Late September is a good time to head to Portugal for a couple of days - you get some welcome sunshine before the Christmas run in begins and, as the harvest is coming in, there’s plenty to see.
With the days getting longer and warmer (hopefully), this Spring-like Season calls for wines from the Jardin de France. The majestic beauty of France’s longest river immediately calls to mind white wines – from crisp classic Sancerre at one end (actually nearer the middle, but let’s not split hairs)(oh, go on, let’s) to the flinty minerality of Muscadet at the other.
Wednesday 28th September - 8pm LEA & SANDEMAN, 167 Chiswick High Road W4 2DR By this time we shall be in the midst of the Rugby World Cup and immersed, therefore, in all things Kiwi. So, thought I, if the bandwagon has enough room why not jump aboard and spend a couple of hours showcasing our excellent selection of New Zealand wines.
Two months after opening our fabulous new shop in Chiswick, we finally get round to an ‘official’ opening.
Nearly a hundred tasters enjoyed nineteen wines from the LEA & SANDEMAN range, roughly themed around drinking for Christmas Day