What we tasted in December 2021

In December welcomed Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines of Market Harborough to St James the Greater for a tasting of festive wines. We had a fantastic evening and thank Duncan for his energetic presentation.

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

The following wines were tasted:

  1. Duffour Gascogne Blanc 2020
    Grapes: 80% Colombard, 10% Gros Manseng, 10% Sauv. & Ugni Blanc
    Region: Gascony, SW. France
  2. Granite Post Blanco 2016
    Grape: Albarino
    Region: Rias Baixas, NW Spain
  3. Gewurztraminer Gr. Cru Hatschbourg 2018 Cattin
    Grape: Gewurztraminer
    Region: Alsace, NE France
  4. Bourgogne Rouge Manor du Carra 2020
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    Region: Beaujolais, E. France
  5. Herdade Sao Miguel Tinto 2019
    Grapes: Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional, Cab. Sauv. Syrah
    Region: Alentejo, SE Portugal
  6. Quinta do Portal Mural Tinto 2019
    Grapes: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional
    Region: Douro, N. Portugal
  7. Syn Rouge Sparkling n.v.
    Grape: Shiraz
    Region: Coonawarra, S. Australia
  8. Favre Sauvignon Moelleux 2015
    Grape: Sauvignon
    Region: Valais, Switzerland

Next tasting – Friday 10th December

In December we welcome Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines, Market Harborough for our festive Christmas tasting.

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

Please note:

  • The number of attendees will be restricted, so please sign up early to avoid disappointment. 
  • New members are welcome on payment of the £15 annual subscription in advance of the tasting along with the tasting fee.
  • There will be no supper nor supper wines provided. Members are welcome to bring their own food and implements and all items brought must be removed.
  • Members are expected to have been fully vaccinated, please consider whether you should attend if this is not the case.
  • Members must not attend if they are experiencing COVID symptoms
  • The meeting room will have increased ventilation via opened doors and windows
  • Members are asked to wear face masks when not seated unless exempt
  • Surfaces will be sanitised before entry. Members are asked to use the hand sanitizer provided on entry
  • Members are asked to avoid crowding on check-in and on exit
  • Spittoons will not be provided, please bring an empty plastic bottle if you need one

Note that this is a “Members Only” which must be paid for in advance. Unfortunately, it is not possible for members to simply turn up on the night.

What we tasted in December 2020

Merry Christmas and thanks for a great turnout for our festive Zoom tasting. We were treated to an effervescent presentation by Duncan Murray or Duncan Murray Wines of Market Harborough. This is certainly a time to support your local wine merchant and Duncan would love to hear from you before the big day.

For more information and to order wines, please contact:
For more information:
Web: duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Email: info@duncanmurraywines.co.uk
Tel: 01858 464935
Facebook: Duncan Murray Wines
Twitter: @DMURRAYWINES

The wines tasted were:

  1. Mustillant Sparkling Muscadet, NV, Loire, France
  2. Villa Wolf Silvaner, Pfalz (Palatinate) 2009
  3. El Abuelo Monastrell-Tempranillo, 2019, Almansa, S. Spain
  4. D’Oliveiras 5 yo medium sweet Madeira ½ bottle, Portugal

 

What we tasted in December 2019

Many thanks to Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines, Market Harborough for presenting our festive Christmas tasting.

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

  1. H Blin Brut Tradition NV Marne Valley, Champagne
  2. Belle Epine Blanc 2018 (Viognier/ Chardonnay) Languedoc, France
  3. Les Rocheo Sainteo 2018, Picpoul de Pinet, France
  4. Nino Minado 2018 (Chardonnay) Carinena, Spain
  5. Johner Kaiserstuhl 2015 (Pinot Noir) Baden Germany
  6. L’Impudent 2018 (Syrah/Grenache/Cinsault/Mourvedre) Terrasses du Larzac, Languedoc, France
  7. Chateau Beaulieu 2015, Cotes de Bourg, Bordeaux France
  8. Mavrodafne of Patras NV, Peleponnese, Greece
  9. Niepoort LBV 2014, Douro, Portugal

Next tasting – Friday 13th December

In December we welcome Duncan Murray of Duncan Murray Wines, Market Harborough for our festive Christmas tasting.

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

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.