Vineyard tour and tasting at Welcombe Hills Vineyard

If you haven’t heard of Welcombe Hills, you should have. Our very own Warwickshire winemakers, and not only can you go and buy and taste their wines, but have a full tour of their vineyard just outside Stratford-upon-Avon.

You have to book in advance but they plenty of dates on offer. By the time you check this, some may have been booked up, so make sure you contact them direct to book.

Welcombe Hills Vineyard, King’s Ln, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0QB

Wine tasting night at the Hatton Arms

Explore the wines of South America with Frazier’s Wine Merchants paired with a special menu from the Hatton Arms. Email to book or call 01926 492427.

Wine tasting at The Hatton Arms, Warwick

The Hatton Arms has teamed up with Fraziers Wine Merchants in Solihull for an exclusive wine tasting event which, once a month, promises to take visitors on a fascinating culinary journey around the world.

It’s delivered by Frazier’s Operations Director Steve Jay who has created a Connoisseurs selection of wines to complement the food.

This wine tasting will take diners across the other side of the globe to Australia. Tickets are £40pp. Visit their website here.

The Hatton Arms, Birmingham Rd, Hatton, Warwick CV35 7JJ

Discover wines for Christmas with Gallachers of Rugby

Not sure which wines to choose for Christmas? Gallachers are there for you. They’ll help you select the perfect wines for Christmas, including the best ones to compliment a roast, sparkling wines for parties, reds for game meats and a great port to finish the evening.

Tickets are £40 and you’ll get a glass of bubbles on arrival, plus the wines and port to taste and some nibbles. You must buy tickets before the event – you can do that via Gallachers website on or popping into the shop. You’ll also be able to order Christmas wines that evening.

Gallachers of Rugby, 37 Regent Street, Rugby, CV21 4PE

Chocolate and wine tasting at Gallachers, Rugby

Yes, you did read this right. Wine. And Chocolate. All at the same time. Gallachers have teamed up with Sweet Retreat Rugby to pair chocolate with wine for an evening of loveliness.

You’ll get a glass of bubbles on arrival then taste four wines with truffles that complement them – a selection of milk and dark chocs with red and white wins from around the world. Tickets are £35 and are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Buy them via or visit their shop on Regent Street.

Gallachers Wine Merchants, 37 Regent Street, Rugby, CV21 4PE 

Great British Wines with Gallachers of Rugby

The latest wine tasting at Gallachers of Rugby is a celebration of British wines ahead of English & Welsh Wine Week in May. You’ll start with a British sparkling then try some grape varieties you may never have heard of. Tickets are £30pp including a sparkling on arrival and four wines plus nibbles. Visit to book online or call into the shop.

37 Regent St, Rugby CV21 2PE