Sommelier

Xavier Rousset, co-owner of Texture and 28-50

Xavier Rousset: Pearls of Wisdom

By Joe Lutrario

Certified as a master sommelier at just 23 years old, Frenchman Xavier Rousset now co-owns Michelin-starred restaurant Texture in Mayfair, London and wine-focused mini chain 28°-50°.

Yohann Jousselin, last year's winner of the AFWS Sommelier of the Year competition pictured with judges

AFWS UK Sommelier of the Year competition open for entries

By Luke Nicholls

The Acadamy of Food and Wine service (AFWS) has this week launched its 2012 UK Sommelier of the Year competition and is calling for sommeliers and wine waiters nationwide to test their knowledge and skills by entering.

The Sommelier of the Year competition recognises wine knowledge and service

AFWS calls for entries to UK Sommelier of the Year

By Lorraine Heller

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) is calling for sommeliers and wine waiters from around the country to enter its 2011 Champagne Piper-Heidsieck UK Sommelier of the Year competition

The Restaurant Show will continue until Wednesday

The Restaurant Show 2010 kicks off

By Becky Paskin

Thousands of visitors have attended the first day of The Restaurant Show 2010, meeting hundreds of suppliers and experiencing numerous competitions and chef demonstrations

Nicolas Clerc: Head sommelier and Wine Store manager at Le Pont de la Tour

After hours with...Nicolas Clerc

By Emma Eversham

Nicolas Clerc joined Le Pont de la Tour last May as head sommelier and manager of the Wine Store. He talks about his career and shares his top tips for success in his field