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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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South African Friday 2nd November

South Africa is steeped in wine growing history, but yet classed as a new world wine, it mainly has a Mediterranean climate and the mountain slopes and valleys form the ideal habitat for the wine grape. South Africa produces a range of wines and styles from the fresh herbaceous sauvignon blancs to the full rich […]

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Somerset Wine Fair 2018 Friday 26th October

We are pleased to announce the sixth annual Somerset Wine Fair. The Somerset Wine Fair will take place at Sidcot Arts Centre on Friday 26th October 2017. The fair will showcase a selection of wines and spirits from around the world including those produced in Somerset. Not only do you have the opportunity to taste […]

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Retail / Delivery Assistant, Winscombe Somerset – Part Time Role 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]