2017

Fun with Rum

Fun with Rum

Friday 25th August, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £25.00 per person

2017 is meant to be the year rum finally emerges as the on-trend drink, and not just drunk by pirates. In fact purists would prefer for rum to lose the pirate connotations entirely, and there is much talk in the industry for a new/simpler classificati... more...


Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Friday 21st July, 2017

7:00 - 9:00pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

*** 2 PLACES LEFT ***

Grown all around the world, most famously in the Loire Valley regions of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé and Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc produces dry and sweet styles of wine to suite all tastes and regularly fea... more...


Stop and taste the rosť

Stop and taste the rosť

Friday 7th July, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

Rosé wines are made from a variety of different grapes from all around the world and in varying styles from still to sparkling, from bone dry to varying levels of sweetness. There is nobody who doesn’t enjoy a glass of something pink?! Join us for an eve... more...


The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: South Africa

The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: South Africa

 Thursday 6th July, The Red Lion Warstone Lane, £35 per person

 

The menu is always adventurous, so please inform Dave at The Red Lion in advance if there are any dietary constraints, they are more than willing to work around them if they get warning.

It is suggested to arrive for about 7.00ish, we will taste 8 different wine... more...


Gin O'Clock

Gin O'Clock

Friday 23rd June, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

**** SOLD OUT ****

Tickets: £25.00 per person

It’s entirely plausible that this tasting is about and will feature gin! As of 2015 there were over 650 different gins produced in the UK alone, all flaunting a magic ingredient or steeped in geographical provenance. Such is the inte... more...


Wine-d up UKIP: East of the Danube

Wine-d up UKIP: East of the Danube

Thursday 22nd June

Livery St

Tickets £12.50

364 days after "the decision" we head east along the Danube and beyond..... Click here for tickets


Cheese & Beer

Cheese & Beer

Friday 9th June, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £20.00 per person

**** SOLD OUT! ****

Wine/Port the traditional choice to pair with cheese. . . Not any more!

Beers boast good levels of acidity and offer a vast array of different flavour profiles making them an ideal choice to pair with your favourite piece of fro... more...


The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: France

The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: France

 Thursday 1st June, The Red Lion Warstone Lane, £35 per person

 

The menu is always adventurous, so please inform Dave at The Red Lion in advance if there are any dietary constraints, they are more than willing to work around them if they get warning.

It is suggested to arrive for about 7.00ish, we will taste 8 different wine... more...


Champagne/Fish & Chips!

Champagne/Fish & Chips!

Friday, 26th May

7pm-9pm

Dovehouse Parade, Solihull

***** SOLD OUT *****

Tickets: £39.50 per person

A Connolly's favourite event and an instant sell-out!

Taste your way through a selection of champagne styles. 

All topped off with a Dovehouse fish & chip supper.


Port (hopefully a Declaration) Tasting

Port (hopefully a Declaration) Tasting

 6.30pm Livery St

Thursday 18th May

Tickets: £20

In a time of strained links with Europe, how about a tasting dedicated to one of our oldest trade treaties- The treaty of Methuen signed with Portugal in 1703. Port has been one of the staples of the dining table, especially at Christmas but has far, far more to offer. With Taw... more...


Walk Around Tasting: 5 Years on the Parade

Walk Around Tasting: 5 Years on the Parade

Friday 5th May, 2017

6:30 - 8:30/9pm

Dovehouse Parade

**** SOLD OUT ****

Tickets: £12.50 per person

This May we are celebrating our 5th Birthday on Dovehouse Parade. Crikey, 5 years already?!

So, to celebrate, we thought we would put on a walk-around tasting showcasing a whole host of delicious wines. If you've never been ... more...


The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: Spain

The Thirst Thursday @The Red Lion: Spain

Thursday 4th May, The Red Lion Warstone Lane, £35 per person

 

The menu is always adventurous, so please inform Dave at The Red Lion in advance if there are any dietary constraints, they are more than willing to work around them if they get warning.

It is suggested to arrive for about 7.00ish, we will taste 8 different wines ... more...


Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Friday 21st April, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

**** SOLD OUT ****

If you consider Bordeaux to be the world’s leading wine region, then Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape variety responsible for its fame and reputation. The varietal has long been planted all over the wine-growing world, particularly i... more...


Sauvignon Blanc ***SOLD OUT***

Sauvignon Blanc ***SOLD OUT***

 Sauvignon Blanc

6.30pm Livery St

Thursday 20th April

SOLD OUT

Say Sauv Blanc and your mind immediately thinks of Marlborough in New Zealand, but the grape is one of the most storied around- so old there are only theories about from whence it came, it is one of the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon, and is now producing a myriad... more...


Viognier Tasting

Viognier Tasting

Friday 7th April, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

**** SOLD OUT ****

Viognier has carved itself a little niche fan base at Dovehouse so we thought it was about time we gave it its own tasting and shed the spotlight on this grape variety.

Once fairly common the variety almost went extinct when there w... more...


Wines of South America

Wines of South America

Friday 31st March, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

**** SOLD OUT ****

Unase a nosotros para un viaje por America del Sur donde degustaremos maravilloso vinos de Argentina, Chile y Uruguay.

Alternatively . . .

Join us for a trip round South America where we will take in the wine-derful delights of Ar... more...


Cake & Ale 3: Cake Harder

Cake & Ale 3: Cake Harder

 Cake & Ale 3: Cake Harder

6.30pm Livery St

Thursday 16th March

Tickets: £12.50 each

We all know cake and beer are both great, and with excellent new breweries and inventive beers appearing weekly we thought we'd show off some of the finest new arrivals matched with specially commissioned cakes from baking geniuses Peel & Stone. Click here for tickets


Cheese & Wine Tasting

Cheese & Wine Tasting

 

Friday 10th March, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £25.00 per person

****SOLD OUT****

Join us for a night of cheese and wine matching.

To book call 0121 709 3734 or email here


Turkish Wines

Turkish Wines

Friday 24th February, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £12.50 per person

Join us for a night of Turkish (wine) delights. Probably not the first country you think of when it comes to wine production but Turkey is thought to have played a pivotal role in the early history of wine. There are familiar international grape var... more...


Chocolate & Wine Tasting

Chocolate & Wine Tasting

Friday 17th February, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £25.00 per person

*** SOLD OUT ***

Join us for a night of wine and chocolate indulgence where we match some tasty chocolate treats with a whole host of wines. Heaven!  

To book call 0121 709 3734 or email lucas@connollyswine.co.uk

Or buy on line  here


Wine for Bluffers

Wine for Bluffers

Wine for Bluffers

6.30pm Livery St

Thursday 16th February

£12.50 a ticket

 The world of wine can seem a confusing mess of traditions, over pompous people, and surely too many red corduroy trousers than strictly necessary. Join us as we lift the lid on the end result of over 7000 years of human ingenuity producing one of the finest liquids on the planet. Click here for tickets


Burns Night 2: Scottish Gins

Burns Night 2: Scottish Gins

Friday 27th January, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

****SOLD OUT****

 

Tickets: £20.00 per person

A slight twist on the traditional Burns Night theme, we’re replacing the whiskies with gin. Gin-ius! After all why should whisky have all the fun and attention in January?

Did you know that 70 percent of gin produced in the UK i... more...


Burns Night Whisky Tasting

Burns Night Whisky Tasting

Friday 20th January, 2017

7-9pm

Dovehouse Parade

Tickets: £25.00 per person

*** SOLD OUT ***

What better way to spend Burns Night than with our very own whisky expert Mark, who will be showcasing a fantastic array of whiskies. So whether you’re a matured whisky connoisseur or just starting out on your love affair with the w... more...