We regularly host tastings in both of our stores, in addition to our biannual company tasting. If you would prefer we can come to you and host a private tasting.   

Private party tastings, please click here.

Corporate Events, please click here.



Upcoming in store events


 If you’d like to book, please call the appropriate shop (Hove - 01273 820320, Brighton - 01273 553353) to confirm availability and buy your tickets by credit card (Please note we cannot ‘hold’ tickets on unpaid reserve)

Cancellation with a full refund is available, up to 7 days before the event. After this date we cannot offer a refund unless there is a waiting list for the event.



Sparkling Wine with Johnny Ray

Quaff Hove

£25 a ticket, 15th February

Celebrate Valentine’s Day (or not!) by drinking some superb sparkles in great company!

We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Ray, who will talk and taste us through his new book ‘Drink More Fizz!’.  We will taste a wide selection of sparkling wines, including prestigious Champagnes such Gosset Grande Reserve NV and Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve, local English fizzes such as Breaky Bottom Seyval Blanc and New World fizzes including Cloudy Bay Pelorus.

For those of you who don’t know Jonathan Ray, he is a ten-times published wine writer, is also the Drinks Columnist for the Spectator magazine and GQ magazine, was The Daily Telegraph’s wine writer for nearly a decade, and is now one of the brains behind locally produced Brighton Gin.  He has a wealth of knowledge that we can’t wait to tap into. As well as all these things Johnny is a very nice bloke and Brighton resident, and this this should be great fun. so come and join us for what promises to be a fantastic night!

Call 01273 820320 or e-mail sales@quaffwine.com to book!


Pinot Noir Tasting £20

Quaff Hove

Wednesday 28th March

Pinot Noir is nicknamed the ‘king’ of the red wines grapes, and justifiably so by our reckoning.  We will taste through a range of styles to show you why Pinot holds such an esteemed reputation.  We will taste Pinots from Burgundy, South Africa, Australia, USA and more.  So come join us as we explore this magnificent grape.

Call 01273 820320 or email sales@quaffwine.com to book!


Rhone Tasting £20

Quaff Hove

Wednesday 25th April

The Rhone Valley is home to such famous names as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vacqueyras and Gigondas, but there are many other appellations which deserve the limelight.  We will taste big, powerful Shirazes, elegant and rich Marsanne/Roussanne white blends and many more.  It promises to be a great evening full of exciting wines!

Call 01273 820320 or email sales@quaffwine.com to book!


English Wine Tasting £12.50

Quaff Hove

Wednesday 30th May

As it’s English Wine Week, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase just how good English wine really is!  As more and more vineyards pop up around us in Sussex, we will taste a range of whites, rosé and reds, and of course coupled with a couple of local sparklers as well. 

Call 01273 820320 or email sales@quaffwine.com to book!


Portugal Tasting £10

Quaff Hove

Wednesday 27th June

We’ve slowly been expanding our Portuguese wine range here at Quaff and we thought it would be good idea to showcase our range to you.  We will taste classics such as Vino Verdes but will also open up reds from the emerging region of Alentejo and taste white Port and tonic.  Come and join us for what promises to be a great evening!

Call 01273 820320 or email sales@quaffwine.com to book!


Loire Valley Tasting, £15

Quaff Hove

Wednesday 25th July

We love the Loire Valley here at Quaff, home to such famous wine regions as Sancerre and Vouvray.  We will taste through the whole valley, from sparkling Vouvrays, Cabernet Francs to Sauvignon Blancs.  Loire wines are great for the summer, so dust down the BBQ and break out the pork chops!

Call 01273 820320 or email sales@quaffwine.com to book!