Wine Dinners at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower

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The Rib Room at five-star Knightsbridge hotel the Jumeirah Carlton Tower is set to host two more wine dinners in 2010, one each in the summer and autumn.

Held in the Rib Room’s private dining room, the evenings feature five-course menus created by the hotel’s executive chef Simon Young and come accompanied by some top wines from Maison Louis Latour, Champagne Taittinger and Louis Roederer. Dinners are hosted by a representative of one of the houses, who will talk guests through each wine, with accompanying tasting notes available to take home.

The wine dinners take place on 13 July and 2 November and cost £150 per person. Further details are below. To book, call 020 7858 7250 or visit

27 April – hosted by Rachel Longstaff from Louis Latour Agencies, who will provide an insight into Louis Latour wines and the Burgundy region.

13 July – hosted by Justin Llewelyn from Champagne Taittinger, who will provide a history of the Champagne house and how the wines have evolved over the years.

2 November – hosted by Charles Fournier of Louis Roederer and Simon Hadden from Maison Marques et Domaine, who will discuss Roederer history and sample wines from several regions, as well as its Champagne.