Wine Warehouse, 17 E. Cromwell St, Edinburgh EH6 6HD. Tel 0131 555 0222 richard@greatgrog.co.uk 

Beer Wine Shop, 2 Dalkeith Rd, Edinburgh, EH16 5JU. Tel 0131 667 2855 fbLogoTwitter bird logo 2012.svginstgram

BANNER

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Fairs
Vegan Fair Saturday 20th October 12-4pm

The Corn Exchange Edinburgh, proceeds in aid of animal welfare charity farplace.

Tom Canavan's Wine Festival @ Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh 3rd November

Eskbank Rotary Charity Tasting @ National Mining Museum 10th November 5-8pm

Grog Christmas Wine Fair Friday 16th November, 6-8.30pm 

THE BIG ONE!! @ Merchants Hall, Hanover Street, Edinburgh.A fantastic night out for a mere £20 (which is redeemable against a case purchase on the night). 180 Tickets, 100 wines, please buy online or over the phone 0131 555 0222. 

Wine Dinners

Rioja Vega Dinner Wednesday 14th November 8.15pm til late

Fishers in the City, To see the menu and book your place please click here  or give us a call on 0131 5550222 if you would like to reserve a space.Tickets £60 for four courses including matching wines and some wonderful chat about them

Keta Salmon & Scallop ceviche
Albarino Alba Vega 2017

Crayfish orecchiette pasta, langoustine bisque
Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco 2015

Venison loin, Boulangère potatoes, panko braised shallot,charred leek, red wine jus
Rioja Vega Crianza 2014

French Comté, quince jelly, oatcakes & crisp bread
Rioja Vega Gran Reserva 2011

Discount on purchases on the night. Free delivery on any case/mixed case order.

Previous dinners have been held with Fishers in the City, Bijou Bistro, The Apartment, Water of Leith Bistro and many more.

Special occasion? We can organise a wine dinner just for you! Please drop us a note or call to chat through options.

Tutored Wine Tastings

tastings with someone "talking you through the wines",  taking about an hour & a half, Please call 0131 555 0222 for tickets or  

Fine Wine Tasting Thursday 6th December 7-8.30pm
Venue SPOON, 6a Nicholson Street, Edinburgh. 

A chance to sample of find out a bit about 8 truly exceptional wines. tickets £25, £20 can redeemed against any mixed case bought on the night buy online

Champagne & Fizz - Tutored Tasting Wednesday 28th November, 7-8.30pm
Venue: Royal Scots Club, Abercromby Place, Edinburgh

Tickets £20 with 8 wines to try. Richard will there to lead you through our annual Sparkly tasting in the lead up to Christmas. Discount on purchases on the night. Free delivery on any case/mixed case order. buy online

Private Wine Tastings

We can host private tasting events all over Scotland (although I have been as far as London in the deep South). For a standard tasting with up to 23 people, the cost is £391, with £17 a head beyond this. For a Champagne tasting with up to 23 people, we charge £575 with an additional £25 a head thereafter.

These prices include - all wine, glasses, tasting sheets & an experienced, expert tutor with a duration of around 1 1/2 hours. Aprox 1/3 of a glass of each wine will be poured per person. 8 good quality wines will be served with a variety of different themes / formats on offer (see some suggestions below.) The most popular format is a sparkling to start, followed by 4 whites & 3 reds. We can also organise bespoke tastings based on a specific event or particular area of interest.

VENUES

We are happy to come to your office or boardroom to do the event. We also routinely use several “third party” venues & restaurants around Edinburgh. Third party venues may incur a hire fee and are subject to availability. Maximum tasting numbers are only limited by the venue capacity. If numbers go above 70 then we would suggest more of a “wine fair” format rather than tutored event - we provide appropriate numbers of expert staff to pour & chat whatever your numbers. Travelling time & expenses for venues outwith Edinburgh will be charged at cost.

IDEAS FOR TASTING THEMES

Wines from around the World; Wine & Cheese Tasting (+ £5 per head for cheese); New World vs Old World; Unusual Grape varieties; Sauvignon Blanc alternatives; Six Nations Rugby (Wine, cider, beer & Whisky will be involved!); Wine Olympics; Champagnes vs Sparkling (£25 min. per head). You name it, we will try to do it! 

IDEAS FOR FORMATS

Straightforward - Tutor pours & talks through the wines. Informal & easy-going style.
Call My Wine Bluff - a fun competition to guess the right wines from their descriptions.
Blind Tasting – Guessing game for some, or all, of the wines or prices or countries or grape varieties, as easy as you fancy. Expert knowledge NOT required!
Fun Quiz – tasting with questions and a general wine knowledge quiz (with plenty clues!)
Whisky Tastings – let us lead you through the regional styles.
Beer Tastings - taste the finest of Scottish or World Ales from our range of 300!

Please phone for more details; 0131 555 0222 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 50% Deposit required on confirmation of booking. Late cancellation may incur some costs, which will be charged to the client. Prices quoted are as a guide & are plus any expenses & travelling costs (out-with Edinburgh) as appropriate. All prices include VAT at 20%.

In 2017 we hosted tastings for (amongst others) Standard Life(Aberdeen) Investments (thrice), Scottish Widows (thrice), SWIP, Close Bros., HBOS, Lloyds TSB, Morton Fraser, Baille Gifford, Shepherd Wedderburn, Mercers, CIMA, Cala, Fettes, Stew Mel Rugby FP, Scottish Water, Volvo, Warrender Swim Club, RHC Cougars RFC, First State, Wooden Spoon, Health in Mind + many other charity fundraisers. In 2018 the clients will hopefully look similar to 2017 and 2016 etc (we must be doing something right, otherwise they wouldn't ask us back!)

FREE Tastings in the GROG SHOP

Weekly Saturday afternoon tastings of wine and beer IN THE SHOP, 2 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, please just drop in!