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186 8 May 2015

Back to the roots: 

A new generation of Georgian winemakers, food diplomacy in the Basque country and the week's headlines from Singapore.

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185 1 May 2015

The perfect loaf: 

We discover new ideas at Horeca food and hospitality expo in Beirut, take lessons from master baker Éric Kayser and examine how Michelin stars change Brazil’s restaurant landscape.

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184 24 Apr 2015

The home of mezcal: 

We are in Mexico to learn the original ways to drink Mezcal, hear how you pick wines that taste good at 30,000ft and get the week’s headlines from Latin America.

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183 17 Apr 2015

Restaurant designs: 

Designer Robert Angell explains what makes a restaurant a success, we hear of a surprising expression of love for saké in Japan and we get the week’s headlines from New York.

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182 10 Apr 2015

Uruguay's ambitious wine industry: 

We hear why you should keep an eye on Uruguayan wine manufacturers, get the week’s headlines from Tokyo and our Berlin correspondent gives us her nominees for The Monocle Restaurant Awards.

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181 3 Apr 2015

Winning designs: 

Austrian designer Gregor Eichinger on his winning restaurant designs, new ideas from the Vinitaly wine fair and The Monocle Restaurant Awards nominees from Lisbon.

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180 27 Mar 2015

Pastry mastery: 

Dominique Ansel explains his tricks as a pastry maker, we hear why Serbians are now drinking better beer and we get the week’s headlines from Hong Kong.

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179 20 Mar 2015

The best of Pitti Taste: 

We head to Florence for the Pitti Taste trade fair, talk the business of maple-syrup production and hear Australian-Lebanese chef Greg Malouf’s thoughts on the best vegetarian food.

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178 13 Mar 2015

Launch of The Monocle Restaurant Awards : 

The first three nominees in The Monocle Restaurant Awards, a new wave of cocktails in Singapore and the renewed interest in saké in Japan.

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177 6 Mar 2015

Wine revolution: 

The Portuguese wine industry is focusing on higher-quality products – we head to Porto to find out how. Plus, a visit to Saint Petersburg for Restaurant Day, and we get the week’s food headlines from Canada.

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176 27 Feb 2015

Vatican eats: 

Swiss Guard and cookbook-author David Geisser on what different Popes and his fellow guardsmen like to eat, a restaurant in Barcelona that focuses on ‘Pan Con Tomate’ (tomato with bread), and the week’s culinary headlines from New York.

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175 20 Feb 2015

Your new favourite gin: 

We investigate the rapidly growing gin industry in Victoria, British Columbia. Plus beer from the slums of Rio de Janeiro and a German entrepreneur who wants to change the way we buy our local produce.

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