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    When London goes mad – Burgundy Week

    A version of this article was syndicated. See also yesterday's account of our Purple Paulée 2018. Every January the British wine trade goes a little…

    28 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    London for wine lovers 2017

    Here is a completely revised and updated guide to London for wine lovers. The city continues to offer a huge range of wine-related diversions, and…

    7 Aug 2017 Team JR
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    The City wakes up at the weekend

    I can still recall two comments from the late J D F Jones, the Financial Times Weekend editor who hired me as the paper’s restaurant correspondent…

    3 Jun 2017 Nick Lander
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    Pierre's world-famous pig's trotter

    At Koffmann’s restaurant in the Berkeley Hotel in London I was shown to what many people would describe as ‘the worst table in the whole place’. It…

    26 Nov 2016 Nick Lander
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    Where wine trade meets money

    A rather shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Last week was a good one for the first new club to have opened in…

    28 May 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Forever Soho

    A version of this article is also published by the Financial Times.When I opened my restaurant in London’s Soho in 1981 I was warned by several people…

    28 Mar 2015 Nick Lander
  • Article Don't quote me

    London's two wine fairs

    Wine professionals in London have a choice of two wine fairs to visit today: the first day of the London International Wine Fair at Excel exhibition…

    20 May 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    A London exhibition for winos

    Last Thursday, straight after Patrick Sandeman's memorial, I had the uplifting experience of attending the opening of a wonderful photographic…

    9 Oct 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    London wine bars - a guide

    In time, we hope, for those planning a trip to London over the forthcoming holidays, here is a guide to our favourite wine bars in London. As we…

    23 Dec 2011 Tamlyn Currin Jancis Robinson
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    London for large parties

    This article was originally published in Business Life.This is the time of year when many of us, and in particular the more magnanimous companies, are…

    7 Dec 2009 Nick Lander
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    Are London restaurants defying the recession?

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The brothers Richard and Peter Harden have just produced the 19th edition of their London…

    29 Aug 2009 Nick Lander
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    Two London tastings in January

    With apologies to all who don't live in London, here are the details of two promising tastings next month. Note Bibendum's special offer to purple…

    12 Dec 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Promising London newcomers

    This article was originally published in Business Life.Restaurateurs are not smiling quite as broadly as they were a year ago as corporate and…

    5 Nov 2008 Nick Lander
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    Wheeling and dealing in restaurants

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.During our first brief meeting, Trevor Shelley, who has been buying and selling restaurants for…

    19 Jul 2008 Nick Lander
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    Where to eat well and cheaply in London

    This is a longer version of an article also published in Business Life. After 27 years in the restaurant business, initially as a restaurateur then as…

    19 Jul 2007 Nick Lander