Past Events

Bristol Cocktail Week

October
19
Monday

Now in it’s 5th year, Bristol Cocktail Week 2015 is set to be one of the biggest weeks in Bristol’s social calendar. Come and enjoy cocktails at over 50 bars across the city. Have your say by voting in this year’s BCW Awards. Grab tickets to one of over 20 events, including live comedy, cocktail […]

Whisky Tastings

June
2
Thursday
  • £20
  • 7pm

  BRISTOL WHISKY CLUB The Bristol Whisky Club is a quarterly event for lovers of all things grain based. Hosted by a collaboration between ourselves, Hyde and Co and a different invited guest Whisky producer at each meet. The aim for each meet is simple: great whiskies, great company and in a setting to match. Our second guest […]

American Whiskey Tasting with “The Bristol Whiskey Club”

July
7
Thursday
  • £20
  • 7pm

We invite you to an all American whiskey tasting alongside The Bristol Whiskey Club.

Teeling Tasting

September
15
Thursday
  • £20.00
  • 7.30pm

The Whisky club is back. Our next tasting is at Hyde and Co. Thursday 15th of September at 7.30 pm. Teeling Irish Whiskey are coming over. From the first new distillery in Dublin in over 125 years and the only operational Irish Whiskey distillery in the city. Tickets are £20. They can be bought from: Corks […]

JERRY THOMAS – DEL PROFESSORE VERMOUTH & GIN MASTERCLASS

November
1
Tuesday
  • £10.00
  • 7pm

  JERRY THOMAS – DEL PROFESSORE VERMOUTH & GIN MASTERCLASS   Tuesday 1st November 2016 7pm @ Hausbar 52 Upper Belgrave Road Clifton   £10 We are delighted to invite you to an evening showing a range of the finest gins and vermouths from Italy.  The Jerry Thomas Project is arguably the best cocktail bar […]

WINE DINNER DANIEL RAMOS DISTINCTIVE TASTE OF SPAIN

March
29
Wednesday

WINE DINNER DANIEL RAMOS DISTINCTIVE TASTE OF SPAIN   Wednesday 29th March – 7.30pm The Kensington Arms, 35-37 Stanley Road, BS6 6NP £45 Based in the Gredos Mountains, west of Madrid, Daniel Ramos is utilising Garnacha with some astonishing results.  He’s brought to life abandoned vineyards; combines ancient and modern winemaking techniques and makes wines […]

PORTUGUESE ICONS QUINTA DO VALE MEAO WINE DINNER

May
10
Wednesday
  • 7.30pm

  PORTUGUESE ICONS QUINTA DO VALE MEAO WINE DINNER   Wednesday 10th May – 7.30pm The Kensington Arms, 35-37 Stanley Road, BS6 6NP £45 In the upper reaches of the Douro Valley, on the rivers most dramatic meander, sits an iconic estate. Quinta do Vale de Meao produces some of the world’s most stylish wines […]

KINGS OF MALBEC ALTOS LOS HORMIGAS WINE DINNER

September
27
Wednesday
  • £45.00
  • 7.30pm

KINGS OF MALBEC ALTOS LOS HORMIGAS WINE DINNER Wednesday 27th September – 7.30pm The Kensington Arms, 35-37 Stanley Road, BS6 6NP £45 In the heart of the stunning Mendoza wine region lies a very special estate. Established in 1995 by Alberto Antonini, a well known Tuscan winemaker, and the young entrepreneur Antonio Morescalchi, Altos Los […]

Madeira Day Tasting

December
2
Saturday
  • All Day

We are holding our Madeira Day on Saturday 2nd December. There two Madeiras on tasting in all three shops with Traditional Molasses Cake to taste. On Friday 8th December we have Black Cow Vodka and the cheese on tasting in all shops. Situated on England’s West Dorset coast they produce the worlds only Pure Milk […]

Crush Wine Weekend May 4th, 5th and 6th 2018

May
4
Friday
  • All Day

Bristol’s Wine Weekend Crush is a weekend long wine festival, taking place in venues across the city and working with some of its finest independents. Each tasting, talk or unique wine menu offer is crafted to give its audience a unique experience where they can enjoy exciting wine, learn a thing or two and have […]

Whisky Tastings

May
11
Friday

Whisky Bristol // Friday Sessions with Glenfarclas 11th May 7pm-9pm at The Rummer Hotel Glenfarclas Tickets Here Whisky Bristol // On the Water with Kilchoman 24th May 7pm-9pm at The Glassboat Brasserie Kilchoman Tickets Here

Wine Dinner – Tenuta di Argiano

June
12
Tuesday

TENUTA DI ARGIANO BASTIONS OF BRUNELLO Tuesday 12th June – 7.30pm The Kensington Arms, 35-37 Stanley Road, BS6 6NP   £38 From their beautiful estate in the Tuscan wine region of Brunello, Tenuta di Argiano produces stunning wines. Sangiovese reigns supreme with the estate owning some of the oldest vineyard sites in the region. Add […]

Wine Dinner Riesling from the Mosel

July
25
Wednesday
  • £45.00
  • 7.30pm

Wednesday 25th July – 7.30pm Woky Ko Kauto, 7/9 Queens Road, BS8 1QE £45 From the extraordinary steep slopes of the Mosel, hail the most amazing white wines. It is home to of one of the world’s finest grape varieties, Riesling, and it this grape that we will be exploring, tasting and celebrating with the […]

Nikka Whiskey Tasting

September
18
Tuesday

Tuesday 18th September – 7.30pm Woky Ko Kauto, 7/9 Queens Road, BS8 1QE £40   Founded in the middle of 20th Century by Japan’s whiskey mastermind, Takesuru, Nikka Whiskey is one of the best producers of the “water of life” in the land of the rising sun. With and extensive range of single malts and […]

ELEMENTS OF ISLAY WHISKY TASTING

October
10
Wednesday
  • £15.00
  • 7.30pm

Bristol Cider Shop Unit 4, Cargo 1 Bristol BS1 6WE October 10th 7.30pm   £15 The Elements of Islay is a range of Islay Whiskies bottled in individual batches and typically blended from between 5 and 20 casks from a single distillery. They draw their inspiration from traditional medical laboratory labels and packaging. Indeed even […]

WINE DINNER HERDADE SAO MIGUEL PORTUGAL UNRAVELLED

October
24
Wednesday
  • £45
  • 7.30 pm

Wednesday 24th October – 7.30pm The Kensington Arms, 35-37 Stanley Road, BS6 6NP £45 We are pleased to welcome to Bristol ,Alexandre Relvas of  Herdade Sao Miguel estate from Alentejo, Portugal. Alexandre runs a fairly large estate typical to Alentejo, producing  an expanding  number of wines from an even greater number of varieties.  All of […]

MACKMYRA WHISKEY TASTING

November
21
Wednesday

Bristol Cider Shop Unit 4, Cargo 1 Bristol BS1 6WE   Wednesday 21st November – 7.30pm   £15   We are pleased to welcome back to Bristol, Swedish powerhouse Mackmyra! Situated at the same latitude as most Scottish distilleries, Mackmyra, just 2 hours north of Stockholm is an uniquely Scandinavian distillery. Producing some of the […]

TASTINGS

February
8
Friday

TASTINGS FRIDAY 8th FEBRUARY TARQUINS GIN WILL IN NORTH STREET FOR A TASTINGS OF THEIR GINS 5 TO 7PM

Elements of Islay and Port Askaig whisky tasting

April
11
Thursday

Thursday 11th of April 5-8 PM On Tasting (free ) two (or more) exciting Islay Malts  Pop in & Try ! 

Starward Whisky tasting !

April
11
Thursday

Coming to our North St branch for the first time , Starward Whisky from Australia! Join us on the 11th of April from 5PM in our NS shop for a free tasting and open chat about this wonderful new Aussie whisky!

ASIAN WHISKY TASTING

April
12
Friday

           The Library Brewhouse & Kitchen 31-35 Cotham Hill Bristol BS6 6JY April 12th  7pm £15 We are delighted to welcome back to Bristol, Nikka Whisky from Japan and Kavalan Whisky from Taiwan for an Asian Spirit tasting event. Nikka almost needs no introduction, having been established in the early part […]

Bristol Whisky Festival 2019

April
13
Saturday

Come and join us at our selling point stand for the Bristol Whisky Festival 2019 , in collaboration with The Wisky Lounge! Saturday 13th April 2019 City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1  

………………………………………..Negroni Masterclass

May
22
Wednesday
  • £15.00
  • 7.30pm

WEDNESDAY 22nd MAY @The Cider Shop 4 Cargo 1, Gaol Ferry Steps, BS1 6WE From 7.30pm £15.00 A chance to explore the history and different styles of what is the most popular Cocktail of the times. A chance to try three different takes on the Negroni and a couple of other tastes. We delighted to […]

Càrn Mòr Whisky Tasting

June
19
Wednesday
  • £15.00
  • 7pm

Wednesday 19th June The Library, Brewhouse & Kitchen 31-35 Cotham Hill £15 7pm An invitation to try a range of Single Cask Whisky bottlings. Based in the heart of Perthshire, Morrison and Mackay are a family owned and managed business producing some of the finest single cask Whisky bottlings that we have tried. With a […]

6 O’Clock Gin at Harbourside

June
19
Wednesday

We are delighted to have 6 O’Clock Gin with us at Cargo for the weekend of the Bristol Harbour Festival July 19th, 20th and 21st. We will have a gin bar outside. Plus a range of wines, beers and spirits to drink in or takeaway.  

New Spain Tasting

July
18
Thursday
  • £15.00
  • 7pm

Thursday, 18th July – 7pm Coffee and Beer, 16 Cotham Hill £15 Spain is now providing us with some of the most exciting wines they’ve ever produced. Reviving ancient varieties, varying styles of winemaking and embracing the move towards more natural winemaking  makes for thrilling arrivals on our shelves. We have put together a tasting […]

Diplomatico Tasting and Rum Blending Masterclass

August
8
Thursday

Thursday 8th August, 7pm The Library Brewhouse & Kitchen 31-35 Cotham Hill £15 The history of Diplomático began in Venezuela in 1959, with the establishment of the distillery where all of its rums are produced. This event will showcase the Traditional Range and the Distillery Collection; featuring a rum-making style that combines Hispanic, American and […]

WHISKY AND BEER MATCHING MASTERCLASS

September
5
Thursday

ISLAY WHISKY AND BEER MATCHING MASTERCLASS Thursday 5th September, 7pm The Library Brewhouse & Kitchen 31-35 Cotham Hill  £15 We are happy to welcome Julie Hamilton, brand ambassador for Elixir Distillers from Scotland, to host a masterclass on matching various types of beer with Whisky, particularly from Islay as this is their primary focus. The […]

Tarquin’s Gin Tasting in Store at North Street

September
20
Friday
  • 17;00 to 19:00

We have Tarquin’s in Corks of North Street. A chance to try a range a Gins from the Cornish producer Tarquin’s Free to try fro 5 to 7 pm on Friday 20th of September

Tomatin Whisky Tasting at Urban Kohinoor

October
8
Tuesday
  • £35
  • 7pm

8th October 7pm Urban Kohinoor 211 Whiteladies Rd, Bristol BS8 2XS £35 per ticket A special tasting of Tomatin Whiskies with a selection of Indian Tastes. We are excited to be running this amazing experience. A chance to try a range of ages and styles from a brilliant Highland Malt Whisky distillery. All matched with […]

GIN TASTINGS

October
18
Friday

FRIDAY 18th October Corks of North St 6 O’Clock Gin free in store tasting 5 pm to 7 pm SATURDAY  19th October Corks of Cotham Tarquin’s Gin free in store tasting 12 to 5 pm

WINE TASTING PIEDMONT

February
13
Thursday

Thursday, 13th February – 7pm Coffee and Beer, 16 Cotham Hill £20 In the North West corner of Italy lies the stunning wine region of Piedmont. Home to some of Italy’s most prestigious wines, it offers a glorious array of varieties little found elsewhere in the world . From bold reds to delicate whites and sparkling […]

Wine Tasting Portugal

March
12
Thursday
  • £20
  • 7pm
  • 16 Cotham Hill

Portugal is a fascinating wine producing country. Most famous for the production of Port, beyond which there is a wealth of table wines offering distinct styles and great value for money. Indigenous grape varieties rule across the varied and diverse wine regions covering the country. We will tour round these regions tasting the variety Portugal […]