Our speakers are listed in alphabetical order, together with details of tastings they have led, or which they are scheduled to lead in our future programme, on our behalf. Companies are listed first, followed by individuals, some of whom are members of the Society.

Cheviot Wines
(formerly Euro-World Wine),
137 Shawbridge Road,
Glasgow G43 1QQ
Tel: 0141 649 3735
Fax 0141 649 7074
29 October 2007
Georgia, Russia (Ian Kershaw)

29 March 2004
Portugal (Ian Kershaw)

24 September 2001
Australian wines (Ian Kershaw)

Corney & Barrow
8 Academy Street,
Ayr KA7 1HT
Tel: 01292 267000
Fax: 01292 265903
23 February 2009
Bordeaux wines (Chris Hodgson)

29 May 2006
New Zealand (Alison Frew)

4 May 2004
Piedmont wines (Chris Pendrill)

16 Dock Street, Leith,
Edinburgh EH6 6EY
Tel: 0131 554 4159
Fax: 0131 554 6703
29 March 2010
Syrah/Shiraz around the world (Paddy Gilhooley)

8 May 2006
Rhone (Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone) - River series (Richard Bouglet)

27 March 2006
Saone (Côte de Beaune and Côte d'Or) - River series (Richard Bouglet)

26 September 2005
South Africa (Richard Bouglet)

Gordon & MacPhail
George House,
Boroughbriggs Road,
Elgin IV30 1JY
Tel: 01343 545111
Fax: 01343 540155
25 April 2011
Unusual grape varieties (Stephen Rankin)

26 April 2010
A journey through the Pinot family of grapes (Stephen Rankin)

31 March 2003
A Few Oddities (Andy Brooks)

Inverarity Vaults Ltd.
Inverarity House,
Biggar Road,
Symington ML12 6FT
Tel: 01899 308000
Fax: 01899 308011
26 October 2009
Italy (Will Nicolson)

26 November 2007
Pinot Noir from around the world (Ross Buchanan)

11 April 2005
Chile (Lance Sharpus-Jones)

8 April 2002
A comparison of Soave and Sauvignon grape varieties (Tarquin de Burgh)

Lay & Wheeler Wine Merchants
Mackeanston House,
Perthshire FK16 6AX
Tel/Fax: 01786 850414
28 April 2003
Spanish Wines (Colin Graham)
Wine Importers Edinburgh
Thistle House,
Caputhall Road,
Deans Industrial Estate,
Livingston EH54 8AS
Tel: 01506 468900
Fax: 01506 414486
28 February 2011
Southern Italy and the Italian Islands (Phil SCott)

30 November 2009
Alsace (Peter Henderson)

28 April 2008
Portugal (Peter Henderson)

13 June 2007
Summer Event Buffet wines (Adrian Laird Craig)

30th October 2006
Argentina (Adrian Laird Craig)

25 April 2005
Washington State (Adrian Laird Craig)

29 November 2004
Sherry and other wines from Andalucia (Peter Henderson)

23 February 2004
Organic Wines (Peter Henderson)

24 February 2003
The Fine and Rare Wines of Valpolicella (Adrian Laird Craig)

25 March 2002
29 April 2002
27 May 2002
French country wines - a series of 3 tasting evenings (Peter Henderson)

Richard Dudley,
IWAS member
Richard has been a member of IWAS for a number of years and is keenly interested in wines, specifically Riesling, Sauternes and Port. He is also a 'serial student', somehow managing to fit degree level studies in multiple and diverse disciplines into a busy professional life.

26 May 2003
'His Favourite Wines'

Vincent Fusaro
Luvians Bottle Shop,
93 Bonnygate,
Fife KY15 4LG
Tel/Fax 01334 654820
26 March 2001
30 April 2001
28 May 2001
Italian wines - a series of 3 tasting evenings
Tony Gatcombe,
IWAS Past President
Tony has been a member of IWAS for over 20 years, and is a keen student of both the grain and the grape.

25 February 2002
Unusual low cost supermarket wines

Nicol Manson
Waterside Hotel,
Ness Bank,
Inverness IV2 4SF
Tel: 01463 233065
Fax: 01463 241075
8 December 2008
Festive food & wine

28 February 2005>

3 December 2001
Festive food and wine

David Morgan
- is a professionl wine educator and may be contacted at:
33 Southview Drive, Blanefield,
Glasgow G63 9TF
Tel: 01360 770253
28 May 2007
Baden Wurtemburg
(2007 'River series' - part 3)

30 April 2007
Rheingau, Rheinhessen and Nahe
(2007 'River series' - part 2)

26 March 2007 Mosel and Ruwer
(2007 'River series' - part 1)

Douglas Murray,
IWAS Committee Member
Douglas is the Honorary Librarian of IWAS.

27 October 2003
'Medal Winning Wines'

Tim Palmer,
IWAS Past President
Tim has been a member of IWAS for over 12 years and has a preference for Old World wines, but is certainly willing to experiment further afield. His serious interest in wine goes back at least 25 years and includes the wines of Alsace, Claret and the red wines of the Loire, amongst others.

26 February 2007
Wines of the Levant (Turkey and Lebanon)

31 January 2005
Buying wines 'en primeur'

31 May 2004
'Alsace update'

5 November 2001
Red wines of the Loire

Lynne Sherriff MW
- is a UK-based South African wine consultant
1 March 2010
South Africa

25 September 2006
New Wave Spain

29 September 2003
South Africa

Ormond Smith,
IWAS Past President
Ormond is a longstanding member and a past President of IWAS. He is interested in tasting wines from all over the world and an afficionado of malt whisky. He is one of the founding members of the Confrerie des Compagnons Goustevin de Normandie in Scotland and is now a member of its Scottish council.

25 November 2002

Howard Spenceley,
IWAS Cellarmaster
Howard is a past President of IWAS and a keen amateur of wine. He has been IWAS Cellarmaster for many years.

28 September 2009
Chateau d'Angludet (Cru Bourgeois) - vertical tasting

31 January 2005
Buying wines 'en primeur'

25 October 2004
Wines of Provence

9 January 2001
A special tasting of Paulliac Latour 1994, Chateau Mazereyes Pomerol 1993 and Trockenbeerenauslese 1994 from IWAS stocks (part of our AGM)