Wine Tasting

We are pleased to announce that our regular Wine Tastings resumed in October 2021. If you would like to join the group, please e-mail

Brian and Pat Clarke
Brian and Pat Clarke

Frequency: Monthly: normally 2nd Thursday at 18:00 

Venue: Various

Group Leaders:  Brian and Pat Clarke

The group normally meets on the second Thursday of the month, but we need to be flexible in order to accommodate the availability of the bodegas.  We have previously enjoyed many evenings at the Bar Mediterráneo in Teulada but, after such a long break due to the Covid pandemic, we thought it would be a good opportunity to have a change and try different venues. Tastings start at 6:00 p.m., but we ask members to arrive from 5:30 p.m. in order to register and be seated. We generally finish around 8:00.

We are very fortunate to have several sponsoring bodegas who come along to present their wines. Some of these travel considerable distances to come to us and, if they find their visits are not worthwhile, they will stop supporting us. Without the bodegas, there would be no Wine Tasting group. If you enjoy the wines you taste, we would appreciate your support by making a purchase.

We also occasionally organise a coach trip to a bodega for a tour, tasting & lunch. 

Dates for your diaries:

  • Thursday, 15th September 2022 – To kick off the start of the new season after the summer break, we have arranged a day trip to Bodegas Castaño in Yecla. The coach will take us to the vineyard where you will learn all about the vineyard, the grape varieties, the wines and the gastronomy of the area and then will take us back to the bodega where we will have a tour of the winery, the whole winemaking area and the barrel cellar and bottle sanctuary. The visit ends in the private lounge of the bodega with a 3-course menu prepared by the chef and paired with 4 of the wines of the special family selection. After lunch, you will have time to visit the shop and purchase the wines of your choice. The cost is 50€ per person. This trip is now fully booked, but if you would like to be added to the reserve list, please email Pat & Brian

Please scroll down to view a gallery of photos taken from some of previous years’ events.  

As you can see from the pictures, wine tasting is, and always should be, a lot of fun!


General Information

Tastings will be notified to group members by email. We normally have a group meal in June and December.

You should bring your own wine glasses. Water and water glasses will be provided. The cost of each event will be notified to members by e-mail and this includes a raffle ticket.

Tables will be set out for no more than 8-10 people. It is free seating, so you can choose to sit with friends or take the opportunity to sit with others to make new friends. New members are made very welcome.

Our sponsoring bodegas offer wines to us at discounted prices and these are available to purchase on the night.

We will advise you by e-mail of the next meeting and, if you wish to book a place, you should e-mail us to make a reservation. We will confirm your reservation by e-mail. Should we be fully booked, then we will add you to the reserve list and let you know. If you give us a phone number it may help for last minute changes.

If you have made a firm booking and then find that you cannot join us, please let us know as soon as possible in order that we can offer your places to other members on the reserve list.  Cancellations are taken up to 12 noon on the Tuesday before the tastings.  If you cancel after this time or do not show at the tasting, then you will be liable to pay the entrance fee.

To be totally fair to everyone we do not take early booking requests – they are taken in the order that e-mails are received from the main invitation email. If you know that you might not be able to access your emails, then it is fine for you to ask someone else to make a reservation in your name.

Group Members must be fully paid up members of the Moraira-Teulada U3A.

Contact the group leaders Brian and Pat Clarke

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