Miscellaneous

NSPCC City Fine Wine Challenge 2017

By on 02/03/2017

A fantastic amount of money raised for a truly worthy cause. Lea and Sandeman have now been involved with the NSPCC and City Fine Wine Challenge for over a decade and this year the event raised an astonishing £200,000! This is a significant increase on last year and something about which everyone involved with the event should be very proud.

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Victoria Moore in the Telegraph – ‘don’t de-mystify’ + 2 wines in the press this weekend

By on 01/05/2016

The L&S team are so used to me going on about how the fun of wine is in the complexity and nuance, the origins, the whys and wherefores of how the flavours get into a glass of wine, that they might wonder if I had inspired this weekend's article by Victoria Moore in the Telegraph, which, coming rather late to the party, I read over breakfast this morning.

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Christmas near Cornwell … New Year In Cornwall

By on 23/12/2013

Closing the shop on Christmas Eve (we are open until five tomorrow) is always a challenge and I may have to see if I can sneak off a bit early to get to my favourite carol service. The charm is worth it - the tiny thirteenth century St Philip's church of Little Rollright has no electricity, and so the rare services here are entirely candle-lit.

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Looking forward to seeing you at Lea & Sandeman

By on 13/12/2013

For west Londoners tonight is Barnes Late Night Shopping evening, when the High Street will be buzzing and as usual the best mulled wine will be at Lea & Sandeman - come on down and enjoy the festive atmosphere - it's only going to be raining lightly, which, if this morning is anything to go, by means unnoticeably, especially if you have some of our famous mulled wine inside you.

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Tim Atkin on ‘Taster-bashing’

By on 02/07/2013

Tim Atkin MW on crackling form in this week's edition of the trade rag 'Off-Licence News' (bet quite a lot of you did not even know it existed). Following-up on a headline-grabbing article in the Observer at the weekend, he roundly rebuts the idea that tasters cannot tell one wine from another or judge quality.

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L&S Easter Mixed Case Offer

By on 27/03/2013

With Easter Bank Holiday only a few days off (hooray!), but the weather determined to stay at the frosty end of the scale (boo!), we've put together a great value mixed case with everything you need to accompany a hearty Easter lunch.

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