Cosy wine bars, luxurious wine-themed hotel stays and some fun wine tastings - treat yourself to a vin-tastic trip to Bath...

Wine bars

Beckford Bottle Shop

Pop in for a glass of wine from the shelves of this relaxed wine merchant, whether you opt to take a seat on their cosy sofas, or pair your wines with small plates from their Michelin Bib-Gourmand-winning kitchen.

Inside Beckford Bottle Shop
Image - Beckford Bottle Shop

Corkage

This independent, award-winning restaurant just off Queen Square has a dazzling selection of wines from across the world which you can enjoy by the glass or bottle. You can just sit in for drinks (their pretty courtyard garden is a lovely spot for an alfresco tipple) or mix and match your wines with their delicious selection of small plates. 

You can also enjoy a selection of wines and tapas at Vino Vino (a great spot for a pre-show tipple - thanks to it location across the road from both Theatre Royal Bath and Komedia Bath), or French dishes and Champagnes by the glass at Comptoir + Cuisine.

People sat inside restaurant
Image - Corkage

Hotel packages

Add an extra layer of luxury to your trip with a special package at one of the city's top hotels.

Book a Gourmet Getaway at the Queensberry Hotel to enjoy Chris Cleghorn's Michelin-starred six-course tasting menu at The Olive Tree with optional wine pairing, as well as an overnight stay in a room or suite of your choice and breakfast the following morning. 

Olive Tree Bath
Image - The Olive Tree

The Culinary Experience at Bailbrook House Hotel is tailored to groups of eight or more and includes an overnight stay, a wine tasting class with canapés (or cocktail masterclass), a six-course Chef's Experience menu with paired wines, and breakfast each morning.

Exterior of Bailbrook House hotel
Image - Bailbrook House

Indulge in a foodie break at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, which includes an overnight stay, six course tasting menu with a glass of Taittinger Champagne per person, afternoon tea for two, access to The Spa & Bath House and a Full English breakfast.

Take your pick from a wide selection of packages at luxury hotels in and around Bath at offpeakluxury.com, with options including complimentary dinner, wine tastings and spa treatments.

Bedroom at hotel
Image - Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Vineyard tours

Quoins Organic Vineyard

Groups of 10 or more can book on to private tours and tastings during the summer, where you can learn about their organic practices which gained them a Soil Assocation certification as soon as they planted the vineyard over 20 years ago.

Quoins organic wines

Woodchester Valley Vineyard

This multi award-winning, single estate vineyard and winery in the Cotswolds hosts tours, wine tastings and other special events throughout the year. As well as being able to visit the vineyard and sample the wines, there's also the option to stay in one of their spacious vineyard barns, or get a group together to relax at the six bedroom Woodchester Valley House.

People sat on terrace in vineyard
Image - Woodchester Valley Vineyard

Failand Farm Vineyard & Winery

This family-run vineyard and winery just outside Bristol makes characterful 'natural' wines.

Minerva Wine

Take a tour of this award-winning vineyard based on the Corston Vineyard Estate, going on a journey through the estate's narrative, delving into the intricacies of the vineyard before enjoying a tasting of the Minerva Wine range. 

Aldwick Estate

Aldwick Estate is a family-run farm in the Mendip Hills. They offer 90-minute tours of their 11 acres of grape vines, so you can discover the history behind the largest vineyard in Somerset.

Limeburn Hill Vineyard

The only biodynamic vineyard in the South West of England, Limeburn Hill Vineyard is based just outside Bristol and has hand-planted vines, producing six varieties of grapes. All are certified as organic and biodynamic, meaning the wines have no added sulphites, use no filtering or fining, have no additives, contain no use of animal products and are all fermented with wild yeast from the vineyard. They run vineyard tours, tasting events and workshops throughout summer.

Wine tasting

The Great Wine Company

Choose from over 800 wines on the shelves at their shop, including Magnums, fine wines and gifts. The shop hosts regular wine tastings in the shop, as well as collaborating with local bars and restaurants for wine dinners and pairing events. Their team are always on hand to offer expert advice too, whether you're looking for a bottle to take home or to stock up for a wedding.

man browsing wine shelves

Yuup

You can browse a range of food and drink experience on Yuup's website, including regular wine tastings at Novel Wines in Bath or wine and cheese at The Drawing Room.

Person at wine tasting
Image - Yuup

GoHen

Planning a hen do and looking for a wine-related activity? GoHen have plenty of ideas in Bath, including chocolate and wine tasting, a pizza and Prosecco evening or a mobile artisan wine tasting.

The Great Wine School at The Bird

Brush up on your wine knowedge at one of the classes run by The Great Wine School at The Bird, from a one-day Introduction to Wine course to a Champagne Masterclass.

Wolf Wine

Visit their shop on Walcot Street to peruse the shelves, book a wine tasting or find out about their other wine-themed events.

Bring some home

Want to stock up on some wines to take with you after your visit, or buy a gift for a loved one? The Great Wine Company can deliver their wines across the UK and also have a range of gift sets and seasonal offers that you can make the most of.

Independent Spirit of Bath have a smaller but well-considered selection of wines in their shop, to go alongside their impressive whisky collection and shelves of local and international beers.

Shelves of wine
Image - Beckford Bottle Shop

In addition to their restaurants and shelves of wine that you can buy on the day, The Beckford Bottle Shop and Corkage both have online wine shops for you to browse and can deliver across the UK. 

The Newt in Somerset stocks award-winning wines from their sister estates in South Africa and Tuscany in their online shop, or pop into Newton Farm Shop or Flourish Foodhall just outside the city to take your pick from a selection of local and international wines.

Flourish Foodhall
Image - Flourish Foodhall

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