Students offer luxury International Wine and Cheese Experience.

Posted on 15th February 2018

A team of second year Event Management students from the University of Chester is hosting a luxury International Wine and Cheese Experience on March 5.

Opulent Events, L-R: Paige Warner; Jonty Prince; Paul Hughes; Sophie Chesworth and Jasmine Johnson.
Opulent Events, L-R: Paige Warner; Jonty Prince; Paul Hughes; Sophie Chesworth and Jasmine Johnson.

The team, Opulent Events, is working in partnership with local boutique wine bar, Corks Out, to host an evening of wine, cheese and prizes. The event will provide guests with six different wines and cheese tastings, live music from local artist, Joe James Lawrence, and an array of prizes to be won.

Opulent Events is a student-led event organisation, including: Paige Warner, aged 20, from Frodsham; Paul Hughes, aged 20, from Holyhead; Jasmine Johnson, aged 22, from Lancaster; Sophie Chesworth, aged 20, from Ormskirk and Jonty Prince, aged 22, from Wrexham.

Paul Hughes, Team Leader for Opulent Events, said: "By hosting our cheese and wine evening, we are hoping to be able to raise lots of money and raise the profile of the amazing children’s charity, Whizz Kidz. All proceeds raised will be donated to help local families and children, in and around Chester. Please come and support what promises to be a very fun event.”

Whizz Kidz is a children’s charity, which strives to transform the lives of disabled children by providing them with specialist equipment, support and life skills to develop to their full potential. It gives  disabled children and young people vital mobility equipment and opportunities to build friendships and have fun. Nora Salonen, Events and Community Fundraising Coordinator for Whizz Kidz, said: “The luxury wine and cheese evening sounds amazing, and all the funds raised will be put towards our projects in the Chester area.”

The event takes place March 5, from 7pm until 11pm. Tickets are £25 per person and available at or from the venue, Corks Out. Please email for more information.