Next tasting – Friday 14th December

In December we welcome James Long from Corney & Barrow for our festive Christmas tasting.

More information is available on their website and can be contacted at:

Email: newmarket@corneyandbarrow.com
Phone: 01638 600 000
Address: Belvoir House, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8DH

Note that this tasting is limited to ticket holders only.  Unfortunately, it is not possible for members simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations.

What we tasted in November 2018

Many thanks to Jane Sowter for presenting a wonderful range of wines from the legendary Lebanese winery Chateau Musar.  A first for the society, we tasted the same vintage (2008) in half, bottle and magnum.

For more information:
Web: chateaumusar.com
Email: info@chateaumusar.co.uk

Jane Sowter of Chateau Musar
  1. Musar Jeune Red 2016
  2. Hochar Pere et Fils Red 2015
  3. Chateau Musar White 2009
  4. Chateau Musar Red 2011
  5. Chateau Musar Red 2008 in half
  6. Chateau Musar Red 2008 in bottle
  7. Chateau Musar Red 2008 in magnum
  8. Chateau Musar Red 2004


Next tasting – Friday 9th November

In November we welcome Jane Sowter presenting wines from the legendary Lebanese winery Chateau Musar.

For more information:
Web: chateaumusar.com
Email: info@chateaumusar.co.uk

Note that Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

What we tasted in October 2018

Many thanks to Daniel Partington from Shawbury Wine, for presenting wines from their Italian portfolio.  We all had a very entertaining evening.

  1. La Tordera Gabry Pink Sparkling 2015
  2. Curtis Nova 1888 Gavi Dry White 2017
  3. Curtis Nova “Dada” Dry White 2016
  4. Vetrere Cre Semi Dry 2017
  5. Corte Dei Frati Puressanza 2016
  6. Vetrere Passatouro 2017
  7. Corte Medicea Eklektos 2015
  8. Monte Baldon Amarone Della Valpolicella 2015

Next tasting – 12th October

In October we welcome Daniel Partington from Shawbury Wine, presenting a range a Italian wines from their portfolio.

For more information:
Web: shawbury.wine
Tel: 01675 481516

Note that Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

What we tasted in September 2018

Many thanks to Tony Wellings from The Antipodean Sommelier, Peterborough, for presenting wines from their New Zealand and Australia portfolios.  We all had a very entertaining evening.

  1. Ward Valley “Triple Block” Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  2. Tony Bish “Fat&Sassy” Chardonnay 2017
  3. Silent Noise Chardonnay 2018
  4. Two Rivers “Isle of Beauty” Rose 2017
  5. Silent Noise “Nero” Rose 2018
  6. Silent Noise Shiraz//Grenache/Zinfandel 2017
  7. Two Rivers “Brooksby Hill” Syrah 2016
  8. Silent Noise Reserve Shiraz 2014

Next tasting – Friday 14th September

In August we welcome back Tony Wellings from The Antipodean Sommelier, Peterborough, presenting wines from their New Zealand portfolio.

For more information:
Web: taswines.co.uk
Email: sales@taswines.co.uk
Tel: 01733 238 942

Note that Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

What we tasted in August 2018

Many thanks to our members and guests for a fantastic turn out for the AGM and Member’s tasting.  A number of varied and entertaining presentations from our members gave us a wonderful opportunity to try some wines many hadn’t tried before.

Many thanks to Margaret and Ian Connor, Tim Hobbs, Liz & David Farmillo, Chet Patel & Helen Stewart, John Crookes, David Lee, Nigel Dunford and John Freeland.

  1. Villiera Brut 2010 South Africa
  2. St Veran Vieilles Vignes Domaine Luquet Fuisse 2017 France
  3. Chablis Premier Cru Beauroy Domaine Alain Geoffrey 2015 France
  4. Montgomery Rondo 2016 Wales
  5. Pago de los Capellanes Joven Roble Ribera Del Duero 2016 Spain
  6. Conde de San Cristobal 2014 Ribera del Duero 2014 Spain
  7. Brazin Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel 2014 USA
  8. Rivesaltes Vin Doux Naturel France

Next Tasting – Friday 10th August

In August we will be holding our ever popular Members’ tasting along with the AGM.  Please speak to your committee member regarding any AGM matters.

 

Note that Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members or guests to simply turn up on the night owing to space limitations and the need to arrange catering in advance.

What we tasted in July 2018

Many thanks to Julia Trustum-Ev, Marketing Director of Wines of Great Britain Limited (WineGB) for presenting a excellent range of English Wine.  We all had a fantastic evening comparing the wines.

More information is available here:
Web: englishwineproducers.co.uk
Twitter: @GreatBritWine
Facebook: facebook.com/WineGB

Julia Trustum-Eve

  1. Denbies Whitedowns Brut NV
  2. Ridgeview Bloomsbury NV
  3. Wiston Rosé NV
  4. Camel Valley Bacchus 2016
  5. Chapel Down Chardonnay 2014
  6. Marks & Spencer English Pink Lily 2017
  7. Bolney Wine Estate Lychgate Red 2016
  8. Brightwell Vineyard Oxford Regatta 2014