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Simon Rogan to open new Lake District restaurant
One of Britain’s most exciting chefs, Simon Rogan, is to open a restaurant within Linthwaite House next to Lake Windermere in the Lake District.
Chris Leach and David Carter announce 10 Heddon Street residency
The chefs and restaurateurs will launch a residency at 10 Heddon Street in London’s Mayfair as part of a new partnership initiative from The Crown Estate and Montana Fogg.
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.
Whisky loving musicians bring Scotch tasting to the Edinburgh Fringe
Two musicians with a taste for Scotch are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe this year to host the festival’s first ever show combining a gig with a whisky tasting.
Unfiltered: Seamus Williams-Sharkey, The Ledbury
Head sommelier at The Ledbury, Seamus Williams-Sharkey, talks to WLC about his love of pairing fine wine with junk food, why he enjoys being a sommelier in London and how it was a trip to the Mosel that sparked his passion for wine.
Trullo and Barrafina alumni to open debut solo venture
Former Trullo chef, Matt Beardmore, has joined forces with Barrafina general manager, Jay Patel, to open an Italian-inspired restaurant in London Bridge called Legare.
Unfiltered: Ryosuke Mashio, Umu
Head sommelier at Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant Umu, Ryosuke Mashio, tells WLC about his love of Champagne, why he’s proud to be a sommelier in London, and what he has learnt from judging saké at the International Wine Challenge.
Unfiltered: Antonio Di Schiena, Oswald’s
Antonio Di Schiena, head sommelier at private members club Oswald’s in Mayfair, discovered his love for wine during a stint spent working at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Tuscany while still at school. Since then, he has worked in London, Monaco and Ibiza before joining Oswald’s in 2017.
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.