What we tasted in February 2017

Many thanks to Simon Woods for presenting wines from Portugal.  We all had a fantastic evening.

More information is available here:
Web: I Don’t Know Much About Wine…But I Know What I Like
Web: The World’s Shortest Wine Book*
Twitter: @woodswine
Facebook: Woodswine
YouTube: MrWoodswine

 

Simon Woods

 

  1. Casa Ferreirinha Planalto Branco Reserva 2015, Douro
  2. Reguengo de Melgaço Alvarinho 2015, Vinho Verde
  3. J P Ramos Smart Dog Syrah/Trincadeira 2015, VR Alentejano
  4. Duorum Tinto 2014, Douro
  5. Casa Ferreirinha Vinha Grande Tinto 2014, Douro
  6. Quinta dos Carvalhais Tinto Reserva 2010, Dão
  7. Adela de Pegões Moscatel de Setúbal NV
  8. Blandy’s 10 Year Old Bual Madeira

 

Next tasting – 10th February

In February we welcome back author, editor, blogger and international wine judge Simon Woods, presenting wines from Portugal.

More information is available here:
Web: I Don’t Know Much About Wine…But I Know What I Like
Web: The World’s Shortest Wine Book*
Twitter: @woodswine
Facebook: Woodswine
YouTube: MrWoodswine

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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.

Next Tasting – Friday 13th January

In January we welcome Mentzendorff & Co Ltd presenting wines from Klein Constantia, South Africa.

More information is available here:
Web: mentzendorff.co.uk
Web: kleinconstantia.com

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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 December 2016

Many thanks to James Long from Corney & Barrow for presenting a festive range of wines from their portfolio.  We all had a fantastic evening.

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

 

  1. Guy de Chassey, Grand Cru Brut Champagne, Montagne de Reims, France NV
  2. Bosstok, Chenin Blanc, Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, Paarl, South Africa 2016
  3. Corney & Barrow White Burgundy, Domaine Dominique Corin, Burgundy, France 2015
  4. Les Fosse d’Hareng, AOC Vouvray, Loire, France 2014
  5. L’Ostal del Souquet, Carignan Vieilles Vignes, IGP Coteaux de Peyriac 2015
  6. Chateau La Fleur des Graves, Vayres, Bordeaux, France 2012
  7. Pinot Noir, Carmel Road, Monterey County, USA 2014
  8. Seigneurie de Crouseilles, Chateau de Crouseilles, AOC Madiran, France 2012
  9. Palo Cortado, Peninsula Solera, Reserva Emilio Lustau NV

 

Next tasting – 9th 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 2016

Many thanks to Sam Stephens, Brand Ambassador for Penfolds, for presenting a range of their wines.

For more information:
Web: penfolds.com

sam-stephens

 

  1. Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling 2015
  2. Reserve BinA Chardonnay 2013
  3. Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2014
  4. Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz 2014
  5. Bin 150 Marananga Shiraz 2014
  6. St Henri Shiraz 2009
  7. RWT Barossa Shiraz 2012
  8. RWT Barossa Shiraz 2000
  9. Father Tawny 10yr old

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Next tasting – 11th November

In November we welcome Sam Stephens from Penfolds, Australia.

For more information:
Web: penfolds.com

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 2016

Many thanks to Ben Robson from Bat & Bottle of Oakham presenting wines from Italy.

For more information:

Web: batwine.co.uk
Email: post@batwine.co.uk
Tel: 01572 759735 / 07809 828662

ben-robson

 

  1. Pecorino Biologico 2015 – Frentana
  2. Fiano di Avellino ‘Palazzo’ 2015 – di Marzo
  3. Greco di Tufo ‘Franciscus’ 2015 – di Marzo
  4. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2014 – Frentana
  5. Aglianico Irpinia ‘Storiche’ 2011 – di Marzo
  6. Vigna la Cupa Salice Salentino Riserva 2011 – Sampietrana
  7. Primitivo ‘Le Petrose’ 2011 – Savese
  8. Nero di Troia ‘Il Guerro’ 2010 – Paolo Petrilli

 

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Next tasting – 14th October

In October we welcome Ben Robson from Bat & Bottle of Oakham presenting wines from Italy.

For more information:

Web: batwine.co.uk
Email: post@batwine.co.uk
Tel: 01572 759735 / 07809 828662

 

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.