Wine Appreciation Group

Photo of the wine club Decemeber event

We meet 6 times per year and spend the evening learning a bit about wines and winemaking. We typically try 6 to 8 wines of an evening and usually provide a little food to wash them down. Why not come along to our next meeting?

Next Event

Previous Events 17/18

June 2017 - Is it all about the Rioja? 

Last year we asked “Is it all about the Riesling?” at our German wine tasting and so for our June event we asked the same of SPANISH wines, “Is it all about the Rioja?” There were two Riojas amongst the 8 wines.......but they were not the high score for the evening.

Here are the scores
Here are the

May 2017 - Upmarket whites and bargain reds from South Africa

In May we fulfilled some requests we had recieved to taste wines from South Africa. We found some impressive wines with some great prices, and even enjoyed some authentic snacks!

Here are the Scores
Here are the AGM
Here are the review

Wine News

Robert Parker - Wine of the day
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Diary Dates

Next meeting
Fri 5 May

Dates for next season:
Party in the Park Sat 27 Aug 4pm
10th June 2016
30th September 2016
11th November 2016
9th December 2016
3rd March 2017
5th May 2017 AGM

Group Organisation

The Community Contribution plan for 2016/17:

C C Plan

Previous Events

2016/17 events record

2015/16 events record

2014/15 events record

2013/14 events record

2012/13 events record

2011/12 events record

2010/11 events record

2009/10 events record

2008/9 events record

Wine Links

Able Grape, Search Engine

Cadman Fine Wines

Great Wine Online

Aldeby Wines

SH Jones

Edward Sheldon


Majestic Wines

The Oxford Wine Company

Useful Info

Info for Guest Presenters

Directions to Village Hall