2013-14 International Wine Challenge awards for CWM: Large Independent Merchant of the Year UK; Regional Merchant of the Year: Eastern England; Fortified Specialist Merchant of the Year UK.
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Cambridge Wine Merchants

International Wine Challenge, Wine Merchant of the Year 2012 : WINNERS!

also: Large Independent Merchant of the year UK, East of England Merchant of the year, Fortified Specialist Merchants of the Year UK

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Tickets for our events are transferable but non-refundable.

However we do run a waiting list for sold-out tastings (and they nearly always sell out) - if you need to cancel we'll try our best to sell your place on to the waiting list.

7.00 pm

CWM Wine Appreciation: Germany and Alsace


 For April's wine club meeting we will be taking a look at a full range of the intense, characterful wines of Germany and the nearby French region of Alsace. From the cool, northerly vineyards in the likes of the Mosel Valley, Pfalz, and Rheinhessen, German winemakers are best known for exploiting the Riesling grape to its full potential, made in a range of styles. Ranging from steely, lean, bone dry wines, to late-harvest, intensely sweet nectar, they all remain crisp, very refreshing white wines worthy of their global popularity.

Alsace, on the slopes of the Vosges mountains, is something of an outlier as a French region, with its own traditions and grape varieties, producing uniquely aromatic wines from Riesling, Muscat, Gewurztraminer, and Pinot Gris. 

On Tuesday April 16th we will be tasting a selection from these two wine regions, encompassing the well-known traditional styles, and some interesting curiosities as well. 

Spaces can be booked at our Cherry Hinton Road branch, and are priced at £15pp. 

163 Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BX

Tel. 01223 214548