Our events programme

We host informal tastings, usually on a Friday evening, with no pressure to buy. Simply turn up any time during the event and try some wine. If you’d like to buy what you try, there is usually 10% off on the night.

You can find full details below of planned events. Keep checking back on this web page as we regularly add more events.

Free tasting with Red Squirrel
Friday 9 March 5pm to 7.30pm

We’re joined for our Friday pouring by Nik Darlington, Chief Squirrel at Red Squirrel Wines. Red Squirrel specialise in wines made from native or unusual grape varieties and Nik will be here to pour a selection of them.

It’s a free pouring. Turn up anytime between 5pm and 7.30pm and try some lovely wines. If you’d like to buy what you try, there will be 10% off the usual shelf prices.

Birichino Tasting with Alex Krause
Friday 16 March 5pm to 7.30pm

We’re joined by Alex Krause from one of our favourite wineries, Birichino in Santa Cruz, California. Alex and fellow Birichinoist Jon Locke aim is to “make distinctive wine from carefully tended vineyards dating back to the 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as a few from the Late Disco era.” 

We’ll have a few on tasting with 10% off the shelf price if you’d like to buy on the night.

Argentinian Tasting with Huarpe Wines
Friday 23 March 5pm to 7.30pm

We joined by Maximiliano Hernandez Toso, who runs Huarpe, producers of our top selling Riglos and Taymente wines from Mendoza in Argentina. Max will pour a selection of the wines with 10% off the usual shelf prices if you’d like to buy on the night.

Free pouring with Wiston Estate
Friday 20 April 5pm to 7.30pm

We’ve been singing the praises of West Sussex winery Wiston Estate for some time and we’re delighted to be joined by Wiston’s Alex Notman-Watt for a free pouring. Alex will pour a selection from Wiston’s range with 10% off if you’d like to buy what you try.

Free pouring with Charles Taylor Wines
Friday 27 April 5pm to 7.30pm

We’re joined by Anthony Vertadier Mabille from Charles Taylor Wines, supplier of a number of our classic, predominantly French, wines. Anthony will be pouring a selection between 5pm and 7.30pm. There will be 10% off the usual shelf price on the night of the wines featured.

Free pouring with Les Caves de Pyrene
Friday 4 May 5pm to 7.30pm

Phil Barnett from low intervention specialists Les Caves de Pyrene joins us for a tasting of four wines. Join us and Phil from 5pm. If you buy on the night, there will be 10% off the shelf price of featured wines.

Free pouring with H2Vin
Friday 4 May 5pm to 7.30pm

H2Vin supply a wonderful range of wines to hotels, restaurants and independent wine shops across the UK. We’re delighted to welcome back Cedric Chauvet from H2Vin to pour a selection of wines from H2Vin’s ever-changing portfolio. Join us from 5pm to 7.30pm. There will be 10% off the shelf prices if you’d like to buy what you try.

Free pouring with Boutinot Wines
Friday 18 May 5pm to 7.30pm

We’re joined by George Randall from Boutinot Wines. Boutinot supply a lot of our shop favourites and George will be here to pour a selection of them. There will be 10% off the shelf prices if you’d like to buy what you try.

Free pouring with Fields, Morris and Verdin
Friday 8 June 5pm to 7.30pm

Matt Jones from one of our biggest suppliers, Fields, Morris and Verdin joins us. Matt will be here to pour four wines from FMV’s extensive range. There will be 10% off the shelf prices if you’d like to buy what you try.

Free pouring with Liberty Wines
Friday 15 June 5pm to 7.30pm

Laura Dippie from Liberty Wines joins us to pour a selection of wines from Liberty’s vast range. There will be 10% off the shelf prices if you’d like to buy what you try.