Knightsbridge, SW1X

Newsflash: food and wine are a pretty good match. Harvey Nichols knows this, which is why it's bringing Wine Dinners with a Difference back this new year. The next one's on 24 February, and includes quizzes and prizes (hint: they're bottle-shaped). harveynichols.com

The Oval, E2

Fancy something a little more postmodern? Get down to the Waldorf Project, a multisensory wine pairing dinner where the food is served in the form of sci-fi-looking cubes. Its latest, Colour, runs from 5-11 February. Consider us intrigued... waldorfproject.com

Chiswick High Road, W4

Leafy Chiswick is firmly wine territory, darling. Excellent tapas restaurant La Mancha is hosting a one-off wine tasting evening on 21 January, featuring tapas tasting and six wines for £30. You can't say fairer than that (especially after six glasses of wine). Click here to book.