Our Big Night Out

Our Big Night Out

A week ago we had a big night out at The Star in Dartmouth Park (or Highgate as we believe it is called by estate agents). The occasion was a double launch. Sacred Spirits have taken up residency for a few days a week on the first floor of the pub with their Sacred cocktail bar.

More tales from the Cupboard of Shame

More tales from the Cupboard of Shame

In our last full newsletter we wrote about the Cupboard of Shame, a place where things disappear for long periods of time, eventually to resurface after shameless nagging by Mr Prohibition Wines. One year, almost to the day, after we opened the shop we bought a Cahors Malbec. “Holy God”, said Mrs Prohibition Wines on trying the wine, “we can’t sell that, it’ll take the enamel off your teeth.”

The Cupboard of Shame

The Cupboard of Shame

There is a place, in a room, in a house not far away, where Mrs Prohibition Wines puts things. All manner of things. Credit card receipts. Half used lipsticks. Crimpers that only heat up on one side…

We’d like to thank the Academy…

We’d like to thank the Academy…

Last night we attended the annual Decanter Retailer Awards ceremony at the Connaught. It’s a chance for the good, the bad and the ugly of the UK wine scene to honour outstanding performance in the last year but mainly to consume as much free Charles Heidsieck as they can before the bar closes. We won two awards…