Wishing you a Holly Jolly Christmas – with wine

A case of festive Cheer available at all our shops. 12 Bottles of wine for £100 … it doesn’t get much easier than that!

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 (www.treacleworld.com) 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

Barrels on Broadway Market

For those of us who are not fond of crossing the park – either from laziness or, well, for any reason really, we have had you in mind, and this wee notification will cheer you. The lovely L’eau a La Bouche has now our barrel wine, and therefore you can forget your daily/weekly tredding across … 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 www.lentrepot.co.uk. To make a reservation please call us on 0207 249 1176 or send an e-mail to: enquiries@lentrepot.co.uk To see our current menu’s please visit our Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lentrepot/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/Lentrepot_E8   Part office, storage, wine shop and cafe, we have big dreams for this little … Continue reading

The re-discovered Priorat (and more monks!)

Yet an other wine with monastic origin. I really did not want to drag the monks out of the hat again, but I just bumped into a great wine with a good story. This time we take a look around in Spain. In Catalunya to be very precise… This story begins with the Charthusian monks, … Continue reading

Happy Carignan Day

Initially I failed to see what an annual day in the name of a grape would do in the wonderful world of wine, but the announcement of today’s day of Carignan sparked my curiosity. And that is exactly what it’s meant to do. Being that we at Borough Wines have a deep affection for all things Languedoc, … Continue reading

Online sales and cheapskates Wednesdays

It’s not every day you hear of a business idea that isn’t original (online sales) about an industry that is over subscribed (wine retail) that has a record daily income of over 1 million bucks. They have been selling wine for over 26 years in a store in New Jersey, but it was in 2006 … Continue reading

What’s Cooking (for the lonely) – Grilled cod on sauteed potatoes with paprika and green olives

This is a great one pan dish if you’re on your tod. So many recipes these days serve four-six, so if you’re single, have no friends or just hate washing up, this one goes out to you. Ingredients: 4/5 new potatoes, washed with skin on Fillet of cod (One of it’s brothers or sisters, such … Continue reading