August events


While we are soaking up the sunshine, we can be learning about Japanese cooking, tequila and rum or simply enjoying Summer puddings and streetfood. All the details for August are over on the Events page.


Table Talk – Friday 29th June

Phew  as the scorchio weather continues, this week’s Table Talk is dedicated to liquid news and keeping hydrated.

The Little Gin Company elderflower gin

If you have tried The Little Gin Company’s own blend of elderflower gin from their horsebox mobile bar, you will be pleased to hear that it is now available to buy online from their website. Priced at £36 for a 70cl bottle, the ladies say that it is best enjoyed as a long summer drink with premium tonic and strawberry garnish.

Astley Vineyard Worcestershire

After six long months of construction (and even more months of planning) Astley Vineyard’s cellar door shop is finally complete.  Taste the entire range of English wine and meet the family at this Worcestershire vineyard  on Saturday 7th July. Between 10am and 4pm soft drinks, punch and a small selection of nibbles will also be provided.

Greek wine

Richard and Joanna, owners of The Square wine shop in Warwick are half Greek and thought that it was high time that they held a Greek Wine Tasting night for customers. On Thursday 26th July David Floyd will be on hand to guide you through the selection. Olives, cheese and nibbles will also on offer. Tickets  are £25.

Table Talk – Friday 1st June

Temperance, Leamington

An interesting new venue has opened in Leamington. Temperance offers pastries from Haddie and Trilby and coffee from Monsoon Estates, this café bar is a great supporter of quality local produce.

Based in Bath Street, their building began life as a drapers and around 1880 became the Westminster Temperance Hotel and Coffee Tavern. It was badly damaged by the floods of 1998, but has now been extensively and sympathetically restored. By day, it will be a community cafe and, at night, become an art cinema, sports bar, a music venue and an event space .

Rose wine The Square Warwick

On the first Wednesday of the month, Warwick’s wine merchant The Square will be cracking open a couple of bottles of new wine for you to try. Between 7 – 8pm, just pop in and make the most of the sale prices.

Greenway Hall restaurnat Stoke on Trent

Tune into BBC Radio Stoke at 7pm on Thursday for a new food and drink programme The Takeaway. Paula White will be chewing the fat with culinary experts,  chefs, local producers and farmers.