Try before you buy

18 Hildreth Street, Balham, London, SW12 9RQ · t:020 8616 8658

18 Hildreth Street

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Welcometo the Wine Tasting shop

We are both a wine shop and bar specialising in top-quality wines by small producers, providing exceptional value for money. We offer a broad international range with 400 bottles available in-store, at least 20 of which are available by the glass, including organic and biodynamic wines, and our own label varieties.

Pick any bottle off the shelves to sip onsite for a flat corkage fee, or simply buy a bottle (or two) to enjoy at home.

We hold fun and informative themed wine tasting events weekly and also cater for private wine tastings, either onsite or at a venue of your choice.

To complement our wine selection, we serve top-quality artisan cheese and charcuterie platters.

oneDrop in and buy a bottle: We can deliver mixed cases of 6 bottles (5% discount) or 12 bottles (10% discount).

twoWine by the Glass: Over 20 different wines to try. Enjoy a glass onsite or try before you buy - we will guide you through our range…only if you want to!

threeWine Tasting Events: Search our events calendar to discover fun and informative wine tasting events, from our Beginners Introduction to Wine, to a more in-depth regional or themed tasting. We also organise private wine tastings held at our shop or your home. Each tasting will be tailor made to your requirements

fourFood: To compliment our wine selection, we serve cheese and charcuterie platters accompanied with artisan breads and relish. Choose from the menu to select mixed platters too.

Events

  • Repeats every week every Saturday 52 times.
    Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
    19:30 to 22:00

    Saturday, live acoustic music.

    Solo artists will be playing soothing live acoustic sets for your listening pleasure starting at 7.30pm

    Starting at 7.30PM.

    FREE ADMISSION.

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
    19:30 to 21:00

    A comprehensive special Champagne tasting. There will be 7 different Champagnes to compare,
    including Grand Crus Terroirs, Premier Crus and vintage Champagne.
    Discover the history of Champagne and it's development over recent years with the...

  • Repeats every week every Friday 52 times.
    Friday, June 29, 2018 -
    19:30 to 22:00

    Friday, live blues music.

    We are extremely lucky to present you some of the best live blues musicians for a memorable set starting at 7.30PM.

    FREE ADMISSION

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
    19:30 to 22:00

    Saturday, live acoustic music.

    Solo artists will be playing soothing live acoustic sets for your listening pleasure starting at 7.30pm

    Starting at 7.30PM.

    FREE ADMISSION.

Food and Wines by the glass

We serve a range of artisan British and European cheeses and charcuterie which perfectly complement our wines.
We are seasonally changing the selection to ensure that we are tasting the beautiful produce at its finest. To share: Goose Rillettes and Hare & Armagnac Terrine served with Elephant Bakehouse bread and cornichons. We also have some lovely Portuguese tinned fish, and some Spanish nibbles including Gordal olives, Catalan almonds and kikones.

We've recently teamed up with our talented friends accross the road at The Spaghetti Bar, so you can now enjoy delicious traditional Italian pastas at ours.

Food: 
3 Artisan Cheeses platter £10.50
5 Artisan Cheeses platter £14.90 (2 to share)
Artisan Charcuterie Platter £ 14.90 (2 to share)
Mixed Platter £14.90 (2 to share)
Fish Platter £7.00 (Smoked small sardines, Bacalhau, Tuna fillets in olive oil and fennel)
Gordal Olives £3.00
Catalan Almonds £3.00
Kikones £2.50
Habas Picantes £2.50
Goose Rillettes £9.00
Hare and Armagnac Terrine £9.00
Pasta: Pappardelle Guanciale, Noci, Radicchio e Gorgonzola £12.90
Pasta: Scialatiello Salsiccia, Friarielli
Pasta: Gnocco Al Forno
Wine by the Glass: 
Red Wines
White Wines
Sparkling Wines