Diary 2022/3

We meet on the second Thursday of the month unless otherwise indicated.

Dec 8th

The Treasurer's treats 
With the winter dinner moving to February 2023, Kerry Attwell Thomas will present wines and nibbles with a Spanish seasonal theme.

Jan 12th

Why pay more? 
Mark Brandon will present a selection of wines from local supermarkets that will tickle your taste buds but not break the bank

Feb 9th 

The Winter Dinner 
More Jelf magic in a cosy venue to be confirmed

Mar 9th

Piemonte pleasures
Back by popular request SWIG's own Italian expert Martin Plimsoll will show some white and reds from this famed region in north west Italy

Apr 13th

Antony Davis will show some some of Mentzendorff's extensive portfolio that includes Bollinger champagne, Chanson burgundies, Ports and Madeiras 

May 11th

English still wine 
English sparkling wine has won many awards but recent years have seen the emergence of quality English still wine. Bob Male will take us through some outstanding examples 

Jun 8th

Why pay more? - part 2 - Exhibition wines from the Wine Society 
The Wine Society launched its flagship own label wines under the 'Exhibition' banner to commemorate its founding in 1874 at the time of the Great Exhibitions. They seek to be benchmark wines of their area, but at a reasonable price. Frank Smith will show a selection including sparkling, white and reds, comparing them to entry level alternatives.


Jul 13th

Artisan Wine and Spirit 
George Pearce from Salisbury's innovative and exciting wine shop will be back at popular request to show more of their wares. 

Aug 10th

The Summer Dinner 
More Jelf magic in a venue to be confirmed

Sept 14th


Oct 12th

Tanners of Shrewsbury 
Robert Boutflower from Tanners will show examples of their award winning Portuguese range

Nov 9th

Wines of the Languedoc 
Languedoc - Rousillion is a large area in SW France making excellent good value
wines. Nick Beard will show a range to include, sparking, still white and red, and a dessert wine