Wine, one letter at a time

Created by sommelier Nika Shevela, WA is a wine events, consultancy and communications project based in Barcelona, Spain. We bring wine lovers into contact with great wines one letter at a time! Scroll down to discover more about our events and services.

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Wine Alphabet hosts regular public tasting events around Barcelona in some of the city’s top hotels, bars and terraces. Check out our listings below for upcoming events and online tastings and courses.

We also organise a number of private wine experiences, including wine tours, wine walks, and personalised wine shopping for visitors to the city and residents alike.

In addition we offer corporate event planning and wine-focused team-building activities which can be tailored to different sizes of groups and needs.

Private sommelier hire for your events is also available on request

For more information about any of these services, get in touch.


Wine Room

A clandestine ‘wining space’ for groups of 2-8 people, located in a period building in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample neighbourhood

Our Wine Room experience offers guided thematic tastings of between 4 and 6 wines by exciting producers from around the world, accompanied by creative nibbles prepared with locally sourced ingredients.

Discover and enjoy fantastic wines from under the radar producers in a cozy and unique setting. Private tastings and special events available on request.



For wine professionals, we offer a range of consultancy services, including:

Hospitality Consulting. Tailored to restaurants and hotels, we can help with the design and development of wine lists, staff training and the creation of wine related events within your establishment.

Import and Export Consulting. From sourcing clients, building a network and setting up meetings to on-the ground production of visits and logistical supervision.

Specialised translation and interpreting. Qualified translation of promotional or b2b marketing materials and in-person interpreting in EN/ES/CAT/RU.

Please get in touch for details of our experience and rates.


Imbibing Italy: Full Online Course

Imbibing Italy, an ongoing online event for those wanting to dive deep into wines from the Bel Paese. Midway between a tasting and a wine class, we'll be opening some of our favourite bottles while exploring the history, culture and stories behind the labels and the producers. Over 4 weeks starting on September 30 we explore Italian history and culture, Piedmont, Tuscany and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. Course materials supplied include full video of each session, wine-list, presentations and tasting notes.

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P for Private Tastings

We are offering the perfect post-lockdown get together: tailor made tastings for groups of up to eight in our Wine Room. Choose from one of our experiences or build your own according to your tastes and where in the world of wine you wish to explore! Food options and menus available on request below.

Wine Room
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