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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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April Tasting - Enomatic - This weekend's wines

April Tasting - Enomatic - This weekend's wines

12th 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.

Currently, we're running a "half price" card off...

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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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This week's Livery St Pop-Up

This week's Livery St Pop-Up

28th Mar 2014

As it gets to the end of the month, it's time for the Livery St pop-up. This month we have Nico from Curds & Whey and we hope to welcome Pork Pie specialist Nigel Craige. Join us from 11 to pick up...

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More New Stuff- a young Tawny and wine from Uruguay

More New Stuff- a young Tawny and wine from Uruguay

19th Mar 2014

6 Barrels Tawny Reserve, Quinta do Portal £15.99

The 6 Barrels comes from the family owned Quinta do Portal, where the Branco family farm some 100ha of terraced vineyards, hewn from the rocky slop...

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Rum!!!

Rum!!!

15th Mar 2014

Rum is rarely accorded the same respect as Whisky and Brandy but there is a growing movement to change this injustice. One of those at the forefront is John Barrett, head of Bristol Classic Rum (ww...

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"Nico & The Pie Man" 0n "The Streets of Solihull"

14th Mar 2014

Remember all those great 70's detective TV shows that are all being re-run now?

"Starsky & Hutch", "Jake & The Fat Man" (Yes, really!), or "The Streets of San Francisco"...

Well, they have no lin...

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20% off Wine Sale.

20% off Wine Sale.

25th Jan 2014

Dovehouse will be temporarily closed from the 26th to the 31st January to lay a new floor and add some seating for the shiny new 'Enomatic' tasting machine. Anyone who knows us knows that none of u...

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Connolly's (Livery Street) Sale List

Connolly's (Livery Street) Sale List

22nd Jan 2014

Below is a list of the wines on offer at Livery St for the sale from 22nd to 25th January, please contact 0121-236-3837 or ed@connollyswine.co.uk for more information: 

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Christmas Day Wine Recommendations

Christmas Day Wine Recommendations

11th Dec 2013

A selection of delicious white wines, to serve with your starter 

White Wines

St Aubin  La Chateniere Domaine Gerard Thomas 2011. Burgundy £23.39

(£21.05 if bought as part of a case of 12)

- Pe...

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Pop-up Shops at Dovehouse

Pop-up Shops at Dovehouse

5th Dec 2013

Due to the success of the "pop-up" shops at Livery Street, in Birmingham, we're running the event again, so that shoppers in Solihull can also partake in FREE sampling of these amazing foods!

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Winter Wine Fair Tasting List

Winter Wine Fair Tasting List

21st Oct 2013

Here is the list of all the wines & spirits that will be available at the Winter Fair, please peruse to see what fantastical things will be waiting for your tastebuds....

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What's popping up at Connolly's?

What's popping up at Connolly's?

13th Oct 2013

Recent visitors to Connolly's Livery Street may well have enjoyed a different tasting experience in recent weeks as Nico of cheesemonger extraordinaire, Curds and Whey, has been setting up the occa...

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A Bright future for Terra d'Alter

A Bright future for Terra d'Alter

24th Sep 2013

After 30 years in Portugal, Peter Bright continues to wear his infectious enthusiasm like a badge. One of the most passionate of winemakers, he charges around the winery like an excited schoolboy, ...

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Springtime for Connolly's

Springtime for Connolly's

16th Sep 2013

19 years ago, Mike and Sue Spring gave up their jobs in IT and headhunting respectively and, after a quick course in viticulture and wine making at Plumpton College, they embarked on new careers as...

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Chris & Tania Boldly going etc etc

Chris & Tania Boldly going etc etc

12th Sep 2013

I'm sure it was much easier for Captain Kirk. Tania and I have given ourselves 5 days to unearth some new wines from Marcillac, Cahors and Gaillac , negotiate some deals and come back with sufficie...

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All the bags are packed, we're ready to go.....

All the bags are packed, we're ready to go.....

7th Sep 2013

As recipients of Ed's regular newsletters will be aware, Tania and I are off back to the wilds of Aveyron on Tuesday on a Star Trek style mission seek out new wines from this remarkable region and ...

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What sort of wine drinker are you

What sort of wine drinker are you

12th Aug 2013

Wine writer Jamie Goode's most recent blog (see www.wineanorak.com) suggests segmenting the wine market in order to better understand the requirements of the consumer which prompts me to wonder how...

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Pseud's Corner

Pseud's Corner

7th Aug 2013

Our industry may be more guilty than most of self-indulgent eulogising but Dom Perignon take the art to new heights in this report from Jancis Robinson MW's Purple Pages.

As described in Truly, ma...

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