Archive for February 2024

Wines of the Islands – January 2024

For this event we selected wines from eight different islands, accompanied by various snacks including cheeses, crackers, olives and assorted nuts. Customers voted as their wine of the evening the Finca Biniagual ‘Negre’, Binissalem DO, 2018 from Mallorca. 1. Mystery rosé! Adgestone Vineyards Blush, England 2022Island: Isle of Wight, EnglandGrapes: 80% Pinot Noir, 20% SchönburgerABV:…

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Winter Warmer Wines – December 2023

For this tasting we selected wines appropriate to Christmas and/or Winter drinking.  Details of the wines we presented are as follows: 1. Nyetimber Brut Classic Cuvée NVRegion: West Sussex, EnglandGrapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot MeunierABV: 12%The Wine Society £30.81Nyetimber’s multi-vintage wine is a full-flavoured, savoury standard-bearer. Predominantly chardonnay alongside Pinots Noir and Meunier, the blend…

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Rugby World Cup Tasting – October 2023

For this tasting we presented two wines from each of the countries that had reached the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup. The wines tasted were: A lower alcohol sparkling wine made by classic bottle fermentation. This is a light joyous drink with a hint of strawberries and raspberries, delicate and tangy with a soft…

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