Wines: a remarkable wine shop
Visiting London's glitziest wine shop
Chichvarkin's Hedonism Wines opened back in August 2012. So how come
it took me so long to visit? I don't know. But today I found myself
there as a participant in a World of Fine Wine Symposium (titled
What is wine?), and so I too a chance to nose around.
other shops, the staff positively encouraged me to take photohraphs,
and even unlocked the inner sanctuary, housing incredible old,
historic bottles, one or two retailing at over £100
The famous Yquem
wall: 88 different vintages
And this is the
Sine Qua Non room: a remarkable display of different bottles from
this cult Californian producer.
Another room is
dedicated to Penfolds, the celebrated Australian producer
But there are
also less pricey but equally compelling Aussie offerings, such as Clonakilla
Get your Gaia fix
Big bottles? They
have some very big bottles. Quite a few, too
Glad to see an
extensive Portuguese selection. It's not just bling here.
Ditto the South
Africans. Crystallum, Cape Point, Testalonga. On the money, son.
And a children's
play area. They'd have to be pretty well behaved in here. Lots of
expensive damage possible.
Inside the inner
Davies St, W1K 3LD,
10 AM—9 PM
12 PM—6 PM
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