We host a variety of events, from Wine Fairs to
October is Italian Wine Month. New wines, old favourites, in-store tastings and 15% off any 6 bottles across the range.
Our very popular annual spring event and possibly the best line-up ever. We will be showing over 90 wines from 16 countries with an emphasis on Central, Southern & eastern Europe. Those countries include Armenia, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Lebanon, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia & Turkey (in addition to Argentina, Austria, France, Germany, Italy & Spain.
The second Aussie Wine Month tasting showcasing some of the more unusual premium wines now being made down under.
First of two Aussie Wine Month tastings showing the absolute defining wines from the 11 most important winemaking regions in Australia
September will be 'Australian Wine Month'. Each September sees us focus on a particular country or region and this year it will be Australia. Despite all its success, Australian wines can still get overlooked. The diversity of grapes and styles is large, the quality unquestionable, and maybe with such currency uncertainty with European and North American wines they may once again provide superb value too.
We will have many new wines to show, offer special prices across the range and hold several in-store tastings throughout the month.
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An open weekend to celebrate selling wine in Shalford for 10 years. There will special wines on taste and great offers and discounts across the range. More details to follow.
Our 7th annual spring Wine Fair and this time an exclusively English event, handily coinciding with St George's Day. We have the following vineyards taking part: Albury Organic & Greyfriars (Surrey), Stopham Estate & Blackdown Ridge (Sussex), Hattingley Valley, Jenkyn Place & Exton Park (Hampshire) and Hush Heath (Kent). Also participating will be The Crafty Brewing Co, The Garden Cider Co, Chalice Mead & Silent Pool distillery. So 50 of the finest locally produced wines and other drinks to taste.
Our annual pre-Christmas wine tasting event, showcasing up to 100 wines from all over the world. The great selection will include traditional wines for Christmas plus new and exciting wines from lesser-known regions. In addition to classic Bordeaux and Burgundy, traditional Spanish and Italian, we will have on taste the new sparkling cuvées from Albury Vineyard, a Chilean Carnenere masterclass and a table of Port to round things off.
Another great selection from our recently expanded range of Spanish wines. Modern examples of indigenous varieties such as Albariño, Godello, Mencia & Verdejo will be open along with classic styles of Rioja, Ribera del Duero and so forth. Discounts offered on all the range.
Throughout September the focus will be on all things Spanish. New wines, special offers and in-store tastings.
This is the long-awaited first release of Albury Organic Vineyard's sparkling wine. We are delighted that Nick Wenman, owner of Albury Organic Vineyard, will be joining us on the day to open and talk about his wine. In addition to the fizz, we shall also be tasting the new 2014 vintage of his Silent Pool rosé. Both will be available to purchase on the day but volumes of both are extremely limited and will be allocated on a first come/first served basis that day. The Premium Cuvée retails for £29.99 and the Silent Pool rosé for £14.99. We hope you might be able to join us then.
A chance to taste a wine from each of the 10 Beaujolais Crus inc favourites like Fleurie & Brouilly but also lesser know vineyards like Chiroubles & Regnie. A very seasonal tasting of these light, fresh and fruity reds.
Our annual pre-Christmas Wine Fair and the chance to taste 100 or so wines from across the world. We will have a great range including fizz and dessert wines, all selected with the festive season in mind.
A tasting of the range of wines from Holden Manz in Franschhoek
The Weird & Wonderful of California. Unusual varieties like Malvasia, Albarino, Gewurztraminer & Marsanne. Plus, excellent blends like the Thackrey Pleiades and Wente The Spur finishing with a superb Late Harvest Mourvedre.
For this second tasting in the series, we are focusing on Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Zinfandel.
The first in a series of Califonian wine tastings. This will focus on 3 classic varieties - Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon - from across the region.
In September we are holding Californian Wine Month. We will have a vast new range of wines in-store, with special offers, wine tastings and themed events taking place throughout the month. More details will follow.
Perfect for this time of year, a chance to try 10 different rosé wines from around the world.
An informal, free tasting of a great range of German wines from several different estates. Germany isn't all about sweet Rieslings and this tasting will show other varieties, red, whites and rosés.
We will be releasing the new 2013 vintage of Albury Organic Vineyard's Silent Pool Rosé on this day. It will be open to taste and sold on a first come/first served basis. The price per bottle is £14.99 and purchases are restricted to 2 bottles per person.
The Pinot family of grape varieties produce an enormous array of wine styles across the globe.
For this tasting we will have Pinot Blanc from Alsace, Pinot Grigio form Italy, Pinot Gris from New Zealand and Pinot Noirs from several other countries.
An informal evening tasting. Just pop by in order to taste some great Italian cheeses with wines to match.
A chance to taste a number of different examples of this great red variety.