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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Gin Tasting – Friday 19th October

Come and enjoy the beauty of gin… We taste through eight different gins exploring style and provenance. Learn about the colourful history of gin, how it was the cleanest thing to drink and also gave soldiers Dutch Courage. Along side learning and siping through the gins, you will have plenty of time to try the […]

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 […]


Tarquin Gin Tasting – Thursday 2nd August

I am super excited to welcome Peter from Tarquins Gin who will be hosting a gin tasting for us at The Wine Shop. We have been working with Tarquins gin for many years now and the Tarquins Cornish Gin has been a firm favourite at The Wine Shop along side the unique seasonal gins they […]

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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Sherry Week Festival …… 8th -14th October

One word to describe Sherry….. Awesome! Which is why we are getting involved in Sherry Festival week to share the delights it has to offer. From bone dry, fresh and zesty through to scrumptiously lusciously sweet, perfect for drizzling over ice cream plus it has everything in between! Don’t leave Sherry just for Grandma and […]


WSET Level One – Sunday 30th September

Level One is the perfect place to begin your wine journey, whether you are a new to wine or a professional starting out in achieving the WSET qualifications. Level One Registration Form The Wine Shop, Winscombe are an approved programme provider (APP) as these are the qualifications we feel are the leading educational body in […]

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Gin Tasting The New Castle – Friday 21st September

This tasting is now full, please call The New Castle direct to be on the waiting list 01934 418417 Come and enjoy the beauty of gin at The New Castle Sandbay… The Wine Shop from Winscombe will guide you through eight different gins exploring style and provenance. Learn about the colourful history of gin, how it was […]

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Rum Tasting – Friday 7th September

A word from Russell – Please join us for a tasting on rum on Friday September 7th. We will be tasting a selection of white and aged rums from Martinique and Dominican Republic, both produced from fresh sugar cane juice only. Also, we will enjoy two rums from a first class producer who selects rums […]