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December events for discerning drinkers

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Our monthly listing of events, seminars and tastings which we consider of interest to discerning drinkers. Those events which are drinks industry specific or have days/periods that are industry specific are marked accordingly. Enjoy!

UK - London Craft Beer Tour

What: Sample great craft beers in and around Shoreditch, London. The tour includes a trip to a micro brewery, tastings of 7 different craft beers, a visit to a 'secret' venue with some history of London along the way.
When: Various dates in December, beginning 1st December 2018.
Where: Shoreditch, London
More info: Book tickets online here.

UK - Learn to drink whisky like an expert

What: Hosted by Felipe, one part of the duo behind Rhythm & Booze Project. The event includes the tasting of 5 different whiskies, tasting techniques and the history of the spirit and its production, including latest trends of the industry. Tickets are available from £35.
When: Begins Wednesday 5th December 2018, with multiple other dates through the month.
Where: Crol and Co., Bermondsey, London, UK
More info: Book online tickets here.

USA - National Screwdriver Day

What: A day to celebrate the well-known vodka cocktail.
When: 14th December 2018
Where: Let's toast with a tasty Screwdriver wherever you are in the world.
More info: Screwdriver Day

USA- National Sangria Day

What: A celebratory day for the tasty wine and fruit beverage.
When: 20th December 2018
Where: USA, but we insist these celebrations should be worldwide.
More info: Sangria cocktail.

UK - National Eggnog Day

What: Happy Christmas Eve! We celebrate with traditional Eggnog on its own appreciation day.
When: 24th December 2018
Where: One for the UK, but again, why not celebrate wherever you are in the world.
More info: Hot Eggnog.

UK - National Champagne Day

What: Champagne has its own appreciation day on the biggest night of the year.
When: 31st December 2018
Where: We'd argue this one should be celebrated anywhere across the globe, not just in the UK. Cheers & happy New Year!
More info: New Year's Eve.

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