It is beginning to look as though Spring may finally be upon us, and so we have all been sat around wondering what we should tell you about our choice of wines for the sunnier seasons.
We are prompted this week by the lovely note from David Williams in The Observer into making this our wine of the week:- 2011 ROSSO DI MONTEPULCIANO Dei £12.95 single bottle, / £11.
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.
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.
The Wine Gang will undoubtedly be familiar to many of our customers, but for those who are not the 'Gang' is made up of five of the UK's foremost wine writers and tasters: Tom Cannavan, Jane Parkinson, Anthony Rose, Joanna Simon, and David Williams.
Lea & Sandeman will take part in The Wine Gang Christmas fair. (It's not actually at Christmas, but in time for you to think about what to stock up with before Christmas) on Saturday 29th October at Vinopolis. Click the logo to see more details and book tickets via TicketSoup The Wine Gang Christmas Wine Fair 2011 - London Where? Vinopolis, No.