Aymeric Pollenne from Hide, 85 Piccadilly wins Young Sommelier Competition
Rising star at soon-to-be-opened Hide, Piccadilly takes ‘best in class’ at Chaîne de Rotisseurs’ Young Sommelier of the Year Award GB 2017 A young Frenchman, who came to the Lanesborough Hotel, London eighteen months ago to hone his sommelier skills in English, and who has just moved to Hide’s 17-strong sommelier team, has won a leading title for young sommeliers in the UK, with the chance of international glory later in the year. Aymeric Pollenne, aged 24 and hailing from Poitiers in the Charente, took to the stage on Friday 23rd March, winning the title of Chaîne de Rotisseurs’ Young Sommelier of the Year Award GB 2018.
OMGD Chateau Gruaud-Larose Winemaker Dinner @ The Royal Lancaster Hotel
OMGD Winemaker Dinner in London with Nicolas Sinoquet General Manager of Chateau Gruaud Larose. Bordeaux lovers are in for a great evening with wines from this Cru Classe Second Growth estate. The estate in St Julien has ben in the hands of just four families in the last 300 years. It represents great value for members seeking to put some really good wines in their cellars. We will dine in the Park Restaurant in the Royal Lancaster hotel overlooking Hyde Park.