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Master of Wine Liam Steevenson has been working with The Lyme Bay Winery\u00a0to create the first English sparkling wine for Maison 54. Here he shares his thoughts on English wines, the rising reputation of sparkling wine in particular, and what it took to blend this exciting new addition to the Maison 54 range. Origins At […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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We finally got our hands on Suntory’s flagship single malt whisky so we are shouting about it. Not only is Yamazaki the No.1 single malt whisky in Japan, but it is hugely popular across the world. As such, it is often hard to come by, but we are happy to reveal that it is now […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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The third annual\u00a0Great British Cheese Awards is well under-whey and this week, we’ll find out which brie-lliant producers have taken the curd crown. To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Peter’s Yard and Great British Chefs, to run free cheese tastings in our shops on\u00a0Sunday 21 October. Drop in\u00a0from 3pm-6pm to try\u00a0the winning cheeses, alongside wines […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Master of Wine\u00a0Liam Steevenson has spent two years exploring India’s emerging wine industry. Here he reports on the region’s growing thirst for wine and the producers crafting high quality cuv\u00e9es from its own vineyards. It doesn’t matter how many books you have read, films you have watched, or accounts you have listened to – a […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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This weekend we’re celebrating the first anniversary of our Chiswick store, by getting a (rather large!) round in for the locals. Stop by the shop on Turnham Green Terrace after 12pm\u00a0Friday 17 August – Sunday 19 August\u00a0and enjoy a glass of ‘Chiswick Twist‘ on us. Party hat optional (but very much encouraged). The Chiswick Twist […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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It has been twelve (and a bit) months since we opened our Battersea shop and we wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone for the local love we have received in that time.\u00a0So – for the next two weeks, first drinks are on us – it’s free cocktail fortnight. From today until Friday […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Ahead of English Wine Week 2018 (May 26 – June 3), we look at the burgeoning business of home grown bottles and get the insider view from Court Garden\u2019s Hugo Corney. English wine is not new – evidence suggests that it was the Romans who introduced vines to these shores. It is only in the […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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We are hugely excited to announce that Ana Goncalves and Zijun Meng from\u00a0T\u0100 T\u0100 EATERY\u00a0are taking over the kitchens at Borough Wines & Beers Kensal Rise for a three-month residency. From Thursday 10 May, you’ll be able to enjoy T\u0100 T\u0100 EATERY’s excellent modern Asian dishes for dinner (Thurs – Sat) and brunches (Sat – […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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You pop in to the shop for a quick Picpoul and – an hour later – you\u2019re still there, sipping something you just had to try and discussing the merits of the Corsican native grape varieties or the most successful wine pairing for Twiglets… Sound familiar? What can we say; we don\u2019t just like to […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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There’s much more to Australia’s Barossa Valley than big name wineries, hefty reds and heftier price tags. Don’t believe us? You can go Whistler. Winemaker Josh Pfeiffer is Barossa born-and-raised; he grew up surrounded by vines, as son and grandson of grape-growers for the aforementioned big-name estates. On graduating university (oenology), he honed his craft […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Tangy, tasty and alcohol-free, kombucha has been a fixture on the US drinks scene for years, but remained relatively unknown here – the reserve of health shops and home-brewers. With top bars now using it in cocktails and excellent, ready-to-drink examples popping up in bottle shops (like ours), it looks like that could be about […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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With just three sleeps left until the big day, we rounded up a few Borough Wines folk to ask how they plan to spend Christmas. What will they be doing, eating and – crucially – drinking on the 25th? *Spoiler* Turns out we’re not really turkey people, but it’s fair to say we do take […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Calvados is a Christmas cracker that has fallen out of favour somewhat in recent years. A perfect present, delicious after-dinner drink and cracking cocktail addition (not to mention an all-important ingredient in Aunt Alice’s\u00a0Christmas puddings), yet often overlooked in favour of fancier French liqueurs. Enough is enough, we argue that Calvados’ time has come; read […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Whether you’ve still got presents to buy,or you’re just stocking up ahead of a few days elective hibernation, don’t get caught out – read on for our special festive opening hours and Christmas ordering information. Online Orders If you would like to order online and pick-up in store, TODAY\u00a0(Tuesday 19 December) is the last day […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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When we heard that our former Borough Market neighbour Nancy Mahon was no longer selling her handmade\u00a0Aunt Alice’s Christmas Puddings\u00a0to the public, we worried about the future of our favourite figgy pudding and therefore – Christmas itself. Thankfully, we persuaded Nancy to bake us a batch exclusively for Borough Wines customers. So this year, you’ll […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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During December, we’re showcasing our favourite festive wines, beers and spirits, to help inspire your preparations for the big day.\u00a0First up in our\u00a0line-up is sideboard stalwart Sherry, and in particular – the dry and delicious\u00a0Delgado Zuleta Manzanilla Sherry,\u00a0as appears in our 12 Wines of Christmas, Essential and Fifteen\u00a0mixed wine cases. It’s a classic on the […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Whether you’re stocking up on\u00a0treats for the big day, or splashing out on gifts for others – chances are you’ll be hitting the shops a fair bit over the coming weeks. To make the trudge to the tills a little easier – or at least, a little more mull-filled – we’re providing inspiration and festive […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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It’s our 15th birthday today! Gosh. In people terms, we’d be studying for our GCSEs and exploring our goth phase. In wine terms, we’d be hitting our stride as a vintage Bordeaux… THANK YOU\u00a0– our customers, neighbours and friends – for helping us hit this milestone. We’re humbled by your continuing friendship and support. We […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>