Monthly Archives: November 2015


Shop Small with American Express

The countdown to December starts now…   With just 7 days to go until Small Business Saturday, we’re delighted to share with our customers some great news from American Express. For those of you who use American Express, between 5th – 20th December, when you spend £10 or more in one transaction at Helmsley Wines, you’ll automatically get a £5 back* from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday. .
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Delaforce Wine & Port Tasting

On Saturday 5th December 2015 we’re delighted to welcome wine and port producer Delaforce who will be sharing some fantastic wines and ports on tasting throughout the day.   Delaforce have over 250 years of existence and activity in the Port Wine Trade. Almost every Port style is represented in the Delaforce range of wines which are sold throughout the world. Their distinguishing portfolio of products continue to earn .
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Winter Wine Tasting 2015

Wow, we’ve been open two years already – where has the time gone? Thank you to all that joined us on Friday evening for our second birthday Winter Wine Tasting event. It was a fantastic evening, and it was a pleasure to share a great selection of nearly 50 stunning wines that we had on tasting with our regular customers. For anyone who wasn’t able to join us on Friday .
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Christmas Crackers…

Christmas gift ideas for colleagues, friends and loved ones Choosing the right Christmas gift for friends or colleagues can be difficult. Here at Helmsley Wines we’re here to make Christmas easy for you, by providing you with some cracking wines that your colleagues and loved ones will really enjoy  and appreciate this festive season. We offer a wide range of great wines that can be packaged in our wine gift boxes .

Whittaker’s Gin

There’re a few reasons why we love this gin – firstly, it’s a small batch distilled London Dry Gin made using local botanicals – Bilberry, Hawthorn and Thyme and a natural water source, and secondly it’s from the North Yorkshire Dales.   Whittaker’s Gin is handcrafted with great skill and care at the family home Harewell House Farm, hence the beautiful hare label, in the heart of Nidderdale, North .
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Finca Las Moras Malbec Reserva, Argentina

If you’re looking for a stunning wine to go with a nice juicy steak or a hearty winter casserole, this Malbec is the perfect match.   High altitude combined with irrigation of the purest snow melt in the Andes creates a Malbec with bold dark fruits, savoury notes and hints of spice on the finish.   About the producer:   Finca Las Moras, Est 2001, is a pioneer winery .
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Rasteau ‘Les Banquettes Escarpées, Rhone, France 2012

As we write this the sun is shining and the Indian summer seems to be continuing, only the cold blast of chilled wind reminds us that winter is just around the corner. A time for hearty stews, casseroles and gamey dishes. With this in mind we bring this month a cracking smooth, rich and supple classic from the newest appellation in Southern Rhone to compliment good winter fare and .