Blog: Ancre Hill Estates, Monmouth.

22/05/2018

Richard and Joy Morris’s venture into winemaking began in April 2006 with their first plantation of vines.

Situation on the outskirts of Monmouth in Wales, the estate currently comprises of two vineyard sites, The Folly View and Newton Court Farm. Both sites benefit from south facing, well-draining limestone soils and long hours of sunshine – and relatively low rainfall!


The vineyards are certified Organic and follow Biodynamic practices.

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Blog: Marques de Caceres

11/04/2018

You’d be forgiven for thinking Marques de Caceres has been around since, well forever. This however is not the case and is very much a relative newcomer to the Rioja wine region.

Marques de Caceres was founded in 1970 by Henrique Forner, who had recently returned from living in Bordeaux, where his family had moved during the Spanish Civil War.

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Marques de Caceres Wine Tasting

15/03/2018

Join us for an evening of tutored tasting, featuring the wines of Marques de Caceres, Rioja.

Hosted by export sales manager Antonio Alvarez Chacon.


Tuesday 24th April 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road Cardiff.

Tickets £10 per person.
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Blog: Patagonian Wine

22/01/2018

Patagonia is a region familiar to many a Welsh person through the determinations of Professor Michael D. Jones. A Welsh nationalist who advocated a "little Wales beyond Wales". Today there are estimated to be between 1500 and 5000 Patagonian Welsh speakers in the Chubut Valley.  

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Patagonian Wine Tasting - Thursday 22nd February

15/12/2017
What: Explore the wines of Bodega del Fin del Mundo & Bodega Malma from Patagonia, Argentina. Hosted by Neil Keeling of Hispa Merchants.

When: Thursday 22nd February 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.


Where: At our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road Cardiff.

Tickets: £15 per person




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Christmas Tasting

25/10/2017
Join us for an evening of festive imbibe from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd November at our shop on Penarth road.

With over 20 wines open to taste, from Bordeaux to Rioja, Prosecco to Champagne, try before you buy this Christmas – all with on the night discounts!

Tickets cost just £10 per person, so don’t deliberate – celebrate! Only 40 places available.
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Wine & Spirit Education Trust

27/09/2017
WSET Level 1 Award in wines and Level 2 Award in wines & Spirits now available.
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Australian wine tasting

20/05/2017
Our Australian wine tasting was enjoyed by all.
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Tasting Event: Exploring the wines of Familia Torres - Spain, Chile & California

02/02/2017

Thursday 21st February - 6:30 p.m. onwards

Purchase Tickets

Our next tasting will focus on the wines of Familia Torres. Hosted by Ed Hobbs of Fells wine agency we will explore wines from across their Spanish, Chilean and Californian vineyards.

Founded in 1870, Familia Torres is widely regarded as one of the world’s most innovative wineries. They are also one of Spain’s leading producers of premium quality wines – a position which was recognised when they were presented with ‘The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand’ award.

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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November Wine Tasting

14/11/2016
November Wine Tasting at our store on Penarth road is a selection from Winetraders Italian collection. Hosted by James Thursday 24th November 7pm. Click here to book
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