DIRT. a series of wine events launched by Mattia Bianchi, co-founder of Berber & Q, is returning for a third year with the first taking place at Naughty Piglets in Brixton later this month.
The annual event sees Bianchi welcome world renowned sommeliers to compete in serving the most popular wines to guests.
This year, Bianchi will be joined by Margaux Sherratt, owner of Naughty Piglets, and Emily Campeau, wine buyer at Restaurant Candide in Montreal.
Entitled Bubbles Bubbles, the event will see the sommeliers battle to serve some of the most obscure sparkling wines from across the world, with some of the bottles seeing their debut serve in the U.K. on the night.
The sommelier who succeeds in emptying their bins first will be crowned the winner.
Guests will have the opportunity to order additional food from a bespoke DIRT. menu cooked by Naughty Piglets kitchen brigade while all wines served by the sommeliers will be available for purchase on the day of the event.
Past DIRT. events have welcomed sommeliers such as Noemi Guillardot of Lyle’s, London; Clement Jeannin of Vivant, Paris; Sandia Chang of Bubbledogs, London; Bo Bratlann of Kadeau, Copenaghen; and Alessandra Saponara of Roganic, London.
Taking place on Sunday 30 June from 2pm – 8pm and priced at £10pp for one glass and one nibble; £25pp for three glasses and one nibble; or £65 for two, for nine glasses and two nibbles, tickets are available here.