Archive of ‘Wine’ category

- 15 Jun 2017

Tasting the Stars

On the day Dom Perignon shouted to his fellow Benedictine monks in the Abbey of Hautvillers “Come quick brothers, I am tasting the stars!” little did he know that he had just changed the wine world forever. Dom Perignon was the legendary monk in the Champagne region who first experimented with blending different grape varieties in the 17th century to obtain a rounder, more complex and interesting wine by drawing from the best characteristics of each varietal. Because of the colder winters in Champagne, wine had to be bottled before it had reached peak fermentation which would be re-awakened upon the arrival of spring, due to the residual yeasts within the bottles, as temperatures rose. The result – bubbles! And lots of them…

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- 07 Dec 2016

A Square Meal at One Great George Street

The Stephenson Room

The Stephenson Room

We scooped up our recent award for Best Private Dining Venue, which was conveniently in the nick of time for our re-opening since the summer refurbishment. It was almost like we had foreseen this; that I had pre-planned a spectacular private dining experience for our Squaremeal Ambassadors met during the 2016 Squaremeal Show. Of course we were proud of this title and therefore we wined and we dined our 20 guests like we had never before! And this is what they had to say…

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- 13 Jun 2016

A Lesson in Fine Dining

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