinking.Seventeen pounds fifty per head.
The Vintner’s Selection- A selection of six interesting bottles chosen to show the region at its best. Twenty-two pounds fifty per head.
The Cellar Selection- A selection of six exciting bottles from small independent producers. Wines that we have been tasting over the years and offer an introduction into finer wines. Twenty-seven pounds fifty per head.
Minimum of 6 people. For smaller groups we are happy to talk through a wine flight for a pre-booked table
We are happy to offer the tastings below or can discuss alternate themes.
A taste of Portugal- Portuguese wines offer great value and approachability. We have access to some of Portugal’s most interesting and diverse wines through our partner Butlers Wine Cellar, multiple times Portuguese wine merchant of the year
Exploring southern France- Many of us have fond memories of holidays across the different landscapes of Southern France, rolling hills and rivers of the Rhone, the baked splendor of Provence and the majestic mountains of the Haut Savoir. What do all these areas have in common? They are all wine growing areas! We select interesting wines to highlight the diversity of the terroir and grape varietals.
Mendoza and beyond-The wines of Argentina and Chile- Malbec can be redolent with blackberry and damson, we have some delicious Argentinian examples. This part of the world offers so much more, from clean and crisp chardonnay to powerful Cabinet Sauvignons we lead you through the wines from mountainous vineyards and small producers.
A local selection- the wines of Sussex and beyond*- Sussex is becoming a world-class region for sparkling wine with styles ranging from light crisp and dry to richer more complex styles. It also produces some lovely still wines- worth exploring if you enjoy Sauvignon Blanc
* Not available at all price points
Please choose one or more options below for your whole party
Bread, olives and nuts - A selection of breads, Portuguese olive oil and chive butter, F&C marinated manzanilla olives and chipotle peanuts. Five pounds per head.
Pintxos and crostini- A selection of a selection of delicious pintxos and crostini. Eight fifty per head.
Charcuterie and cheese- Charcuterie from the Veneto, cheese matured by Neal’s Yard Dairy, accompaniments and selection of breads. Fifteen pounds per head.
Cured and smoked fish - A deluxe selection of F&C cured smoked fish and fish and accompaniments. Twelve fifty per head.