REVIEW: Obica, Poland Street

London is not short of Italian restaurants. It takes a little more creativity to stand out in this crowded category, so the novelty of a mozzarella bar seems a shrewd concept, not to mention the stuff of cheese-lovers dreams. But does Obica’s new Soho outpost in Poland Street live up to expectations? … More REVIEW: Obica, Poland Street


Mendoza in pictures

Earlier this month I travelled to Mendoza to discover the country’s white wine revolutionaries, San Juan’s Pedernal Valley and sample its sparkling wine scene, not forgetting to check out its empanadas. … More Mendoza in pictures

New Zealand in pictures

Last month I travelled to New Zealand with New Zealand Winegrowers to explore this country’s diverse wine regions, from Central Otago in the south island to Hawke’s Bay in the north, via Christchurch, Marlborough and Nelson. The trip was centred around the Pinot Noir New Zealand conference in Wellington [see here], attended by more than 600 Pinot … More New Zealand in pictures