Boisdale Life Editors Lunch 2017
February 1 2017
February 1st, Boisdale Life Magazine, of the eponymous restaurant group, hosted The Boisdale Editors Lunch; a celebration of the excellent columnists who have contributed to the magazine over the last two years.
The lunch provided an opportunity for Boisdale Life to present the first ‘Boisdale Life Libertarian of the Year in association with Forest’ award and revel in the opinions and thoughts of some of the most iconic names in journalism and society. Contributors to the magazine have included: Tom Parker-Bowles, William Sitwell, Baroness Trumpington, Burt Reynolds, Claire Fox, Stanley Johnson, Rachel Johnson and Nancy Dell’Ollio.
The event was co-hosted by Boisdale Life Editor-in-Chief, Ranald Macdonald and Managing Director Harry Owen, who thanked guests at the lunch for contributions made to the magazine. The lunch consisted of Boisdale’s Great British fare, alongside the incredible wines from Limoux, an estate owned and managed by Mouton Rothschild.
The winners on the day were:
The Forrest Boisdale Life Libertarian of the Year Award – Mark Littlewood, IEA
The Boisdale Life Comment of the Year – Baroness Trumpington
The Boisdale Food & Drink Columnist of the Year – William Sitwell, Waitrose Food
The Boisdale Life Biographical Column of the Year – Jonathan Wingate, BBC
The Boisdale Life, Lifestyle Columnist of the Year – Jonathan Young, The Field
The Boisdale Life Historical Column of the Year – Bruce Anderson, The Spectator
The Boisdale Life Economic & Political Comment of the Year – Roger Bootle, Capital Economics