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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 […]

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 […]