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25/03/2020

We are open for trade.

You can place your order online or visit our shop on


242 Penarth Road
Cardiff
CF11 8TU  

 

Open from 10am until 4pm Mon-Sat.

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses

11/03/2020
We are pleased to provide the following WSET courses.
 
For further details on each course please click the links below:
WSET Level 3

For further enquiries please contact Antoinette Milne on 07814-138065
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Tasting Event: White Castle Vineyard, Llanvetherine. POSTPONED

02/03/2020
Thursday 26th March - 6:30pm onwards

Our next tasting will focus on the wines of White Castle Vineyard, Llanvetherine, presented by owner Robb Merchant.

Robb and Nicola Merchant purchased a 12 acre small holding in 1995, converting the milking parlour into their home a year later, however it was 2008 before the dream of owning a vineyard become a reality, having purchased a 5 acre gently sloping, south facing field, soil tests were performed and vines ordered.

May 2009 saw the planting of 4000 vines, the varieties of vines planted were Pinot Noir, Regent, Rondo, Seyval Blanc & Phoenix, now there was no turning back, May 2010 saw a further planting of 800 vines this variety being Siegerrebe.

May 2019 marked their 10-year Anniversary since first planting and to mark this milestone they have planted a further 2000 vines these varieties are Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc.

To hear Robb’s journey from the man himself and try some local Welsh wine join us at our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £10 per person. There are only 30 places available - so book today to avoid disappointment!
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Tasting Event: Hensol Castle Distillery

24/01/2020
Join us for an evening of imbibe, insight, colour and flavour.

Explore the exciting range of Crawshay gins and liqueurs from South Wales’ first full scale distillery, courtesy of Hensol Castle Disillery & Fever-Tree.

This event will be taking place on February 27th from 6:30 pm at our premises on 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets £10 pp.

Your perfect serve awaits you.
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Festive Season Opening Hours & Delivery Information

03/12/2019

Festive Season Opening Hours

 24th December - 2pm Close

25th & 26th December – Closed

31st December - 2pm Close

1st January - Closed

Normal hours resume 2nd January 2020

 

Normal Shop Opening Hours

Monday

10am–5pm

Tuesday

10am–6pm

Wednesday

10am–6pm

Thursday

10am–6pm

Friday

10am–6pm

Saturday

10am–4pm

Sunday

Closed

 

 

 

 

Delivery Information

For guaranteed* Christmas delivery (UK Mainland) please order by Midday Friday 20th December. *Subject to stock availability.

Please note some Scottish Highland postcodes may require an extra day.

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Tasting Event: The Big Christmas Tasting

14/11/2019

Thursday 28th November - 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.


Fine Wines Direct extend a warm invitation to our annual Christmas tasting. Come and join us to enjoy an array of wines and local gins, giving you the opportunity to try before you buy this Christmas – all with great savings.  
 

The evening will be a tasting hall format where you can come and go as you please, however we’d recommend at least an hour to make your way around.


This event will be taking place at our premises on  242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £10 per person.

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Coca-Cola Christmas

13/11/2019

We carry the full Range including the new Coca-Cola Signature mixers. They are made to be mixed this Christmas. Enjoy. 

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#DrinkRioja: Blind Tasting with Neil Cammies

17/10/2019

Do you nose your Crianza from your Reserva? Well, we are shaking up the format for this one, putting each wine to a show of hands on its designation before we reveal and tell each wine in turn. With prizes for the best and worst tasters, no previous experience is required, although a GSH is recommended!  

Neil Cammies is the wine columnist of the Western Mail and Media Wales and has run wine education courses and tastings. He has also appeared on TV and radio as judge and aficionado of all things drink related.

This event will be taking place at our dedicated tasting room on Thursday 17th October at 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £10 per person. There are only 30 places available - so book today to avoid disappointment!

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Tasting Event: In Praise of Mature Wines

30/07/2019

In conjunction with WSET Wine Education week, In Praise of Mature Wines will explore older vintages from various regions of Spain, demonstrating tertiary characteristics in particular.


Hosted by Antoinette Milne, Dip WSET, FWD Wine School Manager.

This event will be taking place at our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £15 per person. There are only 25 places available - so book today to avoid disappointment!

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Tasting Event: Laurent Perrier Masterclass SOLD OUT

07/06/2019

Thursday 11th July - 6:30 p.m. onwards

Hosted by Guy Jones of Laurent Perrier UK, in this tasting we’ll explore the Champagnes from one of the regions’ Grandes Marques.

Founded in 1812 the house is perhaps best known for its elegant, chardonnay led style and archetypical rosé.

This event will be taking place at our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £10 per person. There are only 30 places available - so book today to avoid disappointment!

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