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  • Beer or Wine?

    16 February 2012

    Last night I was challenged to attend a blind vertical wine tasting where we sampled 5 vintages of Chateau d’Angludet ranging from a 1997 vintage to a young 2005 that is still maturing, to see how the wine developed with time or which year gave the best flavours.

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  • New head brewer relishes working with Kentish hops

    16 February 2012

    Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer is relishing the opportunity to work with an award-winning brewing team and top quality local hops at Britain’s oldest brewer.Richard Frost, 54, has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry and was site manager and head brewer at the Wolverhampton brewery, part of Marston’s plc, since 2003.“I am honoured to be the head brewer of Britain’s oldest brewer,” said

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  • Wine bar opens at historic London pub

    15 February 2012

    The Jamaica Wine House, one of the City’s most iconic pubs, has opened a new wine bar in its former cellar. Tucked away in St Michael’s Alley off Cornhill and Lombard Street, The Jamaica Wine House now includes Todd’s Wine Bar in a bespoke venue downstairs. The intimate bar, a complementary feature to the bustling pub above, offers a variety of the finest wine from Todd’s the Wine Company, as well

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  • Celebrate Mother's Day at Shepherd Neame

    13 February 2012

    Our special Mother’s Day menu features a choice of delicious dishes and is priced at a recession-busting £19.95 for three courses. We’ve also created a Mother’s Day kids menu too. Which means you can enjoy a tasty family meal without breaking the bank. Just remember, Mum’s the word. Click to see the full menu or the children’s menu then book your table at any of these pubs:  

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  • 14th February

    13 February 2012

    What do you associate with Valentine’s Day? Roses, chocolate, champagne, romantic dinners for two? What do you associate with beer? Drinking pints in the pub, crisps, peanuts, anything but romantic dinners?

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