The very finest food and drinks from the farthest corners of the British Isles can now be savoured in the heart of London's most prestigious shopping district, with the arrival of Fenwick's Brook Street Café and Wine Room. Visit the Lower Ground Floor on the dates below to sample remarkable wines and spirits from exceptional British producers.
The very finest food and drinks from the farthest corners of the British Isles can now be savoured in the heart of London's most prestigious shopping district, with the arrival of Fenwick's Brook Street Café and Wine Room. Visit the Lower Ground Floor on the dates below to sample wines and spirits from exceptional British producers.
##### **Dalmore Distillery**
* Saturday 9th November 2019
Dalmore Distillery continue an age-old heritage that treasures the sanctity of the cask. This precious spirit is finessed in exceptional casks, hand selected by Master Distiller, Richard Paterson and sourced from the world’s finest bodegas and exclusive wineries. To create a more complex character, some of their whiskies benefit from an extra flourish in additional casks. Every cask that is sourced is of impeccable quality and hand-selected to produce Dalmores’ renowned Single Malt Whisky.
##### **Chapel Down Wines**
* Wednesday 13th November 2019
* Wednesday 11th December 2019
Chapel Down produces a world-class range of sparkling and still wines, together with the award-winning range of Curious beers and cider. Their sparkling wines are created using the Traditional Method, the same as Champagne, from fruit sourced from the South-East of England.
##### **Gusbourne Wines**
* Thursday 14th November 2019
* Thursday 21st November 2019
* Thursday 5th December 2019
* Friday 13th December 2019
For Gusborne Wines, a combination of the best age-old traditions with modern technology and cutting-edge equipment allows them to sit comfortably between old and new world winemaking, while at the same time bringing their own exacting quality standards to the process. Respect for the vineyards, the fruit and the natural elements involved in winemaking means that their approach favours minimal intervention. Each and every bottle of wine crafted at Gusbourne carries a contemporary goose crest in honour of the heritage. This ‘Goosemark’ is a symbol of trust, representing the pursuit of uncompromising quality. Enjoy tastings of the Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs 2014, Gusbourne Rose 2015 and Gusbourne Guinevere Chardonnay 2017.
##### **Hepple Spirits**
* Friday 15th November 2019
With their team’s unique breadth of expertise, Hepple Gin set out to rethink how spirits are made. Behind the doors of their distillery is an expressive and experimental laboratory where the gin is distilled in three dimensions: their unique Triple Technique. The result is spirits that capture the ingredients fully and faithfully
##### **Simpsons Wines**
* Friday 15th November 2019
* Tuesday 3rd December 2019
* Friday 6th December 2019
At Simpsons, they believe that the finest wines convey a rich sense of provenance and integrity, firmly rooted in the characteristics and exquisite nuances of their terroir. This is why they settled for nothing less than the finest parcels of land in southern England to plant the vines for Simpsons’ first English sparkling wine.
The Simpsons' vineyards occupy glorious positions on the sunny, sheltered slopes of the North Downs of Kent, protected from the whimsy of the English climate by ancient woodland and anchored in the iconic chalky soils so highly revered in the world of both still and sparkling wine.
Try a selection of their delicious wines being tasted in store.
##### **Ridgeview Wines**
* Tuesday 19th November 2019
Ridgeview has been at the forefront of the recent evolution of English sparkling wine production. A second-generation family company situated in the South Downs National Park producing world class sparkling wines. These wines are exported around the world and served at many prestigious occasions. Enjoy tastings of Cavendish and Blanc de Noirs. These are two Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier dominant wines, having a red berry, savoury, fuller-bodied style to them – ideal for the Autumn Winter and the festive season’s various foods.
Cavendish is Ridgeviews’ Traditional Blend. A blend of Pinot Noir, Meunier and Chardonnay. It has red berry, cherry and red apple characters, with gentle toast and brioche notes from cellar ageing. A classic blend, ideal for aperitifs or pairing with smoked salmon canapés, or even the turkey itself.
Blanc de Noirs 2014 is one of Ridgeview’s Limited Release wines, made only in exceptional vintages from best Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier only. A fuller bodied and savoury wine, this has the most structure and body of any in the range. Red berries mingle with subtle liquorice and fennel notes in a very complex, balance wine. This is ideal with the main Christmas meal, it’s weight and fine mousse balancing the various foods on the table.
##### **Nyetimber Wines**
* Saturday 23rd November 2019
* Saturday 21st December 2019
Nyetimber vineyards share similar characteristics with the best sparkling wine vineyards in the world. Green and chalk soils allow the vines to flourish across the south of England. The climate allows for the slow ripening of their grapes, achieving the optimum levels of ripeness and acidity, as well as the complexity and finesse for which these exquisite wines are renowned.
Nyetimber craft all of their wines according to the traditional method, ageing them for extended periods of time to build complexity and flavour, and allowing for generous post-disgorgement time before release. Enjoy the below products being tasted:
**Classic Cuvee** The signature wine of Nyetimber, a perfect balance of elegance and intensity. The blend includes varieties from all our vineyards and several vintages.
**Blanc de Blancs** A wine of complexity and delicacy, aged for a longer time on the lees to develop classic brioche and vanilla aromas.
**Rosé** A textured and generous rosé with a core of bright red fruit, evoking the English summer.
**Tillington Single Vineyard** A true expression of place, this rare and refined wine shows the exceptional Pinot Noir character of one of our most celebrated vineyards.
**Cuvee Chérie** The first of its kind in England, Cuvee Chérie is the perfect accompaniment to gently sweet desserts, or fragrant savoury dishes.
##### **G’vine Gin**
* Thursday 28th November 2019
* Friday 6th December 2019
Based in Cognac, southwestern France, Maison Villevert is a family run company, custodian of a mindset that dates back to the Renaissance. Inspired by grapes and the French art de vivre, Maison Villevert's teams invent, package and build premium brands for people to enjoy round the world.
**G’vine Floraison – 28th November 2019** It is a French Gin, distilled and bottled in the Cognac region, It's distilled with Ugni Blanc grape to give it its unique taste, as well as some more standard botanicals including ginger root, liquorice, cardamom, cassia bark, coriander, cubeb berries, nutmeg, lime and even a bit of juniper.
**G’vine June – 6th December 2019** A wonderfully sweet and fruity gin liqueur where delicate wild peach meets G’Vine gin - the unconventional French gin made from grapes. Classic herbaceous juniper notes combine brilliantly with the freshness of wild peach and summer fruits, making this an excellent tipple for warm afternoons. The peaches used in this product only harvest in the month of June, hence the name.
##### **Old Curiosity Gin**
* Friday 29th November 2019
* Saturday 7th December 2019
Discover the fresh and subtle flavour of Old Curiosity's delicious gin. In 2012, co-founder of Old Curiosity Gin, Hamish and Liberty Martin bought derelict land on the outskirts of Edinburgh and there laid the roots of a secret herb garden with over 600 naturally grown and tendered varieties of herbs. Fast forward to today where many of the fresh ingredients make up their magical gins.
##### **Mallorca Distillery**
* Saturday 30th November 2019
* Sunday 1st December 2019
Situated in the heart of Mallorca's capital city, Mallorca Distillery is an urban distillery and is the first small-scale craft distillery in Palma. With a bespoke 500 litre copper pot still, Mallorca Distillery produces local premium craft spirits with care, gifting a taste of the island in every bottle. Discover the striking bottles and tastes of Palma Gin and Palma Vodka in-store, which make for an ideal gift or centrepiece.