Programme of Events — Archive 1997

A carefully crafted programme of tutored tastings and social events is prepared annually. Whether you are new to wine tasting or already have an in-depth knowledge of wines from around the world, our programmes should provide something to interest you.

Select a ‘vintage’ year to see what we have enjoyed.

13 January

AGM & Unusual grape varieties
Members, Chris Smith — Consultant

18 January

Annual Dinner
Hotel du Vin

10 February

A poor man’s guide to Burgundy
Alun Griffiths, MW — Wine Director, Berry Bros & Rudd

10 March

Piemonte
James Davies & Ian Steel — Proprietors "For the Love of Wines"

7 April

A comparison of New World varietals
Grant Page — Agency Sales Manager, Lay & Wheeler

19 May

Raiding my father’s cellar
Joe Wadsack — Wine Buyer, Waitrose

9 June

Hungarian Wines
David Gill, MW — Partner, Bottle Green

14 July

Champagne
James John, MW — Managing Director, Champagne and Chateaux

10 August

Summer Party
Members (or Late June)

8 September

Val d’Orbieu
Jeremy Roberts — Director, Val d’Orbieu

13 October

Oregon Reds
Michael Schuster — Director, North West Wine Coalition

10 November

Wines of Greece
David Grandorge, MW

8 December

Franken Wines
Maggie McNie, MW