What we tasted in November 2021

In November we welcomed Leon Stolarski of Leon Stolarski Wines to St James the Greater for a tasting of wines from Southern France. We had a fascinating tour of a selection of Leon’s wines which made for a great evening.

For more information:
Address: 32 Nottingham Road, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 7QE
Tel: (+)44 (0)115 9529387    
Email: sales@leonstolarskiwines.co.uk
Web: leonstolarskiwines.co.uk

The following wines were tasted:

  1. Domaine de Montesquiou l’Estela 2019 Jurançon Sec
  2. Domaine Fortuné Éole 2019 Languedoc
  3. Domaine Piétri-Géraud Blanc l’Écume 2020 Collioure
  4. Terre des Chardons Chardon Masqué 2020 Costières de Nîmes
  5. Domaine Fortuné Jadis 2017 Languedoc Sommières
  6. Mas Coutelou l’Oublié 2018 Edition Vin de France
  7. Domaine de Ravanès Les Gravières de Taurou 2014 Coteaux de Murviel
  8. Domaine de Montesquiou Vendanges Tardives 2017 Jurançon

Next tasting – Friday 12th November

In November we return to St James the Greater for a tasting of wines from Southern France by Leon Stolarski Wines. Appropriate COVID-19 precautions will be taken.

For more information:
Address: 32 Nottingham Road, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 7QE
Tel: (+)44 (0)115 9529387    
Email: sales@leonstolarskiwines.co.uk
Web: leonstolarskiwines.co.uk

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, and currently guests cannot be accommodated.

What we tasted in November 2020

Many thanks for another great turnout for our Zoom tastings. We were treated to a really interesting and spontaneous presentation by Leon Solarski of Leon Solarski Wines and Jonathan Hesford of Domaine Treloar, Roussillon, France.

For more information and to order wines, please contact:
Web: domainetreloar.com
Web: www.leonstolarskiwines.co.uk
Blog: leonstolarski.blogspot.com
Phone: 0794 1850178

Members should contact Leon for discounts on the following wines Domaine Treloar which we tasted. Other bottles are available at a 10% discount on the list price

Daltonien 2019 Côtes Catalanes (white)
Le Ciel Vide 2018 Côtes du Roussillon Villages (red)
Le Rescapé 2016 Côtes Catalanes (red) 

What we tasted in January 2019

Many thanks to Duncan Murray of local independent wine merchant Duncan Murray Wines of Market Harborough for presenting a great range of wines from the south of France.

For more information:

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


  1. Picpoul de Pinet 2017 ‘Roches Saintes’
  2. Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh 2017
  3. Tiré-Bouché 2017
  4. Lafage Centenaire Vieilles Vignes 2016
  5. Turbigo’ Vin de France 2017
  6. Buzet Sans 2017
  7. CDRV Boislauzon 2016
  8. Madiran Domaine Serjent 2015
  9. Maury Grenat Domaine Lafage 2017