Last week, the UK’s first “hip hop” wine shop popped up in Liverpool. Keen to find out more, db caught up with its co-founder, Jake Crimmin.
The opening of Gaucho’s first Asian restaurant and its all-Argentine list is a chance for the country to promote its wines, according to its director of wine.
Argentine restaurant Gaucho is to open its first Asian franchise in Hong Kong later this month promising the city the best of Argentine steak and wine.
Sebastian Zuccardi was named “Winemaker’s Winemaker” at the Gaucho Argentine Winemaker Awards last night.
Imaginative bartenders, polo, literature and one structure’s particularly impressive claim; it’s been an eclectic week in the drinks industry.
Vintage Champagne, first growths, horse racing, horse power, stuffed tigers and suckling pig. It’s been a decadent week in the drinks industry.
Riesling, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc all offer “safe bets” for Argentina, according to Phil Crozier, wine director at Gaucho.
With the introduction of the smoking ban in 2007, they seem an unlikely trend, but cigar bars are booming in the UK right now.
Gaucho is planning to roll out a series of its new cocktail bars this year, bringing a classic upmarket Argentine twist to the UK scene.
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