The Drinks Emporium Tasting Events

Set in the indulgent surroundings and ambiance of The Drinks Emporium Shop, we specialise in Tasting Events with a difference.

These private events include; Master Classes hosted by Brand Ambassadors, Winemakers or Blenders from niche vineyards or distilleries across the world, as well as presentations by Chefs du Cave from Grand Marque Champagne Houses such as Ruinart or Bollinger.

Our relaxed, informal 'Emporium Evenings' offer bespoke tasting events; either by choice of product or by level of introduction into the world of wine where we look at an overall picture as well as focusing on particular regions, talking about what to look for when selecting great wines to enjoy at home.

Our Trade Events, held outside of service hours, welcome venue owners, managers, bartenders and buyers to try different brands of wine, spirits or champagne. We are a UK Wide Wholesaler & Supplier to Bars, Restaurants, Clubs, Gastro Pubs with our Head Office in Birmingham UK supplying locally and across the UK through our national Delivery Network. We provide Wine Listing advice, Point of Sale Products and Private On-Trade tasting Events; and currently supply Michelin Star Restaurants, Cocktail Bars and Gastro Pub chains as well as small independents locally and Nationwide.

The Drinks Emporium Team

On first walking into the shop, the colours and array of bottles seem to welcome and draw you in - as well as a big hearty smile and friendly ' hey buddy' from Mark our Shop Manager and Wine Buyer. Mark is an International Wine Challenge (IWC) Judge and Sommelier and brings with him a wealth of passion, knowledge and willingness to help find what you need.

With a collective experience of over 25 years within the Drinks Industry and ecommerce, owners Simon and Natalie wanted to bring the very best, eclectic and competitively priced collection of wine, champagne and spirits in a luxury yet friendly retail setting to Birmingham - The Drinks Emporium. Daniela assists on Shop tasting events and handles your tasting event bookings and customer enquiries together with Tom - new to the team as our On-Trade Customer Service Manager, where Tom will assist you with On-Trade Orders and enquiries.

Restaurant or Bar? Speak with Simon or Mark if you are interested in a Trade or Corporate Account. Join us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook or sign up for our emailer for the latest up and coming wine & spirit tasting events and offers in store.


Operations Director - Member of L'Académie du Champagne 2011


On Trade Customer Accounts Manager


Retail Manager - Sales & Tasting Events / Wine Buying


Customer Service & Events

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