• After the Upset
    Back to the Vine (June 2018)
    Food and Wine at The Vineyard, Newbury.

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  • After the Upset The Vineyard, Nr Newbury: Celebrating Twenty (20) Years (June 2018)

    Eat Sleep And Drink Wine.  One may consider such a concept a perfect life motto!  A brief google search confirms that these very words are used to describe the luxury home away from home, that is The Vineyard Hotel near Newbury.  Indeed the Relais & Chateaux and Pride of Britain hotel and spa boasts five […]

  • Vineyard Robby Kitchen Restaurant Review, Robby Jenks. The Vineyard (May 2018)

    This article is the fourth in a series designed not to provide ‘A N Other’ opinion about a chef’s output, to be lost in the now sea of increasing ‘noise’ about top end dining.  This is something slightly different.  In this article the chef will analyse each of their dishes sampled against the five criteria […]

  • Social Sunday Hospitality Action: Social Sunday, Whatley Manor (July 1st 2018)

    On Sunday 1 July 2018, renowned chef Sat Bains, of two Michelin-starred Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham, will join chef Niall Keating, in his Michelin-starred restaurant, The Dining Room, at Whatley Manor in the Cotswolds, to create a spectacular eight-course dinner in aid of Hospitality Action’s ‘Social Sunday’. Started by Jason Atherton three years ago, […]

  • thecrownburchettsmichelinstar Newsletter: fine dining guide October 2016

    Much to report after a busy remainder to 2015 which has continued through 2016.  The site maintained a focus on restaurant reviews supplemented with feature articles, interviews and broad guide coverage. The iTunes podcast series remains – as always the links are to the written transcripts, you may find the podcast series on iTunes by […]

  • Top Restaurants Newsletter: fine dining guide February 2015

    A news round up of 2014 and looking ahead to 2015 in the top end restaurant world

  • Michael Ellis Newsletter: fine dining guide March 2014

    Guide season update, interviews, reviews, social networking and opinion…

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