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.
110,000 US restaurants have closed due to Covid
Over 110,000 restaurants in the US – one in six – have been forced to close since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the National Restaurant Association.
Ste. Michelle buys Greenwood Vineyards in Calistoga
Washington State’s oldest winery, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, has snapped up Greenwood Vineyards, a 56-acre site north of Calistoga, for an undisclosed sum.
All Time Low launches own wine
The Baltimore pop-punk band have released a Cabernet Sauvignon called ‘Everything is Wine’.
2018 vintage in Sonoma ‘world-class’, says Christopher Jackson
Vintners across Sonoma County are in awe of the quality of this year’s harvest so far, with Christopher Jackson declaring the vintage ‘world-class’.
Maine investigates restaurant that gives lobsters pre-boil marijuana
Following news last week about a restaurant giving cannabis to crustaceans, officials in the state of Maine are now investigating the procedure with the restaurant reportedly halting production of its ‘smoked lobster’.
Virginia vineyard victim of $50k grape theft
Firefly Hill Vineyards in Elliston, Virginia has reported losses of US$50,000 after thieves stole two and a half tons of soon-to-be harvested grapes over night from the 37-acre family-owned estate.
Confirmed: Colombian-American investor buys 20% of Petrus
The news emerging from Bordeaux that the storied Pomerol estate Petrus has sold a 20% stake to a Colombian-American investor has been confirmed by the winery.
‘Gorgeous’ Opus One 2015 released
One of Napa Valley’s leading fine wine labels, Opus One, has released its 2015 vintage – widely regarded as a tricky one in the Californian region.