1 Lombard Street the restaurant and brasserie in the City of London opposite the Bank of England has recently launched a Wine Society.

The Society offers the opportunity to taste and learn about some of the world’s greatest wines, and to meet many of the people who produce them.

The next wine dinner on August 8 when sommelier Matthew Mawtus will present some of his favourite vintages from the 1 Lombard Street cellar.

The menu is below and it promises to be quit an evening for the connoisseur

Numbers are limited to 40, so early booking is advised To make a reservation by telephone, please call: 020 7929 6611


1 Lombard Street sommelier Matthew Mawtus presents some of his favourite vintages from the 1 Lombard Street cellar, one of the City’s largest and most prestigious, matched perfectly by a menu from chef patron Herbert Berger.

Selection of canapés
Mumm Cuvee Lalou 1998

Fricassee of calf’s sweetbreads and langoustines

Peas, broad beans and tarragon veloute

Chassagne Montrachet, Domaine Louis Carillon 2007

Noisettes of new season lamb

Ragout of wild mushrooms with speck and herbs

Vegetable fondants

Chateau Leoville Barton 2004

Apple Tart Tatin, vanilla ice cream, balsamic caramel

Tokaji Aszu, 5 Puttonyos, Diznoko 1993

Selection of cheese

Marsala 10 Years Old, Marco di Bartoli

Price £85pp.