Next tasting – 9th 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 2019

Many thanks to Nicola Sansbury of Watlington Fine Wines in Buckinghamshire for presenting a range of fine Australian wines from their portfolio.

More information is available here:
Web: peterosbornewine.co.uk
Tel: 01491 612311
Email: info@peterosbornewine.co.uk

  1. Driftwood Estate The Collection “Classic White” Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc 2016
  2. Driftwood Estate Artifacts Chardonnay 2018
  3. Bethany Steinbruch Riesling 2013
  4. Andrew Garrett Sparkling Shiraz
  5. Bethany Old Vine Grenache 2017
  6. Driftwood Estate Artifacts Malbec 2016
  7. Bethany Shiraz 2017
  8. Bethany GR 2017

Next tasting – Friday 12th July

In July we welcome Nicola Sansbury, Sales Manager for Peter Osborne Fine wines in Buckinghamshire, to present a range of fine Australian wines from their portfolio.

More information is available here:
Web: peterosbornewine.co.uk
Tel: 01491 612311
Email: info@peterosbornewine.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 June 2019

Many thanks to John Freeland and John Malpass for presenting an interesting range of wines from Jordan Wine Estate, South Africa.

More information is available here:
Web: jordanwines.com
Web: abswineagencies.co.uk

  1. Cold Fact Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  2. Inspector Péringuey Chenin Blanc 2017
  3. Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017
  4. Nine Yards Chardonnay 2016
  5. Black Magic Merlot 2015
  6. The Long Fuse Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  7. The Prospector Syrah 2015
  8. Cobblers Hill Bordeaux Blend 2014 

Next tasting – 14th June 2019

In June have a change from our published tasting. The wines presented will be from premium South African winery Jordan Wine Estate.

More information is available here:
Web: jordanwines.com
Web: abswineagencies.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 April 2019

Many thanks to Nick Gent of RD Wines (Rodney Densem Wines) for presenting a superb range of wines from the champagne house Taittinger. Thanks also to Hatch Mansfield.

More information is available here:
Web: taittinger.com
Web: rdwines.shop
Phone: 01270 626999

  1. Champagne Irroy Brut NV
  2. Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve NV
  3. Champagne Irroy Carte Rose NV
  4. Champagne Taittinger Brut Prestige Rose NV
  5. Champagne Taittinger Prelude Grand Cru
  6. Champagne Taittinger Vintage 2012
  7. Champagne Taittinger Comtes Vintage 2007
  8. Champagne Taittinger Nocture Sec 

Next Tasting – Friday 10th May

In May we welcome back Nick Gent of RD Wines presenting champagnes from Taittinger.

More information is available here:
Web: taittinger.com
Web: rdwines.shop
Phone: 01270 626999

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 2019

Many thanks to Angela Lewis of Villa Maria Wines presenting a range of wines from their New Zealand portfolio. The audio visual presentation helped increase our understanding of the passion behind the family owned business.

More information is available here:
Web: villamariawines.com

  1. Villa Maria Cellar Selection Gisborne Albarino 2018
  2. Villa Maria Reserve Clifford Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018
  3. Vidal Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018
  4. Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2017
  5. Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seddon Pinot Noir 2012
  6. Vidal Legacy Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014
  7. Vidal Legacy Gimblett Gravels Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
  8. Villa Maria Reserve Noble Riesling 2016


Next tasting – Friday 12th April

In April we welcome Angela Lewis of Villa Maria Wines presenting a range of wines from their New Zealand portfolio. 

More information is available here:
Web: villamariawines.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 March 2019

Many thanks to Carla Bertellotti of Wines of Uruguay for presenting a range of wines from their portfolio. The presentation was very engaging and entertaining.

More information is available here:
Web: winesofuruguay.co.uk


  1. Familia Deicas Castelar Extra Brut NV
  2. Marichal Premium Varietal Chardonnay 2018
  3. De Lucca Marsanne Reserve 2017
  4. Bodegones del Sur Chardonnay Viognier Private Collection 2018
  5. Marichal Grand Reserve Tannat A 2015
  6. Viñedo de los Vientos Eolo Tannat Gran Reserva 2013
  7. Bodegones del Sur Cabernet Franc Limited Edition 2009
  8. Viñedo de los Vientos Alcyone Tannat dessert wine NV