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Growers' champagnes from Son of Sampler
15 Nov 2010 by Jancis Robinson
In 2006 the first branch of The Sampler wine shop in Islington broke new ground in wine retailing for London, offering its customers small tasting samples of about 80 fine wines and carrying a selection of roughly 1,500 hand-picked, truly interesting bottles. But, even though I lived there for most of the 1970s, I have to admit that Islington is a little off the beaten track for many, so it is good to announce the opening of a second branch of The Sampler, a stone's throw from South Kensington tube station, in Thurloe Place, just between it and the busy Cromwell Road. Just opposite, I could not help noticing, a branch of Snog, whose...

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