London Wine Fair 2019: The ultimate guide
Returning to Olympia for its 39th showing this month, the London Wine Fair, the largest annual trade event for the UK wine industry, will see no fewer than 14,000 wines from 40 countries present at the three-day expo from 20-22 May.
Hawksmoor accidentally gives diner £4,500 bottle of wine
A diner at a branch of UK steak restaurant Hawksmoor is quids in after being served a £4,500 bottle of wine by mistake, the venue said.
Kahani collaborates with Bordeaux Wine Editions for SUP-PER CLUB event
The head chef of Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Kahani in Chelsea will join forces with wine specialists Bordeaux Wines Editions for an exclusive dinner event later this month called SUP-PER CLUB.
Wine List Confidential to reveal London’s most distributed wines
A new category for this year’s Wine List Confidential Awards has been introduced to highlight the most distributed wines in London restaurants.
Krug releases 167ème edition
Champagne house Krug has released its latest ‘Grande Cuvée’, the 167th ‘edition’ and based around the 2011 vintage.
Shortlist for the 2019 Wine List Confidential Awards announced
We bring you the shortlist for this year’s Wine List Confidential Awards, recognising London’s top 100 restaurants for wine, which are set to be presented at the London Wine Fair on 20 May.
WSET launches Wine Education Week with world record attempt
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) will launch a ‘Wine Education Week’ in 2019 to coincide with the programme’s 50th anniversary.
Quique Dacosta to launch first international restaurant in London
Valencian chef Quique Dacosta is set to open his first restaurant outside of Spain in London’s Fitzrovia this June with a focus on rice-based dishes.
Are pub and restaurant staff too stressed to take sick leave?
The majority of people working in the hospitality industry consider work to be more important than their personal health or social lives, according to new research.
Belfort: Wine traders should sell the lifestyle
The secret to being a successful wine trader is to sell clients the lifestyle rather than getting bogged down in facts, according to the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’, Jordan Belfort.
BrewDog launches low alcohol Punk IPA
Scottish multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog has launched a low alcohol version of its flagship beer, Punk IPA.