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The Hidden Secrets of Shipston - Edward Sheldon Wine Cellar Tours

Saturday 15th March @ 14.00 Edward Sheldon Ltd, 6 New Street, Shipston-on-Stour

Following on from their very successful Open Day last year Edward Sheldon Ltd are launching their first official wine cellar tour at their premises in Shipston-on-Stour. Edward Sheldon are old established Wine Merchants and have been trading in the historic market town of Shipston since 1842.

Richard Badger, who started the business, became a vintner after first selling medicated wine at his pharmacy and in the late 1850's he passed the reins to his nephew, Edward Sheldon.

Edward Sheldon WinesDuring the latter part of the 19th century the business flourished, supplying wines throughout the United Kingdom and to many parts of the Empire. Vintage port, Madeira and sherry were shipped for Warwickshire's affluent country houses, officer's messes here and abroad, and universities.

Edward Sheldon still occupy the original extensive cellars and offices and for the first time in it's history they are opening their wine cellars to start official tours. This is an opportunity to share in the rare and colourful history as well as being able to view an 18th century working wine cellar.

Tours are £10.00 per person and include a tutored tasting of a small selection of wines and time to browse in the tranquillity of the shop.

Edward Sheldon Limited
6 New Street
CV36 5EN
Telephone 01608 661409


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