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Q&A: Nikos Emner, assistant wine director, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Q&A: Nikos Emner, assistant wine director, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal Our diverse hospitality...

In focus: SWA’s extra awards

In focus: SWA’s extra awards What has always set the Sommelier Wine Awards apart from other...

New Kids on the Block

New Kids on the Block The Tartan Fox by Adam Handling Remember when a pub's vinous offering...

Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers Emma Denney wins Ruinart Challenge Sommelier Wine Awards judge Emma Denney...

SWA Merchant and Producer Awards shortlist announced

Since we finished judging at the Sommelier Wine Awards, the SWA team have been busy crunching...

The results are in!

After a four-year hiatus, the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) – the UK’s only wine competition aimed...

Q&A: Vanessa Stoltz, head sommelier at Restaurant Pine, Newcastle upon Tyne

Q&A: Vanessa Stoltz, head sommelier at Restaurant Pine, Newcastle upon Tyne The UK wine trade...

New Kids on the Block

Lita London is crying out for more unpretentious bistros that don't cost the earth, and Lita is...

Movers and Shakers

All change at the NoMad hotel Swedish-born wine guru Bella Babbit, erstwhile wine director of...

Opening up the sparkling world

There’s much more to fizz beyond Champagne and the quality is high, as consumers are discovering....

Q&A: Emma Denney, head sommelier at Claridge’s Restaurant, London

One of London's rising stars, Emma Denney is a former competitive dancer who cut her wine teeth...

New Kids on the Block

abc kitchens No expense was spared in bringing abc kitchens to life – the latest branch of Jean...

Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) Judging

Following a pandemic-induced hiatus, the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) made a lively return last...

New Kids on the Block

Arlington London's erstwhile celebrity haunt Le Caprice has been given a new lease of life this...

Au revoir to le monopole

Changing perceptions of what constitutes fine wine are leading to a shake-up of the traditionally...

Q&A: Lucas Reynaud Paligot, assistant head sommelier at Hélène Darroze, The Connaught, London

Born in Lyon, superstar sommelier Lucas Paligot joined the team at Hélène Darroze at The...

New Kids on the Block

Morchella Named after the much-loved chef favourite, Morchella (morel) has brought a touch of...

Q&A: Marcello Colletti, Head Sommelier at Nobu Hotel London Portman Square

Charming, passionate and dangerously talented, the inimitable Marcello Colletti is head sommelier...

A Brave New World

Has the language of wine and its demarcation between Old World and New World become outdated...

New Kids on the Block

Josephine Chelsea Claude Bosi (ex-Bibendum) and his wife Lucy are poised to bring a little...

Q&A: Matteo Furlan, Head of Wines, The Dorchester London

After a spell at J Sheekey, Roka and The Ritz, where he spent six years, Matteo Furlan was...

To list, or not to list, that is the question

What does a great – and commercially successful - wine list look like in 2024? A concise, quirky...

New Kids on the Block

A round up of December's new openings

Q&A: Bella Babbit, Wine Director, NoMad London

The inimitable Bella Babbit has brought diversity, excitement, and value to the wine list at...

The Diversity Paradox

Hospitality businesses have long relied on a significant portion of global talent - individuals...

Save the date – Imbibe Live 2024

Save the date – Imbibe Live 2024 – where the winners of SWA 2024 will be announced

The Evolving Sommelier

James Lawrence looks at the evolving role of the sommelier in today's changing hospitality scene.

New kids on the block

A roundup of this months new openings

Q&A with Stefan Neumann, Master Sommelier & Wine Consultant

London's hospitality industry would be all the poorer without Stefan Neumann MS. The sommelier...

Somms to be eligible for skilled worker visa

Somms to be eligible for skilled worker visa

Isa Bal steps up to chair Sommelier Wine Awards

ISA Bal MS to chair Sommelier Wine Awards

The Sommelier Wine Awards are back!

We are delighted to announce that the leading wine competition for the on trade is back in...