In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Symington launches ‘School of Port’
Douro producer Symington Family Estates has developed an online education platform for people working in the wine industry to learn more about Port.
Social distancing could preclude foot-treading for Port
Highlighting one of the many unintended consequences of Covid-19 control, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, Adrian Bridge, said that social distancing measures could preclude the foot-treading of grapes for vintage Port production.
Churchill’s joins 2017 declarations
Churchill’s has joined many of its fellow Port producers by declaring a 2017 vintage, the first back-to-back declaration at the company in almost a century.
Quinta do Noval declares 2017 vintage
“Hot on the heels of the 2016s” Port estate Quinta do Noval has declared the 2017 vintage for both the Quinta and its ‘Nacional’ label.