Covid – 19 Notice 24th March 2020
Posted by Zoran Ristanović | Tue 24 Mar 2020 | Offer

COVID – 19 NOTICE 24TH March 2020   Dear wine loving people of Richmond. WE ARE STIL OPEN but due to the most recent COVID-19 advice, only for HOME DELIVERIES and PREORDERED COLLECTIONS from our shop at 2 BRIDGE STREET, RICHMOND TW9 1 TQ.  Please contact us on sales@citywinecollection.com or 0208 948 7823.for any enquiries or orders Please note that we will assemble orders received by 4pm and try to deliver locally between 5pm and 7pm on daily basis where possible. As you can imagine, we will need to streamline the operations and, in order to reduce contact and protect both you and ...

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Aalto 2017 And Aalto Ps
Posted by Zoran Ristanović | Sun 09 Feb 2020 | Offer

AALTO 2017 and AALTO PS 2017 2017 was a difficult vintage in most of Europe and Spain/Ribera were not spared the trouble. Following a dry and warm winter (about 60 % less rain than normal) the growing season kicked off early, only to be hit by late frost just as the plants were reaching pre budding stage. Subsequently, a fair amount of fruit was never set and what was there had to fight for survival till late August, when a bit of rain moved in and propped the plants to finish the season. As in previous difficult vintages, the quality ...

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Lafite Of Ribera - Regina Vides 2015 - 95 Points In Wine Advocate
Posted by Zoran Ristanović | Fri 14 Sep 2018 | Offer

I was in a process of writing an offer on some beautiful wines form Piemonte, when Parker's Wine Advocate turned up in my mail box. Knowing that inside would be reviews of my favourite Spanish estates, I could not resist to peak in. And... Don't worry, fine wines of Gianni Abrigo will be coming your way very soon but, thanks to high ratings, this has become quite urgent.   First of all, I am pleased to say that all the usual suspects have been given appropriate (read: very good) scores, but one specific wine caught my eye more than others ...

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Sei Solo And Preludio 2015
Posted by Zoran Ristanović | Wed 01 Aug 2018 | Offer

I hope you are enjoying this Mediterranean summer we are having in England this year. I am quite happy with the sun and the heat, but must admit that few days of rain and wind over the weekend were a welcomed break.   Talking about long hot summer, I have had quite a few people in the shop asking about the right serving temperatures for reds and how to keep the wine in the right condition. So, I thought I would write few words on the subject within this offer - those of you who are interested will find detailed ...

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Bordeaux En Primeur 2017 Tasting Notes
Posted by Zoran Ristanović | Sun 17 Jun 2018 | Promotion

It's been a busy couple of weeks in Bordeaux and pretty much all the properties have now been released.   Unfortunately (and as expected) most of the Bordeaux Chateau decided that it easier to borrow the money rather than to release the wines at the price that would be attractive to us. Essentially, they can borrow at (or close to) 0% and figured out, it would make more sense to keep the wine and finance production by borrowing from the banks. I suppose, now that Draghi has confirmed that the interest rates in Euro zone will stay at these levels ...

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