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

 

Next tasting Friday 12th January

In January we welcome back Iain Phillips of Mentzendorff presenting wines from M. Chapoutier, Rhone Valley, France.

More information is available here:
Web: mentzendorff.co.uk
Web: chapoutier.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 December 2017

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

 

James Long, Corney & Barrow

 

  1. Guy de Chassey Grand Cru Brut, Montaigne de Reims, France NV\
  2. Paso la Maza Albariño, Adegas Galegas, DO Rias Baixas, Spain 2016
  3. Pouilly-Fume Les Chaumiennes, A&E Figeat, France 2016
  4. Corney & Barrow White Burgundy, Domaine Dominique Cornin, Burgundy, France 2016
  5. Corney & Barrow Rioja Crianza, Bodega Zugober, Spain 2013
  6. Corney & Barrow Cotes-du-Rhône, Vignobles Gonnet, France 2015
  7. Corney & Barrow Pomerol Ets J-P Moueix, France 2014
  8. Soraie, IGT Veneto, Cecilia Beretta, Italy 2015
  9. Stickey Mickey Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Eradus, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand 2014

What we tasted in November 2017

Many thanks to Katie Jones for presenting an excellent range of wines from Domaine Jones.  We all enjoyed the entertaining presentation.

For more information:
Web: domainejones.com
Web: nakedwines.com
Web: thewinesociety.com


Katie Jones with GUWS Chairman John Malpass

  1. Domaine Jones Grenache Gris 2014
  2. Les Perles de Jones Carignan Gris 2016
  3. Domaine Jones Blanc Barrique 2011
  4. Me & Monsieur Jones Grenache Carignan 2016
  5. Domaine Jones Grenache 2014
  6. Domaine Jones Fitou 2014
  7. Les Perles de Jones Carignan 2013
  8. Les Perles de Jones Syrah 2014

What we tasted in October 2017

Many thanks to Scott Edge from Negociants UK  for presenting an excellent range of wines from Jim Barry, Australia.  We all enjoyed the informative presentation.

For more information:
Web: jimbarry.com
Web: negociantsuk.com

  1. The Veto Riesling 2015
  2. The Florita Riesling 2012
  3. The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
  4. The Barry Bros Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
  5. The Veto Shiraz 2013
  6. The Veto Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
  7. Pb Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
  8. The McRae Wood Shiraz 2012
  9. The Benbournie Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

 

What we tasted in September 2017

Many thanks to Nick Gent from Rodney Densem Wines Limited, Nantwich and Ed Hobbs from John Fells (Torres UK Agents), for presenting a range of wines from Torres.  It was the first visit by the duo to the society and the evening was enjoyed by all.

For more information:
Web: torres.es
Web: rodneydensemwines.com
Tel: 01270 626999
Email: retail@rdwines.com
Address: 4 Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BD
Web: fells.co.uk

Ed Hobbs and Nick Gent

 

  1. Santa Digna Estelado Brut Rose NV
  2. Marimar Estate Albariño 2015
  3. Torres Fransola 2014
  4. Torres Milmanda 2013
  5. Miquel Torres Cordillera Carmenere 2012
  6. Torres Salmos Priorat 2014
  7. Torres Mas la Plana 2011
  8. Torres Floralis Moscatel d’Oro NV

 

Next tasting Friday 10th September

In September we welcome Julia Trustram Eve, Marketing Manager for the English Wine Producers.

More information is available on their website, you can follow them on Twitter, or visit them on Facebook.

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.