De Vilmont/Sade (not to be confused)

One of the joys of this job is looking into the background stories of wine. Not, perhaps, as consistently as great a joy as cracking open a bottle of the wine in question and drinking it – particularly when that wine is, for instance, a fine and rare Premier Cru Champagne – but still… So … Continue reading

A taste of the Med…

Fine Art/Fine Wine

The launch of Gavin Turk’s new prints at Simpson’s-in-the-Strand was the place to be for those of us who appreciate a bit of fine art with our fine wine. His neon Door prints have been produced in collaboration with Galerie Simpson, and went down a storm with the suitably arty crowd – among them Turk … Continue reading

A Touch of Treacle

‘In times of austerity a little bit of what you fancy is very important’, says Bux Bailey, owner of the fabulous Treacle ( in the East End’s famous Columbia Road. And who are we to argue? Treacle is now stocking our wines – either to take out or drink in. The quirky boutique and champion … Continue reading

Sherry tasting at L’entrepot

Don’t know your Jerez from your Ximénez? Your Fino from your Palomino? Amontillado from Manzanilla? Even if you do, you’ll get a lot out of our sherry tasting – the latest in our ‘Meet the Maker’ series features Delgado Zuleta sherries and tapas from the kitchen at L’entrepot. £20 per ticket available from all our … Continue reading

Tea towels? Everyone needs more tea towels!

Our limited edition Borough Wines tea towels are available at all shops while stocks last. Get one for your kitchen for a tenner!

L’entrepot is closed this evening

Due to an unfortunate… what would you call it… hmmm… Maybe…. ACT OF GOD?! L’entrepot is closed tonight. We really apologise to all that wished to find some warmth and comfort after having to deal with a full day of treacherous rain and miserable-ness. Although we can’t promise it will be sunny tomorrow, we can confirm … Continue reading

L’entrepot’s daytime cafe is now open – focusing on good, local suppliers

For those who have come to visit us this week, you would have noticed that we have many parts to us – wine shop, wine bar, and food in the evenings. Over the next few months more feathers will be added to our hat, but the best thing to have happened in Hackney Downs this … Continue reading

Frank’s kitchen opening this weekend at L’entrepot

Like most of us at Borough Wines, Frank wears many hats. Not only does he have culinary heritage that stems from two of the greatest kitchens in London, The River Cafe and Moro, but he also is quite the artist. It was over 15 years ago that Frank Hannon began working with food. Not being … Continue reading

L’Entrepot – our restaurant on Dalston Lane

L’Entrepot now has it’s own website. Please visit us at To make a reservation please call us on 0207 249 1176 or send an e-mail to: To see our current menu’s please visit our Facebook Page – and Twitter account   Part office, storage, wine shop and cafe, we have big dreams for this little … Continue reading