The Obby Takeover: A Weekend-long adventure in London.

The Obby Takeover: A Weekend-long adventure in London.

Obby has taken over the blog today to bring you this piece about an exciting weekend in London for wine enthusiasts. Obby is a great new website where you can discover incredible courses and workshops all over London. So, Obby, take it away. Inspire us with your weekend plans.

Thanks guys! We’ve mapped out a pretty special weekend for those wine adventurers out there. We’ve trawled the latest openings and blogs to find the most exciting areas to be for wine enthusiasts. So pack a bag and head out to the big city for a weekend never to forget.

Thursday evening


Start the weekend early with a Thursday evening wine and cheese night! Spend an evening at La Cave à Fromage in South Kensington and let their experts take you on a tour of Europe’s finest cheese and wine. This friendly interactive class will definitely get you in a merry mood, the company and edible accompaniments will keep you from wanting to leave! Book a place here.

Friday Night

 After work head out to Hedonism. Located in the heart of Mayfair, Hedonism is a new fine wine and spirits boutique which has already become the talk of the London wine scene.

Much more than just a wine shop, it has one of the most impressive wine collections in the world, a relaxed interior, stacks of records, and an entire wall covered in bottles of Chateau d’Yquem. Sample some wines or simply wander about the store in awe of its magnificence! Don’t stay too late though as you have an exciting day tomorrow!


 Make the most of your Saturday lunch, combining a lesson in wine expertise with a perfectly matched 3 course lunch. Which is why we recommend Winfields Wines excellent World Wine Tour tasting workshop, it starts at 10:30am giving you time for a leisurely breakfast. Then you are ready to get stuck into tasting 16 wines, all with the caring hand of Gilbert, your ever helpful and fantastically knowledgeable guide for this adventure.

This class is brilliant, fun and accessible for all levels, you’ll come away tasting wine like an expert with a whole new appreciation of wine! Get yourself over to Obby to book on the class today. 


Take a glimpse through the doors of an urban brewery. Learn how to make wine without even leaving London by visiting ‘LDN CRU’, Roberson’s Urban Winery in Fulham. The building in Earls Court is open for public tours, providing an informative and entertaining experience.

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