Internationally renowned champagne and sparkling wine expert Tom Stevenson has launched a new specialist wine competition. The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC) will provide consumers and trade with the definitive annual guide to the best champagnes and sparkling wines on the planet.
Out & About
Situated a few miles south of Tunbridge Wells, The George pub in Frant, East Sussex is to host the Sloe Gin World Championships on Wednesday 11th December from 1.00pm. Dating back to around 1750, the traditional country pub boasts two bars and a restaurant, traditional English food with continental influences, hand drawn beers, oak beams, a large enclosed garden and dogs lying by log fires in winter - making it an ideal setting to judge the most traditional of Christmas liqueurs.
After a sell-out debut run at the Soho Theatre a year ago, Grammy-winning artist Lady Rizo makes her triumphant return to London on Monday 16th December 2013 to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated debut album Violet. Lady Rizo's return to the Soho Theatre features 14 shows during her three-week run.
There's no denying we are fans of YO! Sushi. Whenever we can we will pop along for a plate or three, washed down with a mug of green tea. And if you love YO! Sushi too then now is a good time to visit so you can sample their new menu. This December sees a fantastic line up of 12 new dishes and hidden gems for you to rediscover on YO! Sushi's new look restaurant menu - so why go to Japan for the latest authentic Japanese flavours when you can head to your local YO! Sushi instead?
From Friday 13th - Sunday 15th December 2013 The Chocolate Festival returns to the Southbank Centre for the11th gastronomic celebration of all things chocolate. With free admission the festival is open from 11am-8pm on Friday & Saturday - 11am-6pm on Sunday.
Heal's - the home of modern, designer and contemporary furniture, lighting and homewares since 1810... and now home to paul.a.young's fourth shop. Somewhere that you can sit and watch the world go by whilst indulging - nay deservedly enjoying - a mug of 'real' hot chocolate, whilst eating a decadent Marmite brownie. Oooh, did we say Marmite brownie? You'll either love it or you'll hate it! Luckily for those who don't like Marmite there is a lovely selection of more agreeable flavours but we would urge you to at least try the brownie because you may be pleasantly surprised.