1. A Tour de France at the Cornerhouse
    Posted On: October 4th, 2011

    A Tour de France at the Cornerhouse

    Our season of events kicked-off in earnest last Thursday with a Tour de France wine dinner at my local ‘The Cornerhouse’ in the delightful market town of Frome in Somerset. If you had told my teenage self that I would be extolling the virtues of Frome as an adult you’d have met with a reaction […]
  2. Classic Cuisine at Le Gavroche
    Posted On: May 13th, 2011

    Classic Cuisine at Le Gavroche

    It was a treat to be back at Le Gavroche for our annual Spring lunch yesterday playing to a full house of 100 diners keen to sample wines matched to a seasonal menu devised by Michel Roux Jr. We kicked-off with a lively Vouvray Mousseux Brut from Domaine Aubert by way of aperitif, which guests […]
  3. A Royal Toast
    Posted On: April 28th, 2011

    A Royal Toast

    It is fair to say that the team at Yapp Brothers are anticipating the imminent royal nuptials with varying degrees of enthusiasm but all of us are looking forward to yet more time off work to spend with family and friends and we are hoping that the recent sunny spell continues. Tom will be close […]
  4. Rare Eagle spotted in Soho
    Posted On: August 10th, 2009

    Rare Eagle spotted in Soho

    A couple of weeks ago, Tom and I convened for an informal bring-a-bottle (actually bottles) lunch at Andrew Edmunds' eponymous restaurant on Lexington Street. While waiting for our guest, Stephen Browett, of fine wine brokers Farr Vintners, we toyed with a bottle of white Corsican vermentino from Domaine Saparale in the 2008 vintage. This is […]

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