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January 2016

Sunshine in the depth of Winter...

Sunshine in the depth of Winter...   15 Jan 2016

Warm Wishes for 2016! Winter has well and truly hit, with the cold snap threatening to drive away the warm memories of Christmas and New Year (what a party!!). But don't lose heart! The days are getting longer again we promise, Spring is within sight, and we've got a treat to make the wait a little shorter... PROVENCE WINE... more>

December 2015

Puddings! Pies! Wines! Dates!

Puddings! Pies! Wines! Dates!   9 Dec 2015

At St. JOHN we only really start feeling festive on December 1st when, as tradition dictates, the Mince Pies and Christmas Puddings hit our counters. At the restaurants the air is full of spice and celebration, and as the festivities begin in your own homes too we are here to help.  By now you know that we deliver wine (and other things) to... more>

November 2015

Party time, excellent!

Party time, excellent!   12 Nov 2015

We know it seems early, but...    ...The party season is almost upon us - indeed, it feels distinctly like it's already begun!  When things really get into full swing we'd like you to be prepared, and only drink the good stuff.  Whether it's a magnum for that dinner you've been asked to, or a bag-in-box for the fridge to tide... more>

What are you doing?

What are you doing?   10 Nov 2015

New Year, New Party! We've thrown a few celebrations in our time - some impromptu, some long awaited, some monumental, some intimate, some early doors and some late nights that we'd never put in print.  All had a few things in common: delicious things on plates, excellent things in glasses, and the most convivial company. But... we've... more>

October 2015

Reveals & Revelries!

Reveals & Revelries!   1 Oct 2015

Shorter Days, Longer Nights  ... But there is no mourning those balmy summer days, because we have some delicious ways for you to wile away those autumnal days and evenings, either in our convivial company or in your own.   more>

September 2015

A Thrill Seeker's Feast!

A Thrill Seeker's Feast!   24 Sep 2015

  An exciting collaboration, a feast for the senses! Late last year Noble Rot Magazine met up with artist Brian Eno to taste some of the world's most exciting wines.  Discussions took in the diverse merits of wines from Santa Barbara Riesling to Grand Cru Burgundy, but when they opened a bottle... more>

August 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, an Announcement!

Ladies and Gentlemen, an Announcement!   27 Aug 2015

Easy Access. Many of you already buy our wines online, for delivery to your very door. And we have to thank you, because hitherto some of you have found it a little tricky!But now, we are delighted to announce the launch of... TA DAA..  OUR NEW WINE WEBSITE! We think it's simple, in design and use. We think it's effective, and efficient. And... more>

September Happenings

September Happenings   20 Aug 2015

These Days are Just Packed! We've got a crazy September coming up... and you can join us, with some serious fun, some serious wines, some serious (or not so serious!) lessons and a seriously good cause.You're welcome to come to all, or some, or just usher in the beginning of Autumn with a plate of Devilled Kidneys and a glass at  St John... more>

July 2015

First of the Summer Wine...

First of the Summer Wine...   16 Jul 2015

... And indeed wine for every season!  But Summer is here right now (and how!) and we have some fresh delights for you with a new wine from our own winery in the Minervois, our new Bag-in-Box rosé and a much anticipated shipment of Chateau de Roquefort's new rosé (post-Grêle). We also have... more>

Southward Ho!

Southward Ho!   6 Jul 2015

Those friends who tell us that the only place to be these days is South of the River... well just now we are those friends!  We have some glorious things for you over in Bermondsey, time to make that journey... And keep reading, there are some other southerly antics this week with news from our annual Fete du Vin in the... more>

May 2015

Rosé Tinted Specs

Rosé Tinted Specs   12 May 2015

It's here at last! The moment you have been waiting for!  We have a date, and a few places left, for the first of our Quarterly Wine Tasting Dinners.  Summer will be starting to shine through the windows of the Bakery Room and along Ropewalk, this is the moment for...  The Rosé Time Tasting Dinner ... At the St.... more>

April 2015

An Open (Bottle) Invitation!

An Open (Bottle) Invitation!   29 Apr 2015

Open Bottle Wednesdays at the Bakery Room As you will know by now, The Bakery Room in Bermondsey is  more than a weekend spot for a glass and a doughnut.  For the last few weeks it has been happily open for dinner, Wednesday through Saturday, and has become a shop window for our wines with a healthy list and 30 wines by the... more>

February 2015

A Soft Launch - You're Invited!

A Soft Launch - You're Invited!   26 Feb 2015

Midweek Bakery Room Joys! 26th February 2015 You asked and we listened... from March 4th (that's Wednesday of next week) our weekend stalwart The Bakery Room will be extending its hours to offer good things midweek as well as weekends!  We've been busy: there's been a lick of white paint and a stainless steel bar, we've put together a... more>

Sweets for your Sweet, Doughnuts for your Darling

Sweets for your Sweet, Doughnuts for your Darling   12 Feb 2015

You'll know the St. John Bakery Counter in the Selfridges Food Hall by now, and we hope that through our hot madeleines, daily doughnuts and that Rarebit Toastie, you've come to love us.  We're sharing the affection around with some glorious treats for you to take home to someone special, newly on our counter with this precise purpose in... more>

January 2015

News of the Screws (and other things)

News of the Screws (and other things)   23 Jan 2015

The St. JOHN Corkscrews Are In! Our floor staff throughout the company have been the guinea pigs and we can report that they are Waiters' Friends indeed - sturdy and working well!  They are that classic double lever design which is easy to use and lasts for years. A steal at £6.99, get yours here (scroll to... more>

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