London Uncorked

A wine museum in the land of the beer pub

When it comes to drinking, London is not all gin and ale. For proof, there's Vinopolis, a multimedia wine museum on the south side of the city. It's a place bustling with energy from lectures on food-and-wine pairings and interactive exhibits on world wines from Hungarian sweet Tokay to Beaujolais and beyond. And you'll learn all sorts of fun facts--for example, that there are more than 400 wineries in Britain and that China, known for plum and rice wines, is now producing grape-based ones. And, of course, you'll have a chance to sample some of them. The local Wickham Winery's white...

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