NEWS and MEDIA
We have collected quite a lot of film and video clips, including that favourite “disciplining the parsley!” over the years.
Not only do we have a growing library of images but there is always something happening! Stay up to date on what's new by reading through the stories below or by joining our mailing list.
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Shorter Days, Longer Nights 28 Sep 2015
... 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.
September Happenings 25 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>
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! 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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
Xmas Opening Hours - Just Three Days to Go! 22 Dec 2014
But don't panic! Our Bakery Arch on Druid Street has a SPECIAL OPENING on the morning of Christmas Eve. You can pull up your car or your bicycle right outside, then rush in to pick up that raisin loaf for your festive cheese... soda or rye bread for your smoked salmon breakfast on Christmas morning... the... more>
All is Not Lost! A Last Wine Reminder 16 Dec 2014
There's Still Time... We have received some good news from our shippers, who have extended their deadline until midnight tonight for UK mainland orders delivered on or before Christmas eve! So that means: YOU HAVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT to place WINE ORDERS for CHRISTMAS DELIVERY! There are... more>
Last Order Dates for Christmas! Within London: 5pm, Monday December 22nd UK Mainland: 5pm, Monday December 15th Or just in case you have a last-minute moment, we are happy to have wines ready for collection at both Smithfield and Bread & Wine up until Christmas Eve. But try not to leave it that late...! A Christmas... more>
We've Got a Treat in Store! 2 Dec 2014
What are you doing on Thursday? Whatever it is, take a break and come to our St John Bakery Counter at the Selfridges Food Hall for the wonderful, delicious Seasons Eatings extravaganza! It feels cruel to tell you and then make you wait, but we're taking the opportunity to launch something pretty... more>
Preparation is Everything! 27 Nov 2014
We are happy to take pre-orders of both puddings and pies by email -order early to avoid disappointment! PUDDINGS! Fergus says: "Behold the Pudding! Tamed with brandy, rum and port,Soothed with treacle, prunes and suet,Uplifted by nutmeg, cinnamon and oranges. Enough emotion for one Christmas!" They're wrapped and ready at... more>
Bread & Wine Opening Hours 27 Oct 2014
A Change to our Opening Hours Due to popular demand we are making a little amendment to our opening hours at Bread & Wine. Starting from November we will be opening later on Sunday and changing our early close to Monday night. So that means our new hours are: Sunday supper 6pm –... more>