Food pairing news

Beer & Cider

What méthode champenoise cider can bring to your drinks list

Alvar Roosimaa, co-founder of award-winning Estonian cidery Jaanihanso, on why we need to rethink sparkling cider.

Wine

Copa de Jerez finals return to sherry country with amped-up programme of events

You've already got your calendar marked for the finals of the 15th annual Copa de Jerez competition on 28-29 May in Jerez, but now there's even more r

Wine

Gosset launches 2018 Matchmakers competition with Cordon Bleu workshop

Gosset, the oldest wine house in Champagne, has launched its third Matchmakers competition with a workshop at Le Cordon Bleu London.The competition br

Wine

Step up your rosé list with pink food-matching powerhouses

Is your rosé offering a bit middle of the road? A bit 1970s soft rock? Time to seek out those safety pins and rock the casbah, says Elizabeth Gabay MW

Beer & Cider

Marko Husak: Bundobust's recipe for success

With its homely street food and terrific beer range, Bundobust is a restaurant concept bang on message, tapping into two of the biggest trends in the

Beer & Cider

Yeast from the East: Japan, beer and food pairing

With some established big names and a burgeoning craft scene, Japanese beer has all the bases covered – particularly when it comes to food matching.

Beer & Cider

Ed Hughes, changing perceptions one beer at a time

Is Beer the new wine? The first question of Ed Hughes’ beer and food matching masterclass was in the name of the session – to which Hughes’ answer was

Wine

New app Wine Picker is customer's 'pocket sommelier'

Looking for more insight into your customers' wine wants? Billed as a 'pocket sommelier', Wine Picker is a new wine pairing service, set to help diner

Beer & Cider

Marko Husak: Bundobust's recipe for success

With its homely street food and terrific beer range, Bundobust is a restaurant concept bang on message, tapping into two of the biggest trends in the

Beer & Cider

Yeast from the East: Japan, beer and food pairing

With some established big names and a burgeoning craft scene, Japanese beer has all the bases covered – particularly when it comes to food matching.

Beer & Cider

Ed Hughes, changing perceptions one beer at a time

Is Beer the new wine? The first question of Ed Hughes’ beer and food matching masterclass was in the name of the session – to which Hughes’ answer was

Wine

New app Wine Picker is customer's 'pocket sommelier'

Looking for more insight into your customers' wine wants? Billed as a 'pocket sommelier', Wine Picker is a new wine pairing service, set to help diner

Beer & Cider

Shuck and awe: Tasting and matching oysters

We all know that champagne, Chablis and stout are great matches for oysters, but what about Txakoli, Pale Ale and Bordeaux Blanc? Julie Sheppard joins

News

Sweetness and light: The after-dinner challenge

The end of a meal is your last opportunity to sell drinks to customers – yet few venues make the most of it.

Beer & Cider

Shuck and awe: Tasting and matching oysters

We all know that champagne, Chablis and stout are great matches for oysters, but what about Txakoli, Pale Ale and Bordeaux Blanc? Julie Sheppard joins

News

Sweetness and light: The after-dinner challenge

The end of a meal is your last opportunity to sell drinks to customers – yet few venues make the most of it.