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Oz Clarke and Cliff Richard join forces

Oz Clarke, the UK’s best known wine expert, teams up with Sir Cliff Richard to lead the country’s biggest online wine tasting from Lords Cricket ground

The Big Tasting event at 7.00pm on April 12 will be co-hosted with Waitrose and will be streamed live to both Waitrose Canary Wharf and John Lewis Oxford Street stores and online at and

The tutored tasting will feature six of Portugal’s top wines, selected by industry experts, including Sir Cliff Richard’s Vida Nova red wine from the singer’s Adega do Cantor winery in the Algarve; Tagus Creek Cabernet/Aragonez; Quinta de la Rosa Waitrose Douro Red; Arco de Esporão, Alentejo; Tinta da Anfora; and Quinta da Azevedo.

How it works
• The special pack of 6 wines can be brought on-line from March 13 at Most are also available in-store

• The wines can be sampled on the weekend of April 10-11 at participating Waitrose stores

• To follow the tasting online, log onto or on April 12 or follow the whole event on twitter –

• Tickets are available for the tasting at Lord’s Cricket Ground, at a cost of £15 per person. The tickets can be purchased on-line at .

A contribution from every ticket sold for the event will be made to the Madeira Disaster Fund.

1 March 2010 - Felicity Murray