The New Wines of South Africa In Store Tasting
27 September 2014 ALL DAY
Taste some of the really exciting new wines coming from South Africa, old vine Chenin, oaked Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Rhone White Blends, Syrah, Pinot Noir and Rhone blends from some of the most sought after and talked about wineries in South Africa
The wines of Vasse Felix and Yalumba, Australia Tasting 1st October
1 October 2014 1945
Max places: 30
The Cottage 52 High Street Trumpington
We are delighted to have 2 great winemakers on one night from Australia, Louisa Rose the head winemaker at Yalumba in the Barossa Valley, and Virginia Willcock the head winemaker at Vasse Felix in the Margaret River, Western Australia.
Both wineries are very highly rated and have featured on the NYW list and shelves since we opened in 1992!
This should be a great tasting, both ladies are super knowledgeable and good speakers and we should have a terrific array of styles on offer.
Bread and cheese to follow.
Ata Rangi Wines, Martinborough New Zealand with Helen Masters
3 October 2014 7.45pm
Max places: 28
The Cottage, 52 High Street Trumpington Cambridge.
We are delighted to host the super talented and hugely respected Helen Masters the head winemaker at the legendary Ata Rangi winery in Martinborough.
Clive and Phyll Paton established Ata Rangi in 1980, so have enviably old vines for the region. The Pinot Noir is firmly established in the very premier league of New Zealand Pinot Noirs and ages really well.
The Celebre is a much awarded Bordeaux blend and the whites are great, stunning Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and a great old vine Sauvignon Blanc.
Places are limited to just 28 so book now.
Wines of Chile In Store Tasting
4 October 2014 ALL DAY
I am starting to get excited by Chile, some fabulous wines are emerging. We will showcase a wide variety of styles, varieties and regions from highly rated wineries such as Vina Leyda, De Martino, Montes and Perez Cruz
Chile is so much more than affordable, drinkable varietal wines. Find out!!
Dog Point Marlborough New Zealand 10 Years On with Ivan Sutherland & James Healy
7 November 2014 7.45pm
Max places: 30
The Cottage, 52 High Street Trumpington Cambridge CB2 9LS
Ivan Sutherland & James Healy will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with Dog Point. We will look at the current releases (of course) and also some older vintages to see how well they age. A fascinating tasting no doubt and the usual bread & cheese will follow.
Christmas Wine Fair
12 November 2014 18.30 - 21.30
Max places: 150
Anstey Hall, Maris Lane Trumpington Cambridge.
Our annual Wine Tasting extravaganza is taking place Wednesday evening this year. Expect about100 wines to be available to try on the night with various tables covering the majority of the wine producing world. Special discounts on the night, special guest food supplier (your ticket includes a dish TBC) as well as fantastic cheese and deli produce. Doors open 18.30 and you can arrive any time. A walk-around tasting where you can talk directly to the experts.
Please call us on 01223 566744 to book. Places are limited and are allocated on a 'first come first served' basis.
FREE DELIVERY IN JUNE
Free Delivery Month June 2014 – ANY order over £150 – FREE.
'Under Bond' wines
Note that prices marked as Under Bond do not include duty, VAT or shipping. If you order wines Under Bond then duty, VAT and shipping will be charged on delivery.
Is there a minimum order?
No, but delivery charges may apply, so we recommend that you order at least one full case. Orders from the Wine List must be of minimum value £150.00 to qualify for free delivery. 'Per case' delivery charges apply to Mixed Cases, New Releases and Special Offers.
Why aren't all wines for sale online?
We offer selected wines from our list for sale online, so that we can be sure of availability for quick delivery. Wines without a 'buy now' link can be purchased by contacting us.