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Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard London

31 St Thomas Street

(Meet opposite the hotel)

London

SE1 9QU

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Photo © 2016 Malcolm Johnston – Outside The Market Porter Pub

Guide tel: 07982 132231 – please contact me if booking has closed; there may still be room!

O for a draught of vintage! that hath been
Cool’d a long age in the deep-delved earth,
Tasting of Flora and the country green,
Dance, and Provençal song, and sunburnt mirth.

John Keats knew how to appreciate his wine. It is with his words that we begin an exploration of the story of booze and the Borough. We enter a time of coaches, travellers clutching to their roofs, erupting from inn yards at first light. Hop factors and warehouses evoke laden wagons arriving from Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

This tour tells of a graduate with a van and a love for wine, of London’s largest brewery, and of a very dangerous umbrella. It celebrates the grain and the grape, and trade both in times past and today.

PLEASE NOTE: this tour may present access issues - please contact the guide before booking if you have access requirements so that they can be accommodated.

Meet opposite the Shangri La Hotel, St Thomas Street. The walk will take approximately 2 hours, and finishes by the Borough High Street entrance to London Bridge Underground Station.

For information on travel, please use Transport for London's Journey Planner.

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Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard London

31 St Thomas Street

(Meet opposite the hotel)

London

SE1 9QU

United Kingdom

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