Programme of Events — Archive 2006

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.

9 January

AGM & Top New Zealand Wineries
Philip Evins

7 February

Sherry and Manzanilla
Javier Hidalgo — Managing Director, Bodegas Hidalgo-La Gitana

22 March

The staying power of the Loire
Mike Attenborough-Cox

10 April

Treasures of South West France
Patricia Sliwa — Les Caves De Pyrene

15 May

Amarone & Ripasso Wines
Dr. Sandro Boscaini — Proprietor & Chief Winemaker, Masi Estate, Valpolicella

19 May (Fri)

Winemakers Dinner at West Downs (Smart Casual)
Kym Tolley — Proprietor, Penley Estate, Coonawarra

12 June

Chateau Musar, Lebanon
Ralph Hochar — Export Director & Family Proprietor

10 July

Summer Sizzlers
Simon Evans — Director, The Naked Grape

19 August (Sat)

Summer Party
Cathedral Refectory

11 September

Yalumba, Barossa
Jane Ferrari — Winemaker

9 October

Domaine de Daumas Gassac, Languedoc
Samuel Guibert de La Vaissiere — Export Director & Family Proprietor

13 October (Fri)

Chateau de Beaucastel Dinner
Stephen Spurrier — Wine Consultant, Writer, International Wine Judge at HDV

13 November

Bourgueil Reds
Pierre-Jacques Druet — Proprietor

11 December

Chateau Camplazens, Languedoc
Peter Close — Proprietor/Winemaker