Category Archives: Bordeaux
by Marjorie Galaud. Published April 5th, 2013.
As is usual whenever we have a Bordeaux-related event, last night’s Non Primeur walkabout tasting attracted a full house at our (though we say so ourselves) beautiful shop on Kensington High Street. The idea of this tasting was to provide a bit of relief from the over-hyped, over-priced en primeur wines that have become a depressingly [...]
by Simon Sharich. Published March 8th, 2013.
Last night the scene was set for a fairly epic evening of indulgence, tasting Bordeaux wines from 1995. This was such a brilliant opportunity to compare wines from the left and right banks from the same year, and the tasting room in our Kensington shop was full to capacity with over excited and very eager [...]
by Joe Gilmour. Published September 25th, 2012.
Putting two good things together doesn’t always make something better. Like Frank Lampard and Steven Gerarrd in central midfield, there are some combinations that just don’t work. I remember the time I mixed my two favourite drinks as a twelve year old – milk and apple juice. I poured it down the sink. But, sometimes, two things that seem [...]
by Gavin Monery. Published April 11th, 2012.
Well, it’s that time of the year again, when the Bordelaise open their doors to the wine trade with promises of caviar and the vintage of the century, or decade, or whatever it is this year. Needless to say we selflessly availed ourselves of their hospitality and attended as many of last week’s tastings as [...]