Upwardly mobile 20 September 2019 The founders of coffee and brunch chain Caravan are on the move, taking their business model to new Chelsea restaurant Vardo
In this week's issue... Upwardly mobile The founders of coffee and brunch chain Caravan are on the move, taking their business model to new Chelsea restaurant Vardo
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Better business: Spot in the Woods 28 August 2018 by

Gerard and Nina Basset's Hotel TerraVina was renowned for its extensive wine list and lavish rooms, but following Brexit and a personal illness, the couple were forced to rethink operations. Fiona Sims reports

Many of you will recognise the latter - Gerard and Nina Basset's celebrated, wine-focused hotel restaurant, staffed by a gaggle of hugely knowledgeable sommeliers, led by the undisputed king of sommeliers, Master of Wine Gerard Basset, World's Best Sommelier back in 2010 and a co-founder of the Hotel du Vin chain. Basset pocketed the cash from the sale of said chain and in 2007 opened his own smart wine-themed operation, Hotel TerraVina.

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