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Archive for 2009

Hong Kong to auction Grange dual collection

Hong Kong is to hold its first ever auction of a Penfolds Grange dual vertical. Organised by Australia’s Cellar Link, the collection contains two sets of Grange, one in bottles, the other in magnums.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 No Comments »

Jaboulet focus for new Galvin venture

The wines of celebrated Rhône producer Paul Jaboulet Ainé are to receive a special showcase in the latest Galvin restaurant destined for London’s Spital Square.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 No Comments »

Russian Standard continues Q Awards tie-up

Russian Standard vodka has been announced as the official headline sponsor of the 2010 Q Awards for the second year running.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 No Comments »

BrewDog barking up a new tree

Controversial British brewer BrewDog has been boosted by the arrival of two real-life dragon investors from the US, while also launching Equity for Punks – an online equity raising method which has never been seen before in the UK.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 No Comments »

WOSA drives blended approach

Wines of South Africa put its weight behind the country’s blends last week at a seminar organised to coincide with the annual WOSA Mega Tasting.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 No Comments »

Assumptions mask facts in health row

Around 100,000 people are set to die in the UK as a result of drink over the next 10 years, according to the health lobby, yet latest figures show that UK alcohol consumption is falling at the fastest rate for more than 60 years, according to the British Beer & Pub Association.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 No Comments »

db eats: Sartoria

Sartoria in London is a terrific restaurant in most respects: comfortable room, fairly full at 7.45 pm, extra friendly staff and a very helpful sommelier who was previously at the Ritz, with an interesting Italian wine list.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 No Comments »

Merah shimmies into Soho

Tomorrow sees the launch of a high profile addition to London’s nightlife. Located in the heart of Soho on 78 Wells Street, Merah is seeking to attract the who’s who of London by delivering a world class bar and hospitality service.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 No Comments »

Cinnamon Club Diwali special with Whyte & Mackay

You may have missed last weekend’s TV show “Nibbles and Whisky”, the Bollywood TV show created by Cinnamon Club executive chef Vivek Singh and Richard Paterson, Whyte & Mackay’s master distiller, but there’s still time to test some of the matches for yourself.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 No Comments »

Familia Zuccardi restaurant scoops top award

Familia Zuccardi is celebrating after its restaurant Casa del Visitante was named Best Winery Restaurant by the Great Wine Capitals Committee of Mendoza.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 No Comments »

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