2019

Our Shop Today

Please come in and say hello and be part of our future.

2018

Weavers Wines Independent Retailer of the Year

Weavers win Nottingham Independent retailer of the year.

Regional Winners of Taste of Nottingham

Weavers are region winners for the Taste of Nottinghamshire with their Castle Gate Gin.

Castle Gate Gin

2017

Castle Gate Gin

Mary launches our acorn infused Castle Gate Gin London dry style

2016

Don Press, Shop Manger Retires

Don retires after 35 years of service. A very popular member of staff with our customers, staff and suppliers.

2015

Keith Whitehead retires after 45 years.

2013

Winner of the Family Business Awards

Alan wins a special commendation in the 2013 Nottinghamshire Family Business Awards fr business Longevity.

2011

Philip attends the 2011 Champagne Academy

Philip becomes the third member of the family to be selected for the Champagne Academy as a sponsor of Moet & Chandon. After a week in Champagne he receives his tie!

2004

2004 Mary Wins the Champagne Academy

Mary Trease wins the Champagne Academy in 2004 and receives the trophy and 15 magnums of champagne!

2001

Winners UK Online for Business

For our first web site weaverswines.com 1.1!

1996

Philip Joins Weavers

Philip comes to Weavers after spending time at Boots the Chemists.

1995

Mary Wins L'echole de Alsace

Mary with Jean Trimbach after coming top of her class.

1994

Mary Joins Weavers

1980s

Launch of Robin Hood Mead

Alan launched Robin Hood mead with some of our local characters! The product is still a success today.

Mike Stacey Join Weavers

Mike join Weavers in the summer of 1984. Here he is checking the stock in the rock cellar.

Our Fleet 1980

Ken and Tony getting ready to leave Castle Gate.

Our Shop in Early 1970

Note all the German Wines.

Claude Retires

At the age of 95, Claude retires after 35 years service

140 Not Out!

Photo then by the local paper of three generations of the family. Alan's mother Edna, Alan and his wife Di, Mary and Philip.

1960s

Our Fleet in 1968

1968 Bill Trease Dies

Alan's father, Bill Trease sadly dies. Alan becomes MD.

1963 Alan Trease Attends the Champagne Acadamy

Weavers Early 1960

This picture was taken just before the sale of the original Weavers pub on lister Gate. Bill Trease retain his share to purchase the bar round the corner on Castle Gate.

1960s Picture of Weavers

Looking up Lister Gate, this picture captures Nottingham of the day.

1960 Family Trust Sold

In 1960 the Trease family decided to sell the family trust. Bill Trease was able to keep his share of the business and buy the property on Castle Gate. Weavers becomes purely a wine merchant.

Bill Trease bottling in the cellar

Bill Trease assessing sherry in the cellar at No1 Castle Gate early 1960s.

1950s

1959 Alan Trease Joins Weavers

After completing Nation Service Alan joins Weavers with his father.

Castle Gate Bar Late 1950s

Last known image of the bar taken, picture taken late 1950s.

Bottling in the Cellar

In the days when sherry os popular, Keith and Alan use to bottle sherry in the cellar at No1, the casks were then sold to Scottish distillers.

Castle Gate 1950s

Picture taken of the shop in 1950s look up Castle Gate.

1916

Bombed in World War 1

Weavers was bombed in 1916 during the First World War during a Zeppelin raid on the nearby station. The shop suffered quite extensive damage

1900s

First Known Picture of Weavers

Picture taken on the early shop early 1900s. This is the first known picture of Weavers.

1896

Mr Weaver Sells

Mr Weaver sells Weavers to George Trease in 1896

George Trease

george Trease worked for the Midland Brewery in Loughborough before moving to Nottingham to buy Weavers,

1844

1844 Weavers is Established

Me Edward Cossal Weavers moves from the Yates Wine Lodge in the Market Square and buys a property on Lister Gate with access around the back to a property on Castle Gate. Weavers Wine Vaults is established!

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