Software Eats Catering

“I interviewed Stephen Leguillon, CEO and co-founder of La Belle Assiette to find out more on the latest round, and what is store for the company in the next 18 months.” London, May 3rd 2016 By Maya Plentz La Belle Assiette, the French startup that brings a chef to the comfort of your home raised another…

Business Insider UK

Business Insider UK celebrated London’s tech with a list of its 100 top influencers  This is the second year that the American business, celebrity,  and tech news website publishes the list.   Last year there were only 50 on the list. 2016 brings that number to 100. And while there are hundreds more that make London’s tech…

Bordeaux 2013 Vintage Tasting

Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2013 Vintage Tasting We were invited by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux to their 2013 vintage tasting, at the Royal Opera House, in September.  The ROH has a special place in my heart for it brings me back memories of when I was studying Ballet and Contemporary Dance at the London…

Stanley Kubrick Was Here

When the invitation arrived to attend a wine tasting in Bedfordshire, at the historic Luton Hoo Hotel, just a half-hour away from London by train from Kings Cross,  I was delighted.  Even more so because I was going to meet the wine producer, Milena Pepe, CEO of Tenuta Cavalier Pepe, who flew in for the evening…

French Tech Meets English Sparklings

French entrepreneurs in winetech crossed the Channel for the first edition of Vinocamp in the UK. The French event brings together techies and wine producers to look at new ways of using digital technologies to promote wineries and wine producers. Organised by l’Express wine blogger Anne-Victoire Monrozier, who also produces wine under her own label Miss Vicky…

Accelerator to Invest Up to £200,000 in UK Startups

London, 1rst September 2015 –  Tech Tastes Wine celebrates its first year with presentations by Matt Lerner, MD of 500 Startups London, a top ten US accelerator and investment fund that just started a new program in London, and Matt Ellsworth, who is flying from San Francisco to speak about scaling, growth, and distribution for…

Tech Tastes at The Collective

“On Thursday 28th May,  we are very proud to host another Tech Tastes Wine. We partnered with founder Maya Plentz a few months ago, impressed by the quality of the events and in particular the inspirational entrepreneurs she draws in. Plus, with all the start-up networking events happening in London, one that chose to focus on…

London Wine Fair From A-to-Z

  A is for Argentina, a country known for its Malbec of a lighter kind. I prefer the strong ink-like and flavoursome of those produced in Cahors in general.  But the Malbecs from Bodegas Salentein are as inky and aromatic as those cousins in the Old World.  Make no mistake, these are your Fall and Winter…