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The 20th Cornwall and Devon wine fair organised by Castang wine shippers of Looe is moving back to the prestigious St. Mellion International Resort

This year’s fair will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday March 11th and 12th 2014.

Wine Fair at St Mellion Golf and Country Club

Entrance to the event is strictly by ticket only, but tickets are available FREE of charge on application to Castang.

Probably the largest wine tasting in the south west with over 350 wines, Champagne, Ports, Madeira’s, and Spirits  available to taste and purchase. Growers and winemakers will be arriving from the continent including Francois Lieubeau from the Loire, Luis Marculeta from Rioja and others from Burgundy, Bordeaux and Bergerac. For the first time growers from  Chateau Monluc will here to promote their famous Armagnac and orange liqueur “Pousse Rapiere”.

Wines from around the world will be represented and local wineries Knightor (Cornwall) and Sharpham Estate (Devon) will be at the fair with their latest vintages

There will be a welcome return of local food products to the fair. Award winning Cheeses, Cornish Blue and Cornish  Gouda can be matched with wines, together with Kernow Chocolate, Pyman pates, Cornish sea salt , Cornish Meadow preserves and many others.

The fair is a great day out in a relaxing environment providing the opportunity to taste and learn more about wines, many of which are new and exciting such as the Godello from Spain, and to fill up your cellars!

For the hotel and restaurant industry it is the major regional event affording the chance the taste and select wines for your new season wine lists

Full details and tickets HERE

Castang Wine Shippers and merchants is an Independent Family business established in 1979. Currently we operate throughout the South West England, and with distribution throughout the UK, together with key accounts in other areas of the country. During the past 32 years, we have steadily increased our portfolio of wines and agencies by expanding our activities firstly throughout Europe and more recently in the New World wineries. Our range now exceeds 450 wines. The business has a wide variety of skills and experience, which allows us to offer a comprehensive service together with advice to our clients.

The main activity of the company is the importation and supply of wines to private and corporate clients, wine merchants, hotels, restaurants, wine bars and Universities. We also supply mail order wine to private wine connoisseurs either for personal consumption or for gifting.


logo Since 1979 we have specialised in the supply of wines purchased direct from growers and estates as well as the more traditional method of purchasing through negociants. Growers have been visited around the world directly at the vineyards to assess the quality of wines and to check methods of vinification. Our regular contacts and long term relationships with the wine makers helps to ensure high quality and thus avoiding badly made and dishonest wines. We should be pleased to help our clients with their plans to visit any of our suppliers. I feel that our list represents not only genuine value for money but also provides a selection of new, interesting, and unusual wines.

Over the years we have placed much emphasis on the selection of top quality country and house wines; and so with many good wine makers around the world combined with modern vinification techniques, it never ceases to amaze us how many anonymous, acidic and overpriced poor quality wines are still passed off as House wines. Caveat Emptor - BUYERS BEWARE!!!

'It is of far more importance to select your wine merchant than to select your wine, for a merchant with a reputation to lose will never give you bad advice'

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