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Nik Darlington, Red Squirrel Wines: Portugal (Azores) & North West Spain

April 10, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

For our April tasting, we welcome Nik Darlington of Red Squirrel Wines on his first visit to our Society. Nik will be showing us wines from the Azores islands in the Atlantic Ocean and North West Spain. The wines from the Azores are absolutely superb and it will be our Society’s first opportunity to taste wines from these islands. The wines from North West Spain reflect the indigenous grapes grown in this part of the country and I know this is already a favourite region for many of our members.

We have enjoyed wines from the Red Squirrel portfolio once before, back in 2014, when Robert Woodhead presented to us.  Jancis Robinson MW describes Red Squirrel as “one of the newer, younger independent merchants that has flowered in Britain”.   And Steven Spurrier declared their range of wine “inspiring”. So we’re looking forward to tasting some more of their wines this month.

The photo shows Nik Darlington (centre) and the Red Squirrel team judging the best burger in town! 

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Welcome drink from 7.45pm.  Tasting starts at 8pm.

Members: £15.  Guests: £18.

Special Offer for first time visitors!  For a limited period of time, guests who are attending a tasting at The Raven for the first time pay just £5 instead of the usual £18 guest fee. Terms and conditions apply.

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Please book in advance for this tasting by e-mailing the Secretary.

Bookings are open to members from Thursday 28th March 2019.   Bookings are open to guests from Friday 5th April 2019, assuming places are remaining.

We prefer that you pay for your tasting in advance by electronic banking.  Please note that if you pay the monthly tasting fee by this method, then you still need to book your places by e-mail.

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April 10, 2019
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm


The Raven Hotel
The Raven Hotel
Hook, RG27 9HS United Kingdom
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