Kosher wines – no afterthought


In yesterday's Observer, restaurant critic Jay Rayner wrote an enthusiastic and entertaining review of Zest, the defiantly Mediterranean café pictured here in JW3, London's new Jewish community centre (open to all) on the Finchley Road, NW3.

At the end of it he refers to the short list of wines as 'an afterthought' because it is 'aimed at Jews who do not drink'. This article on serves to counter that impression. Because Nick was drafted in to help shape the provision of food and drink in JW3, I agreed to help Alistair Viner of Hedonism Wines, whose brother Nick was...