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Pissarro Restaurant – Wins ‘Best Thames Local’ restaurant by The River Thames Guide 2012’

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Chiswick is the lovely restaurant, Pissarro.  Run by James and his fabulous team, huge congratulations are in order as they have just scooped the award for ‘Best Thames Local restaurant by The River Thames Guide 2012’.                 With a stunning conservatory, it is the perfect place to go [...]

On your marks, get set….

Jascots are ready for GO GO GO!!! Tomorrow at 0600hrs the Olympic Route Network kicks in and Jascots goes to 24 hour working. We will be here for you – whatever. Opening Hours -          Customer Service open 24 hours a day from Sunday 2100 hours to Saturday 1500 hours – 0208 965 2000 – team@jascots.co.uk [...]

So good it’s boring?

So good it’s boring? I don’t really get that. McLaren-MP4       Our man, Ron Dennis of Mclaren Cars, goes and creates the Mclaren MP4-12C and some unappreciative hick who probably lives in a one-bedroom flea-infested basement flat in Peckham has the bare-faced audacity to describe it as ‘so good, it’s boring.’ This is the made-in-England [...]

NEWS FLASH – Jascots short listed for ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR The Drinks Business awards 2012

Jascots short listed for ON-TRADE SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR – The Drinks Business awards 2012 Judges took into account the recommendation and opinion of customers and look for evidence in high standards of service, including delivery, flexibility and adaptability to the strains of the modern day restaurant and hotel business. They also awarded on-trade suppliers [...]

35 Wines to Taste before you Die – Part 4 – The Finale – Bordeaux

Bordeaux Latour a Pomerol 1928, 1961 Latour á Pomerol produces sumptuous, meaty, concentrated and full-bodied Pomerols. The 1928 vintage was so vibrant and powerful…. A miracle!!!  Full of pure fruits, mineral character and a long finish. Petrus 1928, 1945, 1961 I have to be very honest with Petrus. There are great wines but they were [...]

35 Wines to Taste before you Die – Part 3 – Burgundy

So then we moved on to Burgundy Rousseau Chambertin 1962, 1971 Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze 1962, 1971 Chambertin was masculine, powerful and constructed well. It is a vigorous and firm wine, having a characteristic aroma of liquorice. Chambertin Clos de Beze was a fantastic delicate wine with slightly lighter alcohol and tannin content. Both [...]

35 Wines to Taste before you Die – Part 2

So here we go then – these are my thoughts on the champagnes… Moet 1911 Although I’m a fan of Champagne at almost any age, I was taken by the quality of the 1911. It possessed what most people would consider a fatal flaw: no bubbles. I enjoyed notes of ginger, honey and apple as [...]

35 Wines to Taste before you Die

If you are invited to a connoisseur’s dinner party you will need to answer this terrible question: What is the best wine you have ever tasted? I had the fantastic opportunity to host an event last week tasting some of the best wines ever produced during the last century. We were blessed to taste superb [...]

The Global, Socially Conscious Consumer

A Nielsen Report March 27, 2012 Around the world, companies have invested time, talent and treasure in social and environmental efforts for a range of complementary reasons. For many companies, cause marketing—the use of social and environmental efforts to build a brand and increase profits—has been a secondary if not primary motivation. Cause marketing won’t [...]

Another Great Review for Champagne André Roger Brut Traditional Grand Cru NV

    By Terry Kirby – The Independent – Sunday 1st April 2012 “Champagne André Roger Brut Traditional Grand Cru NV An absolutely top-notch Grand Cru champagne from this relatively small producer, still in the same family hands and made from mainly Pinot grapes with a small amount of Chardonnay. This is a big, rich [...]