Fine wine is an integral part of the Summer Lodge experience which has been carefully curated by award-winning cellar master Eric Zwiebel who has received the prestigious Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator every year since 2005.

This September, Eric Zwiebel takes home The Cateys 2021 coveted Wine and Spirit Ambassador Award. Eric was shortlisted with Grant Ashton (67 Pall Mall, London) and Jan Konetzki (Four Seasons Hotel London). We are proud of Eric's continuing outstanding contribution to Summer Lodge.

Andrew McKenzie remarks: 'Eric ticks all the boxes for this award; his selfless giving of his time to aspiring sommeliers is an example to all. The roster of Sommelier of the Year winners and the master sommeliers he has mentored make him a great role model.'

During lockdown, Eric Zwiebel continued to share his love for wine through his Sommelier's Choice Experience which enabled our guests to receive the finest wines and exclusive vintages straight to their front door. This experience is ongoing and is also available for purchase as a gift voucher for a loved one.