One Day Wine Course


Grant Harrold, The Royal Butler and Blenheim Palace have formed a partnership to create The Royal Butler at Blenheim Palace. The partnership has founded The Royal School of Butlers.

The aim of this Partnership is to offer the highest level of training for anyone wishing to become a Butler, be it in a domestic, corporate or commercial setting.

Combining the position of Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia the knowledge and experience of Grant Harrold, The Royal Butler and the impressive locations of Blenheim Palace and Thornbury Castle makes this course unique.

Blenheim historically have always trained their Butlers in-house and offers a wonderful ambience that compliments the training program.

  • Details

    The One Day Butler Course will run alongside the Five Day Butler Course in February 2018 at Borthwick Castle near Edinburgh, Scotland. The five day course has allowed us to offer one day classes for students who do not wish to attend the full course, but would like to attend day classes that run as part of the course.

    The wine course covers:

    How to taste like a professional

    Classic grape varieties and major wine producing regions

    The impact of climate and production techniques on style

    How to spot a fault

    To book a space or for further information please email We will then send you further information on the course, together with booking details. You will then be directed back to this page to complete the booking.

    For Butler courses provided by Grant Harrold The Royal Butler, HRH Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia & Serbia are non-refundable deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. The balance of the remaining 50% is required to arrive with us no later than two weeks before the commencement of the course. The full cost of any of the talks, courses and tuition booked will be refunded if Grant Harrold The Royal Butler cancels them. Should you (the client) cancel you will only receive back the balance of 50% if it has been paid, unless there are extenuating circumstances, or your place is taken by a new client.

    Once payment has been received you will be contacted by a member of our staff one week prior to the commencement of your talk, course or tuition, to reconfirm the date, time and location, along with transport information and accommodation details, should they apply.

    Should you book any talk, course or tuition within two weeks of it commencing then full payment is required at the time of booking.

    Please be advised that all talks, courses and tuition are carried out at a date of mutual convenience between Grant Harrold The Royal Butler, lecturers and the managers of the talk, course or tuition venues.