Elise Mather

Team Reunion at Hambledon Vineyard

21 September, 2021

Last week, we were delighted to reunite the whole Mentzendorff team at Hambledon Vineyard. The day kicked off with coffee and croissants and important ‘One-Team’ presentations led by a member of each department. Next on the agenda, owner Ian Kellet led a fantastic tasting of the Hambledon range; a personal favourite is their Première Cuvée, […]

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Alan Montague-Dennis

R.D. Recollections

8 March, 2021

My first experience of R.D. was on a very cold day in January 1992 at Great Peter Street; the ’73; a dribble was remaining in a bottle left in the first-floor dining room. Anthony Leschallas (the M.D) and a customer were out for lunch, and I was allowed to finish off the bottle. This was […]

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Fladgate Partnership Harvest Trip 2019

20 October, 2019

The Fladgate Port Harvest press trip took place this year from 16-18 September and saw journalists, Tom Cannavan, David Kermode and Phoebe French join us for a visit to Porto and the Douro Valley.

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