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

What we tasted in June 2018

Many thanks to Steve Parker for presenting a selection of Geoff Merrill wines on behalf of Ellis Wines of Richmond.  We all had a fantastic evening comparing the wines.

For more information:
Web: geoffmerrillwines.com.au

Web: elliswines.co.uk

Steve Parker

  1. Geoff Merrill Pimpala Road Chardonnay 2013
  2. Geoff Merrill Pimpala Road Sauvignon Semillon 2012
  3. Botham Merrill Willis Fleurieu Chardonnay 2011
  4. Geoff Merrill Bush Vine Shiraz, Grenache Mourvèdre 2012
  5. Geoff Merrill Jacko’s Blend Shiraz 2012
  6. Geoff Merrill G & W Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
  7. Botham Merrill Willis Shiraz 2013

 

Next Tasting – 8th June

In June we welcome Ellis Wines of Richmond who will be presenting the wines of Geoff Merrill, from McLaren Vale, Australia

For more information:

Web: geoffmerrillwines.com.au

Web: elliswines.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 May 2018

Many thanks to Edwin Doran, Owner/Partner of Doran Vineyards for presenting an excellent range of wines from Paarl, South Africa.  We all had a fantastic evening comparing the different grape vareities.

For more information:
Web: doranvineyards.co.za

Edwin Doran, Owner/Partner of Doran Vineyards

  1. Arya 2017
  2. Georgia Maeve 2016
  3. Chenin 2014
  4. Chenin 2012
  5. Shiraz 2015
  6. Incipio 2015
  7. Pinotage 2015

 

Our tasting in full flight

As one of the largest wine societies in the UK, we have an attendance capacity of 110 people.

This is the tasting in full flight on a busy evening.

Presenter Rory Benham of The Wine Treasury,
with Chairman John Malpass

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.