Best Drinks Events and Tastings in London

Of course there's nothing wrong with indulging in the same drink every time you go out, but with the summer in full swing, there's never been a better time to step into the dark and explore everything that the city's bartenders have to offer. We've always been blessed in London. Constantly surrounded by hundreds of bars and with an army of expert mixologists and sommeliers, we get to experience exotic tastes and spices from all over the globe. It's time to stop dipping your toes; just dive straight in. Check out our recommendations for the best drinks events in London and discover some of the ace liquor-centric activities this city has to offer.

Last updated on 15th June 2018

  Gin Foundry

7 events @ Gin Foundry with 7 upcoming dates from 21 Jun 2018 until 30 Aug 2018

A mecca for those who live for gin, the Gin Foundry brings you some of the best drinks tasting events in London. Located in Fulham, you'll find sessions with some of the most exciting gin brands and distilleries in the country.

  The History of Gin According to Cocktails

7 events @ 7 venues with 7 upcoming dates from 20 Jun 2018 until 17 Jul 2018

Bringing you one of the best drinks tastings in London, this fascinating journey through the history of gin teaches you how the spirit grew to prominence through the iconic cocktails that it was used in. 

The Hide Bar

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Based in London Bridge, the Hide Bar is a elegant cocktail bar and restaurant that serves Londoners delicious concoctions and crafty dishes. Hosting a number of cocktail classes and with a library of books all based around mixology, the team of bartenders are purists, sticking to traditional recipes and techniques. Alongside the many plates of traditional food, the masterminds behind this bar make use of Borough Market to supply their chefs and mixologists with the finest ingredients available in London. 

  Bermondsey Microbrewery Experience

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@ Meet inside the Marquis of Wellington Pub on Every Saturday

If nothing pleases you better than an ice cold beer on a hot summer's day in the city, then head south and explore the famous Bermondsey Beer Mile. Led by a team of specialists, this craft beer tasting in London features pit stops at the finest breweries south of the Thames, including Anspach & Hodbay, Fourpure and Partizan Brewing. From the Flatiron to the Beartooth, guests will have the chance to sample a huge range of beers and ales, all produced using the freshest ingredients and grains. 

  Drink Experiences at T.T Liquor!

4 events @ TT Liquor with 6 upcoming dates from 23 Jun 2018 until 28 Jul 2018

From cocktail making to cocktail tasting, T.T. Liquor brings some of the best drinks events in London to Kingsland Road this winter. 

  Gin School & Bespoke Gin-Making

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@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates

The team at the Half Hitch Micro Brewery in Camden are throwing open their doors this Autumn, inviting guests to a special masterclass revolving around all the wonders of gin. In a special session, guests will first try some of the Half Hitch's finest gins, before learning all about the spirit courtesy of the gin specialists behind the bar. After that, you'll have the chance to create your own bespoke gin, made using ingredients that you've brought from home.

  Reverend JW Simpson: Spirited Sermons Series

2 events @ Reverend JW Simpson with 2 upcoming dates starting on 19 Jun 2018

The fantastic Spirited Sermons will be continuing at Reverend Jw Simpson. Enjoy a cocktail masterclass based around your favourite spirit at this great London drinks event.

  Humble Grape

3 events @ 3 venues with 3 upcoming dates starting on 19 Jun 2018

Taste your way through the wins of the world at Humble Grape, as they explore different regions, grapes, and countries, all while their expert is on hand to deliver facts and fun times all round.


7 events @ 4 venues with 8 upcoming dates from 26 Jun 2018 until 14 Oct 2018

From orange wine through to a taste trip in Spain, Portugal and Morocco, Divino In Vino is all about trying different wines. Head to the North London bar for tasting, nibbles and masterclasses.

  The White Horse Experiences

3 events @ The White Horse Parsons Green with 3 upcoming dates starting on 12 Jul 2018

Join the White Horse for one of their wonderful drinking experiences, whether you are after a sparkling and sweet wine master class, beer tasting, or wine and beer pairings with delicious food.

M Restaurant Victoria Street

Step into M Restaurant and you'll be greeted by an interior of deep dark tonnes, lavish interiors and impeccable service. But while the delicious food and beautiful inside is one bonus, they also have their own dedicated wine tasting area, meaning you can sample the wines before indulging in a bottle yourself.


2 events @ VINtwined Ltd with 2 upcoming dates starting on 23 Jun 2018

This series of London drinks tasting events looks at the various different facets that make up good wines. Enjoy informative talks on elements ranging from flavour to body along with some delicious food to pair with the wines.

  Winemakers Dinners @ Sky Garden

2 events @ Sky Garden with 2 upcoming dates starting on 26 Jun 2018

Join world-famous wine producers as they head to the Sky Garden for an evening of discussion on the complexities of wine, alongside glasses of specially chosen wines and a delicious dinner.

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