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The Spectator Wine Club hosts a series of exclusive lunches and events presented by some of the best wine merchants and makers in the business.

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February 28, 2020

Winemaker's Lunch with Turkey Flat Vineyards

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 28 February for the next in this year’s series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Alex Schulz, fifth generation owner and head winemaker of Turkey Flat Vineyards, the cult winery of the Barossa Valley, Australia.

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March 6, 2020

Winemaker's Lunch with Domaine du Grand Mayne

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 6 March for the next in this year’s series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Philip Addis of Domaine du Grand Mayne, the multi-award-winning artisan winery in the Côtes du Duras, near Bordeaux.

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March 20, 2020

Winemaker's Lunch with Chapel Down

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 20 March for the next in this year’s series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Mark Harvey, managing director of Chapel Down, the leading winery based near Tenterden, Kent, producer of superb, multi-award-wining still and traditional-method sparkling wines, not to mention beers, ciders and spirits.

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February 14, 2020

Winemaker's Lunch with Chêne Bleu

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 14 February for the next in this year’s series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Nicole Rolet, owner of Chêne Bleu, the boutique estate in the southern Rhône celebrated for its organic, biodynamic ‘couture’ wines which Decanter Magazine declared to be ‘exceptional’.

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December 13, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Château Quintus

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December 6, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Domaine of the Bee

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November 22, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Château Grand-Puy Ducasse and Château Meyney

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 22 November for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Château Grand-Puy Ducasse and Château Meyney.

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November 15, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Domaine Léon Beyer

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 15 November for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Domaine Léon Beyer.

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November 8, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 8 November for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Joseph Phelps Vineyards.

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October 25, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Glenelly Estate

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 25 October for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Glenelly Estate.

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October 11, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Château de Pommard

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 11 October for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Château de Pommard.

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October 4, 2019

Wine Cruise 2019

The Spectator, in association with Private Cellar and Thames Leisure, invites you to join business editor Martin Vander Weyer and drinks editor Jonathan Ray for a spectacular day of claret, clays, cruising and cognac on the River Thames on Friday October 4.

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September 27, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Bodegas Artadi

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 27 September for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Bodegas Artadi.

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September 25, 2019

The Spectator Wine School 2019

Join us for The Spectator Wine School’s eight week autumn term running from 25 September to 13 November.

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September 13, 2019

Sherry, Maligned, Misunderstood, Magnificent!

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 13 September for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches.

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September 6, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Journey's End

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 6 September for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Journey's End.

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July 12, 2019

Winemaker's Lunch with Pol Roger 2019

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 12 July 2019 for a very special Champagne Pol Roger lunch, hosted by James Simpson MW, managing director of Pol Roger Portfolio.

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May 30, 2019

Exclusive Spanish Wine tasting

Join our drinks editor, Jonathan Ray, for a very special reader tasting of fine wines from Northern Spain.

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April 10, 2019

An Evening with Glenmorangie

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for a very special evening celebrating Glenmorangie Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky and its new Grand Vintage 1991 in the company of Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s Director of Distilling, Whisky Creation & Whisky Stocks.

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March 29, 2019

The Spectator Beer Lunch

Join us in the Spectator boardroom for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Rupert Ponsonby, a founder of the Beer Academy.

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November 9, 2018

Winkemaker's Lunch with Domaine de Trévallon

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 9 November 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Ostiane Dürrbach from the legendary Provencal wine estate: Domaine de Trévallon.

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October 12, 2018

Wine Cruise

The Spectator, in association with Private Cellar and Thames Leisure, invites you to join Low Life correspondent Jeremy Clarke and drinks editor Jonathan Ray for a spectacular day of cocktails, claret, clays and cruising on the River Thames on Friday October 12.

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September 26, 2018

The Spectator Wine School 2018

Join us for The Spectator Autumn Wine School, an eight-week introduction to wine and spirits.

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August 10, 2018

Ginmaker's Lunch

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 10 August for a very special distillers’ lunch with Kathy Caton, MD of multi-award-winning Brighton Gin and Amanda Saurin, leading Sussex apothecary and botanical distiller.

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July 27, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Château Léoube

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 27 July 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Jerome Pernot, overseas sales director of Château Léoube, the Provencal estate famed for its organic red, white, rosé and sparkling wines, and olive oils.

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July 13, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Ramón Bilbao

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 13th July 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Rodolfo Bastida, the boundary-pushing and highly innovative chief winemaker at Bodegas Ramón Bilbao, producer of famously fine red, white and rosé wines in Rioja and – more recently and very excitingly – in Rueda.

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June 8, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Bodegas Pinuaga

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 8th June 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Bodegas Pinuaga.

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May 18, 2018

Winemaker's Lunch with Springfontein

Join us in the Spectator boardroom on Friday 18 May 2018 for the next in our series of Spectator Winemaker Lunches with Springfontein.