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12 Nov 2018

Feeling Festive – our first Christmas brochure is here.

This year, we’ve gone all out and embarked on our very first Christmas brochure. We s...
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06 Jun 2018

Tapas To Go!

We’ve been having a bit of a refurb at the Wine & Tapas Bar to make the two upsta...
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30 May 2018

Treat yourself to pudding!

Still smarting from a ‘and don’t bother to ask for pudding’ review on the...
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15 May 2018

Free Range Pork

As the well informed and Radio 4 farming programme listeners (not necessarily the same thin...
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14 Mar 2018

Meet the butchers

We thought we’d introduce you to a few of our butchery team to celebrate National Butchers ...
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13 Mar 2018

Spring wine offer

There’s a fair bit of Petit Verdot in this month’s selection. If you’re unfamiliar with it,...
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14 Dec 2017

Boxing Day delights

It’s easy to overlook Boxing Day with all the attention that is placed on the Christm...
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15 Nov 2017

Wine & Tapas at Yealmpton

You are invited to a festive Wine & Tapas Evening at our Yealmpton Café on Friday Decem...
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15 Nov 2017

Awards finalists

We’re really proud to  say we’ve reached the finals of the Food Magazine’...
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09 Nov 2017

We’re open in Exeter

We’re thrilled to say we’ve opened our doors in Exeter! Located in the former P...
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25 Oct 2017

Christmas wine tasting extravaganza

We’re having a Christmas wine day in Ben’s Wine and Tapas on Thursday December 7th and it p...
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25 Oct 2017

Make a Christmas wreath evening

Join us on December 4th at 7pm in our Yealmpton cafe when Riverford’s head gardener P...
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12 Sep 2017

Meet Charlotte – our new Totnes manager

If you’re a regular in our Totnes shop you will see a new face from this week –...
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07 Aug 2017

Four ways with smoked Montbeliard sausages

With the exception of the very occasional IKEA frankfurter, we don’t eat a lot of poached s...
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01 Aug 2017

August wine – perfect for sharing with friends

We’ve picked half a dozen wines from our range for our August special offers – a pair each ...
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13 Jul 2017

How to cook the perfect apricot tart

The apricot isn’t the most user-friendly fruit in the world – but put it in the right dish ...
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10 Jul 2017

A Summer Cocktail Recipe : Sangria

We thought we would share Ben’s Sangria recipe as we are sure you will have happy mem...
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06 Jul 2017

Butter could cost more by Christmas, Arla boss warns – BBC News BW

Enjoy your strawberries and cream now because there might not be any for Christmas. Dairy f...
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28 Jun 2017

Great Wines for July – Rain or Shine!

Jara 2015 Rock Rose Garnacha – made by Daniel Ramos, high in the Gredos mountains just west...
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20 Jun 2017

The Rise of the Crab

Our Sharpham wine and crab evening in the tapas bar on May 31st had me in a bit of a flap. ...
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06 Jun 2017

Vote for us at the Devon Muddy Awards for best Wine Merchant

Best Wine Merchant – Please vote for us We’re in the finals of the Devon Muddy Awards...
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23 May 2017

Our Supplier Q & A with Barnaby’s Brewhouse

The last year has seen Barnaby’s Brewhouse grow from strength to strength and is proving in...
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28 Apr 2017

Own Label Products

I’ve resisted it for over thirty years. The amount of times I’ve been guaranteed that sales...
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27 Apr 2017

Ben’s Wine & Tapas News

Ben’s Wine & Tapas is settling down nicely and we’re moving things on with a series of ...
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