img_0350Here are forthcoming courses and tastings we are involved in.  Why not book yourself a place and get more from your glasses of wine (and spirits too!).  You can bring family and friends, but many come on their own.  It’s a great way to make new friends and learn at the same time.

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WSET courses with The Wine Shop Winscombe

WSET Award in Wines Level 1 Sunday 6 October 2019 at The Railway Inn Sandford

Spend a day tasting food and wine, and learn at the same time!  Cost £150 – including delicious light lunch and refreshments.

Bookings via The Wine Shop Winscombe:

Tel 01934 708312

West of England Wine School WSET Awards in Wines Level 3 starting Monday 9th September 2019 at The Bristol Folk House, Park Street, Bristol

Booking via West of England Wine School:

WSET Level 3


Wine Rivers of France at The Wine Shop Winscombe


img_0956As part of their busy wine and spirits tasting schedule for 2019, we introduce a new and exciting set of Wine Shop tastings looking at wines in greater depth.  Our WSET students often ask for extra tastings to supplement the course – and judging by how many of them have booked places, it seems we have provided just what they need!    This year the theme is Wine Rivers of France so hop into your kayak and explore – £20 per head.

  • Thursday 21 March 2019 – Dordogne & Garonne (Bordeaux/SW France) FULL!!
  • Thursday 23 May 2019 – Loire – FULL!!
  • Thursday 11 July 2019 – Rhin & Saone (Alsace & Burgundy) FULL!!
  • Thursday 17 October 2019 – Rhone FILLING UP FAST!!

Bookings via The Wine Shop Winscombe:

Tel 01934 708312

Nailsea wine lovers – if you want to do something similar in Nailsea let us know.  We have a fabulous venue at the Trinity Centre so it would be great to use it!

Somerset Wine Fair Friday 25TH October 2019

Diana will be assisting The Wine Shop Winscombe team at this sell out invitation only event at Sidcot School.

Wine & Tapas at Coates House, Nailsea

We have trialled a wine and tapas tasting evening in partnership with Alastair and his team at Coates House, your friendly neighbourhood cafe bar in the heart of Nailsea, and plan to run more of these when time permits.  If you would like to be notified of future events, please email Diana Lyalle on or ring/text her on 07772055928.  Please do suggest themes you would like to explore!

Email Diana Lyalle at or ring/text her 07772055928.


GO ORANGE! Charity Wine Tasting – Friday 1 February 2019 – Trinity Centre, Church Lane, Nailsea

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Inspired by local charity Luke’s Army, Diana donned an orange wig, sunnies, orange nails and orange outfit to host a wine and cocktail tasting and quiz night on Go Orange Day to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK, fighting muscle wasting conditions.  The event SOLD OUT.  The tasting and raffle raised over £400.  Many thanks to Holy Trinity Church Nailsea, The Wine Shop Winscombe, Tout’s Budgens of Nailsea & Sutton Ridge Vineyard for their help and donations.