Events

The Club normally meets on the third Saturday of the month, from September to June.

The club's forthcoming events are:
  • 9th December 2017 Lindsay Oram chooses wines for celebration, with entertainment provided by Sandringham Jazz Quartet
  • 20th January 2018 Battered Trophy (Tasting Challenge)

  • 17th February 2018 Julia Jenkins with wines from South Africa
  • 17th March 2018 TBA
  • 21st April 2018 Andrew Price presents wines from Tuscany
  • 12th May 2018 AGM Red Squirrel presents unusual varieties
  • 9th June Wine & Dine @ OA Sport, Harpenden Road, St Albans
  • 14th July 2018 Bastille Day celebration!
The club's  past events have been:
  • 16th to 20th November 2017 Lille & Epernay Trip
  • 11th November 2017 Cancelled

  • 21st October 2017 Richard Bost does Chile

  • 16th September 2017 Trish Lorimer and Melissa Worrall  of Negociants present South Australia
  • 17th June 2017: Wine & Dine @ OA Sport, Harpenden Road, St Albans
  • 20th May 2017: AGM followed by Member's Choice
  • 22nd April 2017: James Bercovici of “The Big Red Wine Company” presents Southern Rhone
  • 18th March 2017: Jamie Morris of Corney & Barrow presents sparkling wines
  • 18th February 2017: Organic Wines with Lindsay Oram  (Association of Wine Educators)
  • 21st January 2017: Battered Trophy with Mike & George (Tasting Challenge)
  • 10th December 2016: Neil Owens of Majestic chooses wines for the festive season, with entertainment provided by Sandringham Jazz Quartet
  • 19th November 2016: Alan & Pauline Creek do New Zealand
  • 15th October 2016: Bordeaux with Lydia Harrison of WSET
  • 17th September 2016: Lady Winemakers with Derek Smedley, MW.
  • 4th-10th September 2016: Loire Tour
  • 18th Jun 2016: Dinner Dance at The Stables, Oaklands College, St Albans
  • 21st May 2016: AGM and Member's Choice
  • 16 Apr 2016: Argentinian wines with Michael Palij
  • 19 Mar 2016: Italian wines - Ferenc Zelenak of Zefino Wines, St Albans
  • 20 Feb 2016: Lia Poveda does Bouchard Finlayson wines of South Africa
  • 16 Jan 2016: Battered Trophy with Mike and George (Tasting Challenge)
  • 12 Dec 2015: Julia Jenkins of Flagship Wines does festive wines
  • 07 Nov 2015: Richard Bost does Romania
  • 17 Oct 2015: An Eastern European Odyssey with Quentin Sadler
  • 12 Sep 2015:  Wines of Waitrose.
  • 16 May 2015: Nicolas Corfe does Wines of Brazil, club's Annual General Meeting.
  • 18 Apr 2015: Members' Choices
  • 14 Mar 2015: Food & Wine Matching Dinner at Ardmore House
  • 21 Feb 2015: Keith Brown does Languedoc & Roussillon
  • 17 Jan 2015: "The battered trophy" - a special blind tasting event of single varietals from around the world
  • 13 Dec 2014: Quentin Sadler presents his favourite wines of 2014 (Christmas event).
  • 15 Nov 2014: The wines of Lebanon
  • 18 Oct 2014: Souhern Rhone with Paul Mapplebeck
  • 20 Sep 2014: Chilean wines with Vivienne Franks
  • 17 May 2014: "A magical mystery tour of France" with Guy Boursot of the Boursot Wine Collection in Ardres
  • 26 Apr 2014: Burgundy wines with David Hammond
  • 15 Mar 2014: A wine and food matching event at The Ardmore, St.Albans
  • 15 Feb 2014: Iberian and Moravian wines: A journey from the coast to the heart of Europe with Leandro Rodrigues of VINtmus
  • 18 Jan 2014: "The battered trophy" - a special blind tasting event of single varietals from around the world
  • 14 Dec 2013: a special tasting, Martin Skelton of Byass Gonzalez presented Spanish wines at St Albans.
  • 23 Nov 2013: a regular tasting, "An Australian walkabout" with David Copp
  • 19 Oct 2013: a regular tasting, Corney & Barrow presented chardonnay at St Albans
  • 21 Sep 2013: an away-trip to Alsace, France.
  • 14 Sep 2013: a regular tasting, Colin Akers presented Beajolais at St Albans.
  • 15 Jun 2013, a special event, Tour de France Summer Event, at St Albans
  • 18 May 2013, a regular tasting, AGM and Wines of New York, at St Albans
  • 20 Apr 2013, a regular tasting, Majestic wine tasting, at St Albans
  • 16 Mar 2013, a special event, Dinner dance, at St Albans
  • 16 Feb 2013, a regular tasting, Australia: Traditional Style v. Modern Style, at St Albans
  • 15 Dec 2012, a regular tasting, Italy, at St Albans
  • 17 Nov 2012, a regular tasting, Sherry and Port, at St Albans
  • 20 Oct 2012, a regular tasting, Craggy Range, at St Albans
  • 15 Sep 2012, a regular tasting, Croatia, at St Albans
  • 15 Jun 2012, a special event, Olympic tasting, at St Albans
  • 19 May 2012, a regular tasting, Slovenia and Hungary, at St Albans
  • 21 Apr 2012, a regular tasting, Greek wines, at St Albans
  • 17 Mar 2012, a special event, Annual dinner-dance, at Ardmore hotel
  • 18 Feb 2012, a regular tasting, Alsace food and wine, at St Albans
  • 21 Jan 2012, a special event, Battered Trophy, at St Albans
  • 10 Dec 2011, a regular tasting, Wines of Argentina, at St Albans
  • 18 Nov 2011, an away trip, Cave Ouvert wine and food festival, at Epernay, France
  • 12 Nov 2011, a regular tasting, South Africa - a selection, at St Albans
  • 15 Oct 2011, a regular tasting, French organic/biodynamic offerings, at St Albans
  • 17 Sep 2011, a regular tasting, Wines of Austria, at St Albans
  • 04 Jun 2011, a special event, Summer Fair, at St Albans
  • 21 May 2011, a regular tasting, Wines of Chile, at St Albans
  • 16 Apr 2011, a regular tasting, New Zealand, at St Albans
  • 15 Jan 2011, a special event, Battered Trophy, at St Albans
  • 20 Nov 2010, a regular tasting, Alsace and Southern Rhone, at St Albans
  • 16 Oct 2010, a regular tasting, Colasanti, at St Albans
  • 18 Sep 2010, a regular tasting, Iconic winemakers of Australia, at St Albans
  • 12 Jun 2010, an away trip, Summer trip, at Denbies Winery, Surrey
  • 15 May 2010, a regular tasting, Waitrose, at St Albans
  • 17 Apr 2010, a regular tasting, Wines of Portugal, at St Albans
  • 21 Mar 2010, a special event, Annual Dinner Dance, at Elstree
  • 20 Feb 2010, a regular tasting, Dr Loosen wines, at St Albans
  • 16 Jan 2010, a regular tasting, January tasting, at St Albans
  • 12 Dec 2009, a regular tasting, Member Tasting, at St Albans
  • 14 Nov 2009, a special event, Battered Trophy, at St Albans
  • 17 Oct 2009, a regular tasting, A Taste of Terroir, at St Albans