Tastings and seminars

Every year and around the world the IMW hosts events which offer an unparalleled opportunity to taste with and learn from the experts. Our tastings and seminars are discounted for Members and students but are almost always open to members of the public with a serious interest in fine wine.

  1. Considering Merlot panel tasting

    27 October 2018  | San Francisco


    The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) will hold a panel tasting of top Californian Merlot-based wines at the Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco on Saturday 27 October 2018.

  2. Cru Beaujolais seminar

    2 November 2018  | Colorado


    A special Cru Beaujolais seminar featuring Doug Frost MW, Ashley Hausman MW and Mary Margaret McCamic MW.

  3. Annual Claret tasting (2014 vintage)

    6 November 2018  | London


    Tickets are now on sale for Institute's most eagerly anticipated tasting of the year, the Annual Claret tasting. Open to anyone who wishes to buy a ticket.

  4. The Fine Wines of New Zealand - An exploration of the greatest New Zealand Chardonnay and Pinot

    3 December 2018  | London


    Save the date! Tickets released soon.

  5. Gold medal winning UK sparkling wine tasting

    4 December 2018  | London


    This tasting will be a rare opportunity to try a fine selection of gold medal winning sparkling wines from the UK. Tickets available soon!

  6. Evaluation of winemaking treatments in Australian Cabernet Sauvignon

    19 October 2018 - 18 January 2019  | London


    Save the date for this seminar and tasting presented by Con Simos, Group Manager at the AWRI. Tickets available soon.

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Past trips and tastings

For an overview of recent trips and tastings, please see our Annual Review 2017-2018.