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NEW FROM CANTINA GIARDINO

Towards the end of last year we made our annual trip to see Antonio and Daniela of Cantina Giardino and as always, it was one of the most rewarding of the year. Walking through their beautiful old vineyards, drinking some incredible old wines and a twelve hour lunch at our favourite trattoria, Di Pietro made sure…

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MARCO BURATTI BRINGS HIS L’OMBRA AND POLLO FRITTO BACK TO LONDON

It’s that time of year again, when the dark days of January are brightened up by the news of the arrival of Marco Buratti’s excellent wine of thirst, L’Ombra. From the Colli Euganei’s vibrant volcanic soils, L’Ombra is bottled by-the-litre young, fun and brimming with energy. Nothing is added, nothing is taken a way. It…

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JOIN US FOR OUR WINTER PARTY

The time has come, this Sunday is our winter party and here is everything you need to know in order to have a good time. 1. The party is at Studio Spaces, Level 2, 1 Kingsland Road E2 8AA. It is above a cafe on the northwest corner of Old Street and Kingsland Road called ‘The Old…

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FILIPPO RIZZO COMES TO LONDON

We have been bugging him for a while and eventually he had to succumb. We are very happy to announce that our man from San Michele di Ganzaria in Sicilia, Filippo Rizzo of Lamoresca, will be joining us in London in a couple of weeks time to introduce the new vintage of his wines at a couple of…

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GIUSEPPE FERRUA COMES TO LONDON

We are very excited to announce that Giuseppe Ferrua of Fabbrica di San Martino will be joining us in London in a couple of weeks time. From his biodynamic farm in the Colline Lucchesi just outside Lucca, Beppe crafts some of the most delicious wines being made in Tuscany today. His story is an interesting…

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INTRODUCING DOMAINE SAUVETERRE

Like many of our growers, Jérôme Guichard is a quiet, humble and hard working guy who spends the vast majority of his life out amongst the vines. In 2011 after several years of apprenticeship, he bought an old farmhouse and just under 3 hectares of old Chardonnay vineyards in the commune of Montbellet in the Mâconnais…

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DISGORGEMENT CHEZ ROBINOT

After spending seven hours in a tiny hire car, this was perhaps the best thing we could have hoped for when arriving to meet Jean-Pierre Robinot at his farm in Chahaignes. Within five minutes we had trudged down to the cave for aperitif in the form of a magnum of L’As des Années Folles 2013, disgorged…

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WELCOME JEAN-PIERRE ROBINOT

For lovers of real wine, the name Jean-Pierre Robinot and his story are legendary. He fell in love with wine at a young age, moved to Paris, met some of the natural wine movements true pioneers and subsequently opened one of the first bars dedicated to such wines in the city, L’Ange Vin and founded…

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INTRODUCING MARKO FON

The afternoon we spent walking around Marko Fon’s remote, beautiful vineyards is Slovenia’s Kras this spring was one of the highlights of our year and the wines we tasted with Marko at his home afterwards were some of the most beautiful expressions of place we had tried in quite some time. We were sad to hear that he did not…

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Ar.Pe.Pe Return to London

Ar.Pe.Pe were one of the first producers we started working with and they have proven to be one of our most popular. Like us, wine lovers in the UK have fallen in love with this staunchly traditional producer of mountain Nebbiolo and their delicate, beautiful expressions of Valtellina’s alpine terroir. It is with great pleasure that we…

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