We have a series of tastings, course and events coming up. We hope you can join us

Friday 12th April, 4.30pm – Secret Cellar Tasting

Saturday 13th April, 12noon – Midday Masterclass – A Taste of Spring

Monday 15th April – WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Saturday 20th April, 2pm – Yoga & Wine with Mine Bennett

Thursday 25th April, 7.30m – Stock Wine Dinner

Friday 26th April, 4.30pm – Secret Cellar Tasting

Friday 3rd May, 4.30pm – Secret Cellar Tasting

Friday 17th May, 4.30pm – Secret Cellar Tasting

Monday 20th May – Monday 24th June – WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Saturday 25th May, 12noon – Midday Masterclass – Chardonnay

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Latest Events


Stock Wine Dinner (25th Apr)

March 14, 2024|

Thursday 25th April 2024, 7.30pm Join us on the 25th April for a delicious Spring 4 course menu. Each course will be paired with wines from throughout Europe. This promises to be a wonderful evening. [...]

Spring Events 2024

February 28, 2024|

March Friday 8th March, 4.30pm - Secret Cellar Tasting Thursday 14th March – French Wine Dinner – Fitzwilliam Hotel Friday 22nd March 4.30pm - Secret Cellar Tasting Saturday 23rd March, 12noon - Midday Masterclass – [...]

French Wine Dinner at The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast

February 7, 2024|

Thursday 14th March 2024, 7.30pm To many France is the centre of gastronomy, and in the 14th century Guillaume Tirel, court chef published one of the earliest cookery books in medieval France. By the 17th [...]

Stock – Greatest Hits of 23 Wine Dinner (18th Jan)

December 11, 2023|

Thursday 18th January 2024, 7.30pm As we head into 2024, we are reflecting on some of our favourite dishes and wines from the 2023 dinners. Join us on the 18th January for a fabulous [...]

Events Winter 2024

November 21, 2023|

We have lots tastings, course and events coming up in 2024. We hope you can join us. Friday 12th January 4.30pm - SECRET CELLAR TASTING  Sold Out Thursday 18th January 7.30pm - STOCK WINE [...]

Christmas Tasting 2023

September 28, 2023|

Saturday 2nd December 2023, 2.30pm Get the festive season started by joining Neal, Peter & Susan on Saturday 2nd December to taste a selection of their favourite wines. In keeping with tradition, the final wine will be [...]

Stock – Plaimont Wine Dinner

August 3, 2023|

Thursday 21st September 2023, 7.30pm Join us for our next wine dinner when we will be joined by Elvin Douineau from Plaimont in South West France. Plaimont focus on preserving indigenous varieties and reviving forgotten [...]

WSET Courses Autumn 2023

August 1, 2023|

If you are interested in studying for the interntionally recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications, the next courses are: WSET Level 1 - Award in WINES – Monday 11th September (1 day course) [...]

Gnostic French Tasting Menu (31st Aug)

July 17, 2023|

Thursday 31st August, 7.30pm Join us for evening of fine French food & wine in our upstairs restaurant. The 4 course menu has been paired with wines from Direct Wine Shipments. Menu Arrival Les Yeuses [...]

Whiskey Tasting (29th Jul)

July 5, 2023|

Saturday 29th July Curious about Whiskey? Get ready for an adventure with Sam from High Sea Spirits in conjunction with Alchemy Distil, as he take you on a journey tasting some exclusive and unique Irish [...]

Events

July 1, 2023|

We have a series of tastings, course and events coming up. We hope you can join us. Friday 21st July, 4.30pm - SECRET CELLAR TASTING - Sold Out Saturday 29th July, 2.30pm - WHISKEY TASTING [...]

Stock – Creu Celta 20th Anniversary Wine Dinner

May 24, 2023|

Thursday 22nd June 2023, 7.30pm Join us for a fabulous 4 course tasting menu celebrating 20 years of McAlindon Family’s Creu Celta vineyard in Priorat, Spain. The dishes will be accompanied by Catalan wines and [...]

Gnostic Tasting Menu (14th Jun)

May 15, 2023|

Wednesday 14th June, 7.30pm Join us for evening of fine food & wine in our upstairs restaurant. The 4 course menu has been paired with wines from our neighbours Direct Wine Shipments. Tasting Menu Arrival [...]

Events – May & June 2023

April 27, 2023|

We have a series of tastings, course and events coming up. We hope you can join us. MAY Monday 15th & 22nd May, 9.45am - 6pm - WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Friday [...]

Italian Wine Tasting with Michael Palij MW

April 27, 2023|

Thursday 8th June 2023, 7pm for 7.30pm For the 1st time since 2019 we are delighted to welcome back Master of Wine Michael Palij. Michael is always one of our most popular speakers. He is [...]

Stock – French Wine Dinner

March 9, 2023|

Thursday 20th April 2023, 7.30pm Vive la France! Join us for a fabulous 4 course menu paired with an excellent range of French wines to compliment each course. MENU Aperitif The Holy Snail Touraine Rose, [...]

The Secret Cellar Tastings

March 6, 2023|

Welcome to The Secret Cellar A new and exciting addition to Direct Wine Shipments. The Secret Cellar is our new ground floor Tasting and Wine Education Room located in the shop here at 5-7 Corporation [...]

Spring Events 2023

March 1, 2023|

We have a series of tastings, course and events coming up. We hope you can join us. MARCH Saturday 25th March, 12noon - Midday Masterclass Northern Italy - SOLD OUT Friday 31st March, 430pm - [...]

Gnostic Tasting Menu (6th Apr) – SOLD OUT

March 1, 2023|

Thursday 6th April, 7.30pm Get the weekend started with an evening of fine food and wine in our neighbour Gnostic's upstairs restaurant. The 4 course menu as been paired with wines from Direct Wine Shipments. [...]

Stock – Delheim Wine Dinner with Nora Sperling-Thiel

December 15, 2022|

Thursday 19th January 2023, 7.30pm Join us for an evening of fine food and South African wine with Nora Sperling-Thiel from Delheim Estate in Stellenbosch. The history of winemaking at Delheim dates back to 1938 [...]

WSET Courses 2023

December 6, 2022|

If you are interested in studying for the interntionally recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications, the next courses are: WSET Level 1 - Award in WINES – Monday 23rd January (1 day course) [...]

Midday Masterclasses 2023

December 2, 2022|

Join us for our next wine midday masterclasses. Each session will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. This small group session will provide a great opportunity to ask the wine questions you have [...]

Midday Masterclasses Autumn 2022

August 17, 2022|

Join us for our next wine midday masterclasses. Each session will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. This small group session will provide a great opportunity to ask the wine questions you have [...]

Stock Bordeaux Wine Dinner

August 11, 2022|

Thursday 29th September 2022, 7.30pm September is Bordeaux month and we’ll be showcasing some of the excellent wines from this region alongside a fabulous 4 course menu. MENU Aperitif Langoustine & Doversole Roulade, Tomato, Basil [...]

Stock Italian Wine Dinner

April 26, 2022|

Thursday 26th May 2022, 7.30pm Celebrate Italy with a fabulous 4 course menu using only the finest ingredients and paired with  Italian wines to compliment each course. MENU Arrival Cecilia B. Spumante Bianco NV, Veneto [...]

WSET Level 1 Courses June 2022

April 5, 2022|

If you are interested in studying for the interntionally recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications, the next courses are: WSET Level 1 - Award in WINES – Monday 20th June 2022 (1 day [...]

Midday Masterclasses 2022

February 9, 2022|

Join us for our next wine masterclasses. Each session will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. This small group session will provide a great opportunity to ask the wine questions you have always [...]

WSET Courses 2022

January 10, 2022|

If you are interested in studying for the interntionally recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications, the next courses are: WSET Level 1 - Award in WINES – Monday 7th March 2022 (1 day [...]

Virtually Christmas Tasting 2021

October 7, 2021|

Get your family & friends round, your corkscrew and favourite snacks ready, light the fire, turn on the computer & join us from the comfort of your own home! Our Christmas Tasting on Saturday 11th [...]

WSET Level 1 Award in Wine (15th Nov)

September 21, 2021|

Monday 15th November 2021, 9.45am - 6pm The aim of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) accredited one day certificate course is to give an introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the [...]

Midday Masterclasses

September 20, 2021|

Join us for our next wine masterclasses. Each session will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. This small group session will provide a great opportunity to ask the wine questions you have always [...]

WSET Level 2 – Award in Wine (11th & 18th Oct)

August 23, 2021|

The aim of this WSET accredited two day course is to focus on the key grape varieties and regions of the world, and principle varieties of wines. This is followed by a one hour exam [...]

Virtual French Tasting

February 26, 2021|

Saturday 27th March 2021, 2pm As lockdown continues, we are hosting a Zoom tasting of wines from France. We’ve put together a selection of 6 wines from different regions. Your tasting box will contain: 2 [...]

Virtual Iberian Tasting

January 29, 2021|

Saturday 20th February 2021, 2pm Following the success of our Christmas tasting & as lockdown continues, we are hosting a Zoom tasting of wines from the Iberian Peninsula. We’ve put together a selection of 6 [...]

Virtually Christmas Tasting!

November 10, 2020|

Saturday 5th December 2020, 2pm We miss you, and as our popular Christmas afternoon tastings cannot go ahead this year, we are hosting a Zoom Christmas Tasting, on Saturday 5th December at 2pm. So, get [...]

Past Events


Stock Spanish Wine Dinner

February 9, 2022|

Thursday 31st March 2022, 7.30pm Join us for a fabulous 4 course menu using only the finest ingredients and paired with Spanish wines to compliment each course. The dinner will include the first public tasting [...]

Stock French Wine Dinner

December 15, 2021|

Thursday 27th January 2022, 7.30pm Domaine de Cristia is situated in Courthézon in the Châteauneuf du Pape area of the Rhône Valley. It has been run by the Grangeon family since 1942 and produces the [...]

Stock Italian Wine Dinner – SOLD OUT

October 2, 2021|

Thursday 25th November, 7.30pm Chef Danny Millar has a career spanning across Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany and London, He returned to Belfast in the 1990s, bringing his renowned cooking style to leading restaurants including Shanks, [...]

Midday Masterclass – Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

September 2, 2020|

Join us for a wine masterclass. This small group session will provide a great opportunity to ask the wine questions you have always wanted to ask. Suitable for all levels of wine knowledge and a [...]

Spring Events & Courses 2020 – Postponed

March 20, 2020|

In order to protect our customers and staff at this difficult time, we are postponing all spring events and WSET courses. We have tried to contact everyone who has booked tickets for these events. If [...]

WSET Courses 2020

March 10, 2020|

If you are interested in studying for the interntionally recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications, the next courses are: WSET Level 1 - Award in WINES – Monday 27th April (1 day course) [...]