Friday Fact – Where it Began

Wine has a history far older than records can show, what we can trace is that it begins with the colonization of the Mediterranean. The Phoenicians starting about 1100BC and Greeks following 350yrs later and this is where wine found its home.

Oatley Vineyard Second Harvest

The alarm went off at 7am Sunday morning to arrive at Oatley Vineyard and be greeted with coffee for a 9.30 start. There were lots more people this time to help and some of the pickers have been doing it for over 10years! That shows what a great day it is. Iain is in the kitchen […]

Piedmont Heaven Part 2

Here are those gorgeous wines made from the fine Nebbiolo Grape. Nebbiolo Martinenga Marchesi di Gresy 2009. Great brick red colour, scrumptious earthy nose with violets. Good acidity and perfume. Barolo Bussia DOCG “Dardi le Rose” Colla 2004. Here we get meaty characteristics as well as those delicious earthy tones. High acidity and grippy tanning. […]

Tickled Pink! Ladies Night Wednesday 20th October

Hello Ladies, A night of fun and laughter to help raise funds for Tickled Pink at Puxton Park on Wednesday 20th October 7.30 -10.30. There will be Wine Tasting from The Wine Tasting Co. Ann Summers will be showing off her latest range, Virgin Vie a Live Band plus a raffle with great prizes and not […]

Friday Fact Rioja Madness

Its Rioja Month at Clifton Cellars www.cliftoncellars.co.uk and they are having an open tasting TODAY and tomorrow Saturday 16th. So pop on down to Clifton Village, Bristol, BS8 4DS to taste a range of Rioja, White Rose and Red pick up some goodies and be in with a chance to win a trip to Rioja plus other prizes! And thats a […]

Piedmont Taste of Heaven Part 1

I had the luxury of tasting a range of wines concentrating on Piedmont, North West Italy, where we find the famous Barolo. 11 in fact to tantalize our taste buds. We started the tasting with Gavi Battistina 2009, Gavi is made from the cortese grape. I must say when your looking for an Italian white move […]

Food and Wine Evening, Thursday 11th November

The Heritage Bistro and The Wine Tasting Co have collaborated to bring you mouth watering evening. A glass of sparkling wine will greet you on arrival. Throughout the evening you will be served 8 delicious courses that have been special selected by Terry the Head Chef and owner of The Heritage. Whilst your being served […]

Fetzer. The Earth Friendly Wine

Fetzer winery in Mendocino California are famous for pioneering earth friendly wine. The winery was bought in 1968 and throughout this time have worked in harmony with the environment to protect and preserve. In 1984 they took on a huge commitment of total sustainability in the growing of all their grapes. They have reduced there […]

The Cadbury Wedding Show

The Cadbury Wedding Show was a great day, we saw lots of people through the door and finding out about the Wedding Service we offer. It was great to meet couples and their families getting excited about their big day. We held draw to win a bottle of bubbles and this lucky winner is… Donna Metcalfe, […]