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A Taste For Bordeaux, and Cheese

A Taste For Bordeaux, and Cheese

25th Nov 2014

Pop-in to Livery St Thursday to Saturday this week for our A Taste of Bordeaux event. We will have a variety of wines from Bordeaux open throughout the weekend. And if you join us between 1-5pm On ...

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The Winter Tasting Wine List

The Winter Tasting Wine List

7th Nov 2014

Well here it is, the long, long list of all the wines that will be available at our Winter Wine Tasting next Thursday at the REP, there are so many wines we can't fit them on this page so you'll h...

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Seasons greeting to yow

Seasons greeting to yow

4th Nov 2014

As the sun sets on another British summer, as gardens try to hide themselves under carpets of leaves and squirrels, satisfied that their larders are sufficiently well stocked, bid each other good n...

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Do you remember when we used to drink Australian wine?

Do you remember when we used to drink Australian wine?

3rd Oct 2014

It all started so promisingly back in the 90s.  Up until then we had pretty much reserved our affections for cheeky little French numbers and flirtatious Italians. On occasions we might transfer ou...

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Birmingham Gin Festival

Birmingham Gin Festival

11th Sep 2014

Should I or shouldn’t I, I asked myself? Should I A) Be a good student and work on WSET diploma, or B) Pop along to Birmingham’s 1st Gin Festival? I toyed with the idea for a good few seconds and c...

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Trip to Champagne anyone??

Trip to Champagne anyone??

27th Aug 2014

It was all Abi’s fault. Tania mentioned to me a few weeks ago that our daughter Abi who is currently studying culinary arts at UCB and working front of house at one of the city’s lead...

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The Ventoux, Vineyards and le Vélo

The Ventoux, Vineyards and le Vélo

28th Jul 2014

So there you are, in the Vaucluse, out for a little Sunday ride, wondering what all this fuss is about Mont Ventoux when you pass some stunning lavender fields and pause to take a photo. As you sta...

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It comes from the land of the ice & snow...

It comes from the land of the ice & snow...

4th Jul 2014

From Swedish whisky-meisters Mackmyra comes a limited edition that truly deserves the name.  Only 111 bottles of the Midnattssol (Midsummer) have made their way over to the UK and we’ve managed to ...

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Ever wondered why?

Ever wondered why?

25th Jun 2014

Ever wondered why the Norwegian crossed the fjord?

Answer: to catch a boat to Chile!

Not very funny (chicken crossing road, etc), but it's true.

Twenty five years ago, shipping owner Dan Odfjell...

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New arrivals- an urban Bourbon, we now literally have Dutch Courage, and Warner Edwards' Sloe Gin has arrived

New arrivals- an urban Bourbon, we now literally have Dutch Courage, and Warner Edwards' Sloe Gin has arrived

28th May 2014
Reyka Vodka- Hailing from Iceland, and originally established with help from Auchentoshan, Reyka uses the ridiculously pure untouched glacial water, and geothermic heat, to produce a clean clear vo...
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Livery St Pop-up Friday 30th May

Livery St Pop-up Friday 30th May

27th May 2014

Friday 30th May
Join us at Livery St next Friday 30th May for the end of May Pop-up, where this month we will host not only speciality cheesemonger Nico from Curds & Whey, but also newly opened ar...

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Awayday at The Wine Merchant tasting

Awayday at The Wine Merchant tasting

17th May 2014

It is no exaggeration to say that I could spend almost every day of the year at tastings in London which makes me fairly selective as to the ones I do choose to attend; generally, I decline most in...

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Dovehouse Spring Tasting List

Dovehouse Spring Tasting List

8th May 2014

Here are the list of wines available at Thursday's Dovehouse Spring Tasting, Graham at Table 1 will only tell you the prices after you've tried his wine, will they match what you think they're wort...

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Dovehouse Spring Tasting

Dovehouse Spring Tasting

6th May 2014

Date: Thursday 8th May
Time: 6.00 to 8.00pm
Venue: Connolly's Wine Merchants
Dovehouse Parade, Olton, Solihull
£10.00 per person
Includes a £5 voucher off 12 or more bottles of wine purchased...

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Even more cheese & pies at Dovehouse this Friday!

Even more cheese & pies at Dovehouse this Friday!

5th May 2014

Once again, welcoming back Nico from Curds & Whey.

Fine, artisan cheeses will be available to taste and buy from 1pm until 7pm at Connolly's Dovehouse store on Friday, 9th May.

Also, if meat is y...

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A Winemaker Visits

A Winemaker Visits

29th Apr 2014

A Winemaker Visits: Stanton & Killeen

Livery St., Birmingham

Tuesday 29th April, 6.30pm

Tickets: £15 a head

We are honoured to be welcoming Rutherglen wine legend Wendy Killeen of multiple ...

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April Tasting - Enomatic - This weekend's wines

April Tasting - Enomatic - This weekend's wines

26th Apr 2014

It's Saturday ....

Which wine to choose?

Now you can easily decide by purchasing a "tasting card" from Connolly's Wine for either £5, £10 or £20.

We're running a "half price" card offer up to th...

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Easter Opening Hours

Easter Opening Hours

16th Apr 2014

Livery St.

Good Friday- Closed

Easter Saturday- 10-4

Easter Sunday- Closed

Easter Monday- Closed

Dovehouse Parade

Good Friday- 10.9

Easter Saturday- 10-9

Easter Sunday- 1-7

Easter Monday- ...

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More cheese than you can handle (or eat) at Dovehouse this Friday

More cheese than you can handle (or eat) at Dovehouse this Friday

11th Apr 2014

Welcoming back Nico from Curds & Whey.

Fine, artisan cheeses will be available to taste and buy from 1pm until 7pm at Connolly's Dovehouse store.

Also, if meat is your thing, Nigel (The Pie Creat...

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The new arrivals just keep coming.....

The new arrivals just keep coming.....

29th Mar 2014

Kopke Colheita 1974 £99.50

From the oldest port house in existence, founded in 1638 by German diplomat Christian Kopke, this is a single vintage tawny port. Tawny ports do all their aging in barre...

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