Gin Tasting – Friday 29th June

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 […]

New Zealand Tasting – Friday 15th June

New Zealand is a beautiful country and produces stunning clean and vibrant wines. They shot to fame with the crisp refreshing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wines which are still firm favourites with many! We will be exploring the North and South Island wines of New Zealand as they offer different styles, rich cabernet and merlot’s along […]

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Wine Spirit Education Trust Preview Evening

This evening is an introduction to the Wine Spirit Education Trust and the wine education courses that we run. Have you wanted to learn about wine, but unsure if the WSET wine courses are for you? The evening will be a presentation of the WSET What to expect in the courses Aims, objectives, learning outcomes. […]

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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 […]

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English Tasting – Thursday 31st May

Celebrating English wines and English Wine Week! It gives me great pleasure to host an evening dedicated to English wines. The English wine marketing is ever growing and it is great to see these wine appreciated through national and international wine awards and across the global market. They are not wines to be tasted with […]

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Gin Tasting – At The New Castle, Sandbay

This tasting is now full, for our next gin tasting please click here 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 the cleanest thing to […]

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Valentines Sparkling Wine and Champagne. Thursday 15th February

What better way to spend Valentines than tasting sparkling wine and Champagne. Discover the beauty of bubbles and answer some of those questions, how do the bubbles get in the bottle? Why is Champagne more expensive than Prosecco? Who really discovered sparkling wines, was it Dom Perignon in Champagne or was it someone closer to […]

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Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

Wine Shop Christmas and New Years Opening Hours Monday – Saturday 9.30 – 6.30 Sunday 10.00 – 4.00 Christmas Eve 10.00 – 4.00 Christmas Day – Closed Boxing Day – Closed 27th December – Closed 28th December 10.00 – 4.00 29th December 10.00 – 4.00 30th December 10.00 – 4.00 New Years Eve Closed New Years […]

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Top 20 Wines for Christmas 2017

The following are a list of our top 20 wines chosen for you to make your Christmas flow perfectly. Great easy drinking wines and fizz for social gatherings and nibbles to the perfect wine for turkey! Sparkling and Champagne Conte di Campiano Sparkling – £7.99 Great sparkling wine from Italy. A blend of grapes made […]