Programme of Events

NOTE 2021 programme will be updated based on latest Covid-19 restrictions

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WWS MEETING PROGRAMME 2021

Wednesday 6th January

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

Stuart Warnock presents "Christmas Leftovers"

Wednesday 3rd February

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

Mike & June Webber present "Wines of Languedoc"

Wednesday 3rd March

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

John & Tracie Billington present 'A Perfect Pair' - memorable food and wine combinations

Members are encouraged to share and recommend pairings they have enjoyed

Wednesday 7th April

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

Geoff Jones, our Chairman, presents "Wines of Chablis - connections with Dorset"

For this meeting, members are encouraged to taste Chablis, or English Chardonnay, or both, at home

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Wednesday 5th May

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

Dennis & Pam Wright present "Champagne to Sparkling"

Members are encouraged to taste sparkling wine or champagne at home

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Wednesday 2nd June

A Zoom meeting, beginning at 19:30

Roy King-Underwood presents "Ro for summer drinking"

Members are encouraged to taste a rosé wine at home

 

NOTE - SEE MESSAGE BELOW

 

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Subject to government guidelines and relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, our JULY meeting will be at Pamphill Village Hall, and consist of 'bring-your-own' picnic fare, to be accompanied by one or two celebratory glasses of bubbly!

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR DETAILS

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WWS MEETING PROGRAMME 2020

Jan 8th (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Lost your bottle?”

(Must good wine only come in a bottle?)

Peter Hampton presents

Bring glasses and nibbles

Feb 5th

Wine of Love

Tracey & John Billington-Beardsley present

Bring glasses and nibbles

March 4th

A trip around New Zealand

Nigel Gilling from Liberty Wines

Bring glasses and nibbles

    MEETING CANCELLED

April 1st 

German wines with Vinolicious

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

MEETING CANCELLED

May 6th

Unusual Wines

Graham Simms, New Forest Wine

Bring glasses and nibbles

MEETING CANCELLED

June 3rd

Ladies Evening

A presentation by

Georgi, Lauren & Sue

Bring glasses and nibbles

STOP PRESS

ZOOM meeting proposed for this date, a virtual tasting on the theme of "Sauvignon Blanc - Why Pay More?". See 'News' page for details.

July 1st

MEETING CANCELLED

However, following  the COVID-19 government rule review...

We'll have a ZOOM meeting, theme:

"Table in the Garden".

A gathering of up to 6 friends, tasting a wine you like, and telling other members about it!

The afternoon of

SATURDAY 18TH JULY

 

Cheese and wine

It’s Summertime once again

at Pamphill Parish Hall

Bring wine, glasses and nibbles

August 5th

MEETING CANCELLED

Alternative activity to be notified.

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Wine tasting the M&S way

Our Treasurer Roy King-Underwood presents

Bring glasses and nibbles

Sept 2nd

Fine wines

Stuart Warnock presents an evening of fine wines

(£10 payable in advance)

Bring glasses and nibbles

MEETING CANCELLED

Oct 7th

AGM / Gents night

Presented by three of our own gents

Bring glasses and nibbles

MEETING CANCELLED -

Alternative activity: Zoom presentation by Trevor Henry:

"Merlot"

(Members to be contacted by EMail with details)

Nov 4th

English wines

Peter Huxley presents

Bring glasses and nibbles

MEETING CANCELLED -

Alternative activity: Zoom presentation by Claire Hillyard: "Chardonnay"

(Members to be contacted by Email with details)

Dec 2nd

Christmas Dinner

Bring wine (Venue TBA)

CANCELLED -

Alternative activity: Zoom Presentation by Peter Hampton:

"Any Port in a storm" - port in its many guises

 

Previous Year's Programmes shown below for information

 

 

2019 Programme

 

Jan 2

Chairmans choice

"Supermarket sweep"

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

Feb 6

Lets talk about grapes

Graham Sims from New Forest Wines

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

March 6

A trip around South America

Peter Hampton presents

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

April 3

Couples

Husbands, wives and partners from the society

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

May 1

Call my bluff

Whose palate knows what

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

June 5

English wines

Roger Marchbank makes a return visit

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

July 3

Cheese and wine

Summer time once again at Pamphill Parish Hall

Bring wine, glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

August 7

Fine wines

A presentation from ex-chairman Stuart Warnock

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

Sept 4

Organic wines

Presented by society member Andrew Skinner

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

Oct 2

AGM: Wines from Italy

Johnathan Charles from Dorset Wine Company

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

Nov 6

Portuguese wines

Our treasurer Roy King-Underwood presents

Bring glasses and nibbles

 

 

 

Dec 4

Christmas Dinner

7pm for 7.30pm, at Merley House, Wimborne

(Merley House, Merley House Ln, Wimborne. BH21 3AA)

View Menu

Bring wine

 

 

 

 

2018 PROGRAMME

 

PLEASE NOTE changes to programme for NOVEMBER and DECEMBER

 

Jan 3 Unusual France

A presentation by Peter Hampton

Bring glasses and nibbles

Feb 7 Back to basics

Graham Sims from New Forest Wines

Bring glasses and nibbles

March 7 Vinolicious

Wines from this German company

Bring glasses and nibbles

April 4 Australia/NZ wines

A presentation by Peter Eldrett

Bring glasses and nibbles

May 2 Ladies night

A presentation from three of our own ladies

Bring glasses and nibbles

June 6 Melbury vineyard wines

The vineyard pays us a visit

Bring glasses and nibbles

July 4 Cheese and wine

Summer time at Pamphill Parish Hall

(Please pay in advance to confirm attendance)

Bring wine, glasses and nibbles

August 1 Gents night

A presentation from three of our own gents

Bring glasses and nibbles

Sept 5 Call my bluff

Get your palates revved up

Bring glasses and nibbles

Oct 3 AGM: Wines from Italy

Ken and Mabs Wood

Bring glasses and nibbles

Nov 7 "Wines for Christmas"

Templar Wines of Poole

Bring glasses and nibbles

TUESDAY Dec 4 Christmas Dinner

The Hamworthy Club, Canford Magna

Cost £25, including corkage

Bring own wine

 

Programme

 

2017 - JUBILEE YEAR

 

 

January

Wednesday 4th

 

 

Gents Evening

A presentation by:

our own distinguished men

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

February

Wednesday 1st

 

 

 

The Dorset Wine Company

A presentation by:

Jonathan Charles

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

March

Wednesday 1st

 

 

 

The Same but Different

A presentation by:

Trevor and Daphne Knott

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

April

Wednesday 5th

 

 

 

A look at S.America

A presentation by:

Templar Wines

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

May

Wednesday 3rd

 

 

 

Call My Bluff

A presentation by:

Members of the Committee

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

June

Wednesday 7th

 

 

 

Bordeaux

A presentation by:

Liz Stevens

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

June

Friday 23rd

Optional extra event : SUPPER and WINE TASTING

at 10 Castle Street, Cranborne

as part of our 50th Anniversary.

Details from club chairman.

 

 

July

Wednesday 5th

 

 

Summer Barbeque

At Pamphill Parish Hall

 

 

Bring Glasses, Wine and Nibbles

August

Wednesday 2nd

 

 

 

Holiday Wines

A presentation by:

Mike Webber, Phil Harknett and Ian Smith.

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

September

Wednesday 6th

 

 

 

* * * OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION * * *

Wines over the Decades (50 Years)

A presentation by:

Members past & present

 

Bring Glasses - BUFFET PROVIDED

October

Wednesday 4th

 

 

 

AGM  -  Chairman’s Choice

A presentation by:

Stuart Warnock

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

November

Wednesday 1st

 

 

 

Fortified Wines

A presentation by:

Roy King-Underwood and Trevor Knott

 

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

December

Wednesday 6th

 

 

 

Christmas Meal at

Remedy Oak Golf Club Restaurant

7pm for 7.30

Bring your own wine ... £22.50 per head including corkage.

Contact Treasurer for tickets.

 

 

 

For information... Last Year's Programme (2016):

January

Wednesday

6th

English Wines (Local)

A presentation by

Roger Marchbank

Bring glasses  and nibbles

 

July

Wednesday

6th

Summer Barbecue

(Pamphill Village Hall)

Bring Glasses, Wine and Nibbles

February

Wednesday

3rd

A trip through France

A presentation by

Roy King-Underwood

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

 

August

Wednesday

3rd

Table 3 Presents…

A presentation by

The team on table 3

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

March

Wednesday

2nd

New Forest Wines

A presentation by

Graham

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

 

September

Wednesday

7th

The Italian Job

A presentation by

Peter Eldrett

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

April

Wednesday

6th

Ladies’ Evening

A presentation by

Our own special ladies

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

 

October

Wednesday

5th

AGM / Premiere Wines

A presentation by

Stuart Warnock

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

May

Wednesday

4th

A look at German wines

A presentation by

Vinolicious

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

 

November

Wednesday

2nd

Wines for Christmas

A presentation by Malcolm Cox

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

June

Wednesday

1st

Sparkling Wine

A presentation by

Peter Hampton

Bring Glasses and Nibbles

 

December

Wednesday

7th

Christmas Supper at:

REMEDY OAK Golf Club,

Woodlands.

Bring own wine.

£22.50 inc.corkage

 

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