A wine tasting is to be held at “Winetime at Scatchards” in Great Howard Street on the above date starting at 7.00pm.
There will be 6 wines to taste from Puglia/Calabria together with Iberico Bellota Chorizo , Unpasteurised Organic Ewes Milk Cheese , a selection of olives and bread/biscuits.
The cost per person is £7.00 , members are to make there own way there or if there are sufficient numbers , taxi transport can be arranged.
There are 16 places still available.
See George Birchall at Wine Tasting desk (20/02/2018 only) or call 07826 048379 or 0151 287 0308.
On Saturday Sept 23rd 2017 under the guidance of George Birchall, 13 members set off on a 6 night wine tasting holiday to Andalucia. Despite being booked to fly with the dreaded “Ryanair” we all arrived safely in the town of Antiquera which turned out to be a really nice little town. The whirlwind tour started on our first full day with a visit to the wonderful ” Mesquita”, Mosque turned Cathedral, in Cordoba, a world Heritage Site and great experience, with a truly knowledgeable tour guide. The Mosque / Catholic Cathedral id possibly only superceeded by The Alhambra in Granada.. All on the same day we visited the old Jewish Quarter and The Alcazar/Fortress. there was of course a Vinyard to be visited on the return to our Hotel.
A 7 day / 6 night tour including visits to Malaga , Cordoba (Mesquita etc.) , Granada (Alhambra Palace etc) , Seville (Alcazar Castle etc) and Mijas (Mountain village) staying at 4 * Parador Antequera on half board basis.
Visits to 3 wine tasting vineyards.
23 – 29 September 2017.
Cost £799 (£130 single supplement) with flights Liverpool to Malaga and Malaga to Manchester at £135. All transfers UK and Spain included.
See George Birchall at Wine Tasting desk or call 0151 287 0308.
Croatia: Istria and Cres
30th September to 6th October 2016
Educate your wine palate on a 7day/6 night Wine Tasting Tour of Croatia: Istria and Cres flying from Manchester to Venice. Includes 3 wine tastings visits, a truffle hunt and visits to other places of interest Continue reading