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Restaurant with Champagne-vomiting unicorn to open in London
A restaurant and bar with its own ‘Champagne-puking unicorn’ is to open on the King’s Road in London inspired by “the uncertain travel environment in the lead up to Brexit”.
Padella confirms rumours of second site in Shoreditch
London pasta specialist Padella has confirmed rumours that it is opening a second site in Shoreditch, after opening its popular Borough Market original in 2016.
Bristol to get taste of ‘Spain’s answer to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc’
Join Sarah Jane Evans MW for a masterclass on Spain’s leading white wine region, Rueda, featuring young, fresh styles of Verdejo right the way through to barrel-fermented and old vine examples.
Click here for Koshu and caviar
Find out how flagship Japanese grape Koshu complements a range of foods from sushi to caviar by registering for a masterclass in London on 30 September.
Domaine Clarence Dillon to publish cookbook based on Paris restaurant
Domaine Clarence Dillon, the owner of Château Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion, is to publish a cookbook from its two-Michelin starred Paris restaurant Le Clarence based on the cuisine of chef Christophe Pelé.
UK government’s wine red tape backtrack to cost industry millions
The UK government is reportedly considering backtracking on an agreement concerning costly paperwork on wine imports and exports to and from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit, which could cost the industry millions.
Unfiltered: Michael Raebel, Holborn Dining Room
Michael Raebel, head sommelier of London’s Holborn Dining Room, on his journey to wine via theatre directing, taking out a member of the Chaplin family with a tray of Champagne, what to pair with steak and kidney pudding, and serving Hilary Clinton.
Unfiltered: Elena Serban, Heritage Restaurant and Bar
Head sommelier of Soho’s Swiss-inspired Heritage Restaurant and Bar, Elena Serban, recalls trying a bottle of 1982 Cheval Blanc, how she almost ended up as a human rights lawyer and why a tray of Bellinis still gives her shivers.
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.