Christmas Meal

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

Our annual opportunity to enjoy a light Christmas meal together accompanied by some carefully chosen wines.

Vinonomics

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

With a seasonal mind on the purse strings, we explore the economics of wine buying and see if spending a little bit more on a bottle pays dividends.

Hallgarten Wines

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

We welcome back Andy and Ross from Hallgarten Wines with some more samples from their extensive portfolio.

California vs France

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

We will try to recreate in a small way the famous Steven Spurrier tasting of 1976 (The Judgment of Paris), pitting French and Californian wines against each other.

South American Wines

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

A warm welcome for the first time at the wine club for Dan Barbary from Berkmann Wine Cellars with a selection of South American wines.

European Islands

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

We will taste examples from eight different European islands and discover how their climates help to create great wine.

Summer Party

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

We round off the club year with a summer party and food.

AGM and the Value of an Award

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

The Club's Annual General Meeting, followed by a tasting of a selection of reasonably priced wines all of which have either won an award, a high point score or been rated in the press by the wine professionals.

Grape Minds

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

Michael Jelley and Graeme Woodward, directors of the independent wine merchant Grape Minds, will be showing a selection of their French wines. Grape Minds stores in Wallingford and Summertown offer a wide range of wines for all wallets, together with craft beers, local ales and lagers, and cognac, whisky, rum, gin and vodka for every […]

Cremants and Port

Upton Village Hall Station Road, Upton

With Christmas beckoning, we wanted to look at giving members something a little different to consider. We all have our favourite sparkling wines, Champagnes, Cava, Prosecco etc. For this month we wanted to look at a sparkling wine, Crémant. In France, there are eight different appellations of Crémant and we will be looking across a […]