Tastings & Events



Upcoming Tastings


Southern Rhône - Thursday 18th October - 7pm Start
Time for the Rhône Rangers to saddle up as we go for a hack through one of France’s best value wine regions. 
 £25 per head (Includes food)

This event has now sold out, but please give us a call on 01305 266734 if you would like to be put on the waiting list.


Fortified Wines - Thursday 1st November - 7pm Start
We’ll be tasting a range of fortified wines from the bone dry through to lusciously sweet and matching them with tasty nibbles.
 £25 per head (Includes food)

Tickets available here


Winter Wine Fair - Friday 9th November - 6-9pm - The Corn Exchange

A great chance to taste over 100 wines at our legendary walk around tasting. Special discounts available on the night making this the ideal time to stock up for Christmas.
£10 per head 

Tickets available here


Christmas Wines with Yalbury Cottage - Thursday 29h November - 7pm Start

Following the huge success of last years collaboration with Yalbury Cottage, we are delighted to announce a re-run of this massively popular evening.  We’ll push the boat out on the wines and Jamie will not fail to come up trumps on the food side.
£35 per head

This event has now sold out, but please give us a call on 01305 266734 if you would like to be put on the waiting list.



Previous Events

'War of the Rosés' - Thursday 20th April - 7pm Start

Terrible pun, but great wines.  We'll be looking ahead to another great British summer by tasting our way through a fabulous array of different rosés and tucking into some suitably summery food courtesy of the Brace of Butchers.


Whisky Tasting - Friday 28th April - 7pm Start

Following mounting demand for a whisky tasting we've finally got one in the diary! We'll be joined for the evening by Grant MacPherson from Springbank Distillery in Campbeltown to taste our way through their fantastically diverse range of Single Malts. 


Sherry Tasting - Thursday 15th June - 7pm Start

We'll be guiding you through the wonderful world of Sherry, exploring its many guises, and dishing up some delectable little tapas dishes to match.


Eastern Mediterranean Supper - A Loft Café Pop-Up

Thursday 28th September - 7pm Start

We're teaming up with Sally and her lovely team at The Loft Café to bring you an evening of fantastic flavours from the Eastern Med.


Rioja & Tapas

Thursday 19th October - 7pm Start

One of the world's most popular and historic wine growing regions, yet still relatively unexplored. We'll be looking at some of the classic styles as well as tasting our way through some oddities and unexpected treats, alongside some simple yet hearty food.


Winter Wine Fair

Friday 10th November - 6-9pm

Once again we'll be taking over The Corn Exchange to show off 100 terrific wines from across our list. A great opportunity to stock up in time for Christmas. (Special discounts offered on the night)


Italian Tasting - Thursday 8th February - 7pm Start
We’ll be tasting our way through Italy from head to toe. Sally from The Loft Café will also be joining us to whip up some great little food pairings to match these superb and diverse wines.

Length of the Loire -  Thursday 22nd March - 7pm Start
From Muscadet to Montlouis and on to Sancerre via Savennieres, we’ll be tasting our way along the river and seeing exactly why the Loire is reknowned for some truly world class wines. Once again Sally will be joining us to provide delicious food to match.

Champagne & Sparkling Wine - Thursday 19th April - 7pm Start

Everyone loves the sound of a cork popping, but we’re yet to agree on our collective fizz of choice. To try and make up our minds, we’ll be tasting our way through various styles with tasty canapés to match.

The Spring Wine Fair - Friday 18th May - 5-9pm 

Join us and a handful of our best suppliers for an informal walk around tasting where we will be showcasing 40/50 of our newest listings and favourite summer tipples. Always a popular affair, and a fantastic opportunity to try a great range of wines.  



Lucky Dip - Thursday 7th June - 7pm Start

Feeling adventurous?  Why not come along to our Lucky Dip tasting where you won't know what you're going to get except a great selection of wines and some very tasty food. (Guest speakers not uncommon). 

Anything But Chardonnay... - Thursday 27th September - 7pm Start
Or Merlot, Sauvignon and Cabernet either!  We kick off our Autumn/Winter tastings with a look at some less well-known grape varieties.  One for the adventurous drinker.
£25 per head (Includes food)