Join us on Saturday for the Sud de France festival in London

The end of August has bought a flurry of events and activities to the capital as we attempt to live out the last days of summer in style. On Satuday 31st August we’ll be bringing a little piece of Southern France with us, showcasing the wines of star winemakers from the Languedoc. Join us for … Continue reading

Wine Car Boot

We’re very proud to announce that we are participating the the very first Wine Car Boot next month. On Sunday September 1st, we’ll be cruising over to Netil Market in our little white delivery van to set up our stall and sell our wares alongside a selection of other independent wine merchants. There’s an entry … Continue reading

Join us at Open East Festival this weekend

Join us this weekend at the Open East Festival. This festival celebrates the first anniversary of the Olympics and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opening to the public. Borough wines is collaborating with Caught by the River where there’ll be two days of talks, Dj’s, Bands, readings and of course – lots of great wine! Ticket … Continue reading

Wilton Wednesdays return!

Spring is in full swing, and we’re in a celebratory mood. So we’ve teamed up with our neighbours to host the first Wilton Wednesday of 2013. We hope to see you down there!

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

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

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

Borough Wines Olympic Opening at Stokie

We opened our new Stoke Newington shop last Saturday. The One Hackney festival and Torch Relay Parade happened to be on at the same time, so we put a bar on the street and served Prosecco and our other wines from the barrel as well as a delightful Summer Spritzer. The day was a huge … Continue reading

David Bailey’s East End

Borough Wines are thrilled to be sponsors of David Bailey’s latest exhibition at Compressor House in the Royal Docks. David Bailey has regularly photographed the East End over the last 50 years, and this series of photographs is a celebration of Bailey’s unique vision of the area that he grew up in. The opening night … Continue reading

The only good thing about Valentines is the booze

We are getting over Christmas, our balances continue to hover at just about empty, and as we pull ourselves out of abstinence, Valentines arrives. Valentines has always been my least favourite occasion in the greeting card calendar. Although I do like the celebration of love, I wish it wasn’t such a commercial pitch – no one likes to … Continue reading