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Bandol Ros茅 and Shrimp

A simple guide to seriously good Food & Ros茅 pairings

By on 01/05/2020

While there are those that would dismiss Ros茅 as frivolous and just something to quench a thirst at the end of a long day or on a sunny Bank Holiday, we have always held with the view that these wines have so much more to offer given the right partner.

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Virtual dinner party

The Virtual Dinner Party – with Virtually Perfect Wine Pairings

By on 15/04/2020

Is there anything that beats a good Dinner Party? Coming together to share delicious food, exciting wines, and lively conversation with friends now seems more essential than ever before 鈥 but how to have that experience now? In recent weeks, technology has really stepped up to the plate, changing the way we work, play, and socialise.

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Easter Wines at Lea & Sandeman

Easter Wine & Food Pairings

By on 03/04/2020

Our Wine & Food Pairings for Easter With all that is happening with the world at present it is easy to forget that we are just over a week away from Easter. Whilst probably not at the top of everyone鈥檚 priority list, we thought the distraction of focusing on some yummy food and wine would be just what was needed.

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Michael Broadbent MW – RIP

By on 20/03/2020

‘a whiff of wet oilskin’, ‘like a pretty child with an upturned nose’ – tasting notes from one of the greats. In the midst of all the current gloom and uncertainty, take a moment to celebrate the long life of Michael Broadbent MW, who died on Wednesday night, timing his exit elegantly as you’d expect. Think about raising a glass in his memory over the weekend.

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2015 Brunello di Montalcino – A Tuscan Triumph

By on 11/02/2020

2015 Brunello di Montalcino - A Tuscan Triumph As each week passes, it鈥檚 hard to avoid the hype and noise around 2015 Brunello. There have been some really good vintages in the last few years like 2007 and 2010, but there is a strong feeling that 2015 trumps them all 鈥 and from our early tastings it is easy to understand the excitement.

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