Handford Wines hold regular tastings at The Cellar, downstairs in our South Kensington store. We run various styles: formal tutored style tastings and informal walkabout tastings, our wine-school, and even winemaker dinners. We also hold our Summer and Christmas tastings at external venues.

Private Tasting in the Handford Cellar

If you would like us to organise a bespoke tasting for your friends or colleagues then we can accommodate up to 19 people for a sit down tasting or up to 34 people for a stand up tasting in our cellar. The costs are:

  • Room hire and a wine expert – £700 (VAT incl.)
  • Room hire and Master of Wine – £900 (VAT incl.)

Plus minimum spend on wine is £300 (VAT incl.). Please contact us for more details

Upcoming Tasting Events

Our upcoming tasting events are:

For more information on each tasting, see below.


Handford Christmas Tasting 2024 - Wednesday 13 November 2024


Wednesday 13th November
4.00pm to 8.30pm
£60.00 per ticket

Ognisko Polskie (The Polish Hearth)
55 Princes Gate
Exhibition Road (opposite Imperial College)
South Kensington
SW7 2PN

This evening provides a fantastic opportunity to try over 50 wines, cherry picked from our range. As always we will feature favourites from autumn tastings, exciting breakthrough producers and regions and of course we will show some classic bestsellers, perennial Handford favourites and new vintages from our tried and tested producers. We guarantee plenty of new discoveries and something for all palates. With a special offer on all wines ordered on the night, this is a perfect way to stock your cellar for Christmas.

We recommend arriving no later than 7.45pm to have time to explore the wine selection.


To book tickets for any of these events, purchase online or call us on 020 7589 6113.