Diary 2021

We meet on the second Thursday of the month.

July 8th

As old as the ark - a short history of wine.
SWIG restarts with the story of how wine was discovered, made and refined through the ages. Mark Brandon will guide us through its history, while Frank Smith will present a few examples from the ground-breaking terroirs that we will be able to assess.

Aug 12th

To be confirmed - further meetings will be announced once we are certain of the format of post-covid meetings

Dec 10th

Building on the success of 2019 we will hope to  hold our Christmas dinner at Coombe Bissett Village Hall with food from the accomplished chef Kenny Jelfs.


Jan 13th

The Right Bank of Bordeaux
Having explored the Left Bank of Bordeaux in January 2020, Mark and Frank will now present wines from the right bank concentrating on St-Emilion and Pomerol.


Mar 10th

The Cote de Nuits

Mark and Frank's tour of the Cote d'Or will continue with an examination of the Cote de Nuits said to be the apogee of red Burgundy, finding bargains as well as the odd extravagant bottle.

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