A DOZEN OF OUR VERY BEST VALUE ITALIAN RED WINES Affordable - Our offer of the Super 'Super 2008' Tuscans was highly successful in its appeal to investors and collectors alike, but our range also includes many hidden gems from Italy which are so much more affordable.
A wine tasting at the Vintner’s Hall – Monday October 17th Come and see why L&S has been awarded ‘Wine Merchant of the year for London’ in the International Wine Challenge (IWC) for the third year running. Over one hundred wines on tasting in the magnificent surroundings of the Vintner’s Hall, on Upper Thames St.
Eric Chevalier is something of a young maverick in the Loire valley, and having discovered his exceptional Fie Gris (Sauvignon Gris) some years ago while travelling through the region, we were thrilled when he introduced us this year to an equally exceptional Muscadet 'La Noë'.
Our bed & breakfast in Corno di Rosazzo was billed as being in the middle of the vineyards, and indeed it was, with views up to the Abbazia di Rosazzo, and within spitting distance of both Visintini and I Clivi.
For once flying with Ryanair to a destination which is located miles from the city centre that is billed works in your favour if you are planning a trip to Friuli, as 'Trieste' airport is most conveniently located only twenty minutes south of the vineyards of Collio, as opposed to twenty miles from the city.
Two of our ROSÉS are written up in the press this week-end, not that either of them need much of a helping hand given their rate of sale, and in spite of the dreadful summer we are having! Jancis Robinson (www.
This week we tasted COATES & SEELY's first release of sparkling wine from their chalk hill vineyards in England's green and pleasant Hampshire, a rather pretty rosé made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, and are delighted to be among the very first stockists in our four shops and on our website.
This week-end sees another Royal Wedding, this one between Monaco's Prince Albert and Zimbabwean born Charlene Lynette Wittstock. The weather is set fair and the Monegasque people are promised a 'genuine communion' with the royals as they join in the celebrations.
The 2009 vintage has caused some controversy in the Douro insofar that although some great wines have been made, not all the Shippers are in agreement that it should be declared as a ‘Vintage’.