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Wiltons to open new café and wine bar
The team behind Wiltons, one of the oldest restaurants in London, is set to open a new café and wine bar in St James’s this autumn called Locket’s.
Gymkhana owners to open gastropub in Fitzrovia
Gymkhana owners Jyotin, Karam and Sunaina Sethi of JKS Restaurants are to open a gastropub in Fitzrovia on the former site of The George on Great Portland Street.
Dalloway Terrace collaborates with Ramsbury Estate
A single-estate gin and vodka producer based in Wiltshire, Ramsbury has launched a two-month residency at the Dalloway Terrace in London called ‘Estate of Mind’.
Tom Sellers relocates Michelin-starred restaurant to Cornwall for summer
Chef Tom Sellers is temporarily closing his Michelin-starred restaurant Story in London, taking the entire team to the Cornish coast for a six-week residency called Story by the Sea.
Bluebell Vineyard launches first English still wines
Bluebell Vineyard has launched its first still wines made from grapes from the 2018 vintage including an estate white made from Chasselas, which it is also trialling in a sparkling wine.
Majestic’s Ealing store to be redeveloped into housing
Majestic’s Ealing store, which is being sold to property developer A2Dominion, is set to be redeveloped as a 25 storey residential block of flats, if planning permission is granted.
Unfiltered: Charlie Blightman, Noble Rot
Charlie Blightman, head sommelier at Noble Rot wine bar and restaurant in Bloomsbury, tells WLC about meeting Beastie Boy Mike D, why he’s proud to be a sommelier in London and a dramatic incident with a bowl of soup.
Unfiltered: Seamus Williams-Sharkey, The Ledbury
Seamus Williams-Sharkey, head sommelier at The Ledbury, reveals how it was a trip to the Mosel that sparked his passion for wine, why he enjoys being a sommelier in London and his love of pairing fine wine with junk food.
New on WLC
New on Wine List Confidential: Trade
Trade in London’s Soho, a kindly priced members club for those connected to the hospitality industry, was brought into being by two star Master Sommelier operators.
New on Wine List Confidential: Bottles
At Bottles in London’s Spitalfields, guests can explore wines from Italy and beyond at the wine bar which boasts a sustainable kitchen, terrace and communal counter.