Category Archives: News
by Matteo Lupi. Published October 3rd, 2012.
The weather in the Champagne region is not always perfect. In fact, one of my French friends (from Champagne) is the only non-British person I know never to complain about the weather here in the U.K. – which tells you just how bad it can be. At Roberson we love Champagne and have been importing the [...]
by Marc Ditcham. Published September 17th, 2012.
With suit pressed, shoes polished, 2 x Decanter World Wine Awards invites in hand, the promise of a Champagne reception, trophy-winning wine, great company, great food and the possibility of winning the Best London Wine Merchant title, it had all the makings of a perfect evening. Unfortunately, my date was not a beautiful trophy wife [...]
by Ben Greene. Published August 2nd, 2012.
Bought a wine from us you particularly liked (or hated) and feeling the urge to tell the world about it? Well from today, you can. Following popular demand, you can now (as well as being able to recommend wines directly from the site by email, on Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus) add a review to [...]
by Adam Green. Published July 30th, 2012.
One of our most exciting discoveries of the last twelve months has been the wines of Jamie Kutch: Pinot Noir which demonstrates the exemplary quality that can be achieved in Sonoma. While staying in Sonoma for a couple of weeks earlier in the year I was really intrigued to see how carefully growers and producers mapped their [...]
by Charlie Johnston. Published July 26th, 2012.
Since I started last August, there has been quite a transformation at our warehouse in Fulham. We have totally rearranged the layout and made a few snazzy changes to improve the way our wines are stored. Fine wine is now held in our newly renovated temperature-controlled showroom, which has a setting and mood that E.L. James can only dream of. [...]
by Joe Gilmour. Published July 3rd, 2012.
The natural wine movement is many things to many people, but the one thing it seems to run on is nicotine cigarettes: not the most natural product, by any means. Someone whose smoking is altogether more ‘natural’, I suspect, is Loic Roare of Domaine du Possible. When we turned up at his incredible home in the [...]
by Marc Ditcham. Published February 7th, 2012.
On the 1st February, Joe (the retail manager) and I were cordially invited by LVMH to a trade tasting of the new and much anticipated release of the Dom Pérignon 2003 held at the Phillips de Pury & Company auction house/art exhibition hall. Unlike the official launch held on the 7th December 2011 where the [...]
by Joe Gilmour. Published May 18th, 2011.
Well, finally. After years, and I mean years, of talking, plans, sketches and delays, the refit of the fine wine area is complete. Those of you who are regulars will know well the wild-west style wine cage that we have had lurking menacingly at the back of our Kensington High Street Shop for the last [...]