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FRIDAY, 27th APRIL 2018, 7.30PM Available at Birmingham £99 per person, including arrival drink with canapés, 4 course meal paired with wine, Riedel glassware A wine dinner with a difference starting with aperitif and canapés in our courtyard, followed by a unique wine tasting with Matt Knight of Riedel glassware. Matt will demonstrate the incredible difference correct […]

English Wine Takeover Birmingham

English Wine in Birmingham English Wine Takeover Three Choirs Vineyards

English Wine Takeover is launching a new series of events in Birmingham during English Wine Week 2015. The event is catering for an increased consumer demand for wine with provenance and a growing awareness and interest in English wine. A series of consumer events will be taking place across the city from 22nd May celebrating […]

Birmingham Chefs Support Wine Festival

Birmingham Wine Festival

Top chefs add special ingredient to the Birmingham Wine Festival. Birmingham’s first weekend wine festival has secured some of the region’s top chefs and restaurants to provide gastronomic delights to hundreds of wine lovers. The festival taking place at The Hyatt Regency on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June will host a series of unique food […]

Destination Champagne “Three men and a bottle”

James Day of

Shropshire based food and lifestyle specialist James Day of dining club and food website has this week ventured to Northern France for a celebration with a difference. Since he discovered a bottle of vintage champagne, he has been

Exclusive line-up for Cotswolds and Oxfordshire Cook Book

Relish Cook Book Cotswolds & Oxfordshire Cover

Relish The Finest Chefs and Restaurants in The Cotswolds and Oxfordshire Cook Book – Out in June! One of the most eagerly awaited Cook Books and dining guides in the Heart of England is about to be launched. Relish Cotswolds and Oxfordshire is set to launch in June 2013, amongst much anticipation. Who will be […]

New Loughborough deli to offer a finer slice of European cuisine

A new delicatessen, Delice Deli Café, has opened in Loughborough town centre, and will bring fine foods from Europe to gastronomes in the town. Situated on Baxter Gate, the new deli café will

Exclusive Wine, Port and Champagne Sale, with a differrence

Wine writer & Food Reviewer Philippe Boucheron

Wine & spirit sale offers opportunity for bargain booze to celebrate jubilee in style On Saturday 12th May Bromsgrove auctioneers Lucius Morris will be selling the wine cellar of a late Midland legal gentleman at their Catshill premises.  It will, they believe, be a splendid opportunity to pick up some real bargains to help celebrate […]

Boucheron is back with private wine dinners

Wine writer & Food Reviewer Philippe Boucheron

80 year-old Wine Writer’s New Business Venture What do you do when, facing your 80th birthday, the economy strangles a way of earning your living?   Give up and retire? well not Philippe Boucheron.   The doyen of Midland wine and food writers is applying for a licence and plans giving tastings and wine dinners at his […]

All About Port

Wine writer & Food Reviewer Philippe Boucheron

The Mystery of Port Philippe Boucheron asks ~ Do you know the Bishop of Norwich? The wine world is full of many strange customs. None of them are more archaic than the traditions surrounding drinking vintage Port.  Because the wine has been matured in its bottle there is always a great deal of sediment left […]

National Wine Month Events


National Wine Month Events ~ May is National Wine month in the UK, celebrating wines from around the world, and encouraging diners and winers to venture out, and put the fun back in to wine. Local wine writer and broadcaster Philippe Boucheron is holding a series of wine dinners and suppers in association with Gourmet-Life […]