Sommeliers

Our Sommelier profiles provide an insight to the skill and knowledge involved in pairing the right wines to different meals and courses.

Restaurants boasting the presence of an in-house sommelier enable their diners to benefit from the sommelier’s wine knowledge and intuitive food and wine pairing skill. Through our sommelier profiles you can see each of these wine experts’ passion for complimentary wine and food pairing as they talk about their wine knowledge, serving skills, customer service skills as well as their wine tasting ability

Arnaud Goubet Arnaud Goubet

How long have you been at the restaurant? 5 years at Le Manoir; 16 years in the industry. What attracted you to become a sommelier? The variety of flavour, the

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Charles Beaini

We’ve been speaking with Charles Beaini, Head Sommelier at Kerridge’s Bar & Grill in London WC2. Charles shares his thoughts on wine pairing as well as the wines that he would choose to complement his personal favourite three course meal.

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Gino Nardella Gino Nardella

We’ve been speaking with Gino Nardella, Head Sommelier at The Stafford in St. James’s. Gino shares his passion for wine and impressive training background in France and Italy.

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Jose Godoy Jose Godoy

We’ve been speaking with Jose Godoy, Sommelier at Ametsa With Anzak Instruction, Belgravia.

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Julia Sewell

We’ve been speaking with Julia Sewell, Sommelier at Ollie Dabbous’s Hide restaurant in Piccadilly. Julia shares her influences and ideas on the art of the expertise involved in pairing wine which perfectly compliments food.

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Lorenzo Abussi – Head Sommelier at RÜYA London

We’ve been speaking with Lorenzo Abussi, Head Sommelier at RÜYA contemporary restaurant at Grosvenor Street in Mayfair. Lorenzo shares his influences, knowledge and passion for wines from all over the world.

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michael simms 2 Michael Simms

In this feature interview, Private Dining Rooms talked to Satoria’s Sommelier supremé, Michael Simms.

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Miguel Hernandez Miguel Hernandez

This week we’ve been speaking with Miguel Hernandez – Sommelier at HKK Restaurant.

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Nacho Campos

We’ve been speaking with Nacho Campos, Sommelier at Hawksmoor Guildhall. Nacho explains his professional opinions on wine pairing at the restaurant which has over 200 wines for guests to choose from.

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