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

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  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

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  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.

What we tasted in September 2016

Many thanks to Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines, Market Harborough for presenting a selection of wines from Italy and Greece.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:

Web: duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Email: info@duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Tel: 01858 464935
Facebook: Duncan Murray Wines
Twitter: @DMURRAYWINES

 

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  1. Catarratto Terra Firma 2014 – Trapani, W. Sicily
  2. Tetramythos Retsina 2015 – Peleponnese, Greece
  3. Semeli Nassiakos White 2015 – Mantinia, Peleponnese, Greece
  4. Santorini Hatzidakis 2015 – Santorini, Greece
  5. Thymiopoulos Jeunes Vignes 2015 – Naoussa, Greece
  6. Nero d’Avola Terra Firma 2014 – Pachino & Palermo, Sicily
  7. Zola Primitivo 2013 – Manduria, Puglia, S.Italy
  8. Skouras Megas Oenos 2012 – Argos, Peleponnese, Greece
  9. Samos Grand Cru 2014 – Samos, Aegean, Greece

 

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Next tasting – Friday 9th September

In September we welcome Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines, Market Harborough presenting a Greco-Roman themed tasting.

For more information:

Web: duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Email: info@duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Tel: 01858 464935
Facebook: Duncan Murray Wines
Twitter: @DMURRAYWINES

 

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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 2016

Many thanks to the following members for presenting an excellent range of wines at the AGM.  We all had a fantastic evening.

Ian & Margaret Connor
Julian Osborne
Linda Martin
Tim Hobbs
Nigel Dunford
David Lee
Sue Lobb

 

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  1. Chandon Brut NV, Argentina
  2. The Liberator Episode 6 – Doctor Melck and the Spiders from SARS 2014, South Africa
  3. Minna Vineyards Blanc Vin de Pays des Bouches du Rhone 2008, France
  4. Paparuda Pinot Noir 2015, Romania
  5. Individo Feteasca, Chateau Vartely 2014, Moldova
  6. Il Papavero Papaverone 2013 Sicily
  7. Vox Populi Bobal 2013, Spain
  8. Royal Tokaji Late Harvest 2015, Hungary

 

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