The Wine Tasting Shop, Balham

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25th October

Get out your diary and reserve 30 minutes for a rare opportunity to try some of Italy's finest Grappa!
Il Montu produces a staggering 11 mono-varietal Grappas as well as blended, aged and flavoured varieties using low yield and time consuming 'Bain-Marie' method. Less than 3% of Grappa is made this way and even less is made with grapes from the producer's own vineyard. Fabio, the winemaker is a second generation 'Master of Grappa'.

Julia
17th October

We have a new Cheese and Charcuterie menu for this week with some very exciting cheeses from Hamish Johnston Cheese Shop on Northcote Road.

1. Lincolnshire Poacher Cheddar.
Award winning hand-made cheddar from the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Matured for 12-24 months giving a distinctive fruity, nutty taste with a sweet, clean finish.

2. Sainte-Maure De Touraine. (unpasteurised, Goat)

Julia
4th July
Great News!

We have finally finished our renovations. We are now serving wines by the glass to be enjoyed in-store
with artisan cheese & charcuterie.
You can also pick any bottle of wine off the shelf to drink on the premises for a standard £9.00 corkage.

We had a brilliant time choosing our cheeses, and have a great line up of French and British Cheese, accompanied with fresh speciality breads & fig relish.

Charcuterie is by Curious Foods, a great producer crafting delicious cured meats using local rare breed pigs & cattle in Oxfordshire.

Julia
24th June

A few places still available for tomorrow nights Rhone tasting at 7.30pm.

Fab line up of wines including some TOP Crozes Hermitage, Gigondas, Cote Rotie & of course some Chateaneuf Du Pape!

Cheese & Charcuterie to match.

Don't miss out... Call the store to book on 0208 616 8658.

Julia
20th June

Due to popular demand for the Champagne tasting we have changed the date to Thursday 10th July.

This is a very special Champagne tasting focusing on the history and development of Champagne, including top examples of some exciting own grower champagnes such as Agrapart & Fils and Bereche et Fils.

Canapes and cheese to accompany the tasting.

Phone the shop on 0208 616 8658 to make a booking.

Julia