The Pentathlon

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The Wines Cremant de Bourgogne AOC Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin  Mercurey Blanc AOC, 2009 Jean Michel & Laurent Pillot  Beaune Premier Cru AOC Les Avaux, 2009 Domaine Lucien Jacob  Seduction d’Automne Roussette de Savoie (Altesse) Les Rocailles, 2006   The Menu Warm Pea soup with raspberries _____________________ Gravallax cured with dill and vodka, served with potato pancakes _______________________ Seven …

Olympic Torch launches London Branch Summer Programme.

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IWFS London Branch has adopted an Olympic theme for its summer programme, so what better way to launch it than with a superb dinner at The Leander Club in Henley, just before the Olympic Torch passed through? Members enjoyed a sparkling wine reception with canapés, followed by a first class three course dinner with excellent wines, including a 1985 Chateau Larmande St …

A Savoie Lunch

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A Savoie Lunch for London Branch            Alan and Stephanie Shepherd have been regular visitors to the Savoie region of France for some years, and have hosted Savoie food and wine events for IWFS on a number of occasions.   This time it was a lunch for the London Branch, at their home in Camberley. Whilst previous …

London Branch in the Krug Room

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The Krug Room at the Dorchester is the original ‘chef’s table’ – one of the first to offer diners the opportunity to watch their meal being prepared at first hand. It was first opened in the 1940s, but completely remodelled in 2003, and is now a sleek, stylish and contemporary space with a wall of glass overlooking the kitchen, which …

London Branch Award Dinner – The Chancery

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Tucked away just behind Chancery Lane tube station, The Chancery is starting to make its mark, judging by the full tables that we have observed on recent visits. London Branch enjoyed a memorable visit there in this January, resulting in an EAC award, and a follow-up dinner was arranged at the beginning of July for the formal presentation. It was …