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What a Day in Store! Free Gin Tasting Tomorrow!!

Not only is it the time to celebrate the Queens official birthday, but this Saturday (June 11th) is WORLD GIN DAY!! Is this a coincidence? We think not, apologies Ma’am.

Now, we believe World Gin Day is a genuine reason to celebrate! Apparently this is the 8th holding of this fabulous occasion and is the biggest and best by far with all sorts of GIN events happening up and down the country! (Not seen any myself, but according to t’internet there are plenty…)

As bona fide genuine Gin lovers and afficionados we have a fantastic range of Gins at The Whalley Wine Shop with well over 60 different types of Gin, and to join in with World Gin Day, we will opening some of them tomorrow especially for you…. and giving them to all our customers to taste free of charge!!

We will be having the following 5 Gins open to taste all day in the shop…..


Batch Lancashire Gin – Made in our very own neck of the woods over in Burnley, hand crafted and using the unusual combination of Frankincense and Myrrh makes a wonderfully elegant Gin and perfect locally produced gift.
Brockmans Gin – The berry bomb Gin! Packed with blueberry flavours, and great served with a twist of grapefruit peel.

Chase Eureka Gin – The second batch of this limited edition from Chase, big citrus flavours of Lemon, Lime, Orange, and Pink grapefruit means no need to garnish!

Koval Gin – A new arrival for us from Boston in the US of A! Dry, spicy, warming and also Kosher.

Puerto de Indias – The newest arrival for us (it’s just come in today!) a beautiful new Strawberry infused gin from Seville… An absolute must try!

What’s more if you find something you like, and if you buy any 2 bottles of Gin, you will receive 10% off! We very rarely discount Gin so this is a fantastic opportunity to really stock up the collection and add some new and unusual bottles to your drinks cabinet at a decent price!

Obviously, we want to look after all your G&T needs so not only are the Gin offers good, but we will also be doing the following superb deals on tonic waters as well…. (I wonder if it is World Tonic Water Day too?!!)

Fever-Tree Tonic – 24 x 200ml bottles for just £17.99 – a saving of £5.77!
Indi Tonic Water – pack of 4 x 200ml bottles for just £5.99
Thomas Henry Elderflower Tonic, – add a little floral kick to your Summer G&T, with 4 x 200ml bottles just £3.99

As always we are open all weekend, so do pop in and say hello and have a taste of some absolutely wonderful Gins too!


Loads of new wines in store – come in and try some!

In the wine industry February and March is a really really busy time, because it’s ’tasting season’, the time of year when wine producers, importers and distributors hold their annual tastings to show off their fabulous wines.

So, in the last two months we’ve been to tastings in Harrogate, Manchester, Edinburgh and more, and also lots right here in the shop. We have probably sipped, slurped and spat our way through over 500 wines! All with one aim which is to bring you a fantastic selection of new wines to try. The result being we have an amazing batch of around 65 new bottles that we have selected for our shelves.

From Austria to Tasmania, Furmint to Roussane and almost everything in between we have an amazing batch of fascinating, delicious, interesting new wines, so you can enjoy the excitement of exploring new grapes and regions. And we’ve a couple of new Champagnes, an incredible new Prosecco, 6 new Sauvignons and 4 new Malbecs too.

To give you a taste of some of these great new arrivals, this week all our ‘house pours’ will be new wines, which means you will be able to buy a glass of the following wines from just £2.50 a glass!

Murdoch Hill Sauvignon Blanc – Delicious crisp Adelaide Hills Sauv, dry, crisp pretty fruit, tight mineral subtle style.
The Goose Chardonnay – Soft apple fruit, touch of creamy character and nice round mouthfeel. Newest arrival to popular Goose range from Reteif Goosen.
Deak Tokaji Dry Furmint – Intensely smokey, interesting palate with dry, wet slate, mineral complextity.
Chivite Rose – Beautiful new super pale Rose from the high quality Chivite family in Spain
Les Ligeriens Rose d’Anjou – (OK so not a new arrival but our most popular off dry Rose in the shop!)
Earthworks Barossa Shiraz – Nice rich chewy Shiraz with lovely soft chocolatey mid palate and smooth finish.
Pasaeli 6N Karasakiz (no us neither! Its a Turkish grape…) – Quirky, wild and interesting! Bright, vibrant floral fruit with spicy finish.
Domaine d’Arton Red – Classic Southern French blend with lovely inky fruit and nice sturdy tannins.

New 6 bottle Wine Cases

We are also offering two brand new 6 bottle cases to give you a chance to try out some of these new wines.

We have a 6 bottle ‘Explorers Taster Case’ for the more adventurous among you… 6 of the most interesting new grape varieties gathered together featuring 3 whites and 3 reds for £69.99.

We also have a 6 bottle ‘Classics Taster Case’ for those wanting a more reassuring set of grape varieties! …6 of our new arrivals, 3 whites, and 3 reds featuring traditional and well know grapes and regions for £56.99.

Big Wine Discounts – As well as having all the new arrivals we also have a couple of cracking discounts to save you money.

Our New Malbec and Torrontes pair from the fantastic Mendoza Winery Gauchezco make an introductory appearance at £7.99 a bottle instead of their normal £9.79 retail price.

An excellent new Cava pair from Vilarnau, the Brut and Rose both presented in the stunning Gaudi Inspired bottle, normally £11.99 now only £9.99 a bottle.


The new vintage of the Barry Bros Shiraz/Cab from the Clare Valley is in and tasting brilliant! We have a cracking offer with £4 off bringing the wine down to only £9.99 a bottle!

For the traditionalists we have a super value Claret, the Chateau du Barail at £8.99 or 2 bottles for £15 matched up with a lovely Muscadet on the same deal.

Beer Offers:

For beer fans we also have a few deals to take advantage of…

Thornbridge range ANY 3 beers for £6 – includes the super popular Jaipur IPA (normally £2.59 a bottle)
Jamaican Dragon Stout £1.89 each or 3 for £4.50
Desperados Lager 24 bottle case for only £29.99
Aspall Britten Cyder £1.99 each or 3 for £4.50
Also new beer arrivals from Cloudwater, Brooklyn Brewery and Left Hand.

Do come in and see us, you may discover a favourite new wine!