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Saturday 13 February 2016

London

Perrier-Jouët and The Ritz seek wannabe sommelier

Champagne Perrier-Jouët has partnered with The Ritz to offer a 12-month commis Sommelier apprenticeship at the prestigious London hotel.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

DJ Etienne de Crécy launches ‘French Touch’ Cognac

The house DJ who defined the ‘French Touch’ genre along with artists like Daft Punk and Cassius has teamed up with Martell to launch a limited edition Cognac label.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

London trade boosts Liberty Wines’ sales

UK importer Liberty Wines has reported strong sales in December, on the back of sales rising across the London on- and off-trade.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Hirst and Hix to open Pharmacy2

Controversial British artist Damien Hirst has partnered with restaurateur Mark Hix on a reincarnation of his popular ‘90s Notting Hill restaurant Pharmacy.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Sideways play hits West End stage

A stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed wine-themed novel Sideways is set to come to London’s West End in May.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Closed-loop’ cocktail trend emerging in London

We’ve had molecular cocktails and savoury cocktails, and now a trend is emerging for “closed-loop” cocktails made with ingredients people throw away.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

White Lyan bar creates its own ‘wines’

Pioneering cocktail bar White Lyan in Hoxton has created four bespoke “wines” by deconstructing and fermenting the flavours found in red and white wine.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Classic line-up at Christie’s sale

Christie’s next London sale will feature a line-up of classic Bordeaux and Burgundy from the likes of Domaine Leflaive and Petrus.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët pop-up school returns to London

Champagne Moët & Chandon’s Moët Academy pop-up is to return to London in March – promising visitors a ‘world preview’ of the house’s soon-to-be-released Grand Vintage Rosé 2008.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Grenache ‘is the next Pinot Noir’

Red grape Grenache is “the next Pinot Noir” and is set to surge in popularity in UK restaurants and bars this year as an affordable alternative, according to one on-trade supplier.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 2 Comments »

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