Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!

We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it.  To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.


Free Wine Tasting

Free Wine Tasting Aug 18th

Join us for a Free Wine Tasting on August 18th, 6:30-8pm, featuring Deb Williams with Freedom Beverage! She will back at Taylor’s pouring some fantastic wines!

Parking Lot Party August 26

Parking Lot Party Aug 26

Get pumped for another Parking Lot Party on Saturday, August 26th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Route Bistro Food Truck, Live Music from Velvet Goldfish, Free Beer tasting with Jack’s Hard Cider, Wine Tastings, Local vendors sampling products including Norm’s Farms, Larry’s Coffee and more!

Walk for Hope Bake Sale

Bake Sale Fundraiser - Sept 2

Stop by Taylor’s Wine Shop from 9am – 11am on Saturday, September 2nd during our Walk for Hope Bake Sale and help Team Taylor’s raise money and support for the Walk for Hope! 100% of proceeds directly benefit the Foundation of Hope!

Evening of Hope 2017

Evening of Hope - Sep. 13

This annual gala event is an occasion for celebration and a time to shine a light on mental health. Held at the elegant Pavilion at the Angus Barn, the evening includes a delicious meal, wine pairings, and live and silent auctions. In 2017, we will be pleased to announce special guest and keynote speaker Jane Pauley. More info coming soon.

Parking Lot Party September 16th

Parking Lot Party Sept 16

Summer is almost over, but our Parking Lot Parties are still going strong! Join us Saturday, September 16th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for more family fun featuring Gonza’s Taco Y Tequila food truck, Buzzy Bakes dessert truck, Free Beer Tastings with Mary of Bell’s Brewing, Free Wine Tastings and several local vendors sampling their products! We will also be having a Bake Sale in which 100% of proceeds benefit this years Walk for Hope!

Walk for Hope BBQ

Walk for Hope BBQ - Sept 23

Help Team Taylor’s Wine Shop support the Walk for Hope during our fundraiser BBQ event on Saturday, September 23rd at Taylor’s Wine Shop! We will have BBQ plates available for $10 and 100% of proceeds directly benefit the Foundation of Hope/Walk for Hope! Click above for tickets.

Hank McCrorie Winemaker Event

Winemaker Event w/ Hank McCrorie - Sept 28

Winemaker Hank McCrorie of Burly Wines will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on September 28th, 6:30pm – 8pm for a Free Wine Tasting of his fantastic wines! This is a great way to meet, greet and sip with one of our favorite Napa Valley winemakers!

Walk for Hope 2017

29th Annual Walk for Hope - Oct 8

The Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope is one of the nation’s largest and oldest fundraisers benefiting mental health research and treatment. There are three options for Walk participants: a 10k, a 5k, and a 1-mile Nature Hike around the Angus Barn Lake.

Free Beer Tasting

Free Beer Tasting Sept 30th

Mark you calendars for an exciting Beer Tasting on Saturday September 30th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Details coming soon!

Walk for Hope

Walk for Hope Oct. 8th

Taylor’s Wine Shop is proud to participate in the 2017 Walk for Hope! We believe it is important to give back to our community and help raise awareness and funds for the research and treatment of mental illness. Join Team Taylor’s in the Walk For Hope on October 8th at The Angus Barn! Click above for registration info.

Parking Lot Party October 21st

Parking Lot Party Oct 21

One last Blast! Our last Parking Lot Party of the season will be on Saturday, October 21st, 4-7pm featuring Live Music from Recover! Zeke’s Meats Food Truck and Buzzy Bakes dessert truck will also be out serving up the best food around! Plus, we will have local vendors sampling their products so grab your lawn chairs, fido and the kids for one more party!

Free Beer tasting

Free Beer Tasting Nov. 4th

Join us for a Free Beer Tasting on Saturday November 4th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Details coming soon!

Free Beer Tasting

Free Beer Tasting Nov 18th

Join us for a Free Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday November 18th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Triple C Brewing Co!

August Features Pinot Family White Wines

All Pinot Family White Wines are On Sale for the entire month of August!

10% Off marked Single Bottles AND 15% Off marked Bottles 6+

Look for colored dots on qualifying selections including Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris,
Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc Auxerrois & Pinot Noir Blanc.


Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!



At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.



Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.



Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.


We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.


Thanks everyone for making Taylor’s the fun place it is! We could not have done it without you!





Cool off and join us for another COLD Free Beer Tasting at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Saturday, August 12th, 2pm – 4pm featuring Oskar Blues Brewery & Cigar City Brewing!

Free Wine Tasting

Free Wine Tasting Aug 11th

Andy McDowell with Mutual Distributing will be back behind the wine bar at Taylor’s Wine Shop pouring his favorites for a Free Wine Tasting on August 11th, 6:30-8pm. In honor of white Pinot month, Andy will have a Pinot Grigio and a Pinot Blanc among his lineup of wines this Friday.

Ponysaurus Brewing tasting


The Summer is Hot and the Beer is Cold! Get ready to taste some amazing COLD brews during our Free Beer Tasting on Saturday, July 29th, 2pm – 4pm with Josh from Ponysaurus at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Check back soon for tasting lineup.



Get ready for more fun in the parking lot at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Saturday, July 15th, 4-7pm featuring live music with Julia Pryde, Carrboro Coffee Roasters, Norm’s Farms, King’s Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks, Sunshine Beverages, Blue Eyed Pete’s BBQ Sauce, Captain Cookie & the Milk Man, Local Artist Kristen Patinka, Mother Earth Brewery and of course some Free Wine Tastings inside at the bar!

Sake Tasting w/ Sara July 14th


July is Sake month at Taylor’s Wine Shop and we have Free Sake Tasting with Sara on Friday, July 14th, 6:30pm – 8pm at Taylor’s! This a great way to “Try before you buy” during our July Sake Sale!

Round Pond Winery Dinner

Round Pond Winery Dinner - July 12

Reserve your seats for the Round Pond Winery Dinner at Mandolin on July 12th, 2017. Marc Garcia from the winery will be on site to guide us through the wines. Tickets are $85 per person (SOLD OUT), 4 wines & 4 courses. Dinner Starts/Arrive 6:15pm, First Course at 6:45pm.

jones von drehle winery event

Jones Von Drehle Winery Event, June 30

Join us for a Free Wine Tasting/ Winery Event at Taylor’s Wine Shop on June 30th, 6:30pm – 8pm featuring Jones Von Drehle Winery!

Lonerider Beer Tasting

Lonerider Beer Tasting June 23

Our free monthly beer tasting will be on Friday, June 23rd, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Lonerider Brewing!

Riedel Stemware Seminar June 20th

Riedel Stemware Seminar June 20

We are excited to host a Riedel Stemware Seminar on June 20th, 6:30pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Seating is limited for this event so purchase tickets early to reserve you space.

Wine Tasting with Kelli Beck

Free Wine Tasting June 16th

Join us on June 16th, 6:30pm – 8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for a Free Wine Tasting with Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading back behind the wine bar pouring her favorites!

Heron Wines Event

Heron Wines Winery Event June 8th

Join us on Thursday, June 8th, 6:30pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for a Free Winery Event featuring Heron Wines with Laely Heron! Meet the winemaker and taste distinctive, delicious wines from the best places on earth!



Free Event on Saturday, June 3rd, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Get ready for Live Music from Julia Janlynn, Free Beer & Wine Tastings, along with Not Just Icing & Cousin’s Maine Lobster Food Trucks! Plus vendors including Norm’s Farms, Larry’s Coffee, Sunshine Beverage and More.