Lidl Wine Cellar magazine: how many?!

Six million copies. Six meeeeeeeellion copies. That’s the print run of the Lidl Wine Cellar magazine. In the UK at least, this must be one of biggest print runs (the biggest print run?) of any magazine. Lidl asked me to help them write it – our first collaboration is available in store today; it’s inserted into The Times, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Guardian and The Daily Record this…

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What I learned whilst judging The London Steak Awards

Hawksmoor Knightsbridge Over the past four weeks I've been helping to judge the 2015 London Steak Awards. The competition, sponsored by Graffigna, involved the meat-loving public voting for their favourite London steak restaurant on Facebook and Twitter and a panel of judges visiting the top four to confirm just who it is that serves the best steak in London. The panel consisted of Luiz Hara, aka…

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Introducing the Mr Vine Tasting Panel

Yesterday saw the launch of a new wine app: it’s called Mr Vine. Say Hello to Mr Vine Mr Vine is an app that helps you discover the kinds of wine you like from a marketplace consisting of over 1,000 wines across a dozen different independent UK wine merchants. You can search using all the classic criteria such as colour and country of origin, or you can take a taste test that will suggest wines…

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