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At this special tutored tasting, enjoy a chance to experience a selection of wines from super-second growth Margaux property Château Brane-Cantenac.
Tim Sykes, buyer for Bordeaux will lead members and their guests through a vertical tasting of five vintages of the grand vin, Château Brane-Cantenac, going back to 2006. Tim will also present a vertical tasting of Baron de Brane, one of Bordeaux’s best valued second wines and a consistent member favourite.
Henri Lurton, owner of Brane-Cantenac, has transformed the quality of wines under his watchful eye, and Tim is delighted to share these wines to highlight the individual character of the property and the vintages in which they were made.
Alongside the selected wines each guest will receive a personal plate of premium cheeses from the Fine Cheese Company.
Tim Sykes has worked at The Society since 2012 and is responsible for buying Bordeaux, Beaujolais and Sherry. Tim blends both The Society’s Claret and The Society’s White Burgundy, two of our best-selling wines.
The Tastings & Events and Buying teams love to share their knowledge, expertise and the joy of wine with members and there is no better way than through tasting and talking about different wines. Across our variety of tutored events and masterclasses tailored to different levels of experience, there is bound to be an event that appeals to you.
Do you send physical tickets or is it all e-tickets?
We no longer send out physical tickets for our events. An email confirming registration will be sent to the member who has purchased the ticket(s) and this email can be used as confirmation upon arrival at the event.
Can I bring a non-member?
Yes. Tickets must be booked by a member, but you are welcome to bring non-member guests.
Do I need to know lots about wine to attend?
Absolutely not! Our events target a range of experience and knowledge levels, and we try to make this clear on our event pages. If you’re unsure if an event is for you, simply contact email@example.com and we will try to help.
Do I get a discount on wines after events?
After our ‘in person’ events, we offer attendees a 10% discount on the wines we have shown, subject to availability. You will be provided with a private code after attending the event to redeem the discount
What is your cancellation policy?
Full details on our cancellation policy can be found here.
Can I join a waiting list for sold out events?
Yes. Please do feel free to join our waiting lists for sold out events. If tickets become available you will be contacted by email.
Members attending in person events will receive a 10% discount on available wines featured in that event. This discount does not apply to wines that are currently offered with any other discount.