See Southampton are now offering 12 special evening events combining a guided walk with a wine or beer tasting session:
Vaults & Vino: visit some of the underground vaults, followed by a wine-tasting session;
Barrels & Beer: learn about local historical pubs, followed by a beer-tasting session.
You will visit part of the medieval town and experience a tasting session and nibbles in the iconic 14th century Wool House building and now known as the award winning Dancing Man Brewery.
This tour will include a one hour walk, in which you will have the opportunity to learn about the stories related to the wine trade and beer in Southampton.
The walk will be lead by a qualified Southampton Green Badge guide.
If you wish to stay on for dinner, please contact The Dancing Man directly to book a table.
Meeting point: St Michael Square/Tudor House at 6:55pm
Price per person: £24.95 per adult
Inquires call: 07748 093770
Group size: Maximum of 20 adults per session
Duration: Walk at 7pm and wine-tasting at 8pm
Warning: Unfortunately, this walk is unsuitable for people with walking difficulties or who are prone to claustrophobia or acrophobia. Wheelchairs and prams are also not appropriate. Suitable footwear is recommended. Minimum age allowed: 18 years old. Please Drink responsibly.
12/02/2018: Vaults, Vino & Valentines
Fancy a romantic evening? How about visiting dark medieval vaults and then sampling velvety wines which will warm up your heart?
12/03/2018: Italian Evening
Learn all about the Genoese in Southampton in medieval times, and enjoy an evening dedicated to fabulous Italian wines.
09/04/2018: Vaults, Vino & Surprise Easter Eggs!
Join us for a wander around the medieval part of Southampton, visit wine vaults, and savour the wine selected by the Sommelier of The Dancing Man.
14/05/2018: Maypole Fest
After a fun walk, where you will learn about local historical pubs, you will have the opportunity to sample our beer and smoky nibbles in a very popular brewery, The Dancing Man.
11/06/2018: Sparkling Vaults
Medieval vaults, followed by summer flavours! As it is Wimbledon season, why not indulge in bubbly and strawberries? Join us for a sparkling evening.
09/07/2018: French Evening
Have you heard about the French raid in Southampton, and do you know where the French Quarter is? Come and sample our French wines at The Dancing Man.
13/08/2018: Beer, Cider and Harvest
After a one-hour walk related to historical pubs, discover our golden autumn colours at the award winning brewery, The Dancing Man!
10/09/2018: Vaults, Vino & a Ton of Cheese
Ever wondered why people say “it weighs a ton”?
Join us to find out stories about the wine trade in Southampton.
Sample a “ton of cheese” at the historic Wool House (The Dancing Man).
08/10/2018: Oktoberfest at The Dancing Man
After a brisk walk, and visiting and learning about historical pubs, we suggest you quench your thirst at our “Oktoberfest”. Come and explore our beers.
12/11/2018: Spanish Evening
Learn about the links between Southampton and Spain in medieval times.
Which famous Spaniards were around during Tudor times?
Finish off your evening with fabulous Spanish wines.
10/12/2018: Jingle bells & Gin
Are there gin distilleries in Hampshire? Come and find out how popular gin is during this festive season. No doubt gin will warm you up after a wintery walk!
Season’s Greetings from See Southampton and The Dancing Man.