Celebrate London Wine Week 2018 at some of the capital's top wine bars, as rated by Decanter experts.
London Wine Week 2018: Where to go
With London Wine Week 2018 about to start on 14 May, we’ve taken a look at what some of the top London wine bars, as chosen by Decanter experts, are doing to celebrate. See below for more details.
You can also visit the London Wine Week hub at Flat Iron Square in Southwark,, near to London Bridge station, where there will be a pop-up bar from Berry Bros & Rudd plus a Pol Roger Champagne bar.
Flat Iron is also a good opportunity to pick up some excellent food and try out some pairings, with a whole array of cuisines available from pad thai to pizza.
A London Wine Week digital pass costs £10.
See also: Wine corkage and offers in London
Sager & Wilde
London Wine Week: ‘Toastie O’Clock’ – £5
Enjoy a mini spring onion or jalepeno toastie, with a glass of one of three Portuguese wines, at the Hackney Road branch.
London Wine Week: Classic wine pairings – £6 – £10
Focusing on foods that classically pair well with wines. The first tasting is Muscadet and Oyster, for £6.
London Wine Week: A taste of Terroirs – £9
Enjoy a classic pairing on a Loire Chenin Blanc and two oysters.
Social Wine and Tapas
London Wine Week: Sip and snack – £11
Two sip and snack options; Pan con Tomate and a glass of Cava Franck Massard, Brut Nature NV or Lincolshire Poacher Hard Cheese and a glass of Rioja white Viura.
28º – 50º
London Wine Week: The world’s famous Sauvignon Blanc – £5
A taster of Sauvignon Blancs from different terroirs; Loire, New Zealand and Bordeaux. For an extra £9 you can add food pairings too. (Marlyebone Lane location)
New Zealand cellar
London Wine Week: A journey across New Zealand – £5
Taste three wines demonstrating the variety found in New Zealand.
London Wine Week: Think Pink! – £5
Try three samples of rosés, from France, England and Spain (At the Kings Cross, Marylebone, City and Farringdon branches)
London Wine Week: Fizz. Pop. Clink! – £5
Explore three styles of sparkling wines, from Veneto to Alsace to South Africa. (Battersea location).
London Wine Week: Food and wine pairings – £10
A selection of food and wine pairings; the selections vary with each location. The Borough branch offers a glass of Sherry and bone marrow oysters – and is conveniently close to the LWW hub.
London Wine Week: Grape Oddities – £5
Three wines to showcase the range in Salon – Davenport, Horsmonden Organic White 2016, Markovitis, Xinomavro 2012 and Judith Beck, Beck Ink 2016.
London Wine Week: Glass of wine and a croquette – £9.50
The team at Naughty Piglets will help you choose a wine to suit your taste, and pair with a Alsacian ham and Parmesan croquette.