Northampton

Wine Appreciation

WINE APPRECIATION 1

Leader: Jo Stroud Tel: 01604 843284 (see email link on the right)

U3A WAG (Wine Appreciation Group)

  • Do you enjoy drinking wine but hesitate to experiment?
  • Are you interested in tasting different wines from around the world? 
  • Do you know your Chardonnay from your Chablis or Shiraz from Syrah?
  • Would you enjoy meeting new friends in convivial circumstances?

Meeting dates for the Wine Appreciation Group for 2020

Friday 21st FebruaryDenise
Friday 17th AprilPat & Jo
Friday 19th JuneDavid and Claire
Friday August 21stVisit to Earls Barton Vineyard
Friday October 16thDinah and Linda
Friday DecemberTo be arranged

Meetings are held at 2pm in the Garden Room at St Matthews Parish Centre, The Drive, Northampton. It is at the back of St Matthews Church and has its own car park - not very big but adequate for the WAGs with the entrance in the Drive near to the junction with Collingwood Road.

Why don’t you come along?

We are a friendly group and enjoy our afternoons discussing the wine we have tasted.

Please let Jo Stroud know if you are coming to any of the meetings so that we have enough wine.

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Some photos are of some events are shown on the right.

  • A visit to Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey. June 2011.
  • A meeting at the Bridge Club (Purely for tasting) !!
  • A visit to the winery at Ickworth House, Suffolk, June 2012

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WINE APPRECIATION 2

Leader: Jane Evans Tel: 01604 458120

We meet on the first Friday of the month at 2.00pm.

We will be tasting and discussing wines on various themes such as countries, grapes, types, prices etc. (cost to be shared). In future we may be able to visit some English vineyards and wine tasting events.
We are not connoisseurs just interested in trying something different.

If you are interested or want further information please contact Jane by phone or send her an email using the link on the right.

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.

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Archaeology Art Workshop
Bird watching Book Reading
Bowling Bridge
Canasta Charles Dickens
Coffee Morning / Lunch Computing & Technology
Crafts Creative Writing
Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling Dancing
Daytime Cinema Decorative Arts from 1800
Discussion Groups Early Civilisations
Exploring London Flower Arranging
Gardening Genealogy
Golf History
History of Art Jewellery Essentials Workshop
Knit and Natter Languages
Luncheon Club MahJong
Meditation Meet n' Eat
Music Mythology
Nature New Experiences
Philosophy Photography
Play Reading Poetry
Psychology Public Speaking/Story Telling
Quiz Saturday Supper
Science Scrabble
Shakespeare Skittles
Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Theatre Visits - Milton Keynes
Theology Trips (by coach)
Walking Wine Appreciation