Posted by philinnes, March 27th, 2015

Categories:   Wine Tasting Events

Chateau Musar wine tasting dinner at Simpsons Restaurant

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting a small intimate tasting at Simpsons Michelin starred Restaurant with one of the most iconic wine producers in the world, Chateau Musar. The evening will be hosted by one of the owners of Musar Ralph Hochar (Grandson of the founder) who will guide you through the wonderful (and colourful) history of this vineyard which remains one of the most collected and age worthy wines in the world.

Loki have worked hard with Musar and Simpsons restaurant to devise a 5-course tasting menu that fits perfectly with these outstanding and unique wines, we will be trying wines from their rare rosé wines through to vintage comparisons and old vintages, this is a chance to try some vintages that are not widely available and see how these wines age beautifully, and make exceptional food pairings.

The evening will start at 7pm with canapés and wine in the garden (weather permitting), dinner will commence at 7:30 and will consist of a 5-course tasting menu with wines to match, and finish at approximately 10pm with coffee and Petit Fours.

When: Wednesday May 13th Canapés at 7pm Dinner at 7:30pm
Where: Simpsons Restaurant, 20 Highfield Rd, Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 3DU
Price: £175 Per Person – including service – 2 tickets remaining

*Vegetarian option available on request, please inform us of any special dietary requirements

*tickets once booked are non-refundable

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Posted by philinnes, March 19th, 2015

Categories:   Wine Tasting Events

Loki presents Tapas at Loki

Loki will be offering a tapas restaurant on a pop-up basis as an introduction to our food, ahead of a planned future food & wine venue.  On these evenings, we will introduce a menu of modern and ambitious tapas style small plates.  These will be designed to match well with our wines on tasting too.

This ticket ensures a seat for the event – for which we anticipate high demand. Please note, one ticket equates to one seat, so do book according to the number of you hoping to attend.

Each ticket is also inclusive of your first plate, and a welcome drink on arrival. Our menu and more surprises will be announced in coming weeks.

When: Friday 22nd May, Saturday 23rd May, Friday 12th June & Saturday 13th June – We will contact you after purchase to book a time for you.

Where: Loki Lounge

Price £10 – which includes arrival drink and your first Tapas dish

Buy Tickets: http://bit.ly/tapas-at-loki-tickets

Posted by philinnes, March 19th, 2015

Categories:   Wine Tasting Events

Loki Pop-up Restaurant – 8 course tasting Evening

Loki will be running a pop-up restaurant at our tasting rooms to offer a very special tasting experience.  We will explore 8 wines, matched with 8 small plates of innovative and ambitious food by Loki.  Hosted by the owner, Phil Innes, this will be an exclusive and intimate evening to explore just some of the incredible wines we stock, in an exciting new format.

Guests are invited to arrive from 7 where there will be snacks available, before the tasting commences at 7:30pm.

Menu and wines will be released in coming weeks.

When: Thursday 21st May & Thursday 11th June at 7pm

Where Loki Lounge

Price £75 per person for 8 course tasting menu with wine

Buy Tickets: http://bit.ly/pop-up-restaurant-tickets

Posted by philinnes, March 9th, 2015

Gin Connoisseur course

With Gins continued resurgence and new brands coming onto the market every week, which is the right Gin for you, this advanced course to flavour will demystify the marketing and allow you to distinguish the difference in the brands and styles to enjoy your gin to the full.

For the Gin Connoisseur hosted by The Gin’tleman Carl Hawkins, who established the Jekyll & Hydes Gin Parlour and is current Brand Ambassador for Birmingham’s own Langley’s Gin.

You will enjoy an immersive tasting experience of gins flavour spectrum Sampling Dry – Floral – Savoury & Spiced Gins, then Citrus – Sweet – Aged finishing with the worlds only Gin liqueur, sipping neat, then with a variety of tonics and unique garnishes, accompanied with samples of classic Gin cocktails.

Whilst trying the gins you will learn about the botanicals, aroma recognition, production processes of Gin, its colourful history, styles of Gin and ideas for making top class cocktails at home.
We will also provide you with your very own flavour profile analysis which tells you which flavours your palate prefers and which gins – from across the world – might suit you best. Enjoy a 10% discount off all the Gins featured to buy at Loki after your class, plus additional recipes for making homemade English vermouth and Tonic syrup at home to take away.

When: Saturday 25th April 2015 at 12:30 or Saturday 23rd May 2015 at 12:30

New Dates Added: Saturday 20th June 2015 at 12:30 or Saturday 25th July 2015 at 12:30

Where: Loki Wine Lounge

Price: £40 Per Person

Saturday 25th April 2015

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Saturday 23rd May 2015

Saturday 20th June 2015

Saturday 25th July 2015

*Tickets are non-refundable

Posted by philinnes, March 9th, 2015

Gin Enthusiast Course

With Gins continued resurgence and new brands coming onto the market every week, which is the right Gin for you, this introduction to flavour will demystify the marketing and allow you to distinguish the difference in the brands and styles to enjoy your gin to the full.

For the Gin Enthusiast hosted by The Gin’tleman, who established the Jekyll & Hydes Gin Parlour and is current Brand Ambassador for Birmingham’s own Langley’s Gin.

You will enjoy an immersive tasting experience of gins flavour spectrum Sampling Dry – Floral – Savoury & Spiced Gins sipping neat, then with a variety of tonics and unique garnishes, accompanied with samples of classic Gin cocktails.

Whilst trying the gins you will learn about the botanicals, aroma recognition, production processes of Gin, its colourful history, styles of Gin and ideas for making top class cocktails at home.

We will also provide you with your very own flavour profile analysis which tells you which flavours your palate prefers and which gins – from across the world – might suit you best. Enjoy a 10% discount off all the Gins featured to buy at Loki after your class, plus additional recipes for making homemade English vermouth and Tonic syrup at home to take away.

*There will be an option to upgrade to the Gin Connoisseurs course after this event.

When: Saturday 11th April 2015 at 12:30 or Saturday 9th May 2015 at 12:30

More Dates Added: Saturday 6th June at 12:30 or Saturday 11th July at 12:30

Where: Loki wine Lounge

Price: £25 Per Person

11th April 2015

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9th May 2015

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6th June 2015

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11 July 2015

*Tickets are non-refundable

Posted by philinnes, March 8th, 2015

Introduction to wine Level 1

Have you ever wanted to learn more about wine? Our highly popular introduction to wine course gives you the basics to start exploring the world of wine. The 2 hour course will provide you with the basics for learning about wine, how to choose wine from a restaurant list, how best to serve and enjoy wine, and a brief introduction to the world of food and wine matching. Of course you will also get the chance to try some amazing wines in the process, as well as a small food matching element. Most importantly the course will be done in our usual informal light hearted approach.

When: Multiple Dates (See Below)

Where: Loki Lounge

Saturday 18th April at 12:00, £25 Per Person:

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Monday 27th April at 18:00, £20 Per Person:

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Saturday 2nd May at 12:00, £25 Per Person:

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Saturday 16th May at 12:00, £25 Per Person:

Monday 1st June at 18:00, £20 Per Person:

Saturday 27th June at 12:00, £25 Per Person:

*Once Purchased tickets are non-refundable

 

 

Posted by philinnes, February 18th, 2015

Categories:   Wine Tasting Courses

Introduction to wine Course – Level 1 (27th April)

Have you ever wanted to learn more about wine? Our highly popular introduction to wine course gives you the basics to start exploring the world of wine. The 2 hour course will provide you with the basics for learning about wine, how to choose wine from a restaurant list, how best to serve and enjoy wine, and a brief introduction to the world of food and wine matching. Of course you will also get the chance to try some amazing wines in the process, as well as a small food matching element. Most importantly the course will be done in our usual informal light hearted approach.

When: Monday 27th April 2015 at 6:30pm

Where: Loki Lounge

Price: £20 per person

SOLD OUT

Posted by philinnes, February 18th, 2015

Introduction to wine course – Level 2 (13th April)

Our slightly more advanced introduction to wine course is the perfect follow on to level 1, however can always be attended without having being to the level 1 course.

The format of the course is to help guide you through the world of wine and give you the basic knowledge to be able to explore the world of wine and gain more appreciation for wine.

The course will last 2 hours and the format is, as usual, informal, and very relaxed whilst also being informative and fun. The wines on tasting will show seven of our favourite premium wines, and will also include a small food & wine tasting element.

When: Monday 13th April 2015 at 6:30pm

Where: Loki Lounge

Price: £25 per person

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Posted by philinnes, February 18th, 2015

Introduction to wine course – Level 2 (4th April)

Our slightly more advanced introduction to wine course is the perfect follow on to level 1, however can always be attended without having being to the level 1 course.

The format of the course is to help guide you through the world of wine and give you the basic knowledge to be able to explore the world of wine and gain more appreciation for wine.

The course will last 2 hours and the format is, as usual, informal, and very relaxed whilst also being informative and fun. The wines on tasting will show seven of our favourite premium wines, and will also include a small food & wine tasting element.

When: Saturday 4th April 2015 at 12:30

Where: Loki Lounge

Price: £28 per person

 

Posted by philinnes, February 4th, 2015

Introduction to French wine course

Explore the different styles and flavours of French wines in our usual informal and informative style. We will guide you through the major wine regions of France, as well as some of their quirkier wines. You Will try the different range of styles from the cool-climate North through to the Mediterranean climate of the South.

This is a great way to get to grips with the basics of French wine regions, and help you to better understand the link between Areas and grape varieties, and demystify some of the seemingly  complex areas of French wine labelling. This is a great course for beginners wanting to understand more about wine, and also for more experienced wine drinkers who want to learn a bit more in depth about French wines.

When: Monday 30th March 2015 at 6:30pm

Where: Loki Wine Lounge

Price: £25 Per Person

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*Tickets are non-refundable