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Wine Appreciation 1

  Meeting Details  

Meeting Day2nd Thursday
Time2.00 - 4.00pm
FrequencyMonthly
LocationAbbot Hall Social Centre
Co-ordinator(s)Audrey Stainton

  What we do  

The idea of the group, which started nearly 14 years ago, is to appreciate wines from different countries - different grapes and different winemakers etc., but nothing too serious! At each meeting we taste and discuss 4 different wines. We quite often have cheese and nibbles to complement the wine if we can keep within our budget. 95% of the wine we taste is bought locally in order that the members can easily buy a bottle on the way home! At Christmas we have a light 3 course meal with wines and extra tastings (this involves an extra charge). We always have an "end of term" party, but for this we go to a restaurant- if possible one where we can take our own wine. We are a very friendly crowd and everyone takes as much or as little as they want from these meetings, even if it is only quietly enjoying the wine and having a chat with other members. Our limit that we can accommodate is 30 - but we can take in a few more members: because of holidays etc we often have a spare place or two at most meetings. The whole joy of wine tasting is tasting with others and finding out our likes and dislikes. Anyone who is interested in spending a relaxing afternoon in lovely surroundings is welcome to join us. There is a charge of approximately £5 per meeting.

We currently have a short waiting list for members wishing to join the group.

  Reports  

OCTOBER 2020

Due to the very social nature of our group it is not possible to continue for the foreseeable future.
Online/virtual meetings are not suitable. We are reaching out to our members on a regular basis.

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