An exclusive opportunity to get hands on with London Cru's 2019 vintage
Fancy rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands on the grapes?
The Crush Club gives Londoners the chance to become intimately involved with London Cru's 2019 vintage, from grape to glass. At three exclusive events kicking off in autumn 2019, our strictly limited number of members will have the opportunity to get stuck into the winemaking process, and be involved with key decisions affecting the year's production.
Once the grapes from our English growers arrive in the cellar (end of September 2019), you’ll get to taste the fruit from the bunch, and help us sort, destem, and press the fruit. This is the first chance to taste the juice and think about the future wine. This is the craziest day in the winemaking calendar, but also where the magic really happens.
As the fermentations near completion (around two weeks after the crush), Crush Club members will taste from each of the tanks and barrels and assess how the wines are shaping up. Led by our winemaker, the Crush Club members will explore which components make great wine and which elements are critical for bringing together a balanced wine. A tough job, but someone has to do it!
Once the wine is blended and in bottle the winemakers job is done. Now it’s time for some fun! With cracking music and tasty food, this is the first opportunity to taste the bottled wines which we have all worked so hard to make.
In addition to exclusive access to the great events each member will receive 3 complimentary bottles of the wine they've helped to make, to enjoy with their friends (valued at £45). Members will also receive priority access to any of our London Cru and Roberson Wine consumer events.
For subscribers who purchase their membership by 24th April 2019, we are offering a sneaky bonus to join in an early tasting of our 2018 wines on Friday 3rd May.
Our Rosaville Road Pinot Noir Rosé and Baker St Bacchus wines were bottled in March and will start to be sold in May. These wines are tasting absolutely amazing and have already generated a lot of interest. As a Crush Club member you will jump the queue and be one of the first in London to checkout what the fuss is all about! This tasting will be guided by our winemaker and will include a brief introduction to the winery.
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