Wine Explorers


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Melanie Nash 07939 872204    


Wine Explorers – February 2020

Our first meeting of the new decade saw us sampling offerings from Eastern Europe all purchased from Majestic as part of their Mix six. We tried two merlots: one from Bulgaria and the other from Romania. Of these we preferred the darker Stone Arka Merlot from Bulgaria priced at £7.99 but the extremely good value […]

Wine Explorers – January 2020

At our December meeting we had a Christmas party and all brought along snacks to share. We blind tasted four types of bubbly: champagne, cremant de Bourgogne, Prosecco and Cava. We then had a quiz to identify which was which and how much it cost. One member scored 100% but the rest of us were […]

Wine Explorers

In October we compared New and Old World red wines made from the Malbec grape variety. This time it was a very close run thing between an Argentinian wine, Dos Minas costing £8.99 from Majestic (if purchased as one of 6 mixed bottles), and a French wine from the Cahors region, Latis Reserve costing £10.99. […]

Wine Explorers – September

 With help from Naomi and Jonathan Shaw a new wine group has been established. Wine Explorers will be meeting on a Monday evening each month to sample a variety of wines and enjoy a sociable evening together. At their first meeting in August hosted by the Shaws the group compared two New World and two […]