Queens Park Wines

New operating hours in Beaconsfield

  After a great start, albeit a slightly fishy one, i have decided to drop the Friday night, at least for the time being as so may people are away so business has dropped off somewhat. I am also moving soon, so i may restart the Friday evening after the move. I have several new

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Goodbye Primrose Hill Market

Goodbye Primrose Hill Market

Sadly we announce our departure from Primrose Hill Market. After 6 wonderful months we are calling time and would like to thank all out regular customers for their business and great feedback. It was a fabulous experience and we may be back next spring, but as temperatures drop and we ease towards the winter season

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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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Nicholas Joly, The Wine Magician

Nicholas Joly, The Wine Magician

If you think biodynamics is all a bit bonkers, well, you probably don’t know the half of it. Dung in burried horns, lunar cycles, cosmic calendars and obscure druidic potions… it gets really quite bizarre. In this rather brilliant filmette, Vice Magazine goes to the Loire Valley to meet the Wine Magician, aka Nicolas Joly,

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