Raising a glass… and a bob or two!

1 night / 1 Darth Vader Helmet / 3 hours of fun / 6 mystery wines / 10 auction lots / 26 winners / 67 jolly guests / 402 glasses sipped / 9120 pounds & counting…

So far we’ve raised an incredible £9120.00 – an anagram of 2019 no less!! – from this year’s annual Voyage Wine Tasting Night. And many of those who came along have said it was the best one yet – as ever there are plenty of people who contribute to that success and so without further ado we'd like to say a super thank you to these people...

…our wine sponsors for their generosity: Jules James [Voyage Brand], Ian Jamieson [Masuri], Barney Quinn [GOTUS], Gareth Osborne [Segro] and David Wall [Unaterra].

...to our wine guru for his expertise: Andrew Steel [The Tasting Barn Ltd, Binfield Vineyard, Forest Road, Wokingham RG40 5SE]

...to our wonderful hosts for rescuing us when Forbury’s disappeared: Toni & team at Pepe Sale [Pepe Sale, 3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF / Tel: 0118 959 7700]

...to the most amazing and selfless auction contributors: Melvin Benn [Festival Republic] [VIP Weekend Passes to Reading Rock]. Major General Paul Nanson [Tickets to Sandhurst’s Sovereign’s Parade]. Anthony Walters [4-ball mid-week golf at Dummer]. Toby Davies [Reading between The Lines Theatre Company] [Opening Night VIP tickets for RBL’s MacBeth]. Ian Jamieson [Gold Debenture access for Ashes Day 3 & Signed Cesar Azpilicueta Chelsea Football Shirt]. Paul Britton [Year’s Membership to Thames Valley CoC].  Susan Glenny [Team Tigress] [Racing experience day with Susan Glenny]. Tim Roots [Parago Software] [Stay in 1 bed apartment in Atlanta]. Jules James [Voyage Brand] [Tickets to see Bjorn Again at Henley Festival]. Andrew Steel [Jereboam of Domaine d’Hondrat Cuvee Elle&Lui Rosé]. Masuri [Full kit of customised teamwear].

…to our intrepid cameraman Lesz [leszeklata.com] for being a fly on the wall on the night and capturing the event so brilliantly. Check out his photos below...

jules, Paul and Paul













And, of course, to everyone who came along... see you again next year we hope.

Cheers, and thank you. Thank you. Thank you.