While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Alsace wines digital tasting open for registration
The wine trade is being invited to register for the Alsace Wines Millésimes DigiTasting in June to receive tasting kits from up to ten producers and co-opératives.
Six glasses of wine a week linked to lower risk of cataracts, scientists say
Drinking six glasses of wine a week is linked to a lower risk of cataracts, according to a new scientific study of people who drank up to 14 units a week.
10 post-Covid trends here to stay in the Asian F&B industry
Marriott International, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, recently published a report on the new F&B trends in Asia that it says are here to stay in the wake of the pandemic.
Six leading sommeliers in Russia share their plans for survival
Six leading sommeliers in Russia discuss their plans for survival as restaurants across the country face a collapsing Ruble and the coronavirus outbreak with no government support. Anton Moiseenko reports from Moscow.
Brixton Village launches restaurant incubator
Brixton Village in south London has announced a new two-tiered incubator scheme, giving both professionals and amateur chefs a chance to open their own restaurant.
Top trends in French wine for 2019
As we move into the new year, we ask some of the top French wine producers and personalities what regions, grape varieties and wine styles they predict will be hot in 2019.
Boutique winery in Priorat opens its own guest house
Renovated by boutique winery Terroir Al Limit, Cal Compte, a charming historic guest house, has opened its doors to offer an immersive wine and dining experience for oenophiles in the heart of Spain’s Priorat.
Sir Ian Botham’s wine range tasted and rated
Having been the first member of the drinks press to taste Sir Ian Botham’s new wine range, db editor-in-chief, Patrick Schmitt MW, brings you his views on the famous cricketer’s latest venture.
This restaurant group is giving staff days off to look after their mental health
A London-based restaurant group is allocating days off throughout the year for staff to ensure they look after their mental health.
Albury Vineyard to increase its production of organic English wine
Surrey’s Albury Vineyard has acquired grapes from a new vineyard which it is converting to organic viticulture, and also has plans to launch its first still Pinot Noir after surviving a fire scare last month.
Australian restaurant rewards customers with wine – if they can turn off their phone
A restaurant in Sydney will reward their customers with a free glass of wine if they can give up their mobiles and go offline for the duration of their meal.