Arbutus launches wine wars in Soho


Arbutus in Soho is getting ready to launch a new series of head to head wine wars - where the co-founder of Arbutus will challenge some of the wine world's best over which wine best matches Anthony Demetre's menu. Starting things off is Ruth Spivey from Rotorino and Craft who will be championing Italian wines, while Frederic Grappe champions Loire in September. The full run-down is:

  • Tuesday, 4th August – Ruth Spivey (Craft London, Rotorino) - Piedmont, Italy
  • Monday, 21st September – Frederic Grappe - Loire, France
  • Monday, 12th October – Colin Thorne - Greece
  • January – Courtney Stebbings (previously at Lyle’s),
  • February – James Noble & Liam Kelleher (Noble Wines)
  • March – Xavier Roussett (previously at Texture, 28-50)
  • Monday, 11th April – Sandia Chang (Bubbledogs) - Champagne, France
  • May – Sunaina Sethi

Each course will be matched with four wines - with ony the winner coming out on top. It all costs £85 and you'll be able to book from Arbutus at 020 7734 4545 or on their website

Arbutus is at 63-64 Frith Street, London W1D 3JW. For more, follow them on Twitter @arbutus