Corporate Wine Tasting Events

Tim Hall, Scala Director: UK CHAMPAGNE AMBASSADOR 2013-14


Thank you for visiting Scalawine.  Happy New Year 2014!

We are a leading supplier of corporate wine tastings and expert insider wine trips to Champagne, Bordeaux and Port.

Businesses need to market themselves, more so in a recession. Part of that is getting to know clients on a personal basis, away from the immediate pressure of doing business. Corporate wine events are a brilliant way to achieve that.

Fine wine is a perfect choice for corporate wine events, a symbol of well-being, good taste and conviviality. There is no better touchstone of what your business is about than networking with the quality, allure and international reference of fine wine.

This website will help you visualise, plan and organise successful wine events – you will do more business and open more doors. Scala School of Wine has three strengths in the corporate event market:

  • Know-how Our experience and success since 1995 means we know what works.
  • Communication We have been called the ‘best communicator on the wine circuit.’  (The Observer)
  • Value We ensure the key guests attend your event.. Wine events are close to home and exclusive to your clients.

Please look around the site; there’s plenty of advice about how to put on the best wine events. Find out who we are and who our clients are. And Contact Us to talk about what you have in mind. If you would like to talk now, phone us on 020 7281 3040 and we'd be delighted to help.


Corporate Wine Events News

Bribery Act: Corrupted by Champagne? What's The Bribery Act got to do with fine wine?  Well, some think the latter might entail the former. Should corporate event planners beware?  Read More... 

Private Wine Event News

Wine and Food Events at Home: Bliss!




You want a wine tasting in your home?  We'll bring the food too.  Phone us and then phone your friends.  Read More...

Wine Travel News

Scala's Feat in PortScala is proud to annouce we have added Port to our wine tour destinations. Read More...

Scala.......the best communicator on the wine circuit.

The Observer

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Brut Nature Champagne. What Do We Think? My piece below was written responding to a series of questions posed by a member of Jancis Robinson’s ‘Purple Pagers’, asking about lower levels of dosage in champagne. He said he was ‘on the fence’ and not sure what opinion to have. The Discussion Forum on that site is behind the paywall, so for those of you that do not have a sub, I thought I’d share.  I’d be interested in your ideas too. Read More

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Champagne 2015 - 20 Thoughts

1  Champagne quality has never been so high or so excitingly varied in taste.

I welcome the trend for new blends, variation of dosages, different oak treatments, the use of old vine and lower yield Meunier, more fractional use of malolactic and single cru, single vineyard wines.  If Champagne producers, houses and domaines alike, do not aim to engage new intelligent professionals in the world’s top cities with new angles on champagne, they will falter.     Read More

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Book Review - The Original Grands Crus of Burgundy - Charles Curtis MW Burgundy’s modern classification began in the anti-fraud protectionist movement of the Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) system of the 1920s and 30s. Bordeaux’s five tier system for the top left bank properties had been codified in 1855 of course, but the rest of Bordeaux followed only later in a regional and disjointed way. Read More

 Wine Travel

Champagne, Bordeaux, or Port and the Douro Valley.....Scala's flexible wine trips give you a private welcome and insight into top estates impossible to match in the usual tourist world.


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