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.
Stanley Tucci explores Italian wines in new TV series
London-based Italian-American actor Stanley Tucci has recorded a documentary series for CNN exploring the regional cuisines and wines of Italy.
Sandro Bottega releases Prosecco cookbook
Leading Prosecco producer Sandro Bottega has released a cookbook featuring 100 different recipes that pair well with the Italian sparkling wine.
Number of Italian wines traded rises 1,500% in 10 years
The value of Italian fine wines in the secondary market has risen from £2 million to £5m since 2015 according to Liv-ex, with the number of wines traded having grown over 1,500% in a decade.
WLC Eats: Enoteca Rosso
WLC’s Eleanor Field heads to Enoteca Rosso in Kensington for carne cruda, a sublime Italian wine list and a playful tiramisu.
Trullo and Barrafina alumni to open debut solo venture
Former Trullo chef, Matt Beardmore, has joined forces with Barrafina general manager, Jay Patel, to open an Italian-inspired restaurant in London Bridge called Legare.
Italy named the world’s best wine country
Italy has been ranked as the best country in the world for wine lovers, beating France and Spain in a survey conducted by Lastminute.com.
Where Winemakers Dine: Allegra Antinori
Allegra Antinori, co-owner and vice president of Marchesi Antinori in Italy, reveals her favourite place for red Burgundy by the glass and why she believes “the British are some of the most sophisticated people when it comes to wine”.