Wine Tastings - Discontinued

As from 1 February 2013, Valerie and Michael have decided to discontinue this activity until further notice in order to concentrate on Astronomy.

We Provide:

  • A tasting of up to 8 wines

  • Guidance on the "right" way to taste a wine

  • A description of the grape varieties

  • A description of the winemakers and vineyards

  • A slide presentation of the wine regions (optional)

  • A projector and screen

You provide

  • Glasses

  • A 30 ml tasting measure

  • Tasting biscuits (eg cream crackers)

  • Water

  • Access to a mains plug

  • The venue

Recent presentations include:

  • England versus France - a comparative tasting of English and French wines

  • Italian Wines for Italian Food

  • Across the Pyrenees - a comparative tasting of wines from either side of the Pyrenees

  • Old versus New - a comparison of old and new world wines

  • Wines from the Libournais - a tasting of wines from the Libourne area of Bordeaux

  • Wines for Summer Drinking - a comparison of Old and New world