Masterclasses and Tastings

Learn tips and tricks from foodie wizards

Masterclasses and tastings are available throughout the festival providing a fantastic opportunity to learn tips and tricks from the experts. The full selection of workshops has now been revealed, please note you must have an entry ticket for the correct session in order to gain access into the masterclasses. No under 18s allowed.


An Epic Wine Trip Around The Golden State – California! LIMITED SPACES REMAINING
Passionate wine lovers, this is the place for you!

Join The Wine Tipster, Neil Phillips to discover the diversity and excitement that California offers, from the cool climate of Sonoma County to the hot and arid landscapes of Alexander Valley where the king of reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, thrives.

Taste through an exclusive selection of award winning Californian wines from MacMurray Estate Vineyards, Edna Valley, Frei Brothers and Louis M. Martini!
Book your place on this masterclass journey through California’s premium wines. £20 (+booking fee) per person. You’ll taste 6 wines in the gorgeous surroundings of Court Garden House, overlooking the festival site, for 45 minute sessions. BOOK HERE.


Complimentary California Wine Tasting at Pub in the Park

For those starting out on their wine journey, join our complimentary wine tasting session showcasing Californian wines from Dark Horse, Apothic and Carnivor.
Book the free wine tasting sessions. You’ll taste 4 wines. 30min sessions. BOOK HERE.


Experimental Gins with the Sipsmith Sipping Society​​​​​​ - ADVANCE SALES SOLD OUT

Join passionate gin pioneers Sipsmith at the Sipsmith Gin Palace for a masterclass in ‘Experimental Gins with the Sipsmith Sipping Society’. Starting off with a brief history of gin, enjoy a tutored tasting of some of our latest lab creations and finish off with a lesson in the art of shaking by mixing up your very own Sipping Society Cocktail. Sessions are complimentary - sign up on the day at the Sipsmith Gin Palace. Limited availability.


Step aboard The Hibernia - Hobbs of Henley’s stylish Passenger Vessel for a voyage of Gin Discovery!

You will have an opportunity to try samples of a Mr Hobbs, Sipsmith and Conker Gin (on selected trips) and be given an introduction to each one by the team members behind these great gins. Following the tastings, make your choice of a complimentary 35 ml gin and tonic, with appropriate garnish, and enjoy the tranquil waters of the famous Marlow Reach, passing Bisham Abbey along the way.

The Rivertrip lasts 30 mins and each ticket is £12 + booking fee. A cash bar will be available for other drinks. BOOK HERE.


Royal Wedding Wine Tasting on the Thames

Pub in the Park  isn’t the only celebration next weekend – there is also a certain wedding taking place just down the road in Windsor! To mark the occasion, there will be the chance to be taken on a beautiful boat for a 30 minute trip down the river (£18 + booking fee) whilst you are educated about sparkling wine from the home of the bride in California and sparking wine from Harry’s home right here in the UK. Join us on board and taste the best of English bubbles alongside warmer climate California fizz. Annabel Virtue will talk you through how wines made in exactly the same way and from exactly the same grapes can taste completely different when made on different continents. BOOK HERE.


Gondola Trip on the Thames

Celebrating something special? Enjoy a trip up river with your loved one in a beautifully restored gondola with nibbles from Tom Kerridge’s Butchers Tap and a glass of prosecco each.  Enjoy the views and serenity as your very own gondolier takes you in a journey up the river Thames. Suitable for a romantic cruise for two at £50 per trip (plus booking fees). BOOK HERE.


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