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2017 – Tio Pepe En Rama

On 4th to 6th April Antonio Flores, the head winemaker of Tio Pepe in Jerez, made the selection and ‘saca’ from the best casks of Fino in the Bodegas Constancia and Rebollo for this, 8th edition of Tio Pepe En Rama. The wine is left in tank for ten days before being racked off its […]

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Gin Tasting – Friday 11th August

Enjoy a night of discovering the beauty of gin and its botanicals. We go through eight different gins to understand each different recipe. Once we have gone through the tutored element of the tasting you then get to taste the gins with tonic and different garnishes to enhance the botanicals of the gin. Date Friday […]

Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne – 21st May 2017

On Monday evening I had the great honour of being inducted in to Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne. It was a huge privilege to be one of four people nominated by Champagne Deutz to become part of the Ordre. Champagne houses nominate a small number of people each year to join who they feel promote […]

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Meet Wine Producer Luke Ford – Saturday 3rd June

Celebrating English Wine Week  2017 The English wine world is ever growing and has the quality to match. English wines are now constantly in the paper for winning awards and it seems to be the hot topic! We are celebrating by hosting an English wine tasting on Friday 26th May (limited space available) On Saturday […]

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Gin Tasting to Celebrate World Gin Day – Friday 2nd June

Just booked to celebrate World Gin Day Enjoy a night of discovering the beauty of gin and its botanicals. We go through eight different gins to understand each different recipe. Once we have gone through the tutored element of the tasting you then get to taste the gins with tonic and different garnishes to enhance […]

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Summer Wine Fair – Saturday 29th July

Summer Wine Fair is back…. The summer wine fair will be held at the Wine Shop on Saturday 29th July throughout the day. It is based on the same format as our big tasting at Sidcot school however, focusing on the best summer buys. Not been to our Sidcot event? The format is fun and […]

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French Wine Tasting – 14th July

Oh La la… We will be exploring the delights of French wines and I have found that people either really love these wines or run the other way. The reason for running the other way is sometimes because the labels don’t always give information of what style you might expect. They may just say the […]

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Film and Wine Tasting Night – Thursday 6th July

We are really excited to be hosting our first film and wine tasting evening at the Roxy Cinema Axbridge. Find out more about the Roxy here. Watch this amusing tale, based on true events, of wine writer Steven Spurrier’s 1970s adventures from Paris to California in search of wines to challenge the renowned French vino. […]

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Gin Tasting Friday 30th June

Gin Lovers…. We have another date booked… Places are going fast. Enjoy a night of discovering the beauty of gin and its botanicals. We go through eight different gins to understand each different recipe. Once we have gone through the tutored element of the tasting you then get to taste the gins with tonic and […]

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Psychopomp Gin Night – Thursday 15th June

This event has now sold out I am very excited to introduce Danny from Psychopomp Micro-distillery. Danny is co creator of Psychopomp and the stunning range of gins. Many of you may already be familiar with the gins created by Danny and Liam, but if you haven’t they are Bristol based and started experimenting in […]