Tag Archives: Rats-VATS Wine Tasting Evenings


Well done Rats, beating VATS by 411 points to 263 … hopefully the beginning of another winning streak. Special kudos to Joanne Bender who was both the Top Novice and Top Taster of the evening! Thanks to Kevin Ryan for a excellent selection of wines which generally showed varietal character.[…] Read More →

RATS-VATS: Past Years’ Winners


Congratulations to VATS for their success on Tuesday evening. Dave put a very interesting selection together with a couple of stinkers for both red and whites! Tough one but the VATS came through with 426 to our 384 points. Thanks to VATS for hosting a fun evening with the very[…] Read More →


Not our proudest moment but here it is for the record anyway. Thanks to all who participated in a fun evening! Cellar Rats Top Tasters: 1 Craig Bracken 41 2 Sarah Newton 40 3 Sophia Dower 39 4 Heather Ralph 38 5 Christopher Cosgrove 38 6 Brett Chrystal 33 7[…] Read More →


Congratulations to Shelly who was our top taster. Also thanks to Geoff for setting up the tasting although as Bernd from Vats has pointed out, we aren’t a big fan of him introducing the evening with Pinot Gris! A curveball to start! Many thanks to Vats for a fun evening![…] Read More →