tim@timsyradwines.com
Mob: 07850 329111

Independent Wine Merchant in Teddington

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Superb Range of Wines

Food Pairing and Cheese Matching suggestion for every Wine

 

Get your cellar re-stocked with my fabulous mixed cases of reds and whites!

I am an independent wine merchant and educator based in Teddington.

I run local Wine Societies in Richmond, Teddington and Surbiton.  Richmond and Teddington are meeting monthly, and I am also running tastings by Zoom, with samples delivered to participants on the morning of the tasting.

I have a number of online tastings recorded on Youtube, so you can enjoy a fantastic range of wines at home at your convenience – France, Italy, Spain and the New World have all featured.

I run private events, and tastings for local groups (sports clubs, PTAs), and I have a corporate events business called Taste of the Grape.  Every year I take groups of people to destinations all over the world on Wine Holidays.

Find out more about what I do.

 

Try my online tastings

My fabulous range of wines and online tastings can deliver a wine event in the comfort of your home.

The upcoming events for my local wine tasting groups are detailed below, I deliver samples of wines to local addresses on the day of the tasting, and guide people through the wines via zoom.

I also have a number of online tastings recorded on Youtube , for which I can provide the wines in full and half bottles.

My fabulous range of wines and online tastings can deliver a wine event in the comfort of your home.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like any advice about wine, suggestions for food and cheese pairing (I know the Teddington Cheese range intimately) or would like to find out more about anything I do.

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tim@timsyradwines.com

07850 329111

 

I won the 2019 Wanderlust World Guide Awards Specialist Tour Guide of the Year.

Commended for my infectious passion, and being the perfect link between winemakers and travellers, I was given the award at the National Geographical Society.  The judges based their decision on the feedback from the dozens of clients who have been on tour with me.

Next Events in Richmond and Teddington

Jun
26
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ St Mary's Parish Hall

Our focus for June is the realm of lesser known white styles from Australia and New Zealand. Grape varieties from all over the world have travelled to the Antipodes and their expression can often be startlingly  different to our usual expectation thanks to climatic and terroir differences.

Wine makers in Australia and New Zealand have considerable freedom to experiment – unencumbered by historical tradition and regulations.

We will taste a fabulous selection of wines that incorporates the purity of Semillon, some left field Sauvignon Blanc plus a host of other grape varieties such as Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Gris. Gewurztraminer, Roussanne and even an Assyrtiko from the legendary Jim Barry.

This will be the perfect Summer Tasting, conducted both ‘in person’ at Teddington and Richmond Wine Socieites and by Zoom.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Jun
27
Sun
Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies – Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ By Zoom
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies - Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ By Zoom

Our focus for June is the realm of lesser known white styles from Australia and New Zealand. Grape varieties from all over the world have travelled to the Antipodes and their expression can often be startlingly  different to our usual expectation thanks to climatic and terroir differences.

Wine makers in Australia and New Zealand have considerable freedom to experiment – unencumbered by historical tradition and regulations.

We will taste a fabulous selection of wines that incorporates the purity of Semillon, some left field Sauvignon Blanc plus a host of other grape varieties such as Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Gris. Gewurztraminer, Roussanne and even an Assyrtiko from the legendary Jim Barry.

This will be the perfect Summer Tasting, conducted both ‘in person’ at Teddington and Richmond Wine Socieites and by Zoom.

Wines will be decanted and delivered on the morning or day before the tasting to addresses within a radius of 5 miles around Teddington.

 Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.  

Jun
28
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ The Britannia
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Eclectic Antipodean Whites @ The Britannia

Our focus for June is the realm of lesser known white styles from Australia and New Zealand. Grape varieties from all over the world have travelled to the Antipodes and their expression can often be startlingly  different to our usual expectation thanks to climatic and terroir differences.

Wine makers in Australia and New Zealand have considerable freedom to experiment – unencumbered by historical tradition and regulations.

We will taste a fabulous selection of wines that incorporates the purity of Semillon, some left field Sauvignon Blanc plus a host of other grape varieties such as Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Gris. Gewurztraminer, Roussanne and even an Assyrtiko from the legendary Jim Barry.

This will be the perfect Summer Tasting, conducted both ‘in person’ at Teddington and Richmond Wine Socieites and by Zoom.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Jul
12
Mon
Fine Wine Tasting of Austrian Wines @ By Zoom
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fine Wine Tasting of Austrian Wines @ By Zoom | Twickenham | United Kingdom

It is time to finally put to rest all the misinformation about Austrian wine and showcase a truly superb selection of wines that this country produces.

Quality has never been higher and you may be surprised at the range and diversity. With top class sparkling, stunning Gruner Veltliner, Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc plus some astonishing Pinot Noir and Blaufrankisch.

Your eyes will be well and truly opened by the quality.

I supply the wines in 50ml glass bottles – enough to hold the tasting amount for each wine that I pour you every month with metronomic precision. The bottles have screwcaps so will be in perfect condition for the tasting.

The eight wines will be decanted and delivered on the morning or day before the tasting.  Because of the high value of the wines we are tasting I will need to limit numbers, and may need to make a small charge for postage to addresses it is not practical to deliver to.

Fine wine tasting dinners are hosted by Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, and also runs the monthly Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies.  He is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Jul
24
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – The Rise of Rosé @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - The Rise of Rosé @ St Mary's Parish Hall

Be prepared for a mesmerizing exploration of Rose wine. Pink has been the fastest growing sector in the wine trade for many years now and shows no signs of abating.

Producers are now allocating some of their best vineyards to Rose wine production and there has been significant growth in super premium priced wines.

We will taste the very best and most expensive from Provence and around the world.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Jul
25
Sun
Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies – The Rise of Rosé @ By Zoom
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies - The Rise of Rosé @ By Zoom

Be prepared for a mesmerizing exploration of Rose wine. Pink has been the fastest growing sector in the wine trade for many years now and shows no signs of abating.

Producers are now allocating some of their best vineyards to Rose wine production and there has been significant growth in super premium priced wines.

We will taste the very best and most expensive from Provence and around the world.

Another perfect Summer Tasting, conducted both ‘in person’ at Teddington and Richmond Wine Socieites and by Zoom.

Wines will be decanted and delivered on the morning or day before the tasting to addresses within a radius of 5 miles around Teddington.

 Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.  

Jul
26
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – The Rise of Rosé @ The Britannia
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - The Rise of Rosé @ The Britannia

Be prepared for a mesmerizing exploration of Rose wine. Pink has been the fastest growing sector in the wine trade for many years now and shows no signs of abating.

Producers are now allocating some of their best vineyards to Rose wine production and there has been significant growth in super premium priced wines.

We will taste the very best and most expensive from Provence and around the world.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Aug
23
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – Festival of Fizz @ The Britannia
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Festival of Fizz @ The Britannia

The perfect Summer tasting as we delve into the world of top class sparkling wine.

We will taste a superb selection of fine fizz from all over the world including Champagne, England, the USA and explore a variety of styles and production methods.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Sep
4
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – Festival of Fizz @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - Festival of Fizz @ St Mary's Parish Hall

The perfect late Summer tasting as we delve into the world of top class sparkling wine.

We will taste a superb selection of fine fizz from all over the world including Champagne, England, the USA and explore a variety of styles and production methods.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Sep
27
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – Medal Winners @ The Britannia
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Medal Winners @ The Britannia

Our Medal Winner tasting is always much awaited as we taste through a scintillating selection of Trophy, Platinum and Gold Medal winning wines.

These wines represent some of the very best currently available in the UK as judged by some of the most eminent palates in the world.

We will feature wines from the International Wine Challenge, Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine & Spirits Challenge.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Oct
9
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – Medal Winners @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - Medal Winners @ St Mary's Parish Hall

Our Medal Winner tasting is always much awaited as we taste through a scintillating selection of Trophy, Platinum and Gold Medal winning wines.

These wines represent some of the very best currently available in the UK as judged by some of the most eminent palates in the world.

We will feature wines from the International Wine Challenge, Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine & Spirits Challenge.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Oct
25
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – Chile – A Rich Diversity @ The Britannia
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Chile - A Rich Diversity @ The Britannia

Chile goes from strength to strength as a wine producing nation and continues to impress with its high quality portfolio of wines.

Owing to its extraordinary topography, the variety of climate allows cool, maritime influenced wines through to high altitude, high alcohol styles in the Andean foothills with a huge range inbetween.

Tim Atkin MW has been writing very positively about the Chilean wine scene for many years and this tasting will demonstrate the amazing diversity.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Nov
6
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – Chile – A Rich Diversity @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - Chile - A Rich Diversity @ St Mary's Parish Hall

Chile goes from strength to strength as a wine producing nation and continues to impress with its high quality portfolio of wines.

Owing to its extraordinary topography, the variety of climate allows cool, maritime influenced wines through to high altitude, high alcohol styles in the Andean foothills with a huge range inbetween.

Tim Atkin MW has been writing very positively about the Chilean wine scene for many years and this tasting will demonstrate the amazing diversity.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Nov
29
Mon
Richmond Wine Society – Christmas Tasting @ The Britannia
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Christmas Tasting @ The Britannia

We always push the boat out at Christmas and this year will be no exception. A delicious and eclectic range will be tasted as we showcase some sublime examples from around the world.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Nov
30
Tue
Richmond Wine Society – Christmas Tasting @ The Britannia
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richmond Wine Society - Christmas Tasting @ The Britannia

We always push the boat out at Christmas and this year will be no exception. A delicious and eclectic range will be tasted as we showcase some sublime examples from around the world.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

Dec
11
Sat
Teddington Wine Society – Christmas Tasting @ St Mary's Parish Hall
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Teddington Wine Society - Christmas Tasting @ St Mary's Parish Hall

We always push the boat out at Christmas and this year will be no exception. A delicious and eclectic range will be tasted as we showcase some sublime examples from around the world.

Tim Syrad, who has 25 years experience of running wine tastings, runs Richmond and Teddington Wine Societies, which meet monthly.  Tim is a fervent advocate that wine is to be enjoyed without snobbery. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced taster, there will be plenty to learn and enjoy.

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“Throughout the 17 years I have attended Tim’s wine tasting events, he has continued to deliver his extensive knowledge of wine and wine-making with great charm, and lots of humour, making the evenings not only informative, but also great fun. In the course of an average year, the tastings cover a kaleidoscope of different wine themes – interesting and entertaining for all, novices and experts alike. And the wines taste pretty good too!”
"We have been going to Teddington Wine Society events for a number of years. Tim runs the evenings with bonhomie and humour and wears his considerable knowledge lightly. The evenings are great fun, the wines are always a little bit different and help to expand knowledge and tasting horizons.”
“I have attended the Richmond Wine society for over ten years and always enjoyed Tim’s self-effacing style and gentle humour. His knowledge is globally eclectic and presented in a clear, interesting and always stimulating way. Every guest I have taken there has enjoyed the evening immensely. Tim also offers a wide range of wines to buy and my red cellar has provided great pleasure to my own dinner guests.”
"I’ve been enjoying Tim’s tastings for over 20 years - he is a great teacher, raconteur and wine expert. He is seriously passionate about his wine, but there is nothing serious about his tastings, which are always informal and relaxed. A lovely way to spend an evening and enjoy some fantastic wines."