Brian St Pierre

My Passion for Wine

The man who told us red wine is healthy tells Brian St Pierre how real ale, Switzerland and an Aussie winemaker sparked his personal interest

Is The Michelin Man A Wine Lover?

Michelin insists that wine plays a key part in its restaurant ratings. Decanter’s restaurant critic, Brian St Pierre, is still to be convinced

Restaurant review

LA TROUVAILLE, London In the 1920s, Howard Johnson had a brilliant idea. On the growing network of US motorways he created a chain of identical restaurants. Monday’s ‘special’ in Massachusetts…

Restaurant review, May 2006 issue

Danesfield House, Marlow You and I are not the only ones in search of fresher air, less noise, and a better quality of life in general. A lot of those…

Interview with Mark Shannon

The Decanter Interview: From Canada through California, Texas and Slovakia, winemaker Mark Shannon has made his home in Puglia, southern Italy. BRIAN ST PIERRE meets the man behind Italy’s world-famous…

Masi Tupungato

Valpolicella is as Italian as Spaghetti. So why has top Veneto winery Masi chosen to transport the style to Argentina? Brian St Pierre finds out...