Gin tasting in York

Gin Tasting Classes in York

York Gin Tastings in York are the perfect introduction to gin.
If you and your friends are looking for fun things to do in York, read on!
Our gin tasting classes after hours in the York Gin shop really are some of the best things to do in York for gin lovers.
You’ll learn lots and laugh lots with our famously friendly and knowledgable York Gin Experts.
(If you have a large group or want to organise a private gin tasting, please email

What you get in the York Gin tasting class

  • A full York G&T on arrival (our gold award-winning London Dry and Fever-Tree Light tonic).
  • Generous tasters of each of our other five gins, as our experts take you through each in turn.
  • Pick up tasting tips, learn the history of gin and discover gin's myths and legends.
  • Chose your favourite gin for another full G&T.
  • Get 10% off anything you buy on the night.

Details, prices & offers

Where: The York Gin Shop on Pavement opposite the famous Shambles.
When: Friday and Saturday evenings, 6-7pm.
How much: A single ticket costs £30 for the hour-long class.
Special offers:
Offer 1: Save 15%. Two people and a bottle of York Gin to take home for just £80. (Normally £95.)
Offer 2: Save 15%. Book the whole shop for your own group for just £250. (Maximum 10 people.)


While the tastings are fun, they are also educational and are not designed for boisterous groups.
If you're looking for a more informal activity for you and your friends, we can definitely arrange this.
Please email with numbers - and we'll give you options and prices.

Larger Groups & Private Gin Tastings

We can organise a private two-hour gin tasting session for your group.
Because these events take time to organise and run, there is a minimum charge of £400 for up to 10 participants.
You'll all get a 10% discount voucher on any bottles and gifts to spend in our shop.
If you can provide us with as many details as possible (numbers and dates), we can then give you your options and payment details.
(Deposit taken to secure bookings.) All bookings need to be made two weeks in advance.
Please email us at and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

What our customers say

Fantastic! Would definitely recommend this event, excellent value for money and really interesting. Thank you so much!
Carole & Sam

The whole evening was enjoyable and relaxed and we would highly recommend it.

I would recommend to anyone not only the gin but the tasting experience too. York Gin have some very loyal customers in us now.
Lauren I

We had a tasting after closing time as part of my fathers 70th trip to York. Great fun and very informative.
Marc M

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