11th June 2018 – Turkish Wine Tasting

11th June 2018 – Turkish Wine Tasting

There are still spaces free at the tasting of Turkish wines being organised by the Bristol Tasting Circle on Monday 11 June at the Clifton Club, The Mall, Bristol BS8 4DS. It will start promptly at 6.30.The cost to WEWSA members will be £20 a head. More details are to be found on the Events ... Read More
 
Trips page updated

Trips page updated

The Trips page has now been updated with details of past trips over the years and the Association’s plans for future ones. See more details under Trips
 
Job Opportunity at Woodchester Valley Vineyard

Job Opportunity at Woodchester Valley Vineyard

A great opportunity to join the team at this family run vineyard in South Gloucestershire. As Tour Guide, wine sommelier in our shop/tasting room and retail assistant. You will be taking customers on tours of the vineyard and estate, conduct wine tastings in our shop and tasting room. We need a team player who is ... Read More
 
31st May 2018 – England v France sparklers tasting

31st May 2018 – England v France sparklers tasting

To celebrate English Wine Week we will be holding a sparkling wine tasting at 6.30pm on 31st May at Walcot House, 90b Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BG. Didier Pierson, a man with a foot in both camps, will be tutoring a comparative tasting of English sparkling wines and Champagnes. Please book your place by mailing ... Read More
 
Trips to Romania & Moldova in September & October – update

Trips to Romania & Moldova in September & October – update

We can now confirm details for both these trips. You can book either one or both. The detailed itineraries for both trips are attached. Romania Itinerary Moldova Itinerary The cost includes all hotels, visits to wineries, travel within the countries (except where specified), the services of an English speaking guide and most meals. Flights are ... Read More
 
23rd April Romanian & Moldovan dinner & tasting – update

23rd April Romanian & Moldovan dinner & tasting – update

We can now confirm final details of the Romanian & Moldovan wine tasting and supper at The Pump House, Bristol, BS8 4PZ on Monday 23rd April. You can treat this as either a sampler for the upcoming WEWSA trips to those two countries or just as a nice evening out. The event starts at 6.45pm. ... Read More
 
9th March Juan Carrau wine dinner

9th March Juan Carrau wine dinner

There was a good turnout at the George in Bradford-on-Avon on March 9th, as 25 members attended for a dinner featuring the wines of Vinos Finos Juan Carrau from Uruguay. Owner Javier Carrau was on hand to describe the wines and talk about the Uruguayan wine industry. The Chardonnay 2016 was served with the canapés ... Read More
 
Handover to the new Chairman

Handover to the new Chairman

Mimi Avery handing over the chairman’s chain of office to the new chairman Tim Johnson. Tim will hold the post for two years. Mimi will continue as vice-chair for the next year.  
 
Changes to Data Protection legislation

Changes to Data Protection legislation

There are more stringent Data Protection Act changes coming into force in May. We have a legal requirement to make sure that we have the correct permissions to use your data. Nothing else has changed, except to ask for your explicit permission to continue doing what we are already doing. Many of you who are ... Read More
 
The Benevolent mental health campaign #NotAlone

The Benevolent mental health campaign #NotAlone

You may have seen that last week The Benevolent launched their new mental health campaign #NotAlone, which aims to encourage members of the Trade to speak freely about mental health issues within the workplace, creating a stigma-free environment, reminding both employers and employees that The Benevolent is here with professionals at hand who can help ... Read More