I wonder how many people watching the final rugby of the season last weekend realised how privileged they were. Four of the best rugby teams in their world, club and International, were playing back to back. It was a real treat and just shows how when crowds come back the entertainment and fan engagement is going to go off […]
Dear SWC Members, We are tantalisingly close to seeing you all again – absence makes the heart grow fonder and we cannot wait to get together. Meantime we are really excited to announce a partnership with London based 28º–50º restaurant chain, owned by the chairman of Wasps Rugby, Richard Green. It has a wonderful wine heritage that fits […]
We can all see that the last months of Premiership rugby have flown to new levels but the two sensational semifinals created all sorts of records and with 20% crowds screaming themselves hoarse.
Dear Friends, Imagine the excitement when our PA extraordinaire, Michelle, introduced us to Susannah Ricci of Yotes Court, Kent, who represented a new sport and country to add to our Sporting Wine portfolio… Well, one tasting session later and we are now proud sellers of Horse Racing wines, ENGLISH ones at that, adding not just one new grape variety to our collection, […]
Dear Friends, Imagine one of the most hazardous sea routes you could undertake in the world, the North West Passage connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and then take an intrepid group of world-class rowers who have committed to achieve this incredible feat, facing the harshest conditions on earth, in zero degree temperatures rowing up […]
Dear Friends, It is a rugby player’s worst nightmare. I remember it was the only thing I worried about as I counted down the last games to retirement. At the bottom of every ruck I was waiting for a horrible moment when my neck may just get into a terrible place, be broken, and life […]
Why Chardonnay? The Chardonnay Grape comes under so many guises in the production of still and sparkling wine, yet can often still be pigeonholed by the casual drinker. Labelling rules in much of France, for example, require that the place or D.O (designation of origin) takes centre stage on the bottle. Chablis, Macon-Village, Pouilly-Fuisse, Vire-Clesse, […]
The other night Sporting Wine Club had the privilege of hosting the Springbok legend, Bismarck du Plessis to talk about his RugbyField Vineyard Project. In conversation, we touched on the British and Irish Lions upcoming tour of South Africa. Please take a look here at the incredible statement he made about his own experiences with […]
Every week that goes by, Eddie Jones is reminded about the talent that exists in English rugby – the Premiership is on fire and many of his nearly men are displaying supreme form making us wonder what if….
VIRTUAL EVENT DETAILS Date: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Time: 18:00 – 19:00 GMT Speakers: Nicolas Ricome (Chateau de Valcombe), Bismark du Plessis (The RugbyField Vineyard) Free Event Click on this link to RSVP Dear Friends, We are thrilled to invite you to a very special virtual event on Wednesday the 19th of May at 6PM, introducing a new partnership with the RugbyField Vineyard. We first heard […]