Our Bootleg Sale continues…

Our Bootleg Sale continues…

Our Bootleg Sale continues. We’ve cut the price of the last stocks of a few bottles and increased our case discounts on others. Prices have been cut by as much as 25% but hurry as some of these lines are down to the last few bottles…

31 Days of German Riesling

31 Days of German Riesling

This month we’re taking part in ’31 Days of German Riesling’, a month-long celebration of Germany’s signature grape. It’s a campaign involving independent merchants, restaurants and wine bars across the UK. We’re making a modest contribution by hosting a tasting of three wines this Friday from Pfalz producer Hanewald-Schwerdt.

Dr Hilary’s Cocktail Cabinet – The Aviation

Dr Hilary’s Cocktail Cabinet – The Aviation

Dr Hilary’s Cocktail Cabinet (our regular apothecary writes…). As we are well and truly into summer, I thought this week I would talk about Sacred Orris Gin (£37.70), a floral (ie summery), violet-scented gin with dominant notes of Italian orris root that some would describe as tasting like the colour purple!

Cautionary tales for Chablis fans

Cautionary tales for Chablis fans

Last Monday, we went to Hix Oyster and Chop House. It’s Oyster Happy Hour on weeknights which lasts for, er, three hours with oysters at £1.25 a pop. Hix also offers free corkage on a Monday. Winner, winner, fishy dinner. We took our last bottle of Billaud-Simon Chablis Premier Cru Mont de Milieu 2012…