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Winter Festival, Leeds 2017

Saturday, 18th November 2017 12:00 pm


2 Infirmary Street Leeds LS1 2JP
United Kingdom

Kick-off your festive season with a fabulous day sampling from hundreds of premium wines, at the sumptuous, award-winning Aspire venue right in the heart of Leeds city centre. Join in a Wine Walk fronted by one of the UK's best-loved wine critics. All included in the admission price.
We will also be hosting an exclusive Masterclass ‘A Focus on Burgundy’ with wines from the award winning Stannary St. Wine Co.   Tickets for this can be purchased separately.


This year we have the Yorkshire Wine School Education zone who will offer you the chance to learn how to taste wine like a pro - learn the art of swirling, sniffing and slurping!
All this, and more, included in the admission price.


The Wine Society

Joining the mutually run Wine Society (International Wine Challenge Merchant of the Year 2016) is “probably the best wine move you’ll ever make” (Jane MacQuitty, The Times).

Alfred Gratien, The Society's Champagne Brut, France, Sparkling
Château Vartely, Feteascặ Regalặ, Moldova, White
Three Choirs VIneyard, The Society's English White, England, White
Dominio del Plata, Faldeos Nevados, Argentina, White
Pedroncelli, Dry Creek Valley, United States, White
Pazo de Señoráns, The Society's Exhibition Albariño, Spain, White
Boekenhoutskloof, The Wolftrap, South Africa, Red
Château de Pitray, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, France, Red
Santa Venere, Cirò Rosso, Italy, Red
Thymiopoulos, Jeunes Vignes, Greece, Red
Undurraga, TH Las Gaviotas, Chile, Red
Château d'Aydie, Maydie Tannat 2013 50cl, France, Fortified

Comuna de Argentina & Colinas de Uruguay

Comuna (“district”) is about the unique spirit of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Colinas de Uruguay is inspired by the beautiful landscape of the Maldonado region of Uruguay with its gently rolling hills.

Comuna, Comuna Pinot Grigio, Argentina, White
Comuna, Comuna Malbec , Argentina, Red
Colinas de Uruguay, Colinas de Uruguay Albariño, Uruguay, White
Colinas de Uruguay, Colinas de Uruguay Tannat , Uruguay, Red

Waitrose Cellar

Waitrose Cellar is home to over 1200 interesting and exclusive wines. We have fantastic regional guides and tasting videos or if you need inspiration our Cellar Specialists are always happy to help.

White Heron, British Cassis, England, Spirits & Other Drinks
Waitrose, Leckford Estate Sparkling Brut, England, Sparkling
Melius Drinks, Pedrino, Spain, Spirits & Other Drinks
Philip Shaw , Edinburgh Pinot Noir Chardonnay NV, Australia, Sparkling
Calmel & Joseph, Villa Blanche Terret Blanc, France, White
Broglia, Gavi di Gavi, Italy, White
When In Rome, Falanghina 2.25l, Italy, White
The Ned, Sauvignon Blanc Magnum, New Zealand, White
Barton & Guestier, Passeport Rosé Magnum, France, Rose
Les Dauphins, Cotes-du-Rhône Villages Magnum, France, Red
Rustenberg, Malbec, South Africa, Red
PIccini, Brunello Riserva, Italy, Red

Eat Spain Drink Spain

‘Eat Spain, Drink Spain’ is an initiative of Foods and Wines from Spain, a promotional organisation forming part of the commercial arm of the Spanish Embassy here in the UK.

Codorníu, Anna Blanc de Blancs, Spain, Sparkling
Bodega Classica, Hacienda López de Haro Blanco, Spain, White
Grandes Vinos y Viñedos, El Circo Malabarista Macabeo, Spain, White
Bodegas O Fournier, Urban Ribera, Spain, Red
Bodegas O Fournier, Spiga, Spain, Red
Bodegas Luis Alegre, Bodegas Luis Alegre Crianza, Spain, Red
Bodegas Valdemar, Conde Valdemar Reserva, Spain, Red
Bodegas Faustino, Faustino I Gran Reserva, Spain, Red

Rías Baixas - exceptional Albariño from Spain

Albariño is a white wine grape grown in Rías Baixas a remote wine region up on the wind-swept Atlantic coast in the north western corner of Spain. This area is sometimes referred to as ‘Green Spain’

Maior de Mendoza, Fulget, Spain, White
Mar de Frades, Mar de Frades, Spain, White
Martín Codax, Martín Codax, Spain, White
Palacio de Fefiñanes, Albariño de Fefiñanes, Spain, White
Pazo de Señoráns, Pazo de Señoráns, Spain, White
Pazo San Mauro, Pazo San Mauro, Spain, White
Pazos Lusco, Pazos Lusco, Spain, White
Quinta de la Erre, Quinta de la Erre, Spain, White
Terras Gauda, Terras Gauda O Rosal, Spain, White
Valdamor, Namorio, Spain, White
Valmiñor, Serra da Estrela, Spain, White
Bodegas Zarate, Zarate, Spain, White
Viñas e Adegas Gallegas, D.Pedro de Soutomaior, Spain, White


For over 25 years Nyetimber has had a single aim: to make the finest English sparkling wine. A true pioneer, Nyetimber is committed to producing wines of exceptional quality.

Nyetimber, Classic Cuvee, England, Sparkling
Nyetimber, Rosé, England, Sparkling
Nyetimber, Demi-Sec, England, Sparkling


Gourvid is a company based in the United Kingdom, founded by Argentine partners. Our goal is to act as a link between South American companies, that want to position their wines in Europe.

Bodegas La Rosa, Cepas Privadas Malbec, Argentina, Red
Bodegas La Rosa, Cepas Privadas Sauvignon Blanc, Argentina, White
Luis Segundo Correas, Choique Malbec, Argentina, Red
Filus , Lazos Terra Malbec, Argentina, Red
Filus , Lazos Trio Malbec, Argentina, Red
Luminis, Allamand Malbec, Argentina, Red
Luminis, Allamand Altamira Malbec, Argentina, Red
Corbeau Wines, Dark Malbec, Argentina, Red
Corbeau Wines, Dark Blend, Argentina, Red
Antonio Mas, Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina, Red
Antonio Mas, Núcleo Blend, Argentina, Red
Vicentin, Blanc de Malbecs, Argentina, White
Filus , Lazos Trio Malbec, Argentina, Red
Luminis, Luminis Perdriel Malbec, Argentina, Red
Luminis, Allamand Altamira Malbec, Argentina, Red
Corbeau Wines, Dark Malbec, Argentina, Red
Corbeau Wines, Dark Blend, Argentina, Red
Antonio Mas, Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina, Red
Antonio Mas, Núcleo Blend, Argentina, Red
Vicentin, Blanc de Malbecs, Argentina, White
Corbeau, Corbeau White Blend, Argentina, White
Antonio Mas, Historia Malbec, Argentina, Red
Vicentin , Sparkling Rosé Malbec, Argentina, Sparkling
Filus, Filus Reserve, Argentina, Red

Majestic Wine

Majestic offers a range of 800+ wines and Champagnes, friendly expert staff, free delivery, free daily tastings and monthly wine events.

Majestic, Majestic Loves... Fizz, Italy, Sparkling
Majestic, Majestic Loves… Grüner Veltliner 2016, Hungary, White
Majestic, Majestic Loves Montepulciano 2015, Italy, Red
Majestic, Definition Blanc De Blancs Champagne, NV, France, White
Majestic, Definition Chablis , France, White
Majestic, Definition Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016, New Zealand, White
Majestic, Definition Rosé, France, Rose
Majestic, Definition Pinot Noir , New Zealand, Red
Majestic, Definition Shiraz, Australia, Red
Majestic, Definition Malbec , Argentina, Red

Schott Zwiesel - Official Glassware Partner of The Wine Gang

The Wine Gang is delighted to have Schott Zwiesel as their official glassware partner. The leading brand for crystal glass for the best hotels, restaurants and bars in the world.

Santa Rita Estates

Santa Rita Estates (SRE), comprise two wine brands from Chile: Santa Rita, and Carmen and Doña Paula from Argentina.

Carmen, Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, White
Santa Rita, 120 Viognier, Chile, White
Santa Rita, Medalla Real Chardonnay, Chile, White
Santa Rita, National Gallery Series Pinot Noir, Chile, Red
Santa Rita , 120 Cabernet Franc, Chile, Red
Dona Paula, Paula Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina, Red
Dona Paula, Estate Malbec, Argentina, Red
Carmen, Gran Reserva Carmenere, Chile, Red

Henry Fessy

Henry Fessy specialises in distinctive wines from the Crus of Northern Beaujolais. Uniquely the domaine includes nine of the ten Crus, Beaujolais-Villages and Beaujolais Blanc.

Henry Fessy, Beaujolais Blanc, France, White
Henry Fessy, Beaujolais-Villages, France, Red
Henry Fessy, Brouilly, France, Red
Henry Fessy, Moulin-à-Vent, France, Red
Henry Fessy, Régnié Château des Reyssiers, France, Red
Henry Fessy, Fleurie Château des Labourons, France, Red

Viu Manent

Chilean producer Viu Manent make wines from their estates across Colchagua Valley. Their wines have regional character and are recognized in many international competitions.

Viu Manent, Estate Collection Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, White
Viu Manent, Gran Reserva Chardonnay, Chile, White
Viu Manent, Secret Viognier, Chile, White
Viu Manent, Secret Carménère, Chile, Red
Viu Manent, ViBo Punta del Viento, Chile, Red
Viu Manent, Singe Vineyard San Carlos Malbec, Chile, Red

Yorkshire Wine School - Education Zone

Yorkshire Wine School are a local, independent wine education company which specialises in hosting wine tastings and wine courses in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Sheffield.

Alivini Company Ltd

The leading Italian produce specialist in the UK. We pride ourselves in supplying only quality produce for a true representation of what the product should taste like.

Gregoletto, Monte Corbino Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G., Italy, Sparkling
Mattia Vezzola Costaripa, Rosamara Valtènesi D.O.C., Italy, Rose
Col D'Orcia, Brunello Di Montalcino D.O.C.G., Italy, Red
Domini Veneti, Verjago Valpolicella D.O.C. Classico Superiore, Italy, Red
Alessandro Di Camporeale, Kaid Syrah D.O.C. (Organic), Italy, Red
Abbazia Santa Anastasia, Zurrica I.G.P. (Organic), Italy, White
Lamole Di Lamole, Chianti Classico Riserva D.O.C.G., Italy, Red
Vinosia Luciano Ercolino, L’Ariella Greco Di Tufo D.O.C.G., Italy, White
Le Vigne Di Sammarco, Bisso Salice Salentino D.O.P. Riserva, Italy, Red
Il Colombaio Di Santa Chiara, L'Albereta Vernaccia Di San Gimignano D.O.C.G. Riserva (Organic), Italy, White
Casal Thaulero, Montepulciano D’Abruzzo D.O.P. “Orsetto Oro”, Italy, Red


C.V.N.E., or to give it its full name, Compañía Vinicola del Norte de España (The Northern Spanish Wine Company) was established on the 24th of March 1879 in Haro, Rioja.

C.V.N.E, Monopole Rosado, Spain, Rose
C.V.N.E, Viña Real Barrel Fermented Blanco, Spain, White
C.V.N.E, Cune Crianza, Spain, Red
C.V.N.E, Cune Reserva, Spain, Red
C.V.N.E, Imperial Reserva, Spain, Red
C.V.N.E, Contino Reserva, Spain, Red


The Errazuriz Estate was founded in 1870 when Don Maximiano Errazuriz planted his first vineyards.Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano's descendant Eduardo Chadwick.

Viña Errazuriz, Estate Series Pinot Grigio, Chile, White
Viña Errazuriz, Estate Series Carménère , Chile, Red
Viña Errazuriz, Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile, Red
Viña Errazuriz, Errazuriz 'Aconcagua Costa' Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, White
Viña Errazuriz, Errazuriz 'Aconcagua Costa' Pinot Noir, Chile, Red
Viña Errazuriz, Don Maximiano Founders Reserve , Chile, Red

Harvey Nichols

From famous vintages to exciting new names on the scene, we select only the finest wines so you can be sure that no matter what you choose, you won’t be disappointed.

Hattingley Valley, Classic Cuvee, England, Sparkling
Digby, Leander Pink, England, Sparkling
Harvey Nichols, Treixadura, Spain, White
Domaine Huet, Vouvray Clos du Bourg Sec, France, White
Harvey Nichols, Shiraz, Australia, Red
Chene Bleu, Astralabe, France, Red
B Vintners, Liberte, South Africa, Red
Fonterutoli, Chianti Classico, Italy, Red
Taylors, 325th Anniversary Tawny Port, Portugal, Fortified
Harvey Nichols, India Cream Sherry, Spain, Fortified
Ramos Pinto, 10yo Tawny, Portugal, Fortified
Hattingley Valley, Entice, England, Sweet

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