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by mitchaf
03 Sep 2008, 15:57
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: August Meeting - Friday - Wine Drive
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August Meeting - Friday - Wine Drive

Our wines for this event were supplied by Threshers. They were tasted blind. La Forge Merlot £5.99 EOS petite sirah, California £8.66 Vina Mayor Secreto (tempranillo), Spain £8.66 Torres Gran Vina Sol (85% chardonnay) £6.19 Chateau Tahbilk Marsanne, Australia £6.99 Simonsig Chenin Blanc, South Afric...
by mitchaf
03 Sep 2008, 15:52
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: July Meeting - 4th July - Italian Evening
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July Meeting - 4th July - Italian Evening

Although the date suggests a Californian wine evening, the Society held an Italian evening with Italian foods supplied by the membership. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo £4.50 Chianti Loggia del Conte £5.00 Aglianico Rosso di Sicilia £6.00 Orvieto Classico Secco £6.50 Pinot Grigio 'Bacaro' £5.00 Fiano di Si...
by mitchaf
03 Sep 2008, 15:44
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: June Meeting - Friday 6th - Fine Wines
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June Meeting - Friday 6th - Fine Wines

This is our flagship meeting for the first half of the year. We go up market on bottle price and taste wines we normally would not be prepared to stretch our budgets to. Specially prepared foods accompany the wines. This year attention was given to tasting wines with reasonable bottle age. Wines do ...
by mitchaf
03 Sep 2008, 15:34
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: May Meeting - Friday 2nd May - Wine Bluffs
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May Meeting - Friday 2nd May - Wine Bluffs

Our wine bluffs evening has a panel and audience format. A panel of three volunteer members blind taste, along with the audience, six wines. For each wine, two of the panel falsely describe the wine and one correctly describes the wine. But can the audience guess who is telling the truth? For this e...
by mitchaf
03 Sep 2008, 15:25
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: April Meeting - Friday 4th - Waitrose
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April Meeting - Friday 4th - Waitrose

Waitrose presented some cheeses and wines about to go on offer in their Beaconsfield store.
by mitchaf
02 Sep 2008, 16:05
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: March Meeting - Friday 7th - Wine Drive
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March Meeting - Friday 7th - Wine Drive

At our wine drive we blind-tasted wines supplied by Majestic Wines. They were

    Ch de Guiraud £7.99
    Alsace Pinot Gris £6.99
    Montagny 1er cru £6.99
    Chamine, cortez de Cima £5.99
    Torre Aldea, Gran Res £6.99
    Saumur Champigny £6.99
by mitchaf
02 Sep 2008, 15:58
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: February Meeting - Friday 1st - AGM and three wine tasting
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February Meeting - Friday 1st - AGM and three wine tasting

Following on directly from the AGM, we tasted three 'trophy' wines. These wines are the so called 'best of the best', i.e. the best of the 2007 gold medal winners by class Montepulciano d'Abruzzo £4.74 Italy, Canaletto, Sainsburys Tim Adams Fergus £9.49 Australia, Tesco Polish Hill River Riesling £8...
by mitchaf
02 Sep 2008, 15:36
Forum: Previous meetings
Topic: January Meeting - Friday 11th - 2007 Medal Winners
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January Meeting - Friday 11th - 2007 Medal Winners

For the first month of the year, we take a look back at those wines from last year that received wine industry accolades. Most of our wines are gold medal winners at the 2007 exhibition. Cono Sur____________£5.99___Gewurtztraminer______gold, Chile Inycon______________£4.99___Shiraz______________silv...

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