Tasting November 2022

November 17,2022.  Restaurante Los Amigos, Javea During our May Wine Trip to DO Montsant we visited Acustic Celler which was built in 2021. The owner Albert Jané is following in the family tradition of winemakers from El Vendrell (Baix Penedès)…

Newsletter December 2022

Dear All, Members and guests enjoyed a very interesting presentation at the new premises of Restaurante Los Amigos in Javea. The owner of Acustic Bodega in Montsant, Albert Jane, presented a selection of his wines from his family bodegas, finishing with…

Tasting October 2022

Thursday 20th October at Restaurante La Senia, Dénia The October wine tasting at, followed a concept introduced some years ago by Gillian Ashworth and Hugh Epsom.  It was a blind tasting called Whose Wine Is It Anyway? They roped Neville…

Newsletter November 2022

Pago de Tharsys October 2019

Dear Members The October tasting was held at Restaurante La Senia in Denia. Tasting Team members Hugh & Gillian Epsom organised a light-hearted evening of “Whose Wine is it Anyway?” ably supported by Neville Richardson. 51 people attended including guests…

Newsletter October 2022

Dear Members Firstly some sad news.  Keith Pacey, a long term member and Past President of CBWS, passed away suddenly last Friday after a heart-attack.  He was enjoying a lunch with friends and after lunch became unwell and was admitted…

Tasting September 2022

Tasting Report – September 15th 2022, at Restaurante Puerto Blanco   54 members and guests enjoyed the usual wonderful hospitality at the wonderful Puerto Blanco restaurant in Calpe. Before we sat down, President Tim asked Andrew to propose a toast…

Wine Trip May 2022 – DO Montsant

We first visited the DO of Montsant in 2009 and discovered some excellent wines growing in stunningly beautiful scenery.  Montsant is the youngest DO in Spain having been founded in 2001.   It was carved out of the DO of Tarragona…

Newsletter September 2022

Dear Members Welcome to our September Newsletter and I hope you are enjoying the hot summer wherever you are! We are sending this Newsletter out earlier than usual as some of us are travelling late August/ early September. Many of…

Tasting Visit June 2022

Many of you who were here in June participated in a visit to local bodega Pepe Mendoza in Lliber which was organised by Neville and Sarah Richardson who as members of the Tasting Team came up with idea to visit…

Newsletter June 2022

Dear Members Welcome to our June Newsletter. The May tasting was hosted by Tasting Team members Neil Robertson and Vicky Wyatt at the MR Hotel Les Rotes, Denia on Thursday May 19. 48 members and guests attended with Neil introducing…