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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Next tasting – 9th June

May 20th, 2017

In June we welcome Will Dennison from Pol Roger Portfolio, who will be presenting wines from Joseph Drouhin, Burgundy.

For more information:
Web: drouhin.com
Web: polroger.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 May 2017

May 20th, 2017

Many thanks to Tony Wellings from The Antipodean Sommelier, Peterborough, who presented wines from New Zealand.   We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: taswines.co.uk

  1. Two Rivers “Convergence” Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – Marlborough
  2. Two Rivers “Altitude” Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – Marlborough
  3. Two Rivers “Wairau Selection” Pinot Gris 2015 – Marlborough
  4. Two Rivers “Juliet” Riesling 2016 – Marlborough
  5. Ward Valley “Mt Victoria Block “Pinot Noir 2014 – Marlborough
  6. Terra Sancta Estate Pinot Noir 2014 – Central Otago
  7. Coal Pit “Tiwha” Pinot Noir 2015 – Central Otago
  8. Pirinoa Road “Reserve” Pinot Noir 2009 – Martinborough

 

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Next tasting – Friday 12th May

April 9th, 2017

In May we welcome The Antipodean Sommelier from Peterborough, who will be presenting wines from New Zealand.

For more information:
Web: taswines.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 April 2017

April 9th, 2017

Many thanks to Lee Evans from Condor Wines, for presenting wines from Los Haroldos, Argentina.   We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: condorwines.co.uk
Web: familiafalasco.com
Facebook: Condor Wines

 

Lee Evans, Condor Wines

 

  1. Chacabuco Viognier 2016
  2. Chacabuco Torrontés 2015
  3. Robles Chardonnay 2014
  4. Chacabuco Malbec Rosado 2016
  5. Chacabuco Malbec 2016
  6. Roble Bonarda 2013
  7. Roble Malbec 2015
  8. Seleccion de Familia Malbec 2013

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Next tasting – Friday 7th April (Change of Date)

March 21st, 2017

In April we welcome Lee Evans, Managing Director of Condor Wines, who will be presenting wines from Bodega Los Haroldos, Argentina.

For more information:
Web: condorwines.co.uk
Web: familiafalasco.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 March 2017

March 21st, 2017

Many thanks to Rory Benham, Sales Director from The Wine Treasury, for presenting wines from Washington State, USA.   We all had a fantastic evening.

For more information:
Web: winetreasury.com Tel: 020 7793 9999

 

 

Rory Benham

 

  1. Hedges “CMS” Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley 2015
  2. L’Ecole No 41 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley 2012
  3. L’Ecole No 41 Semillon, Columbia Valley 2014
  4. Grace Lane Riesling, Yakima Valley 2014
  5. Hedges “CMS” red blend, Columbia Valley 2012
  6. L’Ecole No 41 Merlot, Columbia Valley 2013
  7. Grace Lane Cabernet, Columbia Valley 2012
  8. Duckhorn “Canvasback” Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain 2013

 

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Next tasting – Friday 10th March

February 12th, 2017

In March we welcome Rory Benham, Sales Director from The Wine Treasury presenting wines from Washington State, USA.

For more information:
Web: winetreasury.com Tel: 020 7793 9999

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 February 2017

February 12th, 2017

Many thanks to Simon Woods for presenting wines from Portugal.  We all had a fantastic evening.

More information is available here:
Web: I Don’t Know Much About Wine…But I Know What I Like
Web: The World’s Shortest Wine Book*
Twitter: @woodswine
Facebook: Woodswine
YouTube: MrWoodswine

 

Simon Woods

 

  1. Casa Ferreirinha Planalto Branco Reserva 2015, Douro
  2. Reguengo de Melgaço Alvarinho 2015, Vinho Verde
  3. J P Ramos Smart Dog Syrah/Trincadeira 2015, VR Alentejano
  4. Duorum Tinto 2014, Douro
  5. Casa Ferreirinha Vinha Grande Tinto 2014, Douro
  6. Quinta dos Carvalhais Tinto Reserva 2010, Dão
  7. Adela de Pegões Moscatel de Setúbal NV
  8. Blandy’s 10 Year Old Bual Madeira

 

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