The importance of training
Wine can easily seem complicated and intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. Effective training will enable staff to confidently engage customers and provide excellent service, while encouraging more premium product sales. Bibendum’s bespoke Train the ... Read More
The world’s largest producer this year, Italy has been dubbed one of the main ‘winners’ of 2016, with the country enjoying slightly better growing conditions than its European counterparts. Despite being the biggest producer, Italy’s harvest is still down around 2%, while quality is generally good.
Bibendum has relaunched its wine app Plonk to help users share their favourite wine moments online, by focusing on the drinking occasion so that users can record wine information within the context of a great experience with friends and family. We don’t think of wine in isolation and with Plonk, users can build a gallery of wine moments ... Read More
A sommelier's guide. “If you’re going to emphasise the flavour of the food, sake is the best combination you can have,” says Maurizio Polomba, head of wine and sake at Sushisamba. Compared to how we’d traditionally match food and drinks, the rulebook gets thrown out thewindow – sake doesn’t follow the ... Read More