Author:Lara Nardon

2020 Drinks

What are 2020’s drink trends going to be?

Using cutting-edge in-house tools Mode* and Pourtraits**, our sister company Bibendum’s insight team have been analysing the lists of the UK’s most influential bars and restaurants, to discover the hottest new drinks trends before they hit the mainstream.     Top 10 drinks predictions for 2020:     1. Influence from...

Christmas Table and red wine

Account Manager Top Five Wines: Winter Warmers

Those frosty mornings and dark evening are upon us, so why not winter-proof your shelves with some big, bold reds?   We asked Emily Bonsor, Account Manager for the South West and South Wales, for a round-up of her favourites below.     1. Battle of Bosworth - Puritan Shiraz   Who? Battle...

Harvest 2019 Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere: Harvest 2019 Overview

By Jessica Broadbent     The Southern Hemisphere's 2019 vintage will be characterised by freshness and vibrance.   Challenging, cooler than average temperatures have affected most countries, alongside abundant rainfall that balanced out typical warm climates. In South Africa, however, there has been a break from the droughts that affected...

The Bishop's Cave Shelves

Blurring the lines between Off Trade and On Trade: How to capitalise on evolving customer needs

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" video="" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Off Trade wine scene is on the move, with a growing number of operators moving from a purely retail model, to a place where customers can stay and enjoy the wines they’ve purchased. Consumers no longer just...

Wine Tasting

Autumn Tasting: The Highlights

This week's Autumn Tasting at The Drop Wine Bar was a real blast! We tasted over 60 wines and a selection of spirits, including our Christmas Specials and Exclusive Selection. The venue was buzzing with chatter and clinking, while some of our favourite South African...

Wine tasting event

Walker & Wodehouse Autumn Tasting & Braai

LONDON | 4 September 10am - 4pm The Drop Wine Bar Unit 22-24 Bagley Walk Arches Coal Drops Yard, N1C 4DH   TASTING | 10am - 1.30pm Join us this September for a tasting of our Christmas Specials, some Weird & Wonderful favourites plus Meet the Producers in our South Africa...