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Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard London

31 St Thomas Street

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London

SE1 9QU

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Photo © 2016 Malcolm Johnston – Outside The Market Porter Pub

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.

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.

Meet opposite the Shangri-La Hotel, St Thomas Street, which is at the base of the Shard (London Bridge Stations).

The tour will finish approximately two hours later by Borough Market, near 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

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SE1 9QU

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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