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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