Lea & Sandeman turns 35

Pazo da Maga vineyards

A London merchant that imports, retails and supplies the hospitality industry can boast an array of hand-picked wines that should be of interest to wine lovers, wherever they are. Above, the Pazo da Maga vineyards rising steeply from the River Sil in north-west Spain, source of exciting, good-value Godello.

Lea & Sandeman’s tasting to celebrate their 35 years of existence was a real pleasure. Many a producer was there to explain their wines. The range was wide and stimulating. And even in this era, when prices seem to be rising weekly, I marked 15 wines GV for good value and...