Autumn Tasting Highlights Blog

By on 15/09/2015

Autumn Tasting  A big thank you to everyone who attended our Autumn Tasting last week. We were delighted to welcome so many producers from around the globe and have the opportunity to introduce you to them. We hope you enjoyed it too.

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Summer Sale ends tomorrow 6pm – last chance to pick up a bargain!

By on 01/09/2015

With the arrival of September and some convincingly Autumnal weather it's time to wrap up our summer sale, but every cloud has a silver lining and this is a great opportunity to stock up for the months ahead, so have a good dig around as there's still lots of great bargains still to be had including, but certainly not limited to: - Last Mip in town! [Shops only] A number of MiP Methuselah (6 litres) down from £195.

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Summer Sale – Red Alert!

By on 19/08/2015

Whilst it’s not exactly blazing sunshine out there, to warm things up a little we’ve added a handful of great reds to our summer sale from a few of our great producers. There’s still plenty of other wines on offer, so do think ahead and stock up today!

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Jancis Robinson’s Wine of the Week: 2012 Acústic Blanc

By on 10/08/2015

We’re very pleased that Jancis Robinson has chosen Albert Jané Ubeda’s 2012 Acústic Blanc as her wine of the week. Albert visited us recently in May for our Press tasting (for which Jancis has also coincidentally just published her full tasting notes on her website ( (paywall) – PDF)

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The L&S Summer Sale is now live!

By on 30/07/2015

A pink Champagne down £9 per bottle, a brilliant (if cosmetically flawed) South African Sauvignon at less than half original price, some white Burgundy down by £20, Claret down by 30%, and fascinating wines from the Rhone, Italy, Australia & California too.

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L&S success at the 2015 ‘IWC’ Merchant Awards

By on 17/07/2015

Last night Charles collected our newest trophy -  the Merchant of the Year for London award at this year's prestigious IWC (International Wine Challenge) awards ceremony. Charles Lea and Sam Harrop MW We are delighted to win back London, which we held for four years between 2009 and 2012.

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Bollinger July Special Offer!

By on 11/07/2015

July Special Offer For the next 3 weeks we are pleased to offer special prices on Bollinger Special Cuvée Brut Champagne. Please note we can offer our usual case price discount on 6 bottles when bought from one of our shops with an L&S bag for life. Pricing: 75cl bottles £37.

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98 point Rothschild wine for £125 per 6-pack IB? O Caro Mio!

By on 10/07/2015

We have long been fans of the very impressive wines from the Lafite Rothschild family made in collaboration with the Catena family in Argentina - the name CARO comes from the two families - CAtena and ROthschild. This wine may well represent their best release to date. 2012 CARO, Barons de Rothschild/Catena, Mendoza "Incredible aromas of spice, cedar, walnut and dark berry.

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