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Subtiton Wine Society is go!

by | Oct 7, 2020 | Surbiton Wine Society

The Surbiton Wine Society has been launched! We had a tremendous turnout for our inaugural tasting at Glenmore House and a great evening was had by all.

Despite the inevitable classroom style with all the social distancing protocols in place, there was an excellent ambiance and clearly a keen thirst for knowledge!

We practised tasting technique with our first wine – a delicious Vidal Sauvignon Blanc 2019 from Marlborough and then continued to use those newly honed skills with a broad and eclectic range of wines from around the world.

The barrel fermented Chenin Blanc from South Africa illustrated oak influence; our Champagne vs Cremant de Bourgogne saw the vintage Boutillez Guer win easily and everyone was impressed with the rich Valpolicella Ripasso – a style that quite a few were not familiar with.

Our highlight wine was the Gran Reserva 2010 from Valduero bodega in Ribera del Duero. A magnificent example from 2010 that impressed everyone.

We also enjoyed a wonderfully mature Grenache from 2012 from the renowned Kilikanoon estate in Clare Valley.

The evening was rounded off with a delicious sweetie – a Jurançon moelleux from the legendary Charles Hours.

All in all a terrific night – fabulous audience, great set up and support from Glenmore House and I hope to get another tasting in before the end of the year.

All the wines are listed in the wines we have tasted page.

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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.”

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