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CUWS invites you to our Easter Drop-in with the Cambridge Wine Merchants at the University Centre Wine Bar. Whether you are a connoisseur or just wine-curious this is a great chance to taste some delicious wines from the CWM range that are perfect for spring.

Entry is **£5** online or on the door (cash only) and you can stay as long as you wish!

The wine bar is on the Ground floor of the University Centre which is by Scudamore punts near Queens’. The entrance to the University Centre is close to the Doubletree Hilton hotel.

The wine bar is on the Ground floor of the University Centre which is by Scudamore’s punts near Queens’. The entrance to the University Centre is close to the Doubletree Hilton hotel. https://map.cam.ac.uk/University+Centre#52.201128,0.116362,18

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The University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RU, United Kingdom


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Château Le Tertre Rôteboeuf

7 May 2019 9:00 pm

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Bordeaux, France

One of the top wines of the St Emilion appellation, Château Le Tertre Rôteboeuf is owned by François Mitjavile who produces a select number of bottles from his prestigious vineyard.  He chooses not to produce a second wine in order to have each vintage be a unique representation of the characteristics of that year.  

Spicy, opulent, richly aromatic, taste Tertre Rôteboeuf’s plush, hedonistic wines with us!

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St John's College, St Johns st, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TP, United Kingdom


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Meerlust

24 May 2019 9:00 pm

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Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Meerlust Estate has been producing world-class wines under the Myburgh family for eight generations, dating back to 1756.  Today, the tradition continues under Hannes Myburgh and Chris Williams (our guest speaker), bringing a new style and energy to the wines.  Their flagship wine, Rubicon, is one of the first Bordeaux-style blends developed by a South African producer. Come taste Meerlust’s wines of exceptional character and complexity.

 

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Tenuta San Guido – Sassicaia

28 May 2019 9:00 pm

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Tuscany, Italy

Producing the original Super Tuscan, Sassicaia brought Italian wine into the modern era.

It is today, one of the most sought-after wines in the world. Its first vintage was released in 1968 to universal acclaim and is now widely accepted as one of the world’s best Cabernet Sauvignon wines.  In 1994, it made history as it became the only wine from a single estate to be granted its own DOC (Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC). Join us in tasting these intense, extraordinary wines.

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St John's College, St Johns st, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TP, United Kingdom


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Janet Z. Wang, the author of The Chinese Wine Renaissance, will be presenting a portfolio of premium wines from Great Wall.

A subsidiary of state-owned COFCO Group, Great Wall is China’s largest wine producer. They have substantial vineyard holdings in four Chinese provinces: Hebei, Shandong, Ningxia, and Xinjiang. Using modern equipment, mostly sourced from Europe, they produce a wide variety of wine styles, including dry, sweet, fortified, distilled, and sparkling wines. They are advised by international consultants, such as top Bordeaux consultant Michel Rolland. Great Wall has grown to produce premium ranges that have become the preferred choice for diplomatic receptions in China. Please join us in tasting these premium wines with Janet Z. Wang, author of The Chinese Wine Renaissance, contributing author on decanterchina.com, and shortlisted writer for the Circle of Wine Writers’ Young Wine Writer’s Award.

Janet will be showing us the following wines:

1. Great Wall Longyan 2018 (Shacheng) – white
2. Five Star Cab Suav (Shacheng)
3. Ch. Tianfu Cab Sauv. 2015 (Ningxia)
4. Great Wall Cab Sauv./Syrah (Ningxia)
5. Five star Marselan/Syrah (Shandong)
6. Coastal Marselan / Cab Sauv (Shandong)

 

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Garden party

23 June 2019 12:00 pm

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The outgoing CUWS committee invites you to an afternoon of good wine and great company with our final event of the year! We will be enjoying a range of wines that we are sure will cater to everyone’s tastes, from Jeroboams of Champagne to aged Riesling, to a recap of some of the producers who have visited us this year. A selection of light snacks to keep you going and live music to set the mood – what more could you want on a (hopefully…) warm June day?

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Drop-in session

13 October 2019 3:00 pm

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CUWS invites you to our Welcome Drop-in with the Cambridge Wine Merchants at the University Centre Wine Bar. Whether you are a connoisseur or just wine-curious this is a great chance to taste some delicious wines from the CWM range, reconnect with old friends and meet our newest Freshers.

Entry is **£5** online or on the door (cash only) and you can stay as long as you wish!

The wine bar is on the Ground floor of the University Centre which is by Scudamore punts near Queens’. The entrance to the University Centre is close to the Doubletree Hilton hotel. maps.google.com

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Once capacity is reached, we will be operating a one in, one out policy.  Priority will be given to those who have booked in advance.

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The University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RU, United Kingdom


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Domaine des Tourelles

15 October 2019 9:00 pm

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Lebanon

Domaine des Tourelles is one of the oldest and most highly acclaimed wineries in Lebanon.  Originally founded in 1868 by French adventurer François-Eugène Brun, it was the first commercial winery in ‘modern’ Lebanon.  It was held by the Brun family until 2003 and is now owned by the Issa and Issa el-Khoury families. Winemaker Faouzi Issa has worked with Rhône legend, René Rostaing, and at Château Margaux, combining this experience with his own techniques, including the use of indigenous natural yeasts, to create some fabulous boutique wines.  Join us in tasting his wines all the way from Lebanon!

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St John's College, St Johns st, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TP, United Kingdom


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Thirsty Cambridge

22 October 2019 8:00 pm

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You’ve probably heard of Thirsty for their craft beer, nightly food trucks, and biergarten, but did you know they also do wine?  Join us at their newest King Street location, Thirsty & Hungry, to sample some of their low intervention wine collection – and perhaps find a new favourite to make use of that CUWS 10% discount!

 

 

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Twins Wine Cellar

30 October 2019 9:00 pm

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Georgia

Here’s your chance to try some very special qvevri wines from Georgia!  Twins Wine Cellar in Napareuli, Georgia produces wines based on the oldest Kakhetian methods, including wines in Qvevri (large earthenware vessels used for fermentation, storage, and ageing), which is a traditional Georgian technique.  This method is protected by UNESCO under its domains of intangible cultural heritage. Come and learn more about this unique wine!

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St John's College, St Johns st, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TP, United Kingdom


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The Member (£11.00 (GBP)) is available to members only. Upcoming
General admission (Cam student)show details + £16.00 (GBP)   Goes On Sale
25 October 2019
General admissionshow details + £21.00 (GBP)   Goes On Sale
25 October 2019
Members waitlistshow details + £11.00 (GBP)   Goes On Sale
23 October 2019