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Tuesday 28 February 2017 loc: GB


Unfiltered: Elvis Ziakos, The Greenhouse

In the first of our new series of Unfiltered sommelier interviews, Elvis Ziakos of two Michelin-starred The Greenhouse reveals his newly discovered perfect foie gras pairing, and his love for the Greek island of Santorini.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Duck and Waffle to open second site

London’s 24-hour sky-high restaurant Duck and Waffle, famed for its namesake signature dish, is to open a second, more casual restaurant this spring.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

RAW London expands with weeklong programme

Natural and artisan wine show RAW London is expanding its scope with a week-long series of pop-ups across London next month.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 No Comments »

Enotria boosts portfolio with premium Rioja brands

UK on-trade supplier Enotria&Coe has boosted its Rioja portfolio with the addition to major premium brands, Ramón Bilbao and Sierra Cantabria.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 No Comments »

Bottleshock: changing the way HK buys wine online

Importer, distributor and now online retailer, Bottleshock has launched its website which includes a flavour and aroma algorithm that ‘demystifies’ the process of buying wine online.

Friday, February 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard to roll out connected ‘smart’ bottles across brands

Pernod Ricard is rolling out ‘fully-connected’ bottles with individual QR codes across its brands that will give users info on the brand, provenance and nutritional content via their smartphones.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 12 restaurant wine gripes

Sourcing responses from our followers on Facebook and Twitter, as well as colleagues working in the trade, db brings you a selection of the biggest gripes associated with drinking wine in a restaurant.

Friday, February 10th, 2017 2 Comments »

Uncorked: Yves Desmaris MS

Originally from Lyon, Yves Desmaris is a London-based Master Sommelier with a fondness for the priciest producers of his home country.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Domaine Dillon restaurant awarded two Michelin stars

‘Le Clarence’, the restaurant located at Domaine Clarence Dillon’s Paris ‘embassy’, has been awarded two Michelin stars just a year after it opened.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Beyond Burgundy: what’s the wine list alternative?

A shift away from over-priced Burgundy and towards ‘alternative classics’ is an “unavoidable” long-term wine list trend, according to Social Eating House head sommelier Jon Kleeman.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

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