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Bill, please!

1 week 5 days ago
What goes on behind the scenes before you pay for your meal. Your rights explained. The restaurant bill, or check, a reminder of all that you have eaten and drunk, remains the only constant piece of paper in the business. The word ‘bill’ may have a charming origin, deriving from the French phrase billet doux when the total owed was written on
Nick Lander

A brilliant idea

1 week 6 days ago
Why can't more wine producers be more like Klaus Peter and Julia Keller? They are seen here at a Buckingham Palace garden party after they had donated some of their Niersteiner Hipping Riesling 2012 for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations because the wine had been served at her coronation. A version of this article is published by the Financia
Jancis Robinson

Additional WWC22 prize announced

1 week 6 days ago
We're delighted to announce a special Judges' Selection prize for this year's wine writing contest in addition to the prizes we have announced so far. While the winner of the Readers' prize will be chosen by you, the winner of the Judges' Selection prize will be chosen by us at Team JR. In addition to their winning entry being published, they

Friedrich Becker, Petit Rosé 2019/20 Pfalz

1 week 6 days ago
Rosé for summer is a worn cliché, but this rosé will be impossible to resist when the sun comes out. From €7.50, 119 Danish kroner, £14.10, 2,596 Japanese yen, $27.99 Find this wine Weingut Friedrich Becker, run by father-and-son team Friedrich and Friedrich (aka, Fritz Jr and Fritz Sr, pictured above), is known and recognised
Tamlyn Currin

BBR open their doors again

1 week 6 days ago
Five (relative) bargains out of 35 wines tasted in the cellars of 3 St James's Street, pictured above, and described below. After a three-year break imposed by COVID-19, and perhaps the company reorganisation, Berry Bros & Rudd have resumed their presentation of new finds to wine media, tastings they used to host in their historic St James’s
Jancis Robinson