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.

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses

23/01/2020
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: 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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#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: 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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Tasting Event: An Exploration of Artisanal Italy

17/05/2019
Thursday 6th June 6:30pm

This tasting will focus on single estate Italian wines. From a variety of producers from across the country, each wine featured will share in common the winemaker’s pursuit for quality.  

Hosted by Tom Roberts of specialist Italian wine importers, Wine Traders.


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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Portfolio Tasting & 2019 Wine List Launch - Trade Only

29/04/2019


***TRADE EVENT***


We invite new and existing customers to join us for our Portfolio Tasting and Launch of our 2019 Wine List. We'll be at the Principality Stadium (President's Lounge) on Thursday 16th May, noon until 6pm.


We are offering stadium tours & masterclass tastings

Laurent Perrier Masterclass with Guy Jones 12.30pm

Stadium Tour (Home of Grand Slam winners Wales!) 1:30pm

Groupo Pesquera Masterclass with Jose Saez  2.30pm

Allan Scott Masterclass with the Marlborough man himself! 3.30pm

Maola Chilean Wines Masterclass with Chilean wine expert Nicolas Vergara 4.30pm



RSVP via nichola@finewinesdirectuk.com

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New Tasting Event: Exploring the wines of Château Musar

20/03/2019
Thursday 25th April 6:30pm
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Our next tasting will focus on the wines of Château Musar, Lebanon’s leading estate; Hosted by Elliott O’Mara of Chateau Musar U.K.

Located 15 miles north of Beirut the story of Château Musar is one of determination in the face of adversity, consistently producing top quality wines in all but two vintages of its 89 year history.

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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Christmas Tasting 2018 – Thursday 22nd November 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm

04/10/2018
Fine Wines Direct extend a warm invitation to our annual Christmas tasting. Come and join us on the evening of 22nd November where there will be an array of wines and spirits to taste, giving you the opportunity to try before you buy this Christmas – all with great savings.

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Tasting Event: Siglo - a return to a former glory SOLD OUT

11/09/2018
Thursday 18th October 6:30 p.m. onwards

'...known for being the wine that launched a thousand Rioja drinkers in the UK with its distinctive jute sack packaging, [it] has recently been bought by Bodegas Manzanos with plans to “return it to its former glory”.

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