Queens Park Wines

Next day delivery returns

Next day delivery returns

Very happy to announce that I have managed to re-negotiate with the new delivery depot for next day delivery to start again. The new rules are, if you order before 3pm I can guarantee next day delivery. If you do order between 3 and 4 it might be possible to do next day delivery, but

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The history of wine

The history of wine

I hadn’t posted anything for a while so i thought this rather amusing, and quite informative film, would be fun to watch. Most people have no idea that wine making is as much as 9000 years old. This quick-fire talk takes you from Pangea to Pasteur.  

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Return of La Jara

Return of La Jara

Delighted to announce the return of two of my favourite fizzies just in time for the festive season. Both pink, both absolutely delicious. I will be featuring both of these wonderful sparkling wines from La Jara at the market this weekend.   La Jara – Special Cuvée Rosé NV   La Jara – Brut Pinot

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In the summer time, when the weather is fine…

In the summer time, when the weather is fine…

We are very pleased to announce the return of our Roulerie white and rosés after a brief period of being out of stock. Something summery for everyone with a dry white, a dry rosé and an off-dry rosé, all of which are quite delicious and well-priced in our opinion. https://beaconsfield.wine/product/chateau-roulerie-ptit-chenin Chateau de la Roulerie – Les...

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Tenuta Lenzini

I recently attended a very interesting talk and tasting session at Cafe Comptoire in London’s Mayfair. Presented by Michele Guarino the tasting featured 4 wines, all of which were really lovely. The top wine though, the 2013 Syrah, was truly exceptional and quite unique. We will soon be listing all four of them on our

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Is organic wine any good?

Is organic wine any good?

Somebody asked me recently if organic wine was any good. “Not necessarily” I swiftly replied. Indeed I went on to explain that I have tried some pretty awful organic wines in the past few years but the bad ones do tend to be at the very lowest end of the market and the exception. That

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Château de Bel – Olivier Cazenave

Château de Bel – Olivier Cazenave

Olivier Cazenave is the most radical wine grower in the Bordeaux region. He entered the wine-making business back in 2003 in the midst of a downturn in the region.  “you would have to be crazy to buy a property in Bordeaux in 2003. Indeed, everybody talked about crisis, and still talking today, poor sales and

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Sting and Trudy go biodynamic in Tuscany

Sting and Trudy go biodynamic in Tuscany

Far from being the latest fad, biodynamic wine really is gaining ground and becoming established as the future of responsible and environmentally-friendly wine production. Not only are organic and biodynamic wines far better for us than wines grown using harmful chemicals, they are grown in a way that works with nature and encourages wildlife rather

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