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Jazz in the Garage

April 25th, 2018

Saturday 30th June, 8.30pm

Calling all Jazz lovers! We know you've missed Jazz et Vin, so for one night only on Saturday 30th June 2018, we're bringing you JAZZ IN THE GARAGE!

Together with Stray's Coffee Shop and Cre8tStudios, we are organising this event in order to raise awareness and money for the New Life Children's Centre Gambia →

The music will be provided by another collaboration, namely the Groove Merchants (guitar, bass and drums) plus Steve Rodda on guitar, Kit Dellow-Jones on keyboard and trumpet, and an array of amazing vocalists, including the headline act: Matt Shephardson. WHAT A NIGHT!

Tickets will be £12.50 per head and Ann et Vin will be providing a wide range of wines, spirits and beers for you to buy on the night.

Doors will open at 8:00pm and the music will start at 8:30pm. There will be three sets of great jazz, blues and a big band for your enjoyment.

Tickets will be available from Ann et Vin, Stray's Coffee and Cre8Studios.

PLEASE DON'T MISS OUT - BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

Ann et Vin will be hosting Jazz in the Garage in Newark on Saturday 30th June 2018

Summer Wine Tasting – 31st May

March 26th, 2018

Thursday 31st May, 6.30-9pm

Join us this evening as we host our popular annual Summer Wine Tasting. Summer wine tasting at Ann et Vin We'll be hosting some of our favourite wine suppliers who will be showcasing their best wines for you to try. On offer will be more than 100 different wines, spirits and liqueurs. You'll be able to try them all and choose you're favourites, just in time for your summer BBQs. We'll also be offering discounts for orders placed on the night. Tickets are just £15 in advance. Please pop into our wine shop on Castlegate to purchase yours or call 01636 700900. Summer Wine Tasting at Ann et Vin in Newark  

Antiques Valuation Morning – ticket only

August 11th, 2017

Antiques Valuation Morning at Ann et Vin in Newark

Charles Hanson will be hosting an Antiques Valuation Morning at Ann et Vin

Do you have any antiques gathering dust in your home or attic? Want to know what they might be worth? You'll also be raising much needed funds for Newark's branch of Cancer Research too!
Then join us on Monday 18th September at Ann et Vin as antiques expert and TV celebrity, Charles Hanson from the Antiques Roadshow and Bargain Hunt will be here to tell you how much your valuables might be worth.
 
This is a ticket-only event but you can choose to be in the audience (£5) or have a valuation (£10). Both ticket prices also include coffee and biscuits and we'll also have glasses of Bucks Fizz for purchase at £5.
 
Tickets for valuations will be limited to a maximum of 60 people and all items must be hand-held, sorry but please don't bring any large items or furniture!
 
Call Ann on 01636 700900 to book your ticket now. And get hunting in the attic for your unknown treasures!
 

Coming in 2017 at Ann et Vin!

January 4th, 2017

As 2017 starts, this will also be a fresh start for Ann et Vin as we refocus on our core offering of wine, spirits, liqueurs and wine-related gifts. This does mean that the shop might be in a slight state of disarray while we reorganise everything, but please bear with us while we make sure we have the best wine offers available for you. Saturday wine tastings at Ann et Vin, wine shop in Newark, NottinghamshireSaturdays will now be Wine Tasting Central at Ann et Vin, when we give you the opportunity to try some new and exciting wines. We definitely want to get you out of your Wine Bubble and trying something new so please pop along and see what we have on offer! As always, you can also find us on Facebook and Twitter, and we'll keep you updated of the latest happenings at Ann et Vin. Once again, thank you for your patience and see you in the shop very soon!  

Refocus for Newark wine shop in 2017

December 1st, 2016

Prepare for some extra corks popping in Newark in 2017 as independent wine shop Ann et Vin further expands their exceptional wine offerings.

Ann Hayes, owner of Ann et Vin Wine Shop and Wine Merchants in Newark on Trent Nottinghamshire

Ann Hayes,
owner of Ann et Vin

Wine entrepreneur and owner, Ann Hayes is refocusing her efforts on making Ann et Vin the wine shop destination for consumers who appreciate good wine by providing easy access to a wide range of both fine quality and affordable everyday wines. Said Ann:

“After much deep thought and consultation with our customers and consumers, we’ve realised that it’s time for us to go back to basics and focus wholly on offering wines, spirits and liqueurs. As such the coffee shop and bar will be closing from 31st December 2016.

 “There’s a huge demand locally for wines that have been independently sourced and recommended based on personal experience – that’s something you can’t really get in a supermarket as they tend to promote the wines they have bought in bulk, which are not necessarily the best examples of the wines available.”

Increased breadth of depth of wine stocks

Ann et Vin, wine shop and wine merchant in Newark, Nottinghamshire She continues:

“By returning to a dedicated wine shop, we’ll be able to increase the breadth of our wine stocks, allowing consumers to enjoy wines that aren’t always available elsewhere, and we’ll also be offering selections of special hand-picked wines for people to discover and fall in love with. Customers can be assured of continued value for money, combined with a smile.”

 Personalised wine service

 “Over the years, we’ve developed very close relationships with our customers, getting to know what wines they enjoy and being able to recommend different wines that they might enjoy, based on their likes and dislikes. That level of personalized advice and individual customer service is appreciated by everyone who steps inside the shop.”

Newark’s hidden wine shop gem

Nestled on Castle Gate in the heart of Newark, Ann et Vin has often been described as an Aladdin’s Cave of Wine and a real hidden gem. Ann says:

“We have a fabulous retail location in Newark with convenient, free parking for wine shoppers. We know that there is strong support for independent local retailers in our vibrant market town and we hope that support will continue.

“We look forward to offering regular Saturday tasting events between 11am and 4pm, bringing back gorgeous wine glassware, even more wine gifts, and further enhancing our whisky, gin, vodka, cognac, port, liqueur and spirit ranges.”

We want to share our love of wine with everyone

Ann et Vin Opening times“Everyone knows that Ann et Vin is a relaxed and happy place to shop for wine, without intimidation. We are definitely not wine snobs; we just want to share our love of wine with everyone.”

Although the coffee shop and wine bar will be closing on 31st December 2016, the wine shop venue will still be available for private hire, parties and charity events.

Regular wine tastings and a bespoke wine event service

Saturday wine tastings at Ann et Vin, wine shop in Newark, Nottinghamshire In addition to the regular Saturday wine tastings, Ann and the team will also be offering a Bespoke Wine Event Services, including wine tasting events in the privacy of your own home, drinks receptions with canapés and a drinks service. Ann finishes:

I would like to personally thank all our lovely coffee, lunch and live music customers for your loyalty over the years, and hope you will still continue to come and see us to buy your wine!

 “2017 will mark a new chapter in the story of Ann et Vin and we hope you all will continue to join and support us on our continuing Wine Journey.”

One Chain Vineyard “The Googly” Chardonnay & One Chain “The Wrong Un” Shiraz/Cabernet

May 4th, 2016

Ann has chosen some gorgeous wines for you try: One Chain Vineyard "The Googly" Chardonnay 2014, One Chain "The Wrong Un" Shiraz/Cabernet 2014 The Cricket Series wines are inspired by a love for the Australian national sport. Indeed, the name One Chain is the imperial measurement for 22 yards, or the length of a cricket pitch. However, you really don’t need to be a connoisseur of the game to be bowled over by the restrained, elegant style of the Chardonnay and the bright red fruit and subtle oak of the Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon. Tasting notes: The Googly: Crisp, lively and bright, this citrus scented Chardonnay is well balanced, with tropical fruit and melon on the palate before presenting a vibrant, textured finish. The Wrong’un: A rich, well balanced example of the Aussie classic blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Lush black fruits coupled with touches of wood spice, liquorice and cassis follow through to a delicious, velvety finish. This wine is consistently good from vintage to vintage.

Buy now:

One Chain Vineyard "The Googly" Chardonnay 2014 £7.50

One Chain "The Wrong Un" Shiraz/Cabernet 2014 £7.50

One Chain Vineyard "The Googly" Chardonnay 2014, One Chain "The Wrong Un" Shiraz/Cabernet 2014

McHenry Hohnen Rolling Stone 2012

May 4th, 2016

Ann has chosen a gorgeous wine for you to try: McHenry Hohnen Rolling Stone 2012The Rocky Road Vineyard is in the southern part of the Margaret River region of Australia. Handcrafted from start to finish, the best parcels of fruit are gently de-stemmed into stone open fermenters for a pre-ferment cold soak; wines are hand plunged for gentle extraction with Cabernet and Petit Verdot undergoing extended maceration for soft and savoury tannins. Malbec is pressed sweet and racked to barrel for added texture and softness. The wine is then matured in the finest French Oak barriques. It is held in oak for 18 months prior to bottling. The wine remains unfined and unfiltered. Tasting notes: Rolling Stone: Iconic...Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot. Unfined, unfiltered and natural. Lush fruit and spicy flavours, balanced by a core of purity and ripe tannins.

Buy now:

McHenry Hohnen Rolling Stone 2012 £42.00

McHenry Hohnen Rolling Stone 2012

Mora & Memo Vermentino de Sardegna 2014 and Cannonau di Sardegna 2014

May 4th, 2016

Ann has chosen some gorgeous wines for you to try. Mora & Memo Vermentino de Sardegna 2014, Mora & Memo Cannonau di Sardegna 2014 There is an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, blown by the wind, kissed by a sea of glass. Its mountains are silver, smells of ancient, breathe antiquities and traditions that are lost in the mists of time. Mora & Memo are traditional varieties of wine from the island of Sardinia. Tasting notes: Vermentino de Sardegna: Straw colour with brilliant, green tints. Intense and persistent with scents of flowers and plants, rosemary, thyme and sage. Flavour has vegetal notes, warmth and full of good texture and is balanced with a long persistence. Cannonau di Sardegna: A grenache with intense ruby red colour, violet reflections, impenetrable. Bouquet of red berries and spices with hints of coffee. Smooth and elegant tannins with great structure and complexity.

Buy now:

Mora & Memo Vermentino de Sardegna 2014 £15.00

Mora & Memo Cannonau di Sardegna 2014 £15.00

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McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Zinfandel 2012 & Tiger Country 2010

May 4th, 2016

Ann has chosen some gorgeous wines for you to try. McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Zinfandel 2012 Margaret River McHenry Hohnen Tiger Country 2010 Margaret River The Zinfandel fruit is sourced from the Rocky Road vineyard in the Margaret River region.The Tiger County is a blend of three family vineyards: Tempranillo from McLeod Creek, Graciano from Burnside and the remainder from the Rocky Road vineyard. Tasting notes: Rocky Road Zinfandel: A fruit box of lifted aromas jumps from the glass followed by blackberries, raspberry coulis and red, boiled sweets for a seductive bouquet. Delving deeper, sweet watermelon and black liquorice are revealed. This fruit-driven number is framed by super-fine tannins and Satsuma plum acidity. Tiger County: A fantastic blend of Tempranillo, Petit Verdot and Graciano. Complex aromas of dark chocolate liqueurs and spicy berry fruit. Starting sweet, firm by mid-palate, the wine finishes in a harmony of chalky tannins and balancing acidity.

Buy now:

McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Zinfandel 2012 £18.50

McHenry Hohnen Tiger County 2010 £17.00

McHenry Hohnen Tiger Country 2010 Margaret River McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Zinfandel 2012 Margaret River

Majella “The Musician” Cabernet Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon

May 4th, 2016

Ann has chosen some gorgeous wines for you to try. Majella The Musician 2013, Majella Cabernet Sauvignon 2012The family-owned Majella Winery is regarded as one of Australia's best winemakers with a state of the art winery located in Coonawarra. They craft some of the finest wines in the country on one of the most revered 'strips of dirt' in the wine world. Tasting notes: The Musician: Vibrant, unmistakably Coonawarra to smell and taste, although it is a lighter style of red showing fresh berry and spice with a soft finish. Cabernet Sauvignon: A dark aubergine purple colour with a ruby hue, blackcurrants and vanilla on the nose. The palate is complex, with rich plum fruit flavours. This wine is universally regarded as one of Coonawarra’s greatest wines, winning trophies and awards in Australia and the rest of the world.

Buy now:

Majella "The Musician" Cabernet Shiraz 2013 £13.50

Majella Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 £19.50

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