Programme of Events — Archive 2003

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.

17 February

AGM
Medoc & Graves Growths from 1996
Barry Philips — Proprietor, Four Walls Wine

28 February (Friday)

Dinner
Keats Restaurant, Ampfield

10 March

Wines of the Duoro — from table wines to port
Mauricio Pereira Pinto — Director, Academia do Vinho, Pinhao

14 April

Chateau de Beaucastel
Richard Oldman — Southern Sales Director, Mistral Wine

12 May

Members’ Summer Wines
Mike Biden — WWAS

9 June

Beringer’s Wine and food in balance
Dick Wallingford — Director On-Trade Development & PR Europe, Beringer Blass Wine Estates

14 July

Sauvignon Blancs around the World
Sally Easton MW

9 August (Saturday)

Summer Party — Lyon House, Sherfield English
as guests of John and Mary Newman

8 September

Syrah, Shiraz and blends
Richard Staines — Director, WG White

13 October

Riedel Glas
Roger Burton — Managing Director, Riedel Glas UK

10 November

Bodegas Marques de Murrietta, Castilo Ygay & Dalmau
Richard Grant — Export Director, Marques de Murrietta

8 December

Rhone Valley
John Taylor — Director, Stone, Vine and Sun