ALL SESSIONS IN THE BROCKENHURST VILLAGE HALL, EXHIBITION ROOM (upstairs), 4th WEDNESDAY EACH MONTH AT 7.30pm UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED BELOW.
We have arranged a visit to the very good Hambledon vineyard for the 4 September. The visit includes a guided tour round the vineyard and winery, and tasting of the three cuvees produced there, with cheese and charcuterie. The Club has arranged a bus to pick up from (and return to!) Brockenhurst. There may be some refreshments on the bus…. Please contact John Harris for details.
22 August 2018: ‘Summer Wine Styles from around the World’, by Max Jewell, Priory Wines.
4 September 2018: Visit to Hambledon vineyard including tasting. Bus from Brockenhurst included, £45 for Members and £50 for non-members.
26 September 2018: ‘Wines of Tasmania’, by David Cooper
24 October 2018: ‘Matching wine with Food’, by Nina Cerullo AWE
28 November 2018: ‘Wine-making and wines of the Languedoc’, by Catherine Keohane
December meeting TBC (social event)
November: Tasting on Wednesday 11 November, 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall
December: Informal social, Wednesday 14 December, 7.30pm. Contact us for details.
January: Tasting on Wed. 11 January, 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall. ‘What does that wine remind me of?’ presented by John Harris.
February: Tasting on Wed. 8 February, 7.30 in the Brockenhurst Village Hall. ‘South Africa – New World, new wines, new quality’, presented by Keith Grainger.
22 March: NOTE MOVE TO 4th WEDNESDAY FROM NOW ON (AND NEW ROOM). Tasting on Wed.22 March, 7.30 in the Brockenhurst Village Hall. ‘The special wines of Southern Italy’, presented by Paul Boyle.
26 April: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition room). ‘A new look at Bordeaux’ presented by Laura Clay.
24 May: Wine plus cheese tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition room). ‘How to match wine with great cheeses’ presented by Max Jewell.
28 June: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition room). ‘Regional Spain – beyond Rioja’ presented by Sarah Rowlands (AWE, https//www.wine.diamonds).
26 July: Chairman’s summer tasting and BBQ at Ford Cottage, Burley Road, Brockenhurst (next to Ford Farm Stables)
23 August: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition room). ‘English Wines – more than just Sparkling’ by Roger Marchbank (Coach House Vineyard) with summer canapes to help the summer mood along!
27 September: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition Room). ‘South America – more than big reds’ by Rob Caswell from Solent Cellar, Lymington.
25 October: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition Room). ‘Beyond Port – the great still wines of Portugal’ by Caroline Bosworth-Davies AWE
22 November: Tasting at 7.30pm in the Brockenhurst Village Hall (Exhibition Room). ‘New Zealand – exciting wines and not just Sauvignon Blanc!’, by Brian Davis AWE.
Thursday 14 December at 7.30: Christmas social in St Saviour’s Church Hall, Brockenhurst.
24 January 2018: ‘The wines of the Northern Rhone’, by Nina Cerullo, AWE.
28 February 2018: ‘Around Tuscany’, Rob Caswell (Solent Cellar).
28 March 2018: ‘Uniquely Romanian’, by Richard Bost AWE
25 April 2018: ‘A tour of the Loire wines’, by Trevor Elliott, AWE
23 May 2018: ‘Forget Retsina – lovely wines from Greece’s own grapes’, by Christos Ioannou AWE
27 June 2018: ‘Australia: reds with bottle age and classy whites’, by John Harris, BWC
25 July 2018: Summer BBQ and eclectic tasting at Ford Cottage