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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>

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Not quite ready for the stews and stodge of Autumn, we’re stubbornly holding on to summer for one more fortnight, thanks to a sun-soaked Mediterranean pop up with celebrated chef Oded Oren. Across six nights of suppers, Oded will pay homage to the diverse cooking styles of the Eastern Mediterranean, with a country-hopping five-course tasting […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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We\u2019re celebrating the Tour de France with a month of themed tastings and giveaways, with our mates at Clapton cycle shop Hub V\u00e9lo. Visit the shops this month to take part in our free Tour de France wine tastings and for the chance to WIN a 12-bottle TDF17 wine tasting case and Hub V\u00e9lo cycle […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Wondering which wine to serve with your Easter spread, or which beer to pair with your hot cross buns? Don’t waste a precious second of the bank holiday weekend dithering over your drinks menu; follow our Easter drinking guide for what to sip\u00a0every step of the way – from Good Friday’s fish supper, to Monday’s […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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“With its feet firmly anchored in the earth and with its head firmly turned towards the sky, we carry out the work of the vineyard and the cellar, according to the precise timing of the cosmic rhythms, applying the ancestral and energetic principles of Biodynamics.” That’s how Vincent Rochette, wine maker at Domaine Roche Audran, […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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\r\n Adam Rawson adds three dates to his Sakura pop-up at Borough Wines & Beers N1<\/a>\r\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n\t\t
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After a sell-out initial run, we’re delighted to announce that chef Adam Rawson has added three extra\u00a0dates to his Japanese dining pop-up\u00a0Sakura, which is\u00a0currently delighting diners beneath\u00a0our Essex Road shop. Spaces are filling up fast though \u2013 so book now\u00a0or risk miso-ing out completely! If you\u2019ve visited the Islington\u00a0shop recently, you may well have caught […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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The\u00a0first new Irish single malt in over 25 years will be released in the UK this month and we will have the very first allocation. Dingle Distillery Whiskey will be available to buy exclusively from our website from March 17, but you could try \u2013 and buy\u00a0it\u2013 before anyone else at our St. Patrick\u2019s Day […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Introducing our new, improved wholesale business Borough Wines Imports \u2013 supplying your favourite boozer soon (maybe!). We have been supplying wine to a few neighbourhood eateries, venues and bars for a while now. It all started a bit by accident \u2013 entrepreneurial locals popping in to the shops to ask if they could put their […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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There\u2019s a Negroni for every occasion; Birthday Negroni? Of course! Not-seen-you-in-ages Negroni? Yuh huh. Tuesday Negroni? Yep, one of those too\u2026 So you can probably guess which cocktail we\u2019ll be enjoying on Christmas Day. Those kind folk at Little Bird Gin have come up with a festive twist on the classic recipe just for us. […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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The big Radio Times, twinkly lights on the high street\u00a0and sofa adverts on the telly – some Christmas traditions are universal, but others – the best ones – are more personal. Like – what day the\u00a0decorations go up in your house, who gets to put the star on the tree and what time\u00a0you’re allowed to […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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We all have our own\u00a0festive drinking traditions – from the Christmas Eve pint down the pub, to the Sherry during Carols from King’s, and the Queen’s Speech Tequila Slammers… what, just us? In the spirit of broadening our boozy horizons,\u00a0Matthew Hudson\u00a0went\u00a0in search of some Christmas drinking inspiration, revealing\u00a0what will be sipped at and slurped in […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Mineral? Linear? Notes of undergrowth? Hint of melancholy? Tasting notes can only get you so far, so this month we\u2019re making things a little easier. Every day in December we\u2019re opening a different wine, beer or spirit for you to try for free in the shops. We\u2019re hoping this Bottle Advent calendar will take some […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Ahead of\u00a0our upcoming Thanksgiving beer-fuelled\u00a0feasts, we asked our master of ceremonies on the night, Brooklyn Brewery’s Rachael Weseloh, to share some of\u00a0her top beer and food matching tips. A north California native, Rachael began working at a brewery in her home state seven years ago and has been involved in the wonderful world of beer […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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It\u2019s the third Thursday of November, which of course means it\u2019s Beaujolais Nouveau Day! What do you mean you didn\u2019t get us a card?! BND doesn\u2019t quite have the impact it once did, but 20-years or so ago, the release of that year\u2019s Beaujolais Nouveau bottles would be cause for significant celebration. A primeur wine, […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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When award-winning writer Pete Brown decided to pen a book about cider, after six on the subjects of beer, pubs and drinking \u2013 a fellow ale aficionado scoffed: \u2018What is there to write about? It\u2019s just apples\u2019. Well, quite a lot it turns out. \u00a0Two cider books later, short of exhausting the subject, he found […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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It’s West Coast, best coast at Borough Wines & Beers at the moment, but for some\u00a0people, every month is\u00a0California Wine Month. People like Mr CA Wine himself (that\u2019s @mrCAwine\u00a0if you\u2019re on Twitter) \u2013 Chuck Cramer, Director of Terlato Wines. In honour of our own CA\u00a0celebrations, we asked this guru of the Golden State why the […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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If you\u2019ve visited a Borough Wines & Beers shop in the past few weeks, you will have noticed that we\u2019ve gone a bit gaga for the Golden State in celebration of California Wine Month. Well we couldn\u2019t make a spiritual trip to the States without paying homage to its brilliant brews as well.\u00a0California\u00a0was pretty instrumental […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>

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Understated, elegant and reliably excellent \u2013 the wines from the Foxglove winery are far removed from the big, boozy bottles many associate with California. Behind them is winemaker Bob Varner, who along with twin brother Jim has been producing wines in the state since 1980. Considering the set-up, it\u2019s fitting that balance plays such a […]<\/p>\n <\/div>\r\n \r\n <\/div>\r\n<\/div>