Europe’s best deliver an Easter treat

The Double-Header weekends of the Heineken Champions Cup have been one of the season’s highlights so far. The last 16 format created supreme drama and stunning quality between Europe’s top clubs. These formats and dates have been moved around partly through Covid driven necessity and partly in a constant search to improve the competition. I know that personally, having spent many months at that particular negotiating table. You cannot stand still, and with both the domestic leagues and International tournaments rightly seeking to generate more relevance and interest, the world’s premier club competition is doing the same- and to great effect.

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Jean Roi Rosé 2020 receives 91+/100 points

Pale coral hues allude to the delicate, refreshing purity of this dry rosé. Mineral, wet stone, and floral undertones support the fresh apple, yellow peach, and apricot aromas on the nose. The palate is lively and bright. A delicious wine, perfect for summer and al fresco dining.

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Evening Standard lauds Gaucho steak

We’re delighted our partners Gaucho were named as one of the best London restaurants for steak in a wonderful piece by the Evening Standard. Read the full article

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World Malbec Day 2022

Malbec is one of the original Bordeaux cultivars, a grape variety that historically added a boost of fruit flavour to famous blends including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot and still does.

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Gaucho Sustainable Supper Club

Join Gaucho Charlotte Street for their new event which launches next week, the Sustainable Supper Club!

The evening will feature a bespoke four-course carbon-neutral dining experience with an optional sustainable cocktail pairing menu that is not only low in carbon emissions by using local and seasonal ingredients as well as championing nose-to-tail dining, but in fact carbon neutral through their off-setting initiatives.

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Wine Pairings for Every Easter Dish!

Pale coral hues allude to the delicate, refreshing purity of this dry rosé. Floral undertones support the fresh apple, yellow peach and apricot aromas on the nose. The palate is lively and bright. A delicious wine, perfect for appetizers and al fresco dining.

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Susannah Ricci – The Grand National 2022

Grand National week is here and we have not one but two horses in the running through our relationship with Yotes Court in Kent which won the Best Newcomer of the Year in 2021 and already makes stunning wines.

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Louis Oosthuizen – The Masters 2022

Welcome to the beginning of a huge summer of golf culminating with the Open Championship in July. Louis Oosthuizen was the winner at St Andrews in 2010 and he will be hoping to repeat the performance this year.

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England’s Rugby Realities (2)

Just as we are all ruminating on the right structures to give England rugby success, some fascinating takes have appeared in the press on the England coaching job by Rob Baxter and then Mark McCall.

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The 1861 receives 93/100 points by Greg Sherwood

Celebrating 50 years of the Richmond Heavies! We at Sporting Wine Club are delighted to announce that Richmond Rugby Club have joined forces with leading winemakers Schalk Burger & Sons to create a bespoke celebration blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

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