Dates for your diary

25 July, 2008

July 28 Wine Tasting and Dinner, with little-known grape varieties, Restaurant Serge

(above Brel), Glasgow (0141 342 4966)

July 30 Eclectic Fine Wine Rarities Dinner, Fine Wine Experience, London (enquiries@finewineexperience.com)

July 31 Classic Wines of France,

Sussex Wine Company, Eastbourne (01323 431143/sales@thesussexwinecompany.co.uk)

Aug 2-25 Wine in the City, daily wine and whisky tastings,

during

Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Wine School (0131 4774 565/edin burghwineschool.co.uk)

Aug 5-9 The Great British Beer Festival 2008, Earls Court, London (camra.org.uk)

Aug 13 Discover the Wines of Australia, Newcastle Wine School, Jesmond, Newcastle

upon Tyne NE2 2DQ (0191 281 8045/newcastlewineschool.com)




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Richard Hemming MW: beware inverse snobbery

Few things can bring communal pleasure so intimately as wine. Apart from a hot tub, perhaps. Sport can trigger mass jubilation, film gives us shared empathy, but wine has a nigh-unique ability to bestow conviviality among us through a shared bottle – which makes it especially galling that we spend so much time divided over it.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter