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.


Bake Sale Fundraiser

Bake Sale Fundraiser - Sept 29

There are so many ways you can help support the research and treatment of mental illness including coming to our bake sale and eating some yummy sweets! All proceeds directly benefit the Walk for Hope! Saturday, September 29th, 9am to 12pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop.

Dashe Cellars Wine Tasting

Dashe Cellars Wine Tasting - Oct 2

Get ready for a very special wine tasting with Dashe Cellars on Tuesday October 2nd 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Their National Sales Manager, Aaron Smith, will be here for the wine tasting pouring these fantastic wines!

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Tasting

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Tasting - Oct 5th

On October 5th, we are very excited to announce we have a Free Wine Tasting featuring Long Meadow Ranch Winery!
They farm Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. We are very excited to taste some of these outstanding California wines at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
vineyard 36 wine dinner

Vineyard 36 Winery Dinner - Oct 12

Join us for a very special wine dinner featuring our friends, Tim Gleason and Jason Earnest of Vineyard 36 winery on Friday, October 12th at Buku in Wake Forest. Tickets are $99, all inclusive. Seating is limited. We will be tasting five of their 2016 vintage wines. This is a great opportunity to taste fantastic wines and meet two of the Vineyard 36 winery owners!

vineyard 36 wine tasting

Vineyard 26 Wine Tasting - Oct 13

Join us for a wine tasting featuring Tim Gleason and his Vineyard 36 wines on October 13th from 12pm until 2pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop. We will be tasting 5 of his 2016 vintage wines from the previous evening’s dinner. This is a great opportunity to taste fantastic wines and meet one of the Vineyard 36 winery owners!

Walk for Hope

Walk for Hope - Oct. 14th

Click HERE to sign up for the 30th Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope on October 14th at the Angus Barn. Join our team when you sign up and you can Walk for Hope with Taylor’s Wine Shop to help support to research and treatment of mental illness.

mason jar lager beer tasting

Mason Jar Lager Beer Tasting - Oct 20

Join us on October 20th, 2pm to 4pm for a free beer tasting featuring The Mason Jar Lager Co. at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Ocean South Wine Tasting

Ocean South Wine Tasting - Oct 26th

We all love a great wine tasting with Ocean South! And they are back on Friday October 26th from 6:30pm until 8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

oktoberfest beer tasting

Oktoberfest Beer Tasting - Oct 27

Get ready for a store pour! We have a free beer tasting featuring two Oktoberfest beers and two Pumpkin beers on Saturday October 27th from 2pm until 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Bedrock Wine Dinner

Bedrock Wine Dinner at Vidrio - Nov 8

We are excited to invite you to join us for our very first Downtown Raleigh Wine Dinner at Vidrio featuring Bedrock Wine on November 8th from 6:30pm until 9:00pm. Tickets are $100 per person, all inclusive.Buy Tickets

fullsteam brewery tasting

Fullsteam Brewery Tasting - Nov 10

Fullsteam ahead! We have a special and free beer tasting planned for November 10th from 2 to 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Fullsteam Brewery!

croze smith wooten dinner

Croze & Smith Wooton Wine Dinner - Dec 6

Meet winemaker and North Carolina native Daniel Benton who’s Napa Valley wines under the Croze and Smith Wooton labels have been Taylor’s staples for years. Winemaker Dinner is December 6th at Fleming’s and ticket info coming soon.

LWC Winemaker Event

LWC Winemaker Event - Jan 23rd

Winemaker Brian Loring of Loring Wine Company is coming to Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 for a Wine Tasting Event! Come meet Brian and taste his fantastic wines!


Take 10% off single bottles and 15% off 6 or more bottles of Wines from South Africa!

Look for colored dots on qualifying selections. 

Take 10% off singles, four packs and six pack of Lonerider and Raleigh Brewing products!

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!



Italian Wine Importer Tasting

Marc Degrazia, Italian Wine Importer Tasting - Sept 21

Marc Degrazia, Italian Wine Importer will be hosting a special Free Wine Tasting on September 21st, 6:30pm to 8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Riedel Stemware Seminar

Sept 20 - Riedel Stemware Seminar

Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on September 20th, 6:30pm!

Free Wine Tasting

Free Wine Tasting - Aug 24th

Join us for a free wine tasting with Kellogg Wine Selections on Friday August 24th from 6:30pm until 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Parking lot party

Sept 8 - Parking Lot Party

We have another fun filled Parking Lot Party on September 8th, 4-7pm featuring Umami on Wheels food truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, the JUST US Acoustic Duo band along with Norm’s Farms, CocoPod and Larry’s Coffee! We will have free beer and wine tastings too!

Triple C Brewing Tasting

Triple C Beer Tasting - Aug 25

Come by on Saturday August 25th from 2pm until 4pm for a FREE BEER TASTING featuring Triple C Brewing!
We will be tasting: Golden boy, Hyzer Hefeweizen , Babymaker  and 3c! All their products will also be 10% off 4packs & singles.

Parking Lot Party

August 18 - Parking Lot Party

On August 18th, 4-7pm come by the shop and hang out with us in the parking lot…. we will have Live Music with local artist Julia Pryde along with yummy food & dessert from Jeffreys Grill & Mr Softee Wake! We are also excited to have Killer Toffee & Norm’s Farms!

Free Wine Tasting

Rickety Bridge Wine Tasting - Aug 10th

Join us for a Free South African Wine Tasting with Rickety Bridge Winery on Friday, August 10th from 6:30pm until 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Winemaker Event

Winemaker Event July 18th

Winemaker Patrick Sullivan of Grey Stack Cellars will be at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday July 18th, 6:30-8pm for a very special wine tasting of their latest releases and favorites! Come meet Patrick and and taste the wines of Grey Stack.

parking Lot Party

July 14th - Parking Lot Party

Come hang out with us on Saturday July 14th, 4-7pm for a Parking Lot Party at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, Live Music with The George Fuller Band, vendors including Norm’s Farms and Larry’s Coffee! Free Wine & Beer Tastings too!

Fullsteam Brewery Tasting

Fullsteam Brewery Tasting July 21

Join us for a Free Beer Tasting on Saturday July 21st from 2pm until 4pm featuring an amazing lineup from Fullsteam Brewery!

Free Wine Tasting

June 8th - Alexana Winery Tasting

We have a special free wine tasting with Alexana Winery and winemaker Brian Weil on June 8th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Southern pines beer tasting

June 9th - Beer Tasting w/ Southern Pines

We love Southern Pines Brewing and are excited for our next Beer Tasting on Saturday June 9th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featured a few of their craft brews including Vitamin Sea!