Next Tasting – Friday 10th November

October 22nd, 2017

In November we welcome winemaker Katie Jones who will be presenting her wines from Domain Jones, Tuchan, France.

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

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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.

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What we tasted in October 2017

October 22nd, 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

 

 

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Next tasting 13th October

September 10th, 2017

In October we welcome Scott Edge from Negociants UK, who will be presenting wines from Jim Barry, Clare Valley, Australia.

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

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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.

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What we tasted in September 2017

September 10th, 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

 

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Next tasting – Friday 8th September

August 14th, 2017

In September we welcome Nick Gent from Rodney Densem Wines Limited, Nantwich and Ed Hobbs from John Fells (Torres UK Agents), who will be presenting wines from Torres, Portfolio.

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

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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.

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What we tasted in August 2017

August 14th, 2017

Many thanks to the following members for presenting an excellent range of wines at the AGM.  We all had a fantastic evening.

Margaret Connor
Julian Osborne
Linda and Roland Moss
Andrew Wetherby
Richard Davies
Chris Lewis
Martin Ward
Neil Griffiths

 

  1. Chapel Down Vintage Reserve Brut
  2. Lyrarakis Dafni 2016
  3. Domaine Yves Cuilleron Viognier Les Vignes d’a Côte 2015
  4. Tom and the Peleton Ventoux Rouge 2013
  5. Reserve des Hospitaliers, Cairanne, Cotes du Rhone Villages
  6. Castillo Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2013
  7. Los Haroldos Bonada 2013
  8. Moscatel de Setúbal, Bacalhôa 2012

 

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Next tasting – 11th August

July 16th, 2017

In August we we will hold our AGM and members tasting.

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.

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What we tasted in July 2017

July 16th, 2017

Many thanks to David, the Store Manager and Wine Guru from Majestic Leicester, for presenting champagne and sparkling wines from the Majestic range.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: majestic.co.uk/leicester
Tel: 0116 262 9519
Email: lei@majestic.co.uk
Address: Unit 3, 15 St Georges Way, Leicester LE1 1SH

 

David, Store Manager, Majestic Leicester

 

  1. Bouvet Saumur Brut NV – Loire, France
  2. Le Berceau Piquepoul Chardonnay NV Languedoc, France
  3. Cordoniu Gran Plus Ultra 2015, Catalonia, Spain
  4. Juve y Camps Reserva de la Familia, NV, Catalonia, Spain
  5. Balfour 1503 Rose, NV, Kent, England
  6. Oeil de Perdrix Rose, NV, Champagne, France
  7. Bollinger Special Cuvée, NV, Champagne France
  8. Bollinger Grande Annee 2007, Champagne, France

 

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Next Tasting – 14th July

June 12th, 2017

In July we welcome Dave from Majestic Wine, Leicester, who will be presenting a range of sparkling wines.

For more information:
Web: majestic.co.uk
Tel: 0116 262 9519
Email: lei@majestic.co.uk
Address: Unit 3, 15 St Georges Way, Leicester LE1 1SH

Note: Members are contacted by a member of the Committee each month to commit to attendance at the tasting.  If you’re not a member and would like to attend, please take a look at the “Contact us” page – we’ll need to hear from you at least a week before 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.

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What we tasted in June 2017

June 12th, 2017

Many thanks to Will Dennison from Pol Roger Portfolio, who presented a range of wines from Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy.  We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: drouhin.com
Web: polroger.co.uk

 


Will Dennison, Pol Roger Portfolio

  1. Chablis, Reserve de Vaudon 2014
  2. Chablis 1er Cru, Vaillons 2014
  3. Pouilly Vinzelles 2014
  4. Chassange-Montrachet Morgeot 1er Cru, Marquis de Laquiche 2007
  5. Brouilly, Hospices de Belleville 2015
  6. Rully Rouge 2014
  7. Vosne-Romanee 2010
  8. Clos Saint-Denis, Grand Cru 2011

 

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