Presented by Paul Stratford, Old Butchers Wine Cellar, Cookham
Local wine merchant Paul Stratford will present a range of eight wines especially recommended for the festive season.
TASTING - IT'S THE WAY IT'S MADE
WEDNESDAY 30 OCT 2019
Presented by member Soma Jennings
Soma Jennings, member and WSET Wines & Spirits certified, will be educating us on different techniques used in wine making and how they affect the wine produced.
TASTING - SAME GRAPE DIFFERENT CONTINENT: FRANCE VS USA
WEDNESDAY 25 SEP 2019
Presented by members Karen Jansen and Becca Miles
Two of our members present wines from their favourite countries (Karen - USA, Becca - France) in an interesting theme comparing wines made with the same grape but from the two different countries.
TASTING - WINNING WINES FROM THE DECANTER AWARDS
WEDNESDAY 28 AUG 2019
Presented by member Bob Perrin
Now in its 16th year, the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world's largest and most influential wine competition. Judged by the top wine experts from around the globe, the DWWA is trusted internationally for its rigorous judging process. Member Bob Perrin has selected eight of the best from this year's award winners to sample and to see if they get the Marlow Wine Society's vote too.
TASTING - SPANISH WINE WITH FOOD
WEDNESDAY 31 JUL 2019
Presented by David Green, wine specialist
Seven wines accompanied by a range of delicious tapas.
TASTING - WINE FROM BRAZIL
WEDNESDAY 26 JUN 2019
Presented by Go Brazil - Importers of Brazilian fine wines to the UK
Go Brazil, importers and online retailers of Brazilian fine wines in the UK will be introducing members to a selection of wines from their stock of Brazilian wines.
TASTING - DRY & SWEET
WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2019
Presented by member Keith Phillips
Keith, one of our most longest standing members, and well respected among members for his vast knowledge of wines, will be educating members on how the wine making techniques can get dry and sweet wines from the same grapes.
TASTING - WINES FROM GERMANY
WEDNESDAY 1 MAY 2019
Presented by member Katja Weyrauth
Katja is a member of The Marlow Wine Society and originally hails from Germany. Tonight she will share with the rest of the members an insight into her interest in the wines from this country with a selection of her favourites as starting points for discussion.
TASTING - THE BEST OF FRANCE
WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH 2019
Presented by Martin Chapman of Watlington Fine Wines, Watlington
Martin is the owner of Watlington Fine Wines in Oxfordshire which imports selected wines, retails wine to the public and also wholesales wines across the UK via a second arm of the business - Peter Osborne Fine Wines.
Although Watlington Fine Wines stocks bottles from wine-makers around the world, the theme of this month’s tasting is French wines and Martin will bring with him an excellent selection of eight from across different regions of France.
TASTING - WINES FROM EASTERN EUROPE
WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2019
Presented by Ben Franks, Novel Wines, Bath
Ben founded Novel Wines two years ago with this Hungarian business partner. They boast a selection of 274 delicious wines from Eastern Europe to Asia - wines that you won’t necessarily be familiar with. This tasting will give you the opportunity to try eight unusual but interesting wines that Ben has specially selected from Novel's cellars.
THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & MEMBERS' FAVOURITES
WEDNESDAY 30 JANUARY 2019
The society holds its AGM followed by members presenting wines that they found outstanding during the course of last year.