Come along for an hour and a half(-ish) worth of relaxation, expert chat and speed tasting through 10 selected wines from our range. No previous experience in wine tasting required. You will merely be asked to taste some delicious wines and listen a bit to us talk about them, nothing onerous. We will offer a £10 or 10% (whichever is greater) discount on any mixed case orders of ANY of our wines on the night. A great value night out if nothing else.
Friday 1st October @ Craigmillar Park Golf Club 7pm- Top Tapas y Pinxtos and Great Spanish Grog; 3 TICKETS LEFT!!!! AS OF 21.09.21. Long time Grog favourites Moira & Rich aka Spoon Bistro are in residency at Craigmillar Park Golf Club on the slopes of Blackford Hill.
Join Blackford Hill's resident wine expert GGs own Simon as he bravely commutes the 20 feet from his house to pair some sumptuous Spanish vino with expertly prepared small plates (pinxtos y tapas) £25 for wines and the food... "Espero verte allí!" book via us here
Thursday 28th October @ The Royal Scots Club 7pm - 10 Winter Favourites. The end of October, days are short, nights are long and there's a chill in the air so let us warm those bodies up with a wee tasting of 10 of Grog's favourite winter wines. Join us at The Royal Scots Club, £20 for 10 wine samples, 60 spaces, buy here.
Wednesday 8th December @ The Royal Scots Club 7pm - Sparkling Celebrations: Christmas is on the horizon, plans are set, hopes are high, and now to think about what fizzy tipple to serve; do you go for Champagne, Spumante, Frizzante, Cava? 60 spaces available. Let us help with the choice and join us for a wonderful tasting of 10 of our favourite sparkling wines for £25. buy here.
Live Facebook Tastings
Facebook live One wine every Friday. All you have to do is buy the wine and taste along! Get free delivery as part of a wine order over £82. Live questions/comments very welcome.
Wine Wednesdays - FB Tastings now moving to mid week.
Wednesday 29th September 7pm - Clare will be explain why the abc crowd have got it all wrong about oaked Chardonnay with the utterly delightful Patria Nueva Chardonnay.
Tuesday 5th October 7pm - Angus met Louis Boutinot at a wine tasting recently and found the story behind Circle of Life Red almost as interesting as the wine itself. Tune in to hear him tell us all about it.
Wedensday 13th October 7pm - JP will be explaining what makes Italian reds from this region such a pleasure to drink with Montepulciano D'Abruzzo Caparone
Want some snacks for your tasting? Just add them to your basket and we'll deliver as part of your order.
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* Last few tickets available* Friday 12th November, 6-8.30pm @ The Merchants Hall, Hanover Street, Edinburgh. Winemakers and agents will be helping us to pour 100 wines from our range. Tickets £20 (£10 or 10% redeemable against any case purchase on the night). 200 Tickets. *NEW* There will be masterclasses running throughout the evening upstairs for the first time. Buy Here.
£51 Thursday September 30th, 7pm. The absolute legend that is Catherine Marshall will be joining us from Elgin, South Africa via Zoom to taste and talk us through three of her stunning wines. Join us from anywhere in the UK via Zoom, just Buy a Pack and taste along.
£70 Thursday October 7th, 7pm (DATE CHANGE) - Clare from Grog and Steven, the main man at East coast Cured, are joining forces once again to find some awesome wine and charcuterie matches. Buy the pack and join us from anywhere in the UK via Zoom
Intrepid gastronauts Simon of Grog and Svetlana The Cheese Lady will set off in the unknown, to boldy go where only quite a few have been before, the mystical dimension where wine & cheese intersect. We'll do 4 wines; I'm thinking....
Prosecco Zonin Special Cuvee 20cl
Greystone Organic Sauvignon Blanc
Rioja Vega Ltd Edition Tempranillo
Trentham Noble Taminga 375cl
all matched with 4 cheeses + 2 condiments, Blast off is 7 and flight time will be roughly 2 hours. £100 includes delivery from both Svetlana and Grog (cheese and wine will arrive separately a few days prior to the event).
Should be grate........ buy tickets here Invites are sent 2 days before the event (please check your spam folder!). Call us 0131 555 0222 if you haven't received it. If you have any issues logging into our Zoom on the night please call the shop 0131 667 2855 as they are open until 8pm
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Private Wine Tastings
Tasting Themes- can be along "Country" themes, but could be by "Grape Variety, Organic, Regional" etc. The choices are almost limitless. We are happy to suggest wines along your chosen theme.