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This is The Wine Tasting Co. blog page, here you will find regular updates on what we’ve been up to and interesting points of discussion, read on.

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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 […]

Coronavirus Wine Shop Update

We would like to keep our customers up to date with what we plan to do in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Events taking place in the next 1-12 weeks All our events for the foreseeable future have been postponed until later in the Summer/Autumn. If you are booked on to any of our events, we […]


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 […]

Top 20 Wines & Fizz for Christmas

Top 20 Wines for Christmas. It is tough just to narrow down a Top 20 from over 500 different wines but, we have done it with your help! The following “Top 20 Wines” to enjoy over the festive season have been selected by you. They have received the thumbs up through The Somerset Wine Fairs, […]

Lewis Run

New Zealand Charity Wine Tasting – Thursday 3rd October

Lewis is taking on the Te Araroa Trail in New Zealand to help raise money and awareness for a local charity Somewhere House. A charity set up that offers very low cost counselling and other therapeutic services for young people and adults in the local community to help their mental health. Find out more here […]