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Winners announced for the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs GB Young Professional Awards 2022

23 May 2022 by

The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs GB Young Professional Awards 2022 crowned Liam Rogers of Gleneagles, Scotland, as Young Chef of the Year, and Frederick Johnson of the Fat Duck, Bray, as Young Sommelier of the Year.

Pub & Bar

Tasting notes with Emma Denney, assistant head sommelier at the Clove Club

18 May 2022 by

The assistant head sommelier at the Clove Club, London, on the joy of year-round rosé and why sommeliers should visit the vineyard

Robin Hutson says the future is in English wine, so get planting In-Depth

Robin Hutson says the future is in English wine, so get planting

22 June 2021 by

English wines are booming in popularity, so it will pay – eventually – to plant a[...]

Cabotte founders partner with Galvin brothers to launch sommelier club News

Cabotte founders partner with Galvin brothers to launch sommelier club

03 June 2021 by

Cabotte co-founders Xavier Rousset and Gearoid Devaney are partnering with chef-restaurateurs Chris and Jeff Galvin to[...]

The London Wine Fair announces preview date ahead of sector's reopening Products

The London Wine Fair announces preview date ahead of sector's reopening

23 March 2021 by

This year's London Wine will feature a preview day for the first time in the event's[...]

Profiles

Minute on the clock: Becky Cummings, Copper & Ink

30 October 2020 by

The co-owner of Copper & Ink restaurant in Blackheath, south London, reveals what qualities she looks[...]

WSET increases online courses after seeing ‘explosion’ in digital learning News

WSET increases online courses after seeing ‘explosion’ in digital learning

16 April 2020

The Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) is fast tracking plans to take all its qualifications online after seeing “an explosion” in online learning with classrooms closed due to coronavirus.

Book extract: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset People

Book extract: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset

02 April 2020

Fourteen months after the untimely death of Gerard Basset at the age of 61, an autobiography by the undisputed king of sommeliers has been published. Here we reproduce three extracts

Book review: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset People

Book review: Tasting Victory by Gerard Basset

02 April 2020 by

I always knew the late Gerard Basset was special. But reading his newly published autobiography, written[...]

Minute on the clock: Terri Dell Profiles

Minute on the clock: Terri Dell

20 March 2020 by

Terri Dell is the general manager of Brookmans Park in Hertfordshire, part of Peach Pubs. She[...]

Tasting notes: Jenny Pagoni, founder of Ampéli People

Tasting notes: Jenny Pagoni, founder of Ampéli

13 March 2020 by

The founder of Ampéli, an Eastern Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Fitzrovia that serves exclusively Greek wines, on[...]

Lise Donier-Meroz of L’Enclume wins inaugural Gerard Basset Travel Scholarship News

Lise Donier-Meroz of L’Enclume wins inaugural Gerard Basset Travel Scholarship

04 February 2020 by

Lise Donier-Meroz, sommelier at Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume in the Lake District, has been named as the[...]

Tasting notes with Chris Parker of Lime Wood Profiles

Tasting notes with Chris Parker of Lime Wood

17 January 2020

Lime Wood head sommelier and 2019 Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year finalist Chris Parker reveals his best wine finds and explains why he can’t resist an over-oaked Chardonnay

Taste the wine trends of the future at Berkmann portfolio tasting Products

Taste the wine trends of the future at Berkmann portfolio tasting

10 January 2020

Guests will have the opportunity to discover the latest wine trends, taste more than 400 rare vintage wines and learn food and wine pairing from chef Ollie Dabbous at Berkmann Wine Cellars annual portfolio tasting next month.

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