Palette Personalisation: Premium Wine Tasting with Vino-Typing for Two at Humble Grape

Palette Personalisation: Premium Wine Tasting with Vino-Typing for Two at Humble Grape

Fleet Street & Battersea, London

£200

“The wine is out of this world and the staff so knowledgeable that you feel they know each producer personally” Time Out

Why we love it

Humble Grape is an independent wine merchant that seeks out hand-crafted wines from relatively unknown vineyards around the world. After 25 years of research, Master of Wine Tim Hanni has devised a way of deciphering which wines suit each palette – a process he’s coined vino-typing! Tasting your way along the wine spectrum, discover which type of wine best suits your palette: hypersensitive, sensitive, sweet, or tolerant. The ideal experience for the vino-curious!

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a premium wine tasting for two people at Humble Grape in Fleet Street or Battersea
  • Taste a flight of five wines - one sparkling, white, rosé/orange, red, and fortified wine each - to discover your 'vinotype'
  • Savour two paired platters of either cheese, cured meat, vegetable or seafood
  • Wines will be served in the private dining room or cellar (subject to availability)

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

London-based independent wine merchant, Humble Grape have been seeking out hand-crafted, biodynamic, and organic wines from sustainable and relatively unknown vineyards, since 2009. All their wines are imported directly from winemakers who share a deep passion for their craft and who produce mainly biodynamic and organic wines from sustainable vineyards. Rather than hone in on the specifics, Humble Grape prides itself on relating to wine through the stories of its producers, with staff regaling tales of honey badgers roaming the vineyards or wild pigs trying to eat the grapes before they are harvested.

Now, Humble Grape have teamed up with Master of Wine, Tim Hanni who has created a unique “and scarily accurate” way of finding wines guests will love. Having conducted over twenty-five years of research with geneticists, neurologists, doctors, chefs, and anybody who has crossed his path, Tim has devised a series of questions designed to discern one’s favourite tastes and flavours, likes and dislikes, to determine wine preferences based on personal, psychological and physiological traits – he’s coined it ‘vino-typing’.

Vino-typing categorises guest’s tastes into one of four categories: Sweet, Hypersensitive, Sensitive and Tolerant. After tasting a flight of five premium wines (one sparkling, one white, one rosé/orange, one red, and one fortified wine each), guests are presented with iPad to 'rate' the wines, based on their likes and dislikes of the wines tasted - the results of which place each guest in their corresponding vinotype. All the wines available have a coloured sticker corresponding to a type so that navigating Humble Grape’s extensive wine range is made simple.

The experience can be enjoyed at either the Fleet Street or Battersea locations; Humble Grape Fleet Street is housed underneath the famed St. Bride's Church and comes with plenty of organic modern cellar aesthetic, while Humble Grape Battersea, settled on bustling Battersea Rise in South London, is an elegant, industrial-inspired boutique wine bar. At both locations, wines will be paired with a ‘Humble Platter’, choosing from cheese, cured meat, vegetable or seafood.

Description

London-based independent wine merchant, Humble Grape have been seeking out hand-crafted, biodynamic, and organic wines from sustainable and relatively unknown vineyards, since 2009. All their wines are imported directly from winemakers who share a deep passion for their craft and who produce mainly biodynamic and organic wines from sustainable vineyards. Rather than hone in on the specifics, Humble Grape prides itself on relating to wine through the stories of its producers, with staff regaling tales of honey badgers roaming the vineyards or wild pigs trying to eat the grapes before they are harvested.

Now, Humble Grape have teamed up with Master of Wine, Tim Hanni who has created a unique “and scarily accurate” way of finding wines guests will love. Having conducted over twenty-five years of research with geneticists, neurologists, doctors, chefs, and anybody who has crossed his path, Tim has devised a series of questions designed to discern one’s favourite tastes and flavours, likes and dislikes, to determine wine preferences based on personal, psychological and physiological traits – he’s coined it ‘vino-typing’.

Vino-typing categorises guest’s tastes into one of four categories: Sweet, Hypersensitive, Sensitive and Tolerant. After tasting a flight of five premium wines (one sparkling, one white, one rosé/orange, one red, and one fortified wine each), guests are presented with iPad to 'rate' the wines, based on their likes and dislikes of the wines tasted - the results of which place each guest in their corresponding vinotype. All the wines available have a coloured sticker corresponding to a type so that navigating Humble Grape’s extensive wine range is made simple.

The experience can be enjoyed at either the Fleet Street or Battersea locations; Humble Grape Fleet Street is housed underneath the famed St. Bride's Church and comes with plenty of organic modern cellar aesthetic, while Humble Grape Battersea, settled on bustling Battersea Rise in South London, is an elegant, industrial-inspired boutique wine bar. At both locations, wines will be paired with a ‘Humble Platter’, choosing from cheese, cured meat, vegetable or seafood.

We also recommend

  • Purchase a bottle to take home from the Humble Grape shop
  • If visiting Fleet Street, enjoy a post-tasting gin cocktail at Bride Lane’s “gin Mecca”, City of London Distillery
  • If visiting Battersea, make reservations for dinner at Clapham Old Town’s critically-acclaimed restaurant, The Dairy

Additional information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is available at Humble Grape Fleet Street Monday to Friday, 12pm to 10pm, and Humble Grape Battersea daily, 12pm to 9pm.

This experience will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

Each wine will be selected according to the guests' vinotype, and served in 50-75ml samples.

The food menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Humble Grape can accommodate vegetarian, gluten and lactose-free, and vegan diets.

Guest can pay for any additional products or services desired on the day.

Note that at least 48 hours' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

Minimum age is 18 years old.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

We also recommend

  • Purchase a bottle to take home from the Humble Grape shop
  • If visiting Fleet Street, enjoy a post-tasting gin cocktail at Bride Lane’s “gin Mecca”, City of London Distillery
  • If visiting Battersea, make reservations for dinner at Clapham Old Town’s critically-acclaimed restaurant, The Dairy

Additional information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is available at Humble Grape Fleet Street Monday to Friday, 12pm to 10pm, and Humble Grape Battersea daily, 12pm to 9pm.

This experience will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

Each wine will be selected according to the guests' vinotype, and served in 50-75ml samples.

The food menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Humble Grape can accommodate vegetarian, gluten and lactose-free, and vegan diets.

Guest can pay for any additional products or services desired on the day.

Note that at least 48 hours' notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

Minimum age is 18 years old.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

1 St Bride's Passage, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EJ

2 Battersea Rise, London SW11 1ED

Humble Grape Fleet Street 1 St Bride's Passage, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EJ

Humble Grape Battersea 2 Battersea Rise, London SW11 1ED

Palette Personalisation: Premium Wine Tasting with Vino-Typing for Two at Humble Grape

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