Richard and Joy Morris’s venture into winemaking began in April 2006 with their first plantation of vines.
Situation on the outskirts of Monmouth in Wales, the estate currently comprises of two vineyard sites, The Folly View and Newton Court Farm. Both sites benefit from south facing, well-draining limestone soils and long hours of sunshine – and relatively low rainfall!
The vineyards are certified Organic and follow Biodynamic practices.
You’d be forgiven for thinking Marques de Caceres has been around since, well forever. This however is not the case and is very much a relative newcomer to the Rioja wine region.
Marques de Caceres was founded in 1970 by Henrique Forner, who had recently returned from living in Bordeaux, where his family had moved during the Spanish Civil War.
Patagonia is a region familiar to many a Welsh person through the determinations of Professor Michael D. Jones. A Welsh nationalist who advocated a "little Wales beyond Wales". Today there are estimated to be between 1500 and 5000 Patagonian Welsh speakers in the Chubut Valley.
Thursday 21st February - 6:30 p.m. onwards
Our next tasting will focus on the wines of Familia Torres. Hosted by Ed Hobbs of Fells wine agency we will explore wines from across their Spanish, Chilean and Californian vineyards.
Founded in 1870, Familia Torres is widely regarded as one of the world’s most innovative wineries. They are also one of Spain’s leading producers of premium quality wines – a position which was recognised when they were presented with ‘The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand’ award.
This event will be taking place at our dedicated tasting room on 242 Penarth Road, Cardiff. Tickets are £10 per person. There are only 30 places available - so book today to avoid disappointment!