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The Team

Duncan & Hannah Gammie
Owners

Bella & Charlie
Shop Dogs

The Name

WEE: adjective SCOTTISH

  1. little. - "when I was just a wee bairn"

VINOTECA: wine library SPANISH

  1. A wine bar where you can taste wines to enjoy in or take a bottle away

INspired by Good wine, good food & Good COmpany.

Duncan grew up in family that loves to invite people over for dinner. With a barbecue hut that includes a pizza oven and rotisserie, a massive kitchen and fields full of family grown, fresh produce, food has always been an important part of the Gammie family.

Duncan spent many years working at a Michelin Starred restaurant in Edinburgh as a Sommelier and Assistant Manager. He loved breaking down the stereotype of a typical Sommelier by helping people find good value on the 400+ bottle wine list and encouraging people to try more unusual wines, rather than more expensive ones.

Hannah started out as a Receptionist at a 5 star hotel, before moving to the Event department and becoming Events & Wedding Manager.

After meeting in Scotland, Hannah and Duncan moved to Hertfordshire. Whilst exploring the nearby towns they found the beautiful market town of Hitchin. A hot spot for local foodies and a town loves to support independent businesses.

The Wee Vinoteca is all about keeping things simple, we have a small but ever changing range of wines to suit all budgets. This is matched with a simple menu of snacks to compliment our wines. We have designed the bar to have a homely feel and we welcome families, babies and dogs.

 
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After being open for only a couple of months. We were nominated as finalists in the Muddy Stilettos Awards for Best Newcomer and Best Bar in Herts & Beds. We then won in the Best Newcomer category.


Find us in the Muddy Stilettos Little Black Book of best businesses