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AN AUCTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF TOUCARI BAY

As the dinner sold out in a matter of hours and I have been completely overwhelmed by both the generosity of the friends from near and far who have donated to what is now a frankly ridiculous purse of prizes and the number of people who want to help out, in the aim of raising…

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INTRODUCING GREGORY GUILLAUME

Gregory Guillaume started making wine in 2011, having originally moved to the Ardèche to explore caves. He discovered the joys of artisan wine from a friend whom he worked for for a few years before starting out on his own and now farms around three hectares of vines around the picturesque villages of Villeneuve-de-Berg and Alba-la-Romaine….

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A FUNDRAISER DINNER

Last year I spent a week or so in a place which was the closest I’ve been to paradise, a tiny village on the northwester point of the island of Dominica in the Caribbean called Toucari Bay. It is an incredibly isolated, pristine village inhabited by a few locals who are amongst the friendliest people…

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THE CHICKEN PARTY WITH MARCO BURATTI

It’s that time of year again. The leaves have fallen, the days are darker and we’ve invited Marco Buratti of Azienda Agricola Farnea in the Veneto back to London to cook some fried chicken and pour his wines for you all. Join us at Ombra on Mare Street on Sunday 12th November from 4pm to…

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NINO BARRACO AT BRAWN

Nino Barraco is one of Italy’s greats, a guy who through sheer passion and hard work has transformed the way we think about his region, Marsala. Like many in the region, the Barraco family have for a long time grown grapes, but never bottled their own wine for sale. Nino saw unharnessed potential in the land…

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INTRODUCING ANDERS FREDERIK STEEN

Anders Frederik Steen makes wine from “grapes and only grapes”. He’s been doing this since 2013 when he first started buying fruit from winemakers he admired and making wine alongside legendary Jura vigneron, Jean-Marc Brignot. Anders and his family have now settled in the beautiful village of Valvignères in the Ardèche and he grows grapes…

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AR.PE.PE IN LONDON

Our visit to Ar.Pe.Pe in June was one of the highlights of the year for us. The alpine Valtellina is an area marked by it’s incredible scenery and a history of heroic viticulture. To walk it’s vineyards, hear the stories and taste the wines is a fascinating experience for any wine lover and few have…

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INTRODUCING SEBASTIEN CHATILLON

We are very happy to announce that we are now working with Sebastian Chatillon of Ad Vinum. Seb’s first vintage is a collection of wines made from rented parcels and fruit grown by friends in and around his new home of Vallabrix in the Gard. They are made from a dizzying variety of grapes and terroirs and…

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CANTINA GIARDINO AT BRAWN

On Tuesday 25th July we will be welcoming Antonio and Daniela of Cantina Giardino back to London for a very special evening at Brawn on Columbia Road. Cantina Giardino seek out plots with old vines and great aspects in Irpinia, high in the hills of Campania. They seek to champion and preserve the region’s heirloom varietals,…

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JOIN US FOR ANOTHER MORTADELLA PARTY

On Sunday 25th June we will welcome Federico of Orsi Vigneto San Vito back to London for another Mortadella Party at P.Franco. Federico’s Mortadella is a thing of legend. It is made from local Mora Romagnola pigs who roam free and feed on wheat, barley, fava and wild herbs on his farm in the Colli Bolognese in Emilia-Romagna. Federico breaks…

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