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The Tablas Creek Vineyard in California makes a great Roussane and Grenache Blanc

The Best Affordable Californian Wines Available in the UK

South London wine expert Wayne de Nicolo is a big fan of Californian wines, believing they more than hold their own against some of the French classics. But they can be pricey… Here, he picks out some of the best affordable bottles from ‘the grape state’   

A view over the Bodegas Roda vines (photo courtesy Bodegas Roda / Mentzendorff & Co Ltd)

Three of the Best Wines from the Mentzendorff Portfolio

South London wine expert Wayne de Nicolo reports back on a portfolio tasting for Bermondsey-based wine shippers, Mentzendorff & Co

London Restaurant Festival 2020 is taking place with a number of dine-in and at-home experiences

London Restaurant Festival’s At-Home Experiences Offer Covid-Proof Celebration of Hospitality

London Restaurant Festival returns this October with a mix of Covid-secure dine-in experiences and exclusive at-home events with leading chefs taking part both IRL and virtually

Camden Oktoberfest 2020 is on with extra Covid-secure measures

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2020 in London

It’s all change for Oktoberfest 2020 with beery bear hugs OUT and table service for six IN. So don your best lederhosen and dirndls and get set for London’s best socially distanced celebrations of Bavarian beer and bratwurst

Chit Chaat Chai in Wandsworth Town is closing due to Covid-19

Wandsworth Town’s Chit Chaat Chai to Close

The award-winning Chit Chaat Chai restaurant in Wandsworth Town is to close its doors due to the challenges posed by Covid-19

The Ninth BBQ Box: Jun Tanaka has launched gourmet BBQ boxes for home delivery in London

10 of the Best BBQ Boxes for Delivery in London

Barbecuing is great, but shopping ain’t… so make the most of the top restaurants, butchers and suppliers pivoting during lockdown to deliver brilliant BBQ boxes right to your door

Chef James Cochran will take part in The Great Feast of London

Great Feast of London: The New Virtual Festival with IRL Food

Thought festival season was a washout? Think again. The Great Feast of London is a new foodie festival combining the virtual with the IRL, including top-notch food by Michelin star chefs…

London's best picnic hampers for delivery: Jimmy's Picnic Boxes caters for four people

6 of the Best Ready-Made Picnic Hampers for Delivery in London

With National Picnic Week on the horizon (22-28 June 2020) and lockdown still lurking, a picnic is the perfect way to treat the family on a sunny afternoon, or to catch up with friends in your social bubble. But why go to the trouble of packing up your own picnic, when these brilliant London-based businesses can do it for you?

Fortnum & Mason and Selfridges food halls reopen after coronavirus. Harrod's to reopen on 15 June

Selfridges & Fortnum’s are Back in Business!

Could life be slowly getting back to normal in London? News that Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason have started to reopen would suggest so, with Harrods shortly to follow suit…

Coronavirus: The Impact of Covid-19 on the World’s Wine Trade

Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on humanity and business across the globe, and the wine trade is one of many sectors profoundly affected

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