The week in pictures: Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s drinks trade was buzzing with excitement from British reggae band UB40’s ‘Red Red Wine’ release to Vinexpo press conference that dissected the intricacies of Chinese wine market to Bond Estates’ media luncheon. Check out the highlights here.

    Bordeaux 2017: the conundrum vintage

    Returning from the Bordeaux en primeur tastings, many UK merchants seem confident of the quality of the best wines in 2017 and the potential to sell them – but will wariness over the frost-struck vintage, uncertainty over pricing, the spectre of a long campaign and an apathetic market put paid to its chances before the wines are even released?

    Moët & Chandon: Champagne pairs best with French fries

    Adding to a growing list of ‘low-brow’ food such as popcorn and fish and chips, French fries are yet another pairing perfect for Champagne according to Moët & Chandon, in line with the principle that Champagne’s zesty acidity cuts through the saltiness and fat of junk food.


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Inside Annabel’s after its £55m redesign

Legendary private members’ club Annabel’s in Mayfair has re-opened after a lavish £55 million redesign masterminded by man of the moment Martin Brudnizki. Take a look inside…

Swift launches green-themed cocktail list

Bobby Hiddleston and Mia Johansson of Swift bar in Soho have launched a new range of cocktails that shine a light on green, savoury flavours.

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Our latest round up of new openings in the capital includes a Basque-inspired seafood venture in Shoreditch, Gizzi Erskine’s debut at Mare Street Market in Hackney and Nuno Mendes’ kitchen table concept.