WLC Eats: Lyon’s Seafood & Wine Bar
WLC‘s Phoebe French heads to Lyon’s Seafood & Wine Bar in Crouch End for a scintillating stonebass tartare, flecked with flying fish roe, a miso-marinated fish collar and a decadent barley risotto flavoured with celeriac, hazelnut and bone marrow.
WLC Eats: The Grill at The Dorchester
WLC’s resident gourmand, Lucy Shaw, indulges in one of the most decadent dinners of her life at The Dorchester’s new look Grill, where she is charmed by a lobster thermidor tart.
WLC Eats: Opera Tavern
WLC’s resident sybarite, Lucy Shaw, heads to the new-look Opera Tavern in Covent Garden for a fiery nduja Scotch egg, creamy Manchego croquetas and a smoky white from Etna.
Unfiltered: Angelika Oparczyk, Bank House
General manager of the Bank House in Chiselhurst, Angelika Oparczyk, on her love of Riesling and tapas, why she’d like to make wine in Poland and why a misunderstanding of the term ‘corked’ is the consumer habit that most annoys her.
The Global Sparkling Masters 2019: results in full
The annual Sparkling Masters gives judges the chance to hone in on which fizzes are hitting the spot in terms of taste, quality and value. This year, they were particularly impressed with the quality of crémants from the Loire.
Second innings: Botham looks to Britain for latest wine launch
Having made a splash with his own-name wine brand last year, cricketing hero Sir Ian Botham has joined forces with Kent winery Hush Heath Estate to launch a range of quintessentially English wines.
Top 10 restaurants in London for Champagne
Inspired by the latest reviews on Wine List Confidential, we’ve selected the top restaurants in London for Champagne, serving up the finest fizz from rare grower labels to bottles from the most famous names.
WLC Eats: Da Terra
WLC’s resident sybarite, Lucy Shaw, heads to the newly Michelin-starred Da Terra at the Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green for a five-hour feast full of surprises.
WLC Eats: Kyseri
WLC’s resident hedonist, Lucy Shaw, heads to Turkish delight Kyseri in Fitzrovia for decadent Black Sea fondue, a sprightly Lebanese Cinsault and heavenly mushroom manti.
WLC Eats: 10 Heddon Street
WLC’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to pasta palace 10 Heddon Street in Mayfair for glossy brown crab tonnarelli, glorious pig head rigatoni and a pretty Provence rosé.
In focus: New York’s wine scene
The Big Apple is abuzz with exciting venues serving off the beaten track wines, with grower Champagne the toast of the town. Roger Morris seeks out the best places in the city to raise a glass or two.