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Fitzrovia restaurant to shine a light on Greek wines
Ampéli, a new wine-focused restaurant that opened on Charlotte Street in London this week, will shine a light on Greek wines in a list compiled by Yiannis Karakasis MW.
Cornish vineyard to open 80 cover restaurant
Trevibban Mill vineyard, near Padstow in Cornwall, is to open a new restaurant championing vegetables and fish in partnership with Bristol’s The Ethicurean restaurant.
Hakkasan Group promotes Tobias Brauweiler MS to group sommelier
Hospitality group Hakkasan has appointed Tobias Brauweiler MS as its group sommelier, several months after the departure of its longstanding head of wine, Christine Parkinson.
Come to Chelsea to taste the top celebrity drops
Curious to try the wines from stars such as John Malkovich and Sarah Jessica Parker? Then come to the Wine Show Chelsea from this Friday to Sunday.
Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
We round up the latest restaurant news, from the opening of a new site from the team behind Salon and Levan, to Bibendum’s Claude Bosi getting denied permanent residency in the UK.
Case closed against Michelin-starred restaurant after diner death
Valencia’s Superior Court of Justice has dismissed a case against a Michelin-starred restaurant in the city, following the death of a woman after dining at the establishment last February.
Six English wineries doing things differently
While Champagne has a clearly defined industry structure, in England things are little less straightforward. Here, we’ve rounded up the wineries doing things differently, from pioneers of the ‘swap model’ to England’s version of négociants.
Eleven English and Welsh wineries that make their own spirits and vermouth
We’ve rounded up the English and Welsh wineries that have dipped their toes into the world of spirits, from Chapel Down’s Bacchus gin to Albourne’s vermouth, flavoured with 40 botanicals.
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.