Taste, don't just drink!

We believe in trying new things and learning about them. What better way to do so than having a tasting with us, some quality libations and other likeminded souls?

It's about broadening horizons and quality, not quantity; drinking less but drinking better.

Our purpose-built tasting room can accommodate up to 30 people for our regular tasting nights as well as ad-hoc tastings for private groups. We can cater for hen and stag parties, birthdays, corporate gatherings and general events. We can also come to your office or workspace. We have run large-scale tastings and classes for up to 300 people at venues such as the Lighthouse and Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

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Forthcoming Events:

To buy tickets for any of the following tasting nights please pop into the store or call 0141 258 8427. All tasting tickets are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Please note that tickets can not be reserved without payment and tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

New tastings are announced at the start of each month. There is usually a discount available on the bottles tried on the night.

Here is the full list of our currently available events:

May

(Mostly) Whisky Tasting - Friday 17th May

Following on from a very successful Rum for Whisky Drinkers event, we thought it would be interesting to mix up our regular whisky tasting a little. So we'll be presenting five fine whiskies chosen from the latest indie bottlings and new releases, plus another spirit which, we hope, will be enjoyed by malt drinkers.
Tickets £25 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

Nikka & Kavalan Whisky Tasting - Thursday 23rd May - SOLD OUT

This evening will feature a selection of drams from two far eastern distilleries, Nikka of Japan, and Kavalan of Taiwan. They're distinctively different from Scotch whiskies, but well worth exploring. For this event your ticket can be redeemed as a voucher against the purchase of any whisky tried on the night.
Tickets £15 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

The Good Cocktail Club - Saturday 25th May - THREE TICKETS LEFT

Our regular exploration of the art of mixing drinks, with demonstrations of three recipes (which you, our guests, then enjoy), along with sampling of some of the ingredients used, along with suggestions for other drinks, plus our usual friendly chat and excruciating puns.
Tickets £30 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

Premium Champagne Tasting - Friday 31st May - SOLD OUT

We've cracked a fair few bottles of Krug and Dom Pom and Billy over the years, but this will be the first time we've presented them head-to-head. Join us to taste six of the finest fizzes we can offer (including, as mentioned, Krug, Dom Pérignon, and Billecart-Salmon Cuvée Nicolas-François Billecart), and maybe help us to settle the shop's long running argument about which is best.
Tickets £50 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

June

8th Birthday Whisky Tasting - Saturday 1st June - SOLD OUT

It's kinda hard to believe, so fast have the years spun by, but on June the 1st it will indeed be eight years since we first opened our doors. We'll be celebrating with six of our finest drams, and there will of course be cake.
Tickets £40 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

World Gin Day Tasting - Saturday 8th June

To mark World Gin Day this month's gin tasting will feature a selection of six botanical spirits from all corners of the globe, and we'll be delving into the global gin phenomenon.
Tickets £25 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits - Sunday 9th June

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.

For more information see here.
Tickets £160 in advance. 10am-5.30pm at 23 Bath Street. To book your place please .

West End Whisky Tasting - Thursday 13th June

We're back at the Bowling club with another excellent selection of six drams, looking at new whisky releases and the latest indie bottlings.
Tickets £25 in advance. 7-9pm at Partickhill Bowling & Community Club.

Vermouth & Amaro Tasting - Friday 14th June

We're really rather excited to be presenting our first ever vermouth & amaro tasting. We'll kick things off with a classic cocktail and then explore some of the many and varied delights of aromatised wines and bitter liqueurs.
Tickets £20 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

West End Wine Tasting - Friday 14th June

We're taking over our neighbours at Llicorella Deli for the evening to bring you a selection of eight wonderful wines to try, chosen from the shelves of our Clarence Drive branch.
Tickets £20 in advance. 7-9pm at Llicorella Deli, 23 Clarence Drive, G12 9QN.

Father's Day Whisky Tasting - Sunday 16th June

Save the socks, forget the chocs, bring your old man along for an afternoon tasting session of six fine drams. Definitely the best Father's Day present.
Tickets £25 in advance. 2-4pm at 23 Bath Street.

West End Gin Tasting - Thursday 20th June

Join us at Partickhill Bowling club as we taste six delicious gins and explore the world of botanical spirits.
Tickets £25 in advance. 7-9pm at Partickhill Bowling & Community Club.

Marta Vine Portuguese Wine Tasting - Sunday 23rd June

We're very pleased to welcome Marta Mateus of Marta Vine, who'll be guiding us through the many unique grape varieties and flavoursome wines of Portugal. For this tasting your ticket may be used as a voucher against the purchase of any of the wines tasted at the event.
Tickets £10 in advance. 2-4pm at 23 Bath Street.

Compass Box Whisky Tasting - Thursday 27th June - SOLD OUT

John Glaser, founder of Compass Box, will be here to talk us through a selection of his whiskies and to explain the Compass Box philosophy and approach to blending. For this tasting your ticket may be used as a voucher against the purchase of any of the whiskies tasted at the event.
Tickets £15 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.

The Good Cocktail Club - Saturday 29th June

As always, we round out the month with our very own mixology session. We'll make three cocktails created especially for this event, explain the recipes involved, and also sample some of the ingredients.
Tickets £30 in advance. 7-9pm at 23 Bath Street.