Author: Nathan Meyers

Experience English Wine Country

Did you know? There are over 400 wine estates in the UK!  Our vineyard tours will allow you to go behind the scenes to find out how the wine is made, meet the winemakers, tour the vineyard and winery and, of course, sample the wines. What we provide… Premium wine tasting  Tickets to wine estates …
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18th October 2018 0

English Wine Week 2017 – Events and Wholesale

Besides running a competition to win a bottle of the best single varietal white wine at the internationally renowned Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 (DWWA), which saw 17,200 entries, how does an English wine shop celebrate English wine week? By shutting shop! Having started in a 100 square foot unit in Borough Market, and testing…
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25th March 2017 0

Nyetimber’s exceptional wine

On Tuesday March 8th the Wine Pantry was invited to the stunning Spencer House, in central London. It was a great privilege to attend this special event for the release of Nyetimber’s latest Blanc de Blancs, the 2009 vintage. After a warm welcome from Julian, Nyetimber’s brand ambassador, I was accompanied to the tasting room…
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1st April 2016 0

Gusbourne; A New Chapter

This landmark event was hosted at 67 Pall Mall, a unique private members club which will become home to some of the rarest and finest wines in the world, a perfect place to celebrate a new era for Gusbourne. The first mention of Gusbourne Estate dates back to 1410, when John de Gosborne’s will was…
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12th October 2015 0

Wine Pantry’s Favourite Patron: St George

The 23rd of April is St George’’s Day. While the celebrations to honour Saints Patrick and Andrew are impossible to avoid, the day dedicated to England’’s Patron often slips by unnoticed. For this reason the Wine Pantry is embarking on a bold mission to inspire pride in the English – pride in our country; pride…
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15th April 2013 0

The Judgement of a Nation

Blind tasting is the ultimate way to judge a wine, removing all preconceptions, and expectations, however subconscious they might be, means we can score a wine purely on it’s character and quality. I was once surprised by the relative quality of a Jacob’’s Creek Cabernet Sauvignon (I know!) when tasted blind. Sadly, we are all…
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31st March 2013 0

SIX NATIONS: ENGLAND v FRANCE 23/12/2013 St Pancras International

How do you say ‘“If you can’’t beat them, join them’” in French? Venue: Twickenham via your home or a friend’s house Date: Saturday, 23 February Kick-off: 17:00 GMT Live on BBC One Celebrate England’’s win with English wine, British beers and London distilled spirits. We are not picking retrospectively or reactively against France, we…
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22nd February 2013 0

Mother’s Ruin

“”Gin, cursed fiend, with Fury fraught”– William Hogarth I love wine (and when I say love, I mean really LOVE), but after a long day, nothing beats a good G&T. The citrus and coolness refreshes, the bitterness of the quinine and the hit of alcohol slap the back of my throat bringing an almost sadomasochistic…
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20th February 2013 0

Specialist Wine Merchant of the Year at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012!!!

““It’’s kind of fun to do the impossible”” – Walt Disney Wine Pantry is delighted to announce that we have been voted Specialist Wine Merchant of the Year at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012!!! Since Wine Pantry opened in May of last year, we have been through some truly unforgettable times. There have been…
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9th September 2012 0

Welcome to the Wine Pantry I used to hate spittoons. They’re awkward to use, highly undignified and I still have no idea what the etiquette is if you miss. They are now the first thing I look for at a tasting and next to which I conduct most meetings. What a stark contrast to this…
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3rd May 2011 0