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Steve from Booths in Ripon

Published at 12:42pm 13th December 2018.

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Customers of Booths in Ripon might recognise this man who helps everyone with drinks suggestions during their shop. 

From advice on which wine might pair well with their dinner, to an experts guide on the vast gin selection, the staff at Booths could well be the friendliest supermarket team in the area

They offer regular tasting events and have plenty of expertise when it comes to choosing the right bottle and have Booths stores in the local area in Ripon and Ilkley

"We do a mulled gin, we do a toffee vodka, there are all sorts of little things that are maybe a bit 'out there' but go down well at Christmas. So it's finding out what people want, it's seeing what their favourite things are, and then giving them the opportunity to taste something which they haven't had before."

Steve, wine expert at Booths in Ripon

Important date for your diary: last orders for Christmas food 15th December 2018

Some of the gin selection at Booths in Ripon
Some of the gin selection at Booths in Ripon

And it's not only wine and gin that the team at Booths can help with. 

They also have a huge selection of craft beers and lagers including some impressive non-alcoholic versions for the non-drinkers or drivers.

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Melly, Jim and Steve at Booths in Ripon
Melly, Jim and Steve at Booths in Ripon

Tom Harland from Stray FM's Food and Drink Show went to Booths in Ripon to meet Steve who helps customers select what drinks they want to buy:

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