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Some of the producers who will be at this years London Wine fair.

With a new leader at the helm, this year’s London Wine Fair is set to offer guests and exhibitors lots of exciting changes. Edith Hancock spoke to event director Hannah Tovey, and highlights the producers to look out for at this year’s event.

Eurostar considers the 2020 launch of a direct train between London and Bordeaux.

Brits with a penchant for fine French wine could be in luck, as Eurostar considers the 2020 launch of a direct train between London and Bordeaux, shaving two and a half hours off current rail trip times.

Julien Sahut, head wine steward at Sexy Fish in Mayfair, with his new wine picking app. Photo: Daniel Hambury | @stellapicsltd

Can technology compete with a human sommelier? This new Wine Picker app is trying to find out.

A sommelier to the stars has launched a smartphone app to help diners pick the perfect wine to pair with meals at London’s top restaurants.

Thomas Hébrard (center) and staff members outside Château Rauzan-Ségla in the Médoc, Bordeaux. Photo: Tom Mullen

Thomas Hébrard grew up near Arcachon, close to the vineyards of Bordeaux in France. His grandfather and his father made wine. Disinterested, Thomas studied aeronautical engineering as well as business, then opted for a prestigious job as a strategy consultant in Paris.

Over 80 wine experts (from restaurants including Union Square Cafe, Blanca, Aureole, Per Se and Le Bernardin) will be serving over 250 wines to raise money for Wheeling Forward. Photo: Wheeling Forward

It’s not unusual for New York City’s top sommeliers to be pouring wines on a Saturday but it is rare to find all of them doing it in the same room.

That will be the scene this Saturday, April 28th, when City Winery hosts the 7th Annual Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting and Auction.