Tag Archives: Wine

February 22

2. Sit Outside on Bridge Road at The VineKing wine shop #Winebar #Hamptoncourtvillage #Surrey

There is a vast range of craft beer here from around the world in addition to a large range of fine wines. They also serve a small range of carefully selected spirits, wines and nibbles. The Vineking also holds the occasional pop up restaurant. Find Out More If you have a business on Bridge Road […]

July 23

4. Vinoteca Launches ‘English Summer Time’ – Huge Savings On Award Winning English Wines

Vinoteca is celebrating the English summer by offering all their English wines at shop price during August for everyone eating at Vinoteca. This means a saving of 40-60% on the standard wine list price on every one of their selection of sparkling, white, rosé and red English wines, including award winning producers such as Wiston […]

May 02

Raise a glass to London Wine Week! 14th – 20th May

London Wine Week returns for 2018 with seven days of grapey goings on all across town. On May 14-20, Londoners who purchase a £10 digital pass will get access to exclusive £5 wine flights ‘sip and snack’ pairings at over 125 participating bars. Wine flights will showcase exciting vintages and the best of select wine […]

November 22

Load your card, collect a glass and dispense your own wine at Vagabond, Northcote Road, Clapham Junction

Everyone calls it Clapham but the locals know it as Battersea. Northcote Road’s charms are manifold: a family-friendly village by day, and a lively food and drink scene by night. Along with our 100-strong eclectic wine selection we offer the perfect menu to match our wines: delicious tapas-style plates and sharing platters. You can relax […]

October 18

5 things about the Wine & Spirit Education Trust 

Expand your wine, spirits or sake education with WSET 1.      The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the largest global provider of qualifications in the field of wines, spirits and sake. Courses are available from beginner to expert levels to both industry professionals and interested enthusiasts through over 700 Approved Programme Providers across the […]

August 03

1. Celebrate White Wine Day on Wednesday 3rd August at Scandi-haven OSLO Hackney.  

OSLO have collaborated with wine pioneers Boutinot to bring you a tasty selection of white wines to tickle your tastebuds, head down to OSLO on Wednesday for: – Free white wine samples  – 20% discount on any white wine purchases (including bottles) Some of the wines on offer include: Alpha Box & Dice Golden Mullet […]

March 21

5 things tries out Vintwined – Unique fine wines married with perfect food pairings

Last weekend 5 things had the privilege of sampling the ‘This is English’ food and wine event by new company Vintwined. The event held at Stepney City Farm. Vintwined was founded by businessman and wine expert Neil Deacon in 2016.   One Arrive at your venue and sit at your table. These are pop-up events […]

July 27

Buy gifts for your wine collection at Eurocave, 57 Chiltern Street, London

If you are serious about wine then you must visit the Eurocave Showroom in Marylbone. They sell everything from bottle openers and glassware to huge wine cabinets designed to keep your wine at the perfect temperature. The days of digging out a wine cellar are over! We went to a wine and food pairing event at […]

February 17

Have a glass of wine in the American bar at The Savoy Hotel

This is a perfect Sunday afternoon thing to do. Choose from an excellent wine list and then sit back and relax in this iconic London bar. Drinks are served with olives and nuts which are replenished as if by sleight of hand. The cocktails are impressive with many of which are unique to this bar.  […]

May 19

Visit the Franciacorta pop up bar at the 1901 Restaurant and Wine bar at Andaz London Liverpool Street – part of London Wine Week

Franciacorta – Italy’s finest sparkling wine region Yesterday ‘5thingstodotoday’ went to the launch of the Franciacorta pop up bar at the 1901 Restaurant & Wine Bar on London’s Liverpool Street. London’s freshest wine and drinks consultant Christopher Cooper guided us through two separate flights of premium Franciacorta wines. One flight consisted of a Brut, Satén and Zero Dosage and the second […]

May 18

London Wine Week, the Eurovision Song Contest and three other things to do today

1. Make sure you vote for the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest this  Saturday. This year we have Electro Velvet singing ‘Still in Love with You’. The video of this is below. The grand final is on at 20:00 on BBC 1. 2. This week is London Wine Week. Buy a wrist band and […]

January 04

Try Fleurie red wine from ALDI Superstore