So, all four of us here at Wined Up have spent time in the hospitality industry. To be honest, it is a contributing factor as to why we got into wine. Lily and I both met in a job unrelated to wine but we both had come from restaurant backgrounds. Lily had previously worked in … Continue reading Myth busting: A Wined Up guide to restaurant etiquette
A few months ago, I sat down to write an article about Anthony Bourdain but didn’t want it to seem like I was a ‘fan boy’, so I didn’t write it. Instead, I wrote an article that was inspired by his book ‘Kitchen Confidential’, that you can read here. The reason why I didn’t write … Continue reading A Wined Up tribute to Anthony Bourdain
With categories such as Food Sharing, Front of House, Chefs, Alcohol, Street Food, Meat and even this year's brilliantly named Charles Tanqueray Inginuity Award; pretty much every nook and cranny of the industry is covered.
It's a question people ask me almost every day... When I respond that I'm not, their faces kind of drop.
Normally, the only wine segment typically shown on TV is during Saturday Kitchen, or something similar, when someone is walking down an aisle in Waitrose or Majestic.
This blog is a guide to wine for the everyday person, the person who has a student loan and an overdraft; the person who doesn't have time to go to a specialist vintner to buy wine, the novice or the seasoned wine-lover. It is a celebration of wine and how it should be accessible to everyone.