Tag: food and wine matching

The rule of the Roux

The Roux family has reigned over London’s fine dining scene since Albert and Michel Sr opened Le Gavroche 50 years ago. Here, Will Lyons talks to Michel Roux Jr about wine’s place on the table and in his restaurant On the far wall of the chef’s library, deep inside the Mayfair terrace which houses Le […]

Britain’s best seafood festivals

Crab, lobster, oysters or haddock – Britain’s 7,723 miles of coastline are home to shores of the freshest fish. We’ve selected five of the best festivals celebrating our nation’s seafood, and asked our Head of Events and Education Richard Veal to pick the bottles to take along with you Arbroath Sea Fest – Arbroath, Scotland, 5th to […]

Defining delicious

As Victoria Moore publishes her new book, The Wine Dine Dictionary, she talks to Sophie Thorpe about the horror of pairing, and the need for a new approach to food and drink “I spend half my day thinking about what I’m going to have for dinner, don’t you?” Victoria Moore, the decidedly petite author of […]

A white Christmas

Burgundy, Claret and Port might be traditional with your Christmas feast, but are they really the right choice? Our Wine Advisor Manager Peter Bishop thinks not… It would be wrong to suggest that people “simply don’t do” white wine at Christmas, because they do – often in large quantities. It would be fairer to say […]