2014 Bordeaux – Ferrière, Beauregard, Haut Bages Liberal, Figeac, La Conseillante & Others

By on 18/05/2015

After 4 days off, the Bordeaux releases have started early today and in great quantity. Amongst those throwing their hats in the ring are some big names like Château Figeac and Château La Conseillante and also some of our perennial favourites, the superb value wines from Château Ferrière in Margaux, and the hugely appealing Pauillac - Château Haut-Bages Liberal.

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Lea & Sandeman at the London Wine Fair, Olympia 18th-20th May

By on 13/05/2015

Twenty-six years on and still totally independent wine merchants, our highly acclaimed list reflects our relentless globetrotting in search of wines that offer interest and quality at the right price. Lea & Sandeman are excited to bring a selection of these wines to the London Wine Fair ‘View Tastings’ for the first time.

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2014 Chateau Pontet Canet

By on 12/05/2015

Château Pontet Canet has just come out and is yours for £648 per dozen. This great estate has gone from strength to strength over the last decade, the first Cru Classé to go fully bio-dynamic, they have re-introduced horses to work the vineyards, not to mention new concrete tanks and the rows of amphora that are an impressive sight in the chais.

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What I’m drinking: current and seasonal excitements

By on 09/05/2015

In the shops we often find we recommend things we are enjoying ourselves or have tasted recently. My enthusiasms change with the weather, so we are just getting into Rosé time, but I have assumed you already have some MiP and friends to enjoy when the sun comes out (if not, what are you thinking of? Order Rosé now!).

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