Next Tasting – Friday 13th January

In January we welcome Patrick Whenham-Bossy of Amphora Wines, presenting wines from the Rhone Valley.

For more information:

Web: amphora-wines.co.uk
Email: orders@amphora-wines.co.uk
Tel: 01664 474306

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 2011

Corney and Barrow

Many thanks to James Long of Corney & Barrow for presenting our Christmas tasting.  We all had a fantastic festive evening.

Email: newmarket@corneyandbarrow.com
Web: corneyandbarrow.com
Phone: 01638 600 000
Address: Belvoir House, High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8DH

James Long with our secretary Merrill Hastie

  1. Guy de Chassey Grand Cru Brut Champagne, France NV
  2. Fiano, Masseria Bianca, IGT Salento, Italy 2010
  3. Dominio de Toyo, Torrontes- Chardonnay, Famatina Valley, Argentina 2010
  4. Mont de Joie, Sauvignon Blanc, Loire, France 2010
  5. Gewerztraminer, Cave de Clebourg, Alsace, France 2010
  6. Chateau Maurel, Cabard, France 2009
  7. Dominio de Toyo, Cabernet-Shiraz, Famatina Valley, Argentina 2010
  8. Carmel Road, Pinot Noir, Monterey, California, USA 2009
  9. 1865 Single Vineyard, Carmen, Maule Valley, Chile 2009
  10. Chateau Septy, Monbazillac, France 2007

Next Tasting – Friday 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 2011

Pisano Family Wines

Many thanks to Scott from Ellis of Richmond for presenting the Pisano Family Wines of Uruguay.  We all had a fantastic evening.

Web: pisanowines.com
Web: ellisofrichmond.co.uk
Tel: 020 8744 5550
Email: info@ellis-wines.co.uk

  1. Viognier Rio de Los Pajaros 2010
  2. Torrontes Rio de Los Pajaros 2010
  3. Tannat Rio de Los Pajaros 2007
  4. Tannat Estate Bottled Family Reserve 2007
  5. Petit Verdot Estate Bottled Family Reserve 2007
  6. Tannat Syrah Viognier Rio de Los Pajaros 2008
  7. Pinot Noir Rio de Los Pajaros 2008
  8. Viognier Torrontes Late Harvest Fabula 2006

Next Tasting – Friday 11th November

In November we welcome the wines from Bodegas Pisano of Uruguay.

For more information:

Web: pisanowines.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 2011

Turkey Flat Vineyards

Many thanks to Antony Davis and Iain Phillips from Mentzendorff for presenting the wines of Turkey Flat Vineyards, Australia.  We all had a fantastic evening.

Web: turkeyflat.com.au
Web: mentzendorff.co.uk

  1. Butchers Block White 2010
  2. Rosé 2011
  3. Butchers Block Red 2009
  4. Grenache 2009
  5. Mourvedre 2008
  6. Shiraz 2007
  7. Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
  8. The Last Straw 2008

Next Tasting – Friday 14th October

In October we welcome Iain Phillips of Mentzendorff who will be presenting wines from leading Australian producer Turkey Flat Vineyards.

More information is available on their websites: Turkey Flat and Mentzendorff

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 2011

The Fine Wine Collection

Many thanks to Chris Horridge from Altus Wine for a fantastic evening.  If you still wish to order wine from the evening, please contact Chris using the email address or phone number below.

Web: thefinewinecollection.com
Web: altuswine.co.uk
Email: sales@altuswine.co.uk
Phone: 0844 414 5546

  1. Maycas Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2008
  2. Amelia Chardonnay 2009
  3. Ocio Pinot Noir 2007
  4. Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2008
  5. Carmin de Peumo Carmenere 2007
  6. Don Melchor 2006
  7. Almaviva 2008
  8. Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Next Tasting – Friday 9th September

In September we welcome Chris Horridge who will be presenting wines from Concha Y Toro.

For more information:

Web: conchaytoro.com
Web: altuswine.co.uk
Email: sales@altuswine.co.uk
Phone: 0844 414 5546

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 2011

AGM & Members Tasting

Many thanks to our members for presenting their wines and sharing some amusing and interesting stories.

 

  1. Langlois Crémant Brut NV, Loire - Margaret Connor
  2. Martin Codax Albariño 2009, Spain - John Thompson
  3. Chateau de Rully, Domaine Rodet 2004, Burgundy - Shobna Makwana
  4. Falerio Saladini Pilastri 2010 DOC Falerio die Colli Ascolani, Italy – Roland Moss
  5. Bardolino Recchia DOC 2010, Italy – Kate & Tony Moore
  6. The Shortlist, GSM, McGuigan, Barossa Valley, Australia - Liz & David Farmilo
  7. Vicien Malbec Reserva 2008, Argentina –  Helena Abbey
  8. Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port NV – Caroline Mole
  9. Passadouro Ruby Reserva Port, NV – Caroline Mole
  10. Domaine Pouderouz 2005 Maury, France – Sue Lobb