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Kate and Leanne de

Meet The Women Behind De Bortoli Wines!

Celebrating International Women’s Day – Friday 5th March 2021 Check out the six bottle mixed case here Name: Leanne De Bortoli Job within the wine trade: Third generation family member and manager of De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate How long have you been in this role/wine trade? Over 30 yearsWhat made you want to get in to this […]

James Leary

Meet James Leary, the man behind Snapper Rock

James Leary James Leary and two local Marlborough friends planted out 6.5. h.a. on the Ward Valley Estate Vineyard in 2008 in the southern most growing region of Marlborough which is Ward in the Southern Awatere Valley. The site was selected for its deep clay soil structures and elevated hill side location allowing for prefect […]

Easter at The Wine Shop

Good Friday – Closed Easter Saturday Closed Easter Sunday – Closed Easter Monday – Closed Thank you for your continued support and we hope you have a lovely Easter. Kelli and Matthew

Wine Shop Update

Wine Shop Update From Tuesday 24th March we are offering telephone and internet orders only. We will be in the shop taking calls and picking customer orders, but the doors will be locked. We are doing this to limit unnecessary contact keeping both you and staff safe. We would like to think that although this is a different […]

6 0’Clock Gin Dinner – Thursday 11th June

It gives me great delight to announce a 6 0’Clock Gin dinner at The Congresbury Arms. The evening will be hosted by Bristol based family gin producers 6 0’Clock who will be showing their range of gins, including the new limited edition gin – Yet to be released! Head chef Sean at the Congresbury Arms […]

Rose wine

Rose Tasting – Friday 24th July

It is that time of year when Rose is the wine that comes in to its own. With bright blue skies and summer sun it really is time for Rose, which is why we are dedicating a whole evening to rose. We will be exploring different styles of rose and showing rose as a serious […]


Gin Tasting – Friday 10th July

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 […]

Amy Hunt

Guest, Amy from Oak and Glass – Friday 19th June

It gives me great pleasure to welcome Amy the well known chef of Oak and Glass. Amy will be joining us at The Wine Shop for an evening of food and wine matching. It will be a co hosted evening with Amy and Kelli taking you through a range of tapas and wines that work […]


Somerset Wine Fair – Friday 5th June

It gives me great pleasure to announce that tickets are on sale for our Third “Summer” Somerset Wine Fair. Date Friday 5th June Time 6.00pm – 9.00pm Venue Nyland Manor Cheddar Ticket £18.00* Book 01934 708312 The wines and spirits on taste have been specifically selected to enjoy over the summer months with friends, BBQ’S and those […]