Next Tasting – Friday 11th May

In May we welcome Edwin Doran, Owner/Partner of Doran Vineyards.  Edwin will be presenting an exciting range of wines from Paarl, South Africa.

For more information:
Web: doranvineyards.co.za

 

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 April 2018

Many thanks to Rory Benham, Sales Director at the Wine Treasury, for presenting a fantastic range of wines from the Somoma Valley and Napa Valley, California.  We all had a fantastic evening comparing the differences between the regions.

For more information:
Web: winetreasury.com Tel: 020 7793 9999

Rory Benham, Sales Director at The Wine Treasury

 

  1. Iron Horse Classic Vintage Brut 2010
  2. Schramsberg Mirabelle
  3. Rodney Strong Sonoma County Chardonnay 2015
  4. Rutherford Hill Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014
  5. Schug Carneros Pinot Noir 2015
  6. Rodney Strong Sonoma County Merlot 2013
  7. Marilyn Napa Valley Merlot 2014
  8. Rodney Strong Alexander Valley Cabernet 2014

 

Nest Tasting – 13th April

In April we welcome back Rory Benham from The Wine Treasury presenting an exciting range of wines from their Napa Valley and Sonoma portfolios.

For more information:
Web: winetreasury.com Tel: 020 7793 9999

 

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.

Introducing…

Introducing some of our dedicated committee members…

From left…  John Freeland, Mike Atkins, (presenter and old friend of the society Quentin Sadler) and Tim Edwards

What we tasted in March 2018

Many thanks to Quentin  Sadler for presenting a fantastic range of wines from Viña Errázuriz, Chile..  We all had a fantastic evening.

More information is available here:
Web: quentinsadler.com
Blog: quentinsadler.wordpress.com
Twitter: @quentinsadler
Facebook: facebook.com/quentinsadler
Website: errazuriz.com

Quentin Sadler

 

  1. “Aconcagua Costa” Sauvignon Blanc 2016
  2. “Aconcagua Costa” Chardonnay 2015
  3. “The Blend Collection” White 2015
  4. “Aconcagua Costa” Pinot Noir 2016
  5. “Aconcagua Costa” Syrah 2014
  6. “Aconcagua Alto” Carmenère 2015
  7. “The Blend Collection” Red 2013
  8. Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve 2014

 

Next tasting – Friday 9th March

In March we welcome back Quentin Sadler presenting wines from Viña Errázuriz, Chile.

More information is available here:
Web: quentinsadler.com
Blog: quentinsadler.wordpress.com
Twitter: @quentinsadler
Facebook: facebook.com/quentinsadler
Website: errazuriz.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 February 2018

Many thanks to Lee Evans of Condor Wines for presenting a fantastic range of wines from South America.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: condorwines.co.uk
Facebook: Condor Wines

Committee members Shobna Makwana, Ian Connor, and Margaret Connor with Lee Evans of Condor Wines 

 

  1. Arts Noble Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Curicó Valley, Chile
  2. Quara Estate Viognier 2017, Cafayate Valley, Salta, Argentina
  3. Vinedo de los Vientos Estival 2016, Calelones, Uruguay
  4. Despacito Malbec 2017, Rivadavia, Mendoza, Argentina
  5. Los Haroldos Roble Blend 2015, La Consulta, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
  6. De Lucca Reserve Tannat-Merlot 2013, Canelones, Uruguay
  7. Callejon Del Crimen Gran Seleccion, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
  8. Toro de Piedra Gran Reserva, Carménère-Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Maule Valley, Chile

 

Introducing…

In case you didn’t know who they are, we thought we’d introduce you to some of our committee…

David Farmilo, John Malpass, Liz Farmilo, together with Iain Phillips from Mentzendorff

What we tasted in January 2018

Many thanks to Justin Liddle and Iain Phillips of Mentzendorff for presenting a fantastic range of wines from M. Chapoutier, Rhone Valley, France.  We all had a fantastic evening.

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

Justin Liddle and Iain Phillips, Mentzendorff

  1. La Combe Pilate 2016
  2. Saint-Péray “”Les Tanneurs” 2016
  3. Hermitage “Chante-Aloutte” 2015
  4. Côtes du Rhône 2016
  5. Gigondas 2015
  6. Crozes-Hermitage “Les Meysonniers” 2015
  7. Châteauneuf-du-Pape “La Bernardine” 2014
  8. Hermitage “Monier de la Sizeranne” 2012