Tag Archives: Quality Chop House

Jurable or Merely Fashionable?

When I first visited Jura in the 1980s only a few UK wine professionals seemed to have been there, and only one or two were extolling the virtues of the wines, principally the Vin Jaunes, from this attractive region. This … Continue reading

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Chop Chop – Post Haisma/Le Grappin Lunch

Nine winoholics, or at least that’s how one sometimes feels in failing to follow the “Dry January” dictat,  had a table booked at Quality Chop House on Farringdon Road for a post-Vinoteca tasting lunch (it is work, you know). As … Continue reading

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Burgundy 2005 at QCH

I’m sure I was not alone in itching to get a first overview of this highly praised vintage at ten years old. One single wine from a moderate producer is all I’d tried of 2005 Red Burgundy before Monday night, … Continue reading

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Beaujolais Just Got Serious

Well, it’s been that way for a while, but having participated in a very exciting Beaujolais dinner a few weeks ago (see post of 17 July) at The 10 Cases, we felt the need to explore some more of the … Continue reading

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Portland

My first job after university was up between Oxford Circus and Regent’s Park, an area not known at that time, at least to me, as a haven for fine dining. Late last year I returned to Great Portland Street for … Continue reading

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Quality Chops and Clubbing

Just an average day for me in London, you will note, passing Il Camisa for a bottle of Barolo, en route to Foyles to buy Kerin O’Keefe’s book on a similar subject. Then a saunter down to Farringdon Street to … Continue reading

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