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Sommelier Spotlight: Lukas Hyner at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

We recently had a chat with one of our favourite sommeliers, Lukas from Le Manoir up in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Raymond Blanc’s vision for Le Manoir has always been one of world-class flavours and a focus on organic produce.   How would you describe Le Manoir's wine selection? Le Manoir has a good balance between wine and nature, a strong focus on quality and purity. We favour Biodynamic and Organic wines. What attracted you to The WineBarn's selection? It was the quality and exclusivity of selection, as The WineBarn is the sole importer of many great German wines. What is your opinion on the reception of German wine in your restaurant? We’re still in the process of educating and reintroducing dry...

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2018 Masterclasses

Our 2018 masterclasses are here! Get an exclusive wine class with two of our winemakers - Arne Bercher of Weingut Bercher and Stefan Lergenmueller of Schloss Reinhartshausen.

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The Fat Duck restaurant now sells our wine!

Heston Blumenthal's flagship restaurant The Fat Duck has purchased our wines to sell both by the bottle and by the glass. The wines available by the bottle are: Schneider 2016 Norheimer Kirschheck Riesling SpatleseVery complex, deep, intense fruit. Dr Heger 2015 & 2016 Winklerberg Weissburgunder Grand CruAn ideal wine served with poached or roasted fish, seafood, veal or chicken dishes and pasta. Wirsching 2016 Scheurebe Old Vines drySuits perfectly to aromatic dishes like fruity or spicy meals from the Asian cuisine or curries. It also goes very well with aromatic cheese or just as fine treat after a good meal. The wine available by the glass on their dessert tasting menu: 2013 Bassermann Ruppertsberger Reiterpfad Riesling Auslese A rich wine for aperitif, with starters such as paté and game terrines,...

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