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Previous tastings

November 2023

Wines from Beaujolais presented by Philippe Larue from L'Art du Vin.

Whites
Beaujolais blanc 'Axiome' Domaine Capreole

Reds
Beaujolais Villages Domaine Lardy
Raisin Gaulois, Vin de France Domaine Marcel Lapierre
Brouilly 'Préférences d'Olivier' Domaine Crêt des Garenches
Regnié 'Chamodère' Domaine Capreoles
Moulin à Vent 'Les Michelons' Domaine Lardy

Quaffing wine
Cabrol blanc IGP Pays d'Oc Domaine Cabrol
Fleur de Charlotte IGP Pays d'Oc




October 2023

Wines from Rioja presented by Mike Stewart from Liberty Wines.

Whites
Izadi, Rioja `Selección` Blanco 2022
El Coto, `875m Finca Carbonera` Rioja Chardonnay 2021

Rosé
Izadi Larrosa, Rioja Rosado 2022

Reds
Telmo Rodriguez, `Corriente` Rioja 2021
Bodegas LAN, Rioja Reserva 2017
El Coto, `Coto de Imaz` Rioja Gran Reserva 2016

Quaffing wine
Yalumba Organic Viognier 2022: Waitrose
Vin Rouge de Liban 2020: Aldi



September 2023

Supermarket wines presented by members of the IWAS committee.

Whites
Crémant d’Alsace: Sainsbury's
Gavi del Comune di Gavi 2022: Morrison's 'The Best'
Chablis 2020: Morrison's 'The Best'

Rosé
Pasqua 11 Minutes: Tesco

Reds
Les Terrasses 2022: Tesco
'Found' Zweigelt 2022: M&S
Domaine Lasserre Jurançon Doux​ 2020: Co-op

Quaffing wine
Yalumba Organic Viognier 2022: Waitrose
Vin Rouge de Liban 2020: Aldi



May 2023

A tasting of wines from The Fat Pigeon Wine Co.

White
Topuku Sauvignon Blanc 2022, Marlborough, New Zealand

Reds
Penny Red 2021, England
Primitivo Puglia IGT 2021, Amanti del Vino, Italy
Grand Saperavi Napareilu 2020, Georgia
Clos Malverne Auret Reserve 2018, S. Africa
Grounded Cru Shiraz 2020, Maclaren Vale, Australia


Quaffing wine
Los Coches Viognier 2020, Chile
Lautarul Pinot Noir 2022, Cramele Recas, Romania



April 2023

Austrian wines from Aitken Wines, Dundee

Whites
Stift Klosterneuburg Klostersekt
Stift Klosterneuburg Grüner Veltliner
Stift Klosterneuburg Wiener Gemischter Satz
Stift Klosterneuburg Zierfandler Rotgipfler


Reds
Stift Klosterneuburg Tattendorf Zweigelt
Stift Klosterneuburg Ried Stiftsbreite St. Laurent
Stift Klosterneuburg Grüner Veltliner Eiswein (37.5cl)

Quaffing wine
Aquiline Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa
El Infiernillo, Pinot Noir, Chile




March 2023

A tasting of wines for Spring from Great Grog, Edinburgh

Whites
Diapiro White 2020, Alicante
Terre di Valter Fiano di Avellino 2021, Campania
Catherine Marshall 'Jono's Wave' Amatra Chenin 2022, Western Cape, South Africa
Greystone Barrel Fermented Sauvignon blanc 2020, North Canterbury, New Zealand

Reds
SGJ Spätburgunder Trocken 2018, Baden
Notos Nebbiolo 2020, Atlantida, Chile
Terre di Valter Taurasi DOCG 2018, Campania

Quaffing wine
False Bay Slow Chenin 2022, South Africa
Santa Alba Reserve Carmenère 2021 Curico Valley, Chile


February 2023

A joint tasting of cheese and wine pairings with Connage Highland Dairy

Whites
Domaine de L'Idylle 'Cruet' 2022, Savoie
Waterkloof Circumstance 2021, Stellenbosch
St. Véran Genetie 'La Rencontre' 2022, Maconnis
A.J. Adam 'Im Pfarrgarten', Mosel

Reds
St. Pourçain-sur-Sioule 'La Ficelle' 2021, Loire
Walt 2019, Rheinland Pfalz

Quaffing wine

Waterkloof False Bay Sauvignon blanc 2022
Adria Vini 'Conviviale' Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2021

The Cheeses
Golden Cross

Corra Linn
Yarg
Beaufort
Appleby's Cheshire
Minger
Blacksticks Blue



January 2023

A members' evening following the AGM

Whites
Lustau Dry Oloroso Sherry
Vouvray Sec Expression de Silex, Denis Meunier 2021, Loire
Doudet Naudin Chardonnay Vin de table 2021
Blandy's Duke of Clarence Madeira




October 2022

Wines from Chile and Argentina from Wine Importers of Edinburgh

Whites
Estelado Santat Digna Pais, Rosé Sparkling, Maule Valley, Chile
Sauvignon Blanc, Marea, Leyda Valley, Chile
Torrontes, Fantasia Mauricio Lorca, Uco Valley, Argentina

Reds

Malbec, Poetico Mauricio Lorca, Uno Valley, Argentina
Tannat Reserva Bodega Nanni, Cafayate, Argentina
Milamore Apassimento Ranacer, Mendoza, Argentina

Quaffing wine
Viognier Reserva Loma Nigra, Rapel Valley, Chile
Carmenère Reserva Loma Nigra, Leda Valley, Chile



September 2022

Wines from Corney & Barrow's own list

Whites
C&B Jubilee Cuvée 1952 Breaky Bottom Traditional Method 2014
C&B Périgord 2021 Semillon/Sauvignon blend
C&B White Burgundy Maison Auvigue 2020

Reds
C&B Rioja Crianza Bodegas Zugober 2019
C&B Margaux 2017
C&B Finest Reserve Port NV




May 2022

German Wines from Aitken Wines

Whites
Dr. Loosen Riesling Sekt – Pfalz
Villa Wolf, Gewürtztraminer – Pfalz
Messmer 'Made in Pfalz' Weissburgunder –Pfalz
Fritz Willi Riesling – Mosel
Messmer Riesling vom Schiefer einzig und artig – Pflaz

Reds
Walt Pinot Noir – Pfalz
Bürgerspital Veitshöchheimer Spätburgunder – Würzburg, Franken



April 2022

Exploring diversity in styles of wine making

Whites
'Classic No. 30', Grüner Veltliner 2020, Niederösterreich, Austria (Marks & Spencer)
Winzer Krems 'Orange', Grüner Veltliner 2019/20, Austria (Majestic Wine)
The Crusher Unoaked Chardonnay 2019, Napa Valley, California (WoodWinters)
Missionvale Chardonnay 2019, Bouchard Finlayson, Hemel En Aard, South Africa (Great Grog)


Reds
'Les Mouilles' Juliénas 2019, Pardon et Fils (Majestic)
Zia Paulo Nero d'Avola 2019, Vino Lauria, Sicily (WoodWinters)
Nero Oro Apassimento 2020, Nero d'Avola, Sicily (Majestic)

Quaffing Wine
Cuvée Pierre Brun 2019, Domaine des Tourelles, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon (Majestic)



March 2022

Southern Italian Wines from Liberty Wines

Whites
Principe Pallavicini, Frascati 2020, Lazio
Gran Sasso, 'Alta Quota' Pecorino 2021, Abruzzo
A Mano, Primitivo Rosato 2021, Bari, Puglia

Reds
Vesevo, Beneventano Aglianico 2019, Benevento, Campania
Antonella Corda, 
Cannonau di Sardegna 2019, Sardinia
Vigneti dei Salento, 'Zolla' Primitivo di Manduria 2020, Puglia


Quaffing Wines
Borgo Selene, Catarratto/Inzolia 2021, Sicily
Borgo Selene, Nero d'Avola/Nerello Mascalese, Sicily





February 2022

Members' Evening

Whites
Cayetano del Pino, Palo Cortado sherry, The Wine Society
Greystone Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc, 2019, Great Grog, Edinburgh
The Society's Exhibition Alsace Gewürztraminer, 2017, The Wine Society

Reds
Le Champ des Etoiles Pinot Noir, Laithwaites
Extra Special Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2020, Asda
Croft 2011 Unfiltered LBV Port, Majestic
Pedro Ximenez desert sherry, Sainsburys

Quaffing Wines
'Pinzellada' Blanco, Woodwinters
'Found' Mazuelo, M&S



November 2021

The Quinquennial Banquet held at Coul House Hotel, Contin

Jansz Premium Cuvée, Tasmania, Australia
Greywacke Wild Ferment Sauvignon blanc, 2013 New Zealand
Domaine Naturaliste '
Artus' Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia
Kaapzicht Steytler Pinotage 2015, S. Africa

Bodegas Miras, Trousseau 2018, Patagonia, Argentina
Emiliana Adobe Reserva Carmenère 2020, Chile



October 2021

Decanter Magazine Award Winning wines from Exel Wines, Perth

Whites
Dobogo, Tokaj Furmint 2017
Bodega Garzon, Reserva Albariño 2020
Belisario, 2017 Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva Cambrugiano

Reds
Bodegas Rectoral de Amandi, Matilda nieves, Ribeira Sacra 2020
Finca Las Glicinas, Terciopelo Syrah 2018
Chateau St-Estève, H de M 2018, Corbières

Quaffing Wines
Boundary Line Chardonnay, 2019
Palladino Biberon Rosso 2016



September 2021

Lockdown discovery wines from Great Grog, Edinburgh

Whites
Little Cricket Grüner Veltliner 2020. Hungary
Domaine St. Paul Viognier/Marsanne 2020. Pays d'Oc
Vinho Verde Amerolo 2020. Portugal
Terre di Valter Falanghina 2020. Campania

Reds
Corvina Castelforte 2019. Veneto
Pinoso Monastrell Cepa 50 2020. Alicante
Terre di Valter Aglianico Campania 2019. Campania
Esporāo Reserve Red 2018. Alentejo

Quaffing Wines
Pe Branco 2020. Alentejo
Los Avellanos Tempranillo 2020. Navarra
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