The new Whirly wine Aperitif Bar opens this weekend, 16th April. The Aperitif bar will promote wines that Mr Whirly sources from all over the world from his close relationship with his small producers and will be served in 75ml and 125ml glasses. I will have tables set up outside so you can sit out and enjoy the sun ( fingers crossed) as you taste some wines and eat some carefully sourced cold foods. The plan is to offer 14 wines by the glass this weekend so you can get a real feel for the quality of wines on offer here in SW17! The wine offering will change every week or even twice weekly and I shall be sourcing some outstandng new wines throughout the summer. I already have a Bandol rose on the rade from Chateau D’Azur that I tasted yesterday with staff here in the shop and it was the perfect Provence rose. It rvials Domaine Tempier but at half the price! So pop down this weekend from midday to 9pm and Mr Whirly will take you through the whirling process!
The opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday, midday to 9pm, Sunday midday to 5.30pm ( though this might change depending on the demand to open later), closed Monday and Tuesday from Midday to 7pm. I look forward to welcoming you soon to the Aperitif bar!
I am delighted to announce that Whirly Wine’s will be opening an ‘Aperitif’ bar at the Whirly Wine shop in April 2016. We have successfully applied for a variation of the license and as soon as Spring has officially arrived, we will launch the new project. We aim to make Whirly Wine’s far more accessible to our local customers, by allowing you to taste the wines before actually buying them ( 75ml and 125ml glasses will be served).We will be looking to change the wine list every week, offering wines that suit the climate as well as newly arrived wines from the various countries Whirly Wine’s carefully sources from. In time we will also be offering a fine array of cold foods that have been carefully selected to compliment the wine.
We are in the process of creating the outside seating area at the front of the shop. Ideally we would like to have some old French bistro collapsable style tables and chairs but they are difficult to source. If anyone has anything fitting the description that they no longer want, do let us know!
We will keep you informed about the opening day but please feel free to pop in and discuss your thoughts with Mr Whirly and his rascal dog Dash!
I have some lovely Easter wines here in the shop too so please come down and have a chat about what wines you would like to go with your Easter lunch! My top suggestions would be some Veyovis Verdejo from Rueda at £10.95; lovely Spring wine, full of verve and freshness! Also lovely for Easter would be the Domaine Prevote Sauvignon Tourraine 2014 at £10.75; stunning SB at a lovely price, really zingy and full of energy but not in anyway flowery! For reds try some Perusini Refosco 2014 at £16.75 from one of the most exciting wine regions in Italy, Collio in Fruili. This wine has great acidity and is fruit led but in a very restrained way and would be be a perfect accompaniment to a shoulder of lamb for your Easter Sunday lunch. Lastly if you think some fizzy would kick off your day well I have good stock of the Lemoss Prosecco NV from Ca di Rajo in Treviso at £8.99. This wine is going through a second fermentation in the bottle, is slightly cloudy and unfiltered and tastes like a well made cider from Calvados, full of fresh apples and yeast. Its well worth a whirl!
So please do pop in for a chat in the coming days and let me know what you plan to eat and I shall try to match some Whirly wines for your special lunch or dinner.
The shop is open Good Friday from 11.30 am to 5pm and Saturday 26th March from 11am to 5pm. The shop will be closed Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
Thank you for your continued support and a very Happy Easter to you all!
The Whirly Wine website is under re-construction. Please bare with me whilst this is being completed and if you need any information on wine please call Mr whirly on 07821 968111. Many thanks