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This is The Wine Tasting Co. blog page, here you will find regular updates on what we’ve been up to and interesting points of discussion, read on.

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We Are Hiring

Retail / Delivery Assistant, Winscombe Somerset We are seeking a retail/delivery assistant to work at our Winscombe location. Incorporating both traditional retail with a wine tasting element, in addition to our wholesale business. The role is complex, so the ideal candidate must possess excellent retail skills and an understanding of the needs of customer service […]

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Bon Courage Gewuztraminer – Food Match

Gewuztraminer is a well known match to foods with big flavours such a spicy and smoked foods. The reason is, this grape offers expressive and distinct flavour so there for they can stand up to the big flavours of food other without over powering. I love this wine with smoked cheese and fish, as as […]

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Bon Courage Sauvignon Blanc Food Match

Bon Courage Sauvignon Blanc goes well with salty foods because the saltiness in the food softens the acidity in the wine. This is why Sauvignon blanc is great to enjoy with friends and snacks! This wine would also be lovely with a lovely piece of sea bream! With goats cheese, I love this match as […]


Sherry and Tapas Night – Thursday 11th October

It is Sherry Festival time …Come and get involved and discover the absolute delicious match of Sherry and food. On this evening we will be tasting a range of Sherry’s and tapas dishes to see how they compliment each other. We will also explore the magnificent production of Sherry and why it is one of […]

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More Mighty Marselan Please!

Author: Diana Lyalle BA (Oxon) DipWSET My inner wine geek is in a happy place this week. Not only have I added Turkish grape varieties to my Wine Century Club list (see previous piece).  But also I have made another new grape find, courtesy of Kelli at The Wine Shop Winscombe. It is a crossing […]

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Somerset Wine Fair – Friday 26th October

We are pleased to announce the sixth Somerset Wine Fair “Autumn Edition”   Date Friday 26th October 2018.  Venue Sidcot Arts Centre  Tickets on sale from Tuesday 4th September The Somerset Wine Fair is a place to explore a wide range of wines and spirits. Come and meet the makers and importers of the wine who […]

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A Special Site in Somerset: Greenhill Estate

Greenhill Estate Written by Diana Lyalle What better way to celebrate English Wine Week 2018 than by letting you know about a small but quality Somerset vineyard – Greenhill Estate, on Stocklands Farm off the A39 between Bridgwater and Glastonbury. Despite the recent appetite for English sparkling wines, and more recently English still white wines made […]

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Summer Essentials – Friday 1st June

This tasting is dedicated to making sure you have your summer wines sorted for the season ahead. Great party wines, fresh and zesty and along side that perfect full rich BBQ red…. We will also be tasting fun and fortified wines that can shine at summer to impress your guests and more importantly for you […]