Jeremy Lithgow, Master of Wine: Greece

The Raven Hotel The Raven Hotel, Hook, United Kingdom

It's always a privilege to welcome a Master of Wine to our Society, especially so when they are presenting to us for the first time.  Jeremy is Master of Wine at Amathus Drinks PLC, a UK national wholesaler importer and distributor.  He has 20 years wine industry experience, both in the UK and Australia. The Amathus portfolio of Greek wines brings us some the best available in the UK. So this is sure to be a popular evening.

Dan Farrell-Wright, Director, Wickhams Wine Merchant: Beaujolais/Burgundy Comparison

The Raven Hotel The Raven Hotel, Hook, United Kingdom

This month we welcome back Dan Farrell-Wright, Director of Wickhams, an online wine merchant. They recently took first place in the International Wine Challenge Awards ‘Specialist Merchant of the Year England’ category. Dan will be presenting a selection of wines from Beaujolais and Burgundy.      

Duncan Ross, Berkmann Wine Cellars: Argentina

The Raven Hotel The Raven Hotel, Hook, United Kingdom

This month we're delighted to welcome Duncan Ross, who is Sales Account Manager at Berkmann Wine Cellars.  Duncan will be presenting wines from Argentina, the largest wine producer in South America and the fifth largest in the world.  Key wineries represented will be Pulenta Estate and Bodega Norton.   And reds will dominate!

Janina Doyle, Brand Ambassador, Balfour Winery

The Raven Hotel The Raven Hotel, Hook, United Kingdom

We start our autumn tastings by welcoming back Janina Doyle, one of our most popular previous speakers.  Since Janina was last with us in 2019, she has moved on to Balfour Winery in Kent, where she is Brand Ambassador. Balfour Winery is one of England’s leading wine producers, pioneers for both English traditional method sparkling wines, and a new wave of English white and red still wines.

Fliss Syrad: New Zealand

The Raven Hotel The Raven Hotel, Hook, United Kingdom

We welcome Fliss Syrad, who is presenting to us for the first time.  Fliss holds the prestigious WSET Diploma, and was recently awarded the Vintners Cup for coming top of all Diploma students worldwide. Fliss will present some top wines of New Zealand to us this evening.