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Wine Training – Institute of Hospitality Endorsed

We are hugely honoured and absolutely delighted to be the first wine merchant in the UK to have its wine training endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality. We have spent the last 12 years developing our bespoke hospitality courses to the highest level in response to feedback from our customers who wanted to provide their staff […]

Why Vino Vispo is perfect for the casual diner

First came the screw cap, now it is wine on draught that is causing a stir in the wine press and Jascots has firmly entered the debate by turning on the taps of Vino Vispo; our brand new Italian sparkling wine on draught. Being a specialist supplier to restaurants, hotels and caterers, the Jascots heartland is […]

Vino Vispo Video

Interview with Alessandra from Enrico Bedin, Veneto

In the midst of our launch of Vino Vispo our Italian sparkling wine on tap, we speak to Alessandra from our producer Enrico Bedin in the Veneto about this exciting new product. Enrico Bedin have worked in partnership with Jascots for many years and supply our Prosecco range which includes a Frizzante, Spumante, Superiore and […]

Summer Wine Lists – Top 5 Tips

Summer Wine Lists More rosé – boost your rosé selection in time for summer and make it visible. Everyone loves rosé we’re just waiting for the first cork to pop and we’ll be choosing it all summer. Lighter styles – as the weather warms up refreshment is what the doctors order. List whites that are […]

News from the Jascots Buying Team

With Christmas around the corner, it’s a good time to remind you all of some of the product development that’s been going on over the last few months. Below are some highlights of recent and forthcoming product news, followed by a short look at wine production around the world in 2014.   PRODUCT NEWS Tarabilla […]

Autumn Trade & Press Tasting 2014

Leading figures in the London hospitality industry flocked to our Autumn/ Winter Trade & Press Tasting to sample a selection of the portfolio – including scores of new vintages, some improved blends, and 16 brand new wines. As well as fine tuning ranges for the festive season, there was also a sneak preview of our […]

Going Back To Your Roots

The eating out sector has changed dramatically in recent years, casual dining has grown its share of the market and formal full-service dining has had a hard time keeping up. At Jascots we have a strong client base of casual dining outlets and to ensure we are spearheading this new trend, we act as the […]

Chilean Charm Offensive

Last month, Chilean producer Concha y Toro hosted a blind tasting discussion with key members drawn from across the UK trade in a bid to understand how to crack that elusive +£10 wine barrier. Why is it that beyond the £10 mark, Chile’s on-shelf representation suffers a dramatic decline? And how can it alter such […]

French Masterclass – Harper’s Magazine at the Tobacco Dock

By Raul Diaz – Jascots’ Training Manager & Head Sommelier. “I was invited by Harper’s Magazine to host a Masterclass about French wines at the French Discoveries wine fair last week.  I thought that it would be a good idea to share with you the main ideas of the wine class.  There a couple of […]