the showcase

The Norwich Wine Week Showcase will be held on 14 – 22 June, throughout the week the below venues are offering visitors and locals the chance to try, taste, or experience wine in whatever way they can. Whether guests are partial to a tipple or complete wine novices, everyone is welcome! You can expect discounts, wine and food pairings, expert tastings and talks. Keep an eye on the below, more details and more venues to be released soon…

Substrata

Substrata are teaming up with the Steam Packet for a south of France wine dinner, featuring the wines they import from Domaine La Lauzeta, a biodynamic and dry-farmed estate in Saint-Chinian, the Languedoc.

Tuesday, June 18

Register your interest here

HarperWells x Flint

Fun in The Sun Summer Tasting hosted by Brian from HarperWells, who will present 2 whites, 2 rose’s and 2 reds that are all perfect for the picnic or bbq! In addition, Dan Kirby from Flint Vineyard will be joining us to showcase their mighty fine wines.

£10.00

Wednesday, 19 June
6pm – 8pm

Book here

The Wallow

Our self service wine dispensers enable customers to explore our ever-changing array of wines within a relaxed and informal ambiance. 

Get 25% off the Burn Valley and Provence (Domaine des Diables) vending machine during Norwich Wine Week

Book your table here

Benedicts 
Island wines & alfresco dining

During Norwich Wine Week we will be showcasing our favourite island wines, treat yourself to a glass of red, white, rose or fizz! Accompany your glass with a selection of our small plates and you’ve got the perfect alfresco pairing.

Friday, 14 –  Saturday, 22 June

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Benedicts
Women in wine-making with Berkmann wine cellars

For one night only, our chefs will design a bespoke menu to pair beautifully with specially selected wines. Sit back and enjoy the wonderful new flavours while learning all about ‘Women in wine-making’.

Thursday, June 20  

Arrival from 6.30 pm

Event booking opening soon

Maids Head Hotel and Chet Valley Vineyard 

John will introduce you to three Chet Valley wines. He will share with you his passion and knowledge and provide you with an unforgettable experience. The wines will be accompanied by charcuterie and cheese sharing platters. Tasting notes will also be provided.

Wednesday, June 19
6.30pm – 8.30pm

£30.00 per person

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Enhance your experience by booking an overnight stay at the hotel. Book a bed and breakfast stay from just £135 per couple for a Classic double room. Upgrade your room from just an additional £20 per night.

To book your Wine Tasting with Chet Valley Vineyard, or to find out more, call our Events team 01603 272008 or email [email protected]

 The Last
A taste of Burgundy 

Come and join us for an evening with one of our key producers – Michael Troy from Boisset in Burgundy – who has paired their wines to a specially prepared menu by our Head Chef. A stunning range of fine wines including Marsannay, Nuits-Saint-Georges and Pommard alongside a fine dining menu with classical French undertones in a modern British style accompanied by an explanatory talk. The event is limited in number and expect a few extra surprises from our chefs! The ultimate event for anyone passionate about great food and wine.

Wednesday 19 June
7pm

£85

To book visit our website or call 01603 626626.

The Last
A taste of Italy

Interesting wines, great food, stories and background on how to pair wine with food. We have joined up with one of our favourite Italian producers – Castello di Buttrio – to match some interesting wines with the menu that has been created specially for this event by our talented Head Chef. There are always a few “hidden gems” on a wine list, and we have decided to showcase these with a dinner that highlights a curated wine pairing with an entertaining discussion around wine and food.

Thursday 20 June
7pm

£65

To book visit our website or call 01603 626626.

Squaregrapes

25% off on all Squaregrapes exclusive wines throughout Norwich Wine Week

TipsyJar Spritz Menu 

Two for £14 everyday until 7pm

Aperol Spritz

White Grape Hugo

Sauvignon Paloma

Find out more

Farmyard

A Set menu and accompanied wine flight

Kuoni Norwich – Wine Tasting & Tours

Join us for an evening of wine tasting, hosted by our friends at Jules Verne Tours.
Abby will be showcasing the top European tours that we have paired Waitrose wine to. 

Thursday,  June 20

6pm – 8pm 

YALM
Emerging Regions with Steve Daniels

Take your place at a very special one off event for Norwich Wine Week with YALM suppliers, Hallgarten wines.

We are super pleased to have Steve Daniels (head wine buyer) with us for the day to explore wines from emerging regions in our private dining room.

We have two very limited opportunities to taste a selection of 6 esoteric wines from emerging regions paired with small plates from Eric Snaith and his team.

Wednesday, June 19 
Lunch and dinner sessions are available
£40.00

Book your space here 

YALM x Flint Vineyard 

As part of Norwich Wine Week we have the wonderful Flint Vineyard joining us to showcase their incredible local wines, made in Suffolk.

With two ticket types available there will be something for everyone

Grazing – an informal showing of the flint range in the main with some nibbles from our vendors £20

Masterclass – a tutored tasting with Dan Kirby plus a special collaboration menu with Yalm vendors £60

Thursday, June 20
5:30 – 10:30

Book your ticket here 

Jarrolds

Join us for a Norwich Wine Week Showcase event where you can discover the secrets behind Norfolk vineyard Chet Valley with owner and winemaker, John Hemmant. The evening will include an opportunity to sample and learn more about a selection of Chet Valleys award-winning wines, including a preview of our new, exclusive Jarrolds wine. These will then by paired with a local cheese from our instore Cheese Room; expertly selected by our Food Hall buyer and local food expert Judith. This is the ultimate event for wine lovers and supporters of local artisan produce.

Thursday, June 20
6.30pm-8pm

£36 per person

SOLD OUT!

Castle Social 

Come and enjoy one of our specially selected wines at the Pinker & Green bar, on level 3. You can relax on our sofas or enjoy the garden with a castle view. We are offering 20% off all wines for the whole week!

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Melville & Mayell

Discounts and informal tastings throughout the week

Bowling House

Wine tasting to be hosted by Sara of Berkman wines accompanied by flavoursome canapes to pair each wine. Finishing with a screening of the film ‘Sideways’.

Wednesday, June 19 

Book your ticket here

Sir Toby’s Beers

Wine cocktails vs Beer cocktails

4 cocktails per person

£24.99

Wednesday, June 19 

7pm

Booking open soon

Cinema City

Wine tasting, film screening and themed meal

Britons Arms

A pairing of local white wine and steamed cod with prawns and fennel is on the menu for the whole week. 

£20

Book a table 

the showcase 

14 – 22 June 2024

This year the showcase coincides with English Wine Week so what better way to celebrate our region’s flourishing wine scene than with a celebration of local wine. We are encouraging Norwich businesses to offer visitors and locals the chance to try, taste, or experience wine in whatever way they can. Whether guests are partial to a tipple or complete wine novices, we want to make everyone feel welcome! 


Let us know how you would like to take part….