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'The bravest, most unique and daring wine bar in the UK? '
Latest Post The conversation started like this, perhaps...

"A Californian wine bar in London. Are you nuts? I left my heart in San Francisco (I really did, but that's another story), where did you leave your senses, somewhere between the Russian River Valley and Carneros? Wines are too expensive, there's no value there. It can't be done."

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This Week

Chopped liver and Blaufränkisch Austrian red at Fischer's. This place is CUTE. Becoming a regular drop-in...


Smoking Goat

Smoking Goat arrives in Soho this week, a wood ember barbecue with punchy and uncompromising Thai flavours. Smoked lamb ribs basted with fermented shrimp, chilli and palm sugar; fish sauce wings; slow roast duck legs; coal roast scallops with red Nam Yum; whole chilli crab; oysters with Thai dipping sauces; fiery Som Tam papaya salads. We've had the pleasure of putting a wine list together for them, so get stuck into that, or get tucked in to some rare Brooklyn lager 'Sorachi Ace'. It's a whole lot of fun with the feel of a gritty dive bar — you may stay longer than intended.

7 Denmark St. WC2H 8LZ

On a Mission

Californian wine has hit a groove in London at the moment, largely driven by a collective being styled as 'The New California'. Rajat Parr and Sashi Moorman are two of the major players, and their Domaine de la Côte winery makes this for wine bar Sager + Wilde. Their new opening Mission, majors on wines from The Golden State — this Pinot Noir offers a glimpse into how poised and graceful they can be. The best spot in the UK to drink Californian.

Pinot Noir 'Sager + Wilde' 2013, Sta. Rita Hills, California, USA

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