A record 16 candidates have been selected to compete in the 2019 Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year quarter finals in June, reflecting the outstanding quality of the competitors in this year’s competition.
Six finalists from the UK Sommelier of the Year 2018 competition visited Taittinger’s Reims headquarters for a taste not of the past but of what could be tomorrow’s classic vintages. James Stagg reports
Twelve finalists battled for the title of UK Sommelier of the Year, completing near impossible tasks in front of the greatest wine minds in the industry, but it was Moor Hall’s head sommelier who took home the ... Read more
Potential buyers are believed to be circling troubled alcoholic drinks wholesaler Conviviality after it announced its intention to call in administrators PwC, having failed to raise £125m to save the business.
Gerard Basset, the one-time World’s Best Sommelier who was diagnosed with oesophagus cancer last year, was one of four prominent figures working in the British wine industry to be honoured with one of France’s ... Read more
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) attended the first of a series of food and drink roundtables with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) last week, led by Secretary of State M ... Read more