This November Mattia Bianchi is bringing DIRT. back to Berber & Q Shawarma Bar in Exmouth Market, celebrating the diverse soil and climates in the wine world.
DIRT. stays away from the usual tastings, masterclasses or winemakers dinners format - it's something more fun, exciting, dynamic and accessible. That’s why DIRT. is the opposite of anything you’ve seen before; it’s a chance to meet some of Europe’s most exciting wine selectors in a lively environment, drink obscure bottles at entry level prices, have some banter, eat some food, meet someone new and hopefully learn something whilst getting a bit drunk too!
For the first three Sundays in November Mattia will take on two leading sommeliers from London and beyond, as they hunt in search of the best bottles from their chosen soil: Salt (Wines of the sea), Magma (Volcanic wines) and Peak (Mountain wines).
Showcasing and sharing the stories behind their bottles, from a few well known to the downright obscure, as well as other completely new to the London wine scene and sourced outside the UK. Guest sommeliers will go head to head to find out whoever’s bins are emptied first.
SALT - Sunday 4th of November
Bastien Ferreri / Frenchie Covent Garden /London
Bo Bratlann / Copenghen
MAGMA - Sunday 11th of November
Margaux Aubry Sharratt / The Naughty Piglets / London
Dominik Ginzinger / O'Boufes / Vienna
PEAK - Sunday 18th of November
Emilie Honey Spencer / Bastarda / London
Yukiyasu Kaneko / Los Angeles
Stefano Colombo / Bar Brutal / Barcelona
What do I get with my ticket?
Each ticket will get you two glasses of wine and a matbucha hummus from Berber & Q Shawarma Bar kitchen
Can I buy a glass of wine on top of the ones that comes with the ticket?
Yes you can
Can I buy a bottle of wine?
Yes you can! If you like any of the wines served by the glass, you can then buy a bottle and share it with your friends.
Can I buy food?
Josh Katz & Victoria Heafield will be heading Berber & Q Shawarma Bar kitchen until 9.30pm (last order), please see the menu available on the night below:
Roast pumpkin, feta & green harissa - 5.5
Lamb fokta, mint yoghurt & filfel chuma butter - 6.5
Marinated feta, beets, orange blossom & oregano - 5.5
Wild bream crudo, black olive & lemon - 7.5
Colchester oyster & burnt chilli jam - 3.5
How about dietary requirements and allergies?
Due to the one-off nature of this event, we will not be able to guarantee that we can modify dishes for allergies.
We'll do our best and can always remove simple elements but pre-batched or cooked elements will not be able to be modified.
What time should I come?
Doors open at 5.30pm. Come early, stay late.
What time DIRT. finishes?
When the wine is gone
Do you offer refunds?
Due to the one-off nature of the event, we can't offer refunds
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