FUTURE LECTURES

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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION- A BRITISH PERSPECTIVE

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION- A BRITISH PERSPECTIVE
Major Themes in British History

An analysis of the Revolution in its historical context, looking at it primarily as a civil war. but seeing it in its historical context and analysing why the colonists were able to be successful

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SYRAH aka SHIRAZ

SYRAH aka SHIRAZ
Wine Lectures

Shiraz is the French grape Syrah from the esteemed Rhone valley. Learn of the remarkable story how it travelled from it’s homeland to Australia and beyond to become the most popular wine in the world. The story continues with the even more remarkable turn of events that led to two men saving this grape being wiped out completely.

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THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY

THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY
Major Themes in British History

An analysis of the Revolution in its historical context, looking at it primarily as a civil war. but seeing it in its historical context and analysing why the colonists were able to be successful

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BORDEAUX – THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE WINE

BORDEAUX – THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE WINE
Wine Lectures

Journey through the Medoc and discover some of it’s most fabled Chateaux to discover what it takes to make some of the greatest wines in the world and create their fabled history. :earn how a bottle of 1787 Lafite selling for £186,000 was connected to an American President and brought a world scandal to the Chateau’s door.

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THE FIGHT FOR FEMALE EMANCIPATION

THE FIGHT FOR FEMALE EMANCIPATION
Major Themes in British History

The long campaign for women’s rights and why there was such opposition to it.

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MOVE EASY – FEEL GOOD IN 10 SIMPLE STEPS

MOVE EASY – FEEL GOOD IN 10 SIMPLE STEPS
Mind, Body and Spirit

Ismakogie is a training of posture and invisible movement which originated in Vienna, Austria. It is especially for people who don’t like heavy physical exercise, but who still want to be fit and vital, have more energy and always feel fantastic. It is a special way of living to stay fit without a heavy-duty fitness regime.

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WORLD WAR ONE – THE WAR FROM WHICH BRITAIN NEVER RECOVERED

WORLD WAR ONE – THE WAR FROM WHICH BRITAIN NEVER RECOVERED
Major Themes in British History

The drastic decline of British influence in the world which the war caused and the rise of the United States as the superpower of the English-speaking world.

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WORLD WAR TWO AND THE END OF THE PAX BRITANNICA

WORLD WAR TWO AND THE END OF THE PAX BRITANNICA
Major Themes in British History

An analysis of Britain’s decline and fall from Great Power status and its prospects for the future.

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SHERRY – THE WORLD’S MOST UNDERVALUED WINE

SHERRY – THE WORLD’S MOST UNDERVALUED WINE
Wine Lectures

How many know an Amontillado from an Oloroso? During this lecture while examining the case of all six styles of sherry the audience will discover some of the most famous sherry cellars in Jerez and beyond. Their story is fascinating their style and taste unique created no where else in the world. Find out why it is so undervalued and lies right here on the doorstep.

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THE OLD WORLD v THE NEW WORLD

THE OLD WORLD v THE NEW WORLD
Wine Lectures

What is old world? What is new? How can 17th century vineyards be new world. In this lecture the audience will learn how New Zealand created a wine revolution which swept the world. The presenter will explain the new/old and the styles of each wine will be discovered and demonstrate the global impact this has had on the wine world.

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THE HERITAGE THAT IS ‘LA RIOJA’

THE HERITAGE THAT IS ‘LA RIOJA’
Wine Lectures

It all started with Bodega Marques de Riscal  – Oh, no, not at all! It actually began with Bodega Marques de Murietta. This presentation will show how one of the greatest wine regions of the world was created. The audience will discover the different regions and discuss the wines’ style of maturing that make them unique. The presenter will tell how this wonderful heritage is on the brink of being lost because of one American’s views!

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