Wine dinners considered – part 2


A continuation of Andrea's search for the perfect wine dinner for her friends. See part 1

The origins of the modern wine dinner started to become clear in the London wine trade in the early twentieth century. What occurred there, seemingly from a small band of wine lovers intent on sharing their dedication to wine, gave form to a tradition that has been passed like bread along the table from one wine dinner to the next ever since. It all started, as many important wine-dinner traditions seemed to, with a bottle of Château Haut-Brion.

André L Simon (see here...