2008

Those of you who were unable to make it last night missed a great event! We had over 70 people in total, and Geoff put on a challenging tasting for us.

The wines tasted were (in order):

2007 Chardonnay
2006 Weisser Riesling
2005 Semillon
2007 Sav Blanc
2005 Nebbiolo
2004 Syrah
2004 Cab Sav
2005 Pinotage

Once again Cellar Rats were up to the task and we won the competition with 486 points to the VATS’ 365. Well done Rats !!!

Cellar Rats top 10 scores were:

Lucinda – 56
(Best Taster of the evening & also the Best Novice taster)

Sandri van Niekerk – 55 (novice)

Mark “The Great” Connor – 51

Yolanda Cresswell – 50

Christopher Cosgrove – 50

Craig Bracken – 49

Andre Hough – 49 (novice)

Petra Preuss – 47

Ian Davidson – 40

Ian Grant & Colleen Penhale- 39 (Ian & Colleen were tie for 10th)

CONGRATULATIONS to Lucinda … Best Taster & Best Novice! Yowser!

VATS’ top 10 were:

Bernd Sonnenberg – 50

Athol Franz – 47

Dave Moss – 42

Roanne Towers (top VATS novice)

Gail – 39 (novice)

Ron Cheeseman – 37

Duane – 37

Donald Silburn – 28

Sandra B – 23 (novice)

Rob Shaw – 22

Thanks to all who arrived to make this a very enjoyable evening. SPECIAL THANKS to Geoff for putting the tasting together, and to Ian Grant for his scrummy spaghetti bolognaise! A lot of hard work went into this by both of them.

From everyone at Rats, thanks guys!!!

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