Institute Events

Every year and around the world the Institute hosts events which offer an unparalleled opportunity to taste with and learn from the experts. Our tastings and master classes are almost always open to members of the public with a serious interest in fine wine. Please click on the individual listings below for further information and booking. If you wish to be added to our mailing list or have an enquiry regarding events please email us.

For an overview of past events, please see our Annual Review 2014-2015.

Terms & Conditions

Bookings for Institute events are covered by the following terms and conditions, which you are advised to read.

Event Terms and Conditions 2013

  1. 21 Club Lunch

    3 October 2016  | London

    Member Event

    The 21 Club lunch, for Masters of Wine of 21 years' standing or more, will be held at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, London, on 3 October 2016.

  2. IMW Minerality Seminar

    11 October 2016  | London


    'Minerality in Wine' - from roots to rocks, to perceptions in palate, we have gathered leading lights in the matter of minerality, to shed some science onto the contrary conundrum that is minerality.

  3. American Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting

    24 October 2016


    The Third Annual IMW North America tasting of American Cabernet will be held at the Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco on 24 October 2016.

  4. Fortified Wine Tasting

    26 October 2016  | New York


    The Inaugural Institute of Masters of Wine Fortified Wine tasting will be held at 246 Fifth Avenue, New York on 26 October 2016. The tasting builds on the Institute's long history of premier wine tastings and will feature top wines from across the globe.

  5. Annual Claret Tasting 2012 Vintage

    9 November 2016  | London


    The most eagerly anticipated event of the year. Showcasing wines from the 2012 Vintage of the Grands Crux Class├ęs, properties of the Medoc, including Firth Growths and their right bank equivalents.

Events blog

Nancy Gilchrist MW shares her experience of the recent 40th Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris tasting


Events Video Archive

Since the autumn of 2010 most of our events have been recorded to create an online educational resource, offering insights into wine. You can access our archive of videos here.