2015 Bordeaux – fools rush in

By on 12/04/2016

The Bordelais are displaying their usual respect for the work of their importers by rushing out some prices early (La Couspaude and La Tour Figeac out this morning), long before there is any real chance of us having our notes completed. There is no rush for these wines so remain calm and survey the scene for a moment.

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2016 Bollinger Boat race Double Bubble special offer

By on 23/03/2016

Offer runs until 8th April! The 162nd Boat Race race is taking place this Sunday so what better way to celebrate such a British occasion than with a special offer on two of our favourite champagnes! Not to mention that our Chiswick shop is within not so many boat lengths of the river so do drop by (even on Sunday) and take advantage of this limited time offer - check our Easter opening times below*.

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A joyous vintage for Barolo & Barbaresco

Piedmont 2011- A joyous vintage for Barolo & Barbaresco

By on 18/03/2016

Vintage Overview 2011 was generally a warm vintage in the rolling hills of Piedmont. Spring began with a good early heatwave that got the flowering of the vines off to a perfect start. The warmth continued and it was looking like it might be a very quick season, until June, when the temperature dropped a little and stayed cool to the end of July.

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