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.
Why Jumilla should be on every wine lover’s radar
If you want inexpensive, organic wines from historic, ungrafted, dry-farmed vines – and who doesn’t? – then head to Jumilla in Spain. See our pictorial review of this remarkable place, which needs promoting before it’s too late: Jumilla’s relic vineyards are under threat.
Chef Robin Gill announces closure of The Dairy restaurant
Chef and restaurateur Robin Gill has announced the closure of Clapham-based The Dairy restaurant and Counter Culture bar and delicatessen.
Moët & Chandon installs new vintage wall at Harrods
Champagne house Moët & Chandon has installed a wall featuring its ‘Grand Vintage Collection’ at UK department store Harrods.
Ellis Wines launches campaign to support South Africa
UK importer and distributor Ellis Wines has launched a campaign to support South Africa and the hospitality sector.
Mary J. Blige launches Sun Goddess wine range
Hot on the heels of Kylie Minogue, American R&B singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige has launched a wine range called Sun Goddess in collaboration with Italian producer Fantinel.
A dozen English rosés to try during English Wine Week
With pink wine enjoying its moment in the sun, we’ve rounded up a dozen elegant English rosés to seek out, sip and savour during English Wine Week.
10 London wine-focused pubs and bars to visit when they reopen
We round up 10 of the best wine-focused pubs and bars in London which you should put on your list to visit when they reopen.
Kylie Minogue launches wine range
Pop princess Kylie Minogue is the latest celebrity to launch a southern French rosé, which made its UK debut this week to coincide with her 52nd birthday.
Top 10 great-value sparkling rosés
Having completed an extensive tasting of pink wines from right around the world, we bring you 10 fantastic value sparkling rosés, taking in countries from England to New Zealand.
10 London restaurants to visit when restrictions ease
We round up 10 of the best wine-focused restaurants in London which you should make a beeline for when they reopen.
London eateries sell prized wines for a song
A number of top London restaurants have been following the lead of sommeliers in the US and selling some of their prized fine wines to go at bargain prices.