AGM and Christmas Dinner

Date: Thursday 29 November


1630 – Refreshments

1700 – AGM

1845 – Pre dinner drinks

1930 – 3 course dinner

2130 – After dinner speaker

Venue: St Marys Football Stadium, Southampton

Cost: AGM only – free for members

Dinner: £35.00 inc three course seasonal dinner with coffee

After dinner speaker: David Parkinson, CEO of Wines GB



David, a local man grew up in the brewing industry, David’s career has spanned the wine trade, advertising and local government. For 10 years he worked in wine production, sales and marketing mainly in France, Spain and USA, after which he switched career to spend the next 18 years in consumer and business-to-business advertising. Since 2007 he has been closely involved in local and central government projects, which has included being leader of a District Council.

David relishes the opportunity to ensure that the British wine industry continues to prosper. WineGB the President of which is HRH Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, aims to promote the English and Welsh Wine industry and to represent wine growing and wine sales issues with government, local government, tourist organisations, trade associations and internationally.

David will provide an entertaining insight into the industry and outlook for the future of British wine.

If you are interested in attending please contact Nicola Jennings at


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